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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

In the PAST 12 MONTHS was there any time when you did NOT have ANY
health insurance or coverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,969 380 7.6 6.8- 8.5 5,589 92.4 91.5-93.2
-Western NC 862 58 8.6 6.5-11.2 804 91.4 88.8-93.5
GENDER
Male 370 23 8.1 5.1-12.5 347 91.9 87.5-94.9
Female 492 35 9.0 6.4-12.6 457 91.0 87.4-93.6
RACE
White 797 51 8.2 6.1-11.0 746 91.8 89.0-93.9
Other minorities 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 76 17 21.0 12.9-32.3 59 79.0 67.7-87.1
35-54 185 17 8.2 4.9-13.3 168 91.8 86.7-95.1
55-64 185 17 9.7 5.9-15.5 168 90.3 84.5-94.1
65-74 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 168 *** *** *** 168 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 254 18 9.2 5.7-14.5 236 90.8 85.5-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 229 17 8.6 5.2-13.9 212 91.4 86.1-94.8
College Graduate 273 14 5.9 3.4-10.0 259 94.1 90.0-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 145 19 17.4 10.6-27.2 126 82.6 72.8-89.4
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 277 15 6.3 3.7-10.4 262 93.7 89.6-96.3
No 565 41 9.3 6.7-12.9 524 90.7 87.1-93.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 722 54 9.5 7.2-12.6 668 90.5 87.4-92.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 698 48 8.2 6.1-11.0 650 91.8 89.0-93.9
No 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked only of those who reported having any type of health insurance.

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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