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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 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
-Western NC 562 476 80.8 75.0-85.5 86 19.2 14.5-25.0
GENDER
Male 235 197 80.8 72.9-86.8 38 19.2 13.2-27.1
Female 327 279 80.8 71.7-87.4 48 19.2 12.6-28.3
RACE
White 510 437 81.5 75.3-86.4 73 18.5 13.6-24.7
Other minorities 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 543 464 81.6 75.6-86.3 79 18.4 13.7-24.4
AGE
18-34 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 308 261 83.3 77.4-87.9 47 16.7 12.1-22.6
55-64 168 145 83.9 75.2-90.0 23 16.1 10.0-24.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 170 134 72.8 61.9-81.5 36 27.2 18.5-38.1
Some Post-H.S. 152 135 88.6 75.8-95.1 17 11.4 4.9-24.2
College Graduate 208 190 89.1 81.4-93.8 18 10.9 6.2-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 237 233 98.6 96.3-99.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 438 366 80.8 75.1-85.5 72 19.2 14.5-24.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 522 443 80.6 74.6-85.5 79 19.4 14.5-25.4

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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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