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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Reasons 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 1,624 1,011 61.1 58.0-64.1 198 12.0 10.1-14.1 415 26.9 24.2-29.8
-Eastern NC 564 360 63.5 58.3-68.4 56 9.1 6.5-12.6 148 27.4 23.0-32.4
GENDER
Male 243 143 57.0 49.1-64.6 31 13.0 8.6-19.4 69 29.9 23.2-37.6
Female 321 217 70.2 63.7-76.0 25 4.9 3.0- 8.1 79 24.8 19.4-31.2
RACE
White 264 185 69.2 62.0-75.5 23 7.1 4.3-11.6 56 23.7 17.9-30.6
African American 147 *** *** *** 22 16.2 9.7-25.8 38 25.3 17.5-35.2
Other minorities 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 471 307 64.7 58.9-70.2 53 10.9 7.7-15.1 111 24.4 19.6-29.9
AGE
18-34 148 83 55.6 46.3-64.5 *** *** *** 56 38.8 30.2-48.2
35-54 266 171 68.2 61.0-74.7 32 11.9 7.7-17.9 63 19.9 14.9-26.1
55-64 123 89 70.5 59.4-79.7 *** *** *** 22 20.6 12.7-31.6
65-74 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 25.9 17.5-36.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 227 147 61.2 52.8-69.0 *** *** *** 61 32.7 25.3-41.1
Some Post-H.S. 159 100 65.0 55.4-73.5 18 11.4 6.5-19.3 41 23.6 16.5-32.7
College Graduate 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 116 67.7 57.7-76.2 20 11.8 6.8-19.7 27 20.5 13.5-29.9
$15,000- 24,999 167 109 64.5 54.6-73.4 19 11.5 6.5-19.8 39 23.9 16.5-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 155 106 69.7 59.4-78.3 22 13.4 7.6-22.5 27 16.9 10.6-25.8
No 406 251 61.4 55.3-67.1 34 7.9 5.2-11.8 121 30.8 25.4-36.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 519 339 64.6 59.2-69.7 41 6.8 4.5-10.2 139 28.6 23.9-33.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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