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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,007 888 85.3 82.2-87.8 119 14.7 12.2-17.8
GENDER
Male 428 379 86.3 81.6-90.0 49 13.7 10.0-18.4
Female 579 509 84.3 80.3-87.7 70 15.7 12.3-19.7
RACE
White 912 819 87.0 83.9-89.6 93 13.0 10.4-16.1
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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
65-74 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 100 72.1 62.6-79.9 36 27.9 20.1-37.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 295 257 85.6 80.3-89.7 38 14.4 10.3-19.7
Some Post-H.S. 263 237 87.0 80.6-91.5 26 13.0 8.5-19.4
College Graduate 306 287 93.3 89.4-95.8 19 6.7 4.2-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 189 148 75.2 67.5-81.7 41 24.8 18.3-32.5
$25,000- 34,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 253 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 280 88.4 83.0-92.3 28 11.6 7.7-17.0
No 678 588 84.0 80.3-87.2 90 16.0 12.8-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 856 745 83.8 80.5-86.7 111 16.2 13.3-19.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 825 724 84.9 81.5-87.7 101 15.1 12.3-18.5
No 182 164 87.3 80.0-92.2 18 12.7 7.8-20.0

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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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