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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,064 6,225 74.6 73.3-75.8 1,839 25.4 24.2-26.7
-Western NC 1,004 753 72.3 68.6-75.8 251 27.7 24.2-31.4
GENDER
Male 408 300 68.6 62.5-74.2 108 31.4 25.8-37.5
Female 596 453 76.1 71.7-80.0 143 23.9 20.0-28.3
RACE
White 769 606 75.9 71.6-79.7 163 24.1 20.3-28.4
Other minorities 229 145 60.3 51.9-68.0 84 39.7 32.0-48.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 940 731 75.6 71.8-79.1 209 24.4 20.9-28.2
AGE
18-34 234 160 67.4 59.9-74.2 74 32.6 25.8-40.1
35-54 414 304 72.5 66.7-77.5 110 27.5 22.5-33.3
55-64 356 289 79.5 73.3-84.5 67 20.5 15.5-26.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 201 66.6 59.1-73.4 96 33.4 26.6-40.9
Some Post-H.S. 279 211 78.0 72.0-83.1 68 22.0 16.9-28.0
College Graduate 314 285 89.8 84.9-93.3 29 10.2 6.7-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 79 52.7 42.3-62.9 66 47.3 37.1-57.7
$15,000- 24,999 181 94 50.9 41.7-60.1 87 49.1 39.9-58.3
$25,000- 34,999 106 85 79.7 69.0-87.4 21 20.3 12.6-31.0
$35,000- 49,999 125 107 80.8 70.1-88.3 18 19.2 11.7-29.9
$50,000+ 315 297 93.2 88.9-96.0 18 6.8 4.0-11.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 234 180 74.1 65.7-81.0 54 25.9 19.0-34.3
No 760 566 72.2 67.9-76.1 194 27.8 23.9-32.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 934 689 71.0 67.1-74.7 245 29.0 25.3-32.9

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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 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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