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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Reasons Uninsured

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  Total
Respond.^
Could not afford premiums Lost job/Changed employer Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,624 1,011 61.1 58.0-64.1 198 12.0 10.1-14.1 415 26.9 24.2-29.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 113 *** *** *** 13 13.7 7.5-23.8 27 25.2 16.6-36.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 564 360 63.5 58.3-68.4 56 9.1 6.5-12.6 148 27.4 23.0-32.4
Piedmont 836 506 58.8 54.5-63.0 117 14.3 11.5-17.6 213 26.9 23.2-31.1
Western NC 224 145 65.0 56.6-72.5 25 9.8 6.3-15.0 54 25.2 18.4-33.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 150 96 64.9 54.1-74.3 *** *** *** 40 26.9 18.3-37.7
Northwest 243 143 57.8 49.3-65.8 39 17.4 11.8-24.8 61 24.9 17.8-33.6
Charlotte 241 143 57.3 49.3-65.0 34 12.9 8.6-18.9 64 29.8 22.9-37.7
Greensboro 178 110 59.8 51.1-67.9 25 13.2 8.6-19.8 43 27.0 19.9-35.5
Southern Regional 226 135 61.2 52.2-69.6 23 11.5 6.4-19.7 68 27.3 20.3-35.6
Southeast 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 253 164 63.2 55.6-70.1 30 12.4 8.2-18.4 59 24.5 18.4-31.7
Area L 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Eastern 176 112 61.5 52.7-69.6 19 8.8 5.2-14.7 45 29.6 22.1-38.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

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