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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

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
-Western NC 311 262 83.0 77.4-87.4 49 17.0 12.6-22.6
GENDER
Male 152 128 84.3 76.1-90.0 24 15.7 10.0-23.9
Female 159 134 81.5 73.2-87.6 25 18.5 12.4-26.8
RACE
White 275 240 85.6 79.7-90.0 35 14.4 10.0-20.3
Other minorities 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 155 136 89.5 83.5-93.5 19 10.5 6.5-16.5
55-64 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 88 74 85.7 76.4-91.8 14 14.3 8.2-23.6
Some Post-H.S. 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 267 221 82.1 76.1-86.9 46 17.9 13.1-23.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 285 238 82.0 76.0-86.7 47 18.0 13.3-24.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 254 212 82.4 76.1-87.3 42 17.6 12.7-23.9
No 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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