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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,008 6,577 77.3 75.7-78.9 1,431 22.7 21.1-24.3
-Western NC 1,191 924 71.8 67.9-75.4 267 28.2 24.6-32.1
GENDER
Male 498 388 70.7 64.4-76.2 110 29.3 23.8-35.6
Female 693 536 72.9 68.1-77.2 157 27.1 22.8-31.9
RACE
White 1,083 855 73.7 69.7-77.4 228 26.3 22.6-30.3
African American 28 17 64.3 39.1-83.5 11 35.7 16.5-60.9
Other Minorities 71 46 49.7 30.8-68.6 25 50.3 31.4-69.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 18 51.1 29.4-72.3 14 48.9 27.7-70.6
Non-Hispanic 1,158 905 72.8 68.9-76.4 253 27.2 23.6-31.1
AGE
18-24 45 27 62.4 41.4-79.5 18 37.6 20.5-58.6
25-34 127 84 59.3 48.4-69.3 43 40.7 30.7-51.6
35-44 242 175 69.1 61.7-75.6 67 30.9 24.4-38.3
45-54 317 245 75.3 68.5-81.1 72 24.7 18.9-31.5
55-64 460 393 85.3 81.1-88.7 67 14.7 11.3-18.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 93 59.8 48.2-70.4 45 40.2 29.6-51.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 354 247 63.7 56.1-70.7 107 36.3 29.3-43.9
Some Post-H.S. 339 260 71.2 63.6-77.7 79 28.8 22.3-36.4
College Graduate 359 323 87.7 82.3-91.6 36 12.3 8.4-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 80 50.4 40.0-60.9 62 49.6 39.1-60.0
$15,000- 24,999 195 124 46.6 37.3-56.1 71 53.4 43.9-62.7
$25,000- 34,999 155 117 71.5 60.6-80.3 38 28.5 19.7-39.4
$35,000- 49,999 163 128 72.4 61.3-81.3 35 27.6 18.7-38.7
$50,000-74,999 191 178 92.3 85.2-96.1 13 7.7 3.9-14.8
$75,000+ 193 187 96.6 90.0-98.9 6 3.4 1.1-10.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 453 358 72.2 65.8-77.7 95 27.8 22.3-34.2
No 686 527 71.3 66.1-76.1 159 28.7 23.9-33.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 102 75.2 60.2-85.8 17 24.8 14.2-39.8
Non-Veteran 1,072 822 71.5 67.4-75.2 250 28.5 24.8-32.6

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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