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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Uninsured

Earlier you indicated you do not have health insurance coverage.
What is the MAIN reason you do not have health insurance?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Could not afford premiums Lost job/Changed employer Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,249 643 49.3 45.1-53.6 234 19.3 16.2-22.9 372 31.4 27.4-35.6
-Piedmont NC 685 329 46.7 41.2-52.4 150 21.7 17.4-26.8 206 31.5 26.5-37.0
GENDER
Male 254 112 42.4 34.2-51.1 64 26.0 19.1-34.5 78 31.5 24.1-40.1
Female 431 217 51.2 44.1-58.3 86 17.3 12.9-22.8 128 31.5 25.1-38.7
RACE
White 390 200 51.3 43.5-59.0 86 23.7 17.3-31.4 104 25.0 18.9-32.4
African American 161 *** *** *** 48 28.4 19.9-38.8 *** *** ***
Other minorities 128 *** *** *** 15 8.9 4.4-16.9 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 131 *** *** *** 16 10.2 5.5-18.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 553 267 47.0 40.7-53.4 134 25.1 19.9-31.2 152 27.8 22.5-33.9
AGE
18-34 176 76 41.7 32.8-51.1 34 19.9 13.3-28.8 66 38.4 29.6-48.0
35-54 324 150 49.3 41.4-57.3 79 22.7 16.8-29.9 95 28.0 21.6-35.4
55-64 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 15.1 9.0-24.2
65-74 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 *** *** *** 26 15.3 8.6-25.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 246 115 45.8 36.6-55.3 48 21.4 14.3-30.7 83 32.8 24.9-41.9
Some Post-H.S. 174 78 41.9 32.1-52.3 42 23.7 16.2-33.4 54 34.4 25.3-44.8
College Graduate 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 17.8 10.0-29.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 *** *** *** 36 18.5 11.5-28.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 241 111 45.2 36.1-54.7 58 20.9 14.7-28.9 72 33.9 25.5-43.4
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** 43 20.6 12.9-31.3
No 511 241 45.5 39.2-51.9 107 20.2 15.6-25.8 163 34.3 28.5-40.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 638 315 48.7 42.9-54.5 135 20.1 15.8-25.3 188 31.1 26.0-36.8

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*Asked of those who reported not having any kind of insurance in the Core Section of the survey.

These questions have not been asked in 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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