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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 228 129 57.3 47.6-66.5 37 22.1 14.4-32.3 62 20.6 14.4-28.4
GENDER
Male 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 19.6 11.3-31.8
Female 134 *** *** *** 21 18.7 10.8-30.5 38 21.6 13.6-32.5
RACE
White 194 114 63.1 53.1-72.2 30 15.6 9.7-24.0 50 21.3 14.4-30.4
Other minorities 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 209 *** *** *** 35 22.4 14.3-33.4 54 20.3 13.8-28.8
AGE
18-34 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 109 *** *** *** 16 13.7 7.5-23.7 *** *** ***
55-64 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 7.5 3.5-15.5
College Graduate 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 7.4 3.2-16.3
$15,000- 24,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** 42 20.4 13.4-29.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 206 119 59.0 48.9-68.4 33 19.9 12.5-30.2 54 21.1 14.6-29.6

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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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