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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs,
or government plans such as Medicare?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,106 10,608 81.0 79.6-82.4 1,498 19.0 17.6-20.4
-Western NC 1,962 1,679 77.8 74.7-80.7 283 22.2 19.3-25.3
GENDER
Male 763 647 76.1 70.9-80.7 116 23.9 19.3-29.1
Female 1,199 1,032 79.4 75.6-82.7 167 20.6 17.3-24.4
RACE
White 1,802 1,564 79.8 76.6-82.7 238 20.2 17.3-23.4
African American 49 35 68.4 47.5-83.8 14 31.6 16.2-52.5
Other Minorities 98 73 52.8 34.6-70.3 25 47.2 29.7-65.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 28 55.2 34.2-74.5 14 44.8 25.5-65.8
Non-Hispanic 1,917 1,649 78.8 75.7-81.6 268 21.2 18.4-24.3
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
65+ 752 739 98.1 96.6-99.0 13 1.9 1.0- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 240 72.5 63.9-79.7 51 27.5 20.3-36.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 605 491 70.9 64.5-76.5 114 29.1 23.5-35.5
Some Post-H.S. 511 430 76.5 70.1-81.9 81 23.5 18.1-29.9
College Graduate 552 516 90.5 86.2-93.5 36 9.5 6.5-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 204 63.6 55.1-71.3 68 36.4 28.7-44.9
$15,000- 24,999 364 290 61.1 53.1-68.6 74 38.9 31.4-46.9
$25,000- 34,999 245 205 77.3 68.5-84.2 40 22.7 15.8-31.5
$35,000- 49,999 259 222 78.4 69.3-85.3 37 21.6 14.7-30.7
$50,000-74,999 253 240 93.5 87.5-96.8 13 6.5 3.2-12.5
$75,000+ 246 240 97.0 91.1-99.1 6 3.0 0.9- 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 843 743 80.6 75.9-84.6 100 19.4 15.4-24.1
No 1,052 882 76.1 71.6-80.0 170 23.9 20.0-28.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 278 256 85.0 75.3-91.3 22 15.0 8.7-24.7
Non-Veteran 1,684 1,423 76.8 73.4-79.9 261 23.2 20.1-26.6

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^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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