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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs,
or government plans such as Medicare?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,835 7,529 80.2 78.9-81.3 1,306 19.8 18.7-21.1
-Western NC 1,002 863 82.0 78.4-85.2 139 18.0 14.8-21.6
GENDER
Male 398 337 81.3 75.6-85.8 61 18.7 14.2-24.4
Female 604 526 82.7 77.7-86.8 78 17.3 13.2-22.3
RACE
White 886 774 84.1 80.6-87.2 112 15.9 12.8-19.4
Other minorities 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 117 83 69.7 59.1-78.6 34 30.3 21.4-40.9
35-54 265 196 74.0 67.0-80.0 69 26.0 20.0-33.0
55-64 216 185 90.1 84.4-93.9 31 9.9 6.1-15.6
65-74 218 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 176 176 100 . - . *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 304 266 87.9 82.5-91.7 38 12.1 8.3-17.5
Some Post-H.S. 268 220 79.8 72.7-85.4 48 20.2 14.6-27.3
College Graduate 292 273 92.8 87.7-95.9 19 7.2 4.1-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 151 70.0 60.2-78.2 46 30.0 21.8-39.8
$25,000- 34,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 316 86.8 80.8-91.2 36 13.2 8.8-19.2
No 639 538 80.5 75.8-84.4 101 19.5 15.6-24.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 862 732 79.9 75.8-83.5 130 20.1 16.5-24.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 714 608 81.8 77.5-85.4 106 18.2 14.6-22.5
No 288 255 83.1 75.7-88.5 33 16.9 11.5-24.3

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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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