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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,405 1,088 78.6 75.8-81.1 317 21.4 18.9-24.2
AGE
18-24 116 90 72.7 60.7-82.1 26 27.3 17.9-39.3
25-34 327 259 79.8 74.0-84.5 68 20.2 15.5-26.0
35-44 353 274 81.2 76.0-85.4 79 18.8 14.6-24.0
45-54 347 260 75.3 69.4-80.4 87 24.7 19.6-30.6
55-64 262 205 80.8 74.2-86.1 57 19.2 13.9-25.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 138 71.3 62.9-78.5 53 28.7 21.5-37.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 495 356 72.8 67.7-77.3 139 27.2 22.7-32.3
Some Post-H.S. 420 326 78.4 73.1-83.0 94 21.6 17.0-26.9
College Graduate 299 268 91.3 87.1-94.3 31 8.7 5.7-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 275 181 67.5 60.6-73.6 94 32.5 26.4-39.4
$15,000- 24,999 354 243 68.5 62.1-74.3 111 31.5 25.7-37.9
$25,000- 34,999 206 172 84.2 77.3-89.3 34 15.8 10.7-22.7
$35,000- 49,999 167 150 89.1 81.9-93.6 17 10.9 6.4-18.1
$50,000-74,999 89 81 89.3 77.1-95.4 8 10.7 4.6-22.9
$75,000+ 78 72 93.9 85.6-97.6 6 6.1 2.4-14.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 420 325 77.0 71.6-81.7 95 23.0 18.3-28.4
No 932 722 79.1 75.7-82.1 210 20.9 17.9-24.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 40 83.1 68.0-91.9 10 16.9 8.1-32.0
Non-Veteran 1,345 1,038 78.3 75.5-80.9 307 21.7 19.1-24.5
Currently Serving 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

^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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