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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,263 6,313 83.9 82.8-84.9 950 16.1 15.1-17.2
-Eastern NC 2,267 1,986 84.5 82.4-86.4 281 15.5 13.6-17.6
GENDER
Male 945 819 84.4 81.2-87.2 126 15.6 12.8-18.8
Female 1,322 1,167 84.6 81.7-87.0 155 15.4 13.0-18.3
RACE
White 1,466 1,327 87.9 85.5-90.0 139 12.1 10.0-14.5
African American 579 506 85.3 81.3-88.6 73 14.7 11.4-18.7
Other minorities 196 131 58.0 48.7-66.9 65 42.0 33.1-51.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 55 40.0 31.0-49.7 74 60.0 50.3-69.0
Non-Hispanic 2,127 1,921 87.3 85.2-89.1 206 12.7 10.9-14.8
AGE
18-34 400 308 76.6 71.5-81.0 92 23.4 19.0-28.5
35-54 617 494 81.0 77.3-84.2 123 19.0 15.8-22.7
55-64 523 469 89.8 86.4-92.3 54 10.2 7.7-13.6
65-74 422 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 283 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 213 70.4 63.6-76.4 80 29.6 23.6-36.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 696 583 79.1 74.8-82.9 113 20.9 17.1-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 641 579 89.6 86.5-92.1 62 10.4 7.9-13.5
College Graduate 628 603 96.4 94.5-97.7 25 3.6 2.3- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 221 74.4 67.6-80.2 66 25.6 19.8-32.4
$15,000- 24,999 375 287 73.6 67.6-78.8 88 26.4 21.2-32.4
$25,000- 34,999 247 219 82.6 75.0-88.3 28 17.4 11.7-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 267 246 91.5 86.3-94.8 21 8.5 5.2-13.7
$50,000+ 650 629 95.6 92.5-97.4 21 4.4 2.6- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 656 604 90.1 86.3-92.9 52 9.9 7.1-13.7
No 1,524 1,311 83.0 80.4-85.3 213 17.0 14.7-19.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 362 94.6 90.9-96.9 14 5.4 3.1- 9.1
Non-Veteran 1,888 1,622 82.5 80.2-84.7 266 17.5 15.3-19.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,892 1,653 84.2 81.9-86.2 239 15.8 13.8-18.1
No 375 333 86.3 81.0-90.4 42 13.7 9.6-19.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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