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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 65*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,822 4,563 75.8 74.3-77.2 1,259 24.2 22.8-25.7
-Western NC 598 464 76.7 72.1-80.9 134 23.3 19.1-27.9
GENDER
Male 251 193 77.1 70.1-82.8 58 22.9 17.2-29.9
Female 347 271 76.4 69.8-82.0 76 23.6 18.0-30.2
RACE
White 515 406 78.9 74.2-83.0 109 21.1 17.0-25.8
Other minorities 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 167 130 83.6 76.4-88.9 37 16.4 11.1-23.6
Some Post-H.S. 190 142 75.3 67.0-82.1 48 24.7 17.9-33.0
College Graduate 171 152 90.0 83.0-94.3 19 10.0 5.7-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 197 162 82.1 74.0-88.1 35 17.9 11.9-26.0
No 398 301 75.3 69.5-80.4 97 24.7 19.6-30.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 540 414 74.9 69.8-79.4 126 25.1 20.6-30.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 433 330 75.8 70.3-80.6 103 24.2 19.4-29.7
No 165 134 80.0 71.0-86.7 31 20.0 13.3-29.0

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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 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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