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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 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
-Western NC 1,181 927 72.5 68.1-76.6 254 27.5 23.4-31.9
GENDER
Male 468 364 71.4 64.6-77.3 104 28.6 22.7-35.4
Female 713 563 73.7 67.9-78.8 150 26.3 21.2-32.1
RACE
White 1,059 842 75.4 71.0-79.3 217 24.6 20.7-29.0
Other minorities 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,140 907 74.8 70.4-78.7 233 25.2 21.3-29.6
AGE
18-34 163 111 61.4 51.1-70.7 52 38.6 29.3-48.9
35-54 554 432 76.0 70.6-80.6 122 24.0 19.4-29.4
55-64 464 384 82.3 77.5-86.3 80 17.7 13.7-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 348 263 70.3 62.7-76.9 85 29.7 23.1-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 330 260 76.0 67.3-83.0 70 24.0 17.0-32.7
College Graduate 367 324 89.1 84.0-92.6 43 10.9 7.4-16.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 139 107 74.5 63.6-82.9 32 25.5 17.1-36.4
$35,000- 49,999 148 125 79.3 68.7-87.0 23 20.7 13.0-31.3
$50,000+ 346 334 97.0 94.2-98.5 12 3.0 1.5- 5.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 387 303 68.1 59.4-75.7 84 31.9 24.3-40.6
No 745 585 75.2 70.1-79.6 160 24.8 20.4-29.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,077 844 72.3 67.7-76.5 233 27.7 23.5-32.3

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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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