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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,331 3,539 78.6 76.9-80.2 792 21.4 19.8-23.1
-Western NC 506 399 75.0 69.7-79.6 107 25.0 20.4-30.3
GENDER
Male 210 160 69.4 60.8-76.8 50 30.6 23.2-39.2
Female 296 239 80.7 74.8-85.5 57 19.3 14.5-25.2
RACE
White 387 321 79.5 73.6-84.4 66 20.5 15.6-26.4
Other minorities 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 468 385 79.3 74.0-83.8 83 20.7 16.2-26.0
AGE
18-34 140 95 65.3 55.4-74.0 45 34.7 26.0-44.6
35-54 233 193 81.4 73.7-87.2 40 18.6 12.8-26.3
55-64 133 111 81.1 72.1-87.7 22 18.9 12.3-27.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 140 *** *** *** 40 33.4 24.0-44.3
Some Post-H.S. 139 107 79.0 70.3-85.7 32 21.0 14.3-29.7
College Graduate 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 446 352 75.9 70.6-80.6 94 24.1 19.4-29.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 474 369 73.9 68.4-78.7 105 26.1 21.3-31.6

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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 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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