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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,535 6,078 75.1 73.5-76.7 1,457 24.9 23.3-26.5
-Eastern NC 2,098 1,688 75.2 71.9-78.2 410 24.8 21.8-28.1
GENDER
Male 778 610 71.5 66.2-76.3 168 28.5 23.7-33.8
Female 1,320 1,078 78.8 75.0-82.2 242 21.2 17.8-25.0
RACE
White 1,326 1,132 80.2 76.3-83.6 194 19.8 16.4-23.7
African American 490 385 71.7 64.6-77.9 105 28.3 22.1-35.4
Other minorities 266 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,947 1,613 77.7 74.4-80.8 334 22.3 19.2-25.6
AGE
18-34 466 338 68.4 61.9-74.2 128 31.6 25.8-38.1
35-54 942 766 78.2 73.8-81.9 176 21.8 18.1-26.2
55-64 690 584 82.9 77.9-86.9 106 17.1 13.1-22.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 120 52.7 42.9-62.3 105 47.3 37.7-57.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 625 469 72.0 66.3-77.1 156 28.0 22.9-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 616 517 80.0 74.1-84.8 99 20.0 15.2-25.9
College Graduate 631 581 93.4 90.5-95.5 50 6.6 4.5- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 276 161 47.0 38.1-56.0 115 53.0 44.0-61.9
$15,000- 24,999 312 194 57.6 48.9-65.9 118 42.4 34.1-51.1
$25,000- 34,999 187 146 74.9 63.5-83.7 41 25.1 16.3-36.5
$35,000- 49,999 316 267 84.2 77.6-89.1 49 15.8 10.9-22.4
$50,000+ 719 692 94.2 89.6-96.8 27 5.8 3.2-10.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 560 455 75.3 68.7-81.0 105 24.7 19.0-31.3
No 1,432 1,151 75.5 71.5-79.0 281 24.5 21.0-28.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 303 273 91.8 87.3-94.9 30 8.2 5.1-12.7
Non-Veteran 1,794 1,414 72.3 68.6-75.7 380 27.7 24.3-31.4

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

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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