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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,802 1,458 81.3 79.0-83.5 344 18.7 16.5-21.0
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
65-74 224 204 93.1 88.6-95.8 20 6.9 4.2-11.4
75+ 162 156 95.5 89.5-98.1 6 4.5 1.9-10.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 316 80.3 74.8-84.8 68 19.7 15.2-25.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 447 76.3 71.9-80.3 146 23.7 19.7-28.1
Some Post-H.S. 468 371 80.1 75.1-84.3 97 19.9 15.7-24.9
College Graduate 354 321 91.5 87.4-94.3 33 8.5 5.7-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 282 73.3 67.8-78.1 105 26.7 21.9-32.2
$15,000- 24,999 444 329 74.0 68.5-78.8 115 26.0 21.2-31.5
$25,000- 34,999 234 199 85.7 79.5-90.3 35 14.3 9.7-20.5
$35,000- 49,999 180 163 89.9 83.3-94.1 17 10.1 5.9-16.7
$50,000-74,999 93 84 87.4 75.0-94.1 9 12.6 5.9-25.0
$75,000+ 80 74 94.0 85.8-97.6 6 6.0 2.4-14.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 644 536 82.5 78.5-85.9 108 17.5 14.1-21.5
No 1,095 871 80.7 77.7-83.4 224 19.3 16.6-22.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 40 83.1 68.0-91.9 10 16.9 8.1-32.0
Non-Veteran 1,741 1,407 81.2 78.8-83.4 334 18.8 16.6-21.2
Currently Serving 10 10 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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