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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

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 3,134 2,620 81.1 79.3-82.9 514 18.9 17.1-20.7
-Western NC 287 239 81.7 75.4-86.7 48 18.3 13.3-24.6
GENDER
Male 125 100 78.4 68.3-85.9 25 21.6 14.1-31.7
Female 162 139 85.2 77.3-90.7 23 14.8 9.3-22.7
RACE
White 253 214 83.1 76.6-88.0 39 16.9 12.0-23.4
Other minorities 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 143 120 81.3 72.1-87.9 23 18.7 12.1-27.9
55-64 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 242 200 81.9 75.2-87.2 42 18.1 12.8-24.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 267 220 80.5 73.9-85.8 47 19.5 14.2-26.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 213 177 81.2 73.8-86.9 36 18.8 13.1-26.2
No 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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