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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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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 2,692 2,289 84.3 82.6-85.9 403 15.7 14.1-17.4
-Eastern NC 786 667 84.7 81.5-87.5 119 15.3 12.5-18.5
GENDER
Male 379 319 84.6 79.8-88.5 60 15.4 11.5-20.2
Female 407 348 84.8 80.4-88.4 59 15.2 11.6-19.6
RACE
White 487 431 88.8 85.3-91.6 56 11.2 8.4-14.7
African American 197 173 88.6 83.0-92.6 24 11.4 7.4-17.0
Other minorities 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 707 633 88.8 85.6-91.3 74 11.2 8.7-14.4
AGE
18-34 246 200 82.4 76.4-87.2 46 17.6 12.8-23.6
35-54 360 303 85.0 80.5-88.7 57 15.0 11.3-19.5
55-64 180 164 91.0 85.0-94.7 16 9.0 5.3-15.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 227 181 77.7 70.6-83.4 46 22.3 16.6-29.4
Some Post-H.S. 243 218 91.9 87.8-94.7 25 8.1 5.3-12.2
College Graduate 256 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 114 72 65.9 55.5-75.0 42 34.1 25.0-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 84 72 85.0 74.0-91.9 12 15.0 8.1-26.0
$35,000- 49,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 339 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 693 589 85.4 82.1-88.1 104 14.6 11.9-17.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 663 550 82.8 79.1-86.0 113 17.2 14.0-20.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 644 540 83.8 80.2-86.9 104 16.2 13.1-19.8
No 142 127 90.0 82.6-94.4 15 10.0 5.6-17.4

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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 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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