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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,007 3,483 82.1 80.0-84.0 524 17.9 16.0-20.0
-Eastern NC 1,102 934 81.5 77.2-85.1 168 18.5 14.9-22.8
GENDER
Male 458 386 79.9 73.2-85.2 72 20.1 14.8-26.8
Female 644 548 83.4 78.0-87.7 96 16.6 12.3-22.0
RACE
White 692 628 87.2 82.5-90.8 64 12.8 9.2-17.5
African American 258 214 79.5 69.2-87.0 44 20.5 13.0-30.8
Other minorities 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,020 890 84.4 80.2-87.9 130 15.6 12.1-19.8
AGE
18-34 262 199 73.5 64.6-80.8 63 26.5 19.2-35.4
35-54 574 503 86.6 82.0-90.1 71 13.4 9.9-18.0
55-64 266 232 86.7 79.1-91.8 34 13.3 8.2-20.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 224 79.7 72.0-85.6 64 20.3 14.4-28.0
Some Post-H.S. 335 296 85.4 77.5-90.8 39 14.6 9.2-22.5
College Graduate 400 381 96.5 93.8-98.0 19 3.5 2.0- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 190 169 90.0 82.8-94.4 21 10.0 5.6-17.2
$50,000+ 499 487 96.0 89.9-98.5 12 4.0 1.5-10.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 169 142 80.7 69.0-88.6 27 19.3 11.4-31.0
No 877 747 81.8 76.9-85.9 130 18.2 14.1-23.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 173 96.4 92.4-98.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 919 761 78.1 73.1-82.4 158 21.9 17.6-26.9

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