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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance

Did your household take a tax deduction for health care expenses in the last federal tax return your household filed?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,280 2,068 16.1 15.3-16.9 11,212 83.9 83.1-84.7
-Northeastern Partnership 880 115 13.3 10.9-16.2 765 86.7 83.8-89.1
GENDER
Male 308 37 11.6 8.3-16.1 271 88.4 83.9-91.7
Female 572 78 14.8 11.7-18.7 494 85.2 81.3-88.3
RACE
White 507 79 15.5 12.2-19.4 428 84.5 80.6-87.8
African American 338 31 11.0 7.4-15.9 307 89.0 84.1-92.6
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 30 2 2.9 0.6-12.4 28 97.1 87.6-99.4
25-34 107 12 13.7 7.6-23.3 95 86.3 76.7-92.4
35-44 138 19 14.5 9.0-22.5 119 85.5 77.5-91.0
45-54 179 32 18.5 12.8-26.1 147 81.5 73.9-87.2
55-64 180 18 9.9 6.0-16.0 162 90.1 84.0-94.0
65-74 146 18 13.1 8.0-20.8 128 86.9 79.2-92.0
75+ 99 13 10.6 6.0-17.9 86 89.4 82.1-94.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 9 4.8 2.3- 9.9 180 95.2 90.1-97.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 45 15.2 11.1-20.4 266 84.8 79.6-88.9
Some Post-H.S. 208 31 14.8 9.9-21.4 177 85.2 78.6-90.1
College Graduate 172 30 17.6 12.1-24.9 142 82.4 75.1-87.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 8 6.2 2.8-13.2 150 93.8 86.8-97.2
$15,000- 24,999 174 21 11.9 7.4-18.6 153 88.1 81.4-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 92 12 10.5 5.6-18.7 80 89.5 81.3-94.4
$35,000- 49,999 118 24 21.6 14.1-31.7 94 78.4 68.3-85.9
$50,000-74,999 77 15 18.6 10.8-30.0 62 81.4 70.0-89.2
$75,000+ 74 14 14.4 8.3-24.0 60 85.6 76.0-91.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 35 10.0 6.8-14.6 316 90.0 85.4-93.2
No 523 79 15.2 12.0-19.1 444 84.8 80.9-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 14 12.8 7.4-21.4 92 87.2 78.6-92.6
Non-Veteran 767 100 13.4 10.8-16.5 667 86.6 83.5-89.2
Currently Serving 7 1 14.3 1.9-59.3 6 85.7 40.7-98.1

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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