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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

In the PAST 12 MONTHS was there any time when you did NOT have ANY
health insurance or coverage?*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,225 415 7.5 6.7- 8.5 6,810 92.5 91.5-93.3
-Western NC 842 50 6.9 4.9- 9.8 792 93.1 90.2-95.1
GENDER
Male 330 21 8.0 4.9-12.8 309 92.0 87.2-95.1
Female 512 29 5.9 3.6- 9.7 483 94.1 90.3-96.4
RACE
White 758 38 6.4 4.3- 9.4 720 93.6 90.6-95.7
Other minorities 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 189 23 9.0 5.4-14.7 166 91.0 85.3-94.6
55-64 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 218 15 8.6 4.9-14.6 203 91.4 85.4-95.1
College Graduate 259 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 15 15.7 8.7-26.5 91 84.3 73.5-91.3
$15,000- 24,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 311 26 11.7 7.3-18.3 285 88.3 81.7-92.7
No 522 23 4.6 2.7- 7.9 499 95.4 92.1-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 713 47 7.9 5.5-11.2 666 92.1 88.8-94.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 596 37 6.0 3.9- 8.9 559 94.0 91.1-96.1
No 246 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked only of those who reported having any type of health insurance.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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