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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

Health Insurance Coverage - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,831 3,908 80.0 78.6-81.3 923 20.0 18.7-21.4
-Western NC 582 467 79.7 75.6-83.2 115 20.3 16.8-24.4
GENDER
Male 260 212 81.2 75.0-86.2 48 18.8 13.8-25.0
Female 322 255 78.3 72.7-83.0 67 21.7 17.0-27.3
RACE
White 511 422 81.8 77.5-85.4 89 18.2 14.6-22.5
Other minorities 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 83 70.1 60.6-78.1 40 29.9 21.9-39.4
35-54 238 192 82.9 77.2-87.5 46 17.1 12.5-22.8
55-64 221 192 85.2 78.7-89.9 29 14.8 10.1-21.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 173 137 80.9 73.9-86.4 36 19.1 13.6-26.1
Some Post-H.S. 163 138 83.0 74.8-88.9 25 17.0 11.1-25.2
College Graduate 175 157 90.5 85.0-94.1 18 9.5 5.9-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 110 70 64.5 54.0-73.8 40 35.5 26.2-46.0
$25,000- 34,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 155 128 81.7 73.4-87.9 27 18.3 12.1-26.6
No 418 331 79.2 74.4-83.3 87 20.8 16.7-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 531 423 78.9 74.6-82.7 108 21.1 17.3-25.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 477 379 79.2 74.6-83.1 98 20.8 16.9-25.4
No 105 88 82.7 72.7-89.5 17 17.3 10.5-27.3

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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 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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