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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Reasons Uninsured

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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
-Piedmont NC 836 506 58.8 54.5-63.0 117 14.3 11.5-17.6 213 26.9 23.2-31.1
GENDER
Male 363 207 53.4 47.1-59.6 64 17.4 13.2-22.5 92 29.2 23.5-35.7
Female 473 299 64.4 58.7-69.7 53 11.1 7.9-15.5 121 24.5 20.0-29.8
RACE
White 418 260 61.1 55.0-66.9 72 17.9 13.6-23.3 86 21.0 16.3-26.5
African American 213 123 54.7 45.9-63.2 35 15.8 10.9-22.4 55 29.5 21.6-38.9
Other minorities 199 120 58.5 50.0-66.5 *** *** *** 69 36.0 28.4-44.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 222 136 59.9 52.0-67.3 *** *** *** 74 34.9 27.7-42.8
Non-Hispanic 613 370 58.4 53.3-63.4 105 17.5 13.9-21.6 138 24.1 19.8-29.1
AGE
18-34 292 169 55.4 48.3-62.2 31 12.0 8.0-17.7 92 32.6 26.3-39.7
35-54 378 225 59.3 53.1-65.1 64 16.3 12.4-21.0 89 24.5 19.5-30.3
55-64 145 102 70.6 60.8-78.8 22 17.5 10.8-27.1 21 11.9 7.4-18.7
65-74 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 133 59.3 50.9-67.1 23 11.3 7.3-17.2 61 29.4 22.2-37.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 298 179 58.9 52.1-65.4 43 15.7 11.2-21.6 76 25.3 19.9-31.7
Some Post-H.S. 221 141 62.1 53.7-69.9 33 14.2 9.3-21.0 47 23.7 17.1-31.9
College Graduate 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 128 65.1 56.4-73.0 39 18.9 13.1-26.6 30 15.9 10.5-23.5
$15,000- 24,999 303 189 58.9 51.6-65.9 40 13.1 9.3-18.1 74 27.9 21.3-35.6
$25,000- 34,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 170 98 57.9 48.5-66.7 35 22.9 16.2-31.4 37 19.2 12.9-27.6
No 662 405 58.9 54.1-63.6 82 12.7 9.8-16.3 175 28.4 24.1-33.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 793 481 58.8 54.4-63.1 110 14.1 11.3-17.5 202 27.0 23.1-31.3

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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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