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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 836 670 81.6 78.2-84.6 166 18.4 15.4-21.8
AGE
18-24 50 35 58.5 39.7-75.1 15 41.5 24.9-60.3
25-34 217 182 83.8 77.0-88.9 35 16.2 11.1-23.0
35-44 251 204 85.5 79.8-89.8 47 14.5 10.2-20.2
45-54 212 159 77.8 70.7-83.6 53 22.2 16.4-29.3
55-64 106 90 88.6 80.7-93.5 16 11.4 6.5-19.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 50 69.8 55.8-80.9 24 30.2 19.1-44.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 280 202 74.1 67.2-79.9 78 25.9 20.1-32.8
Some Post-H.S. 265 215 81.9 75.6-86.8 50 18.1 13.2-24.4
College Graduate 217 203 93.9 89.0-96.7 14 6.1 3.3-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 33 51.6 37.3-65.7 45 48.4 34.3-62.7
$15,000- 24,999 219 160 74.1 66.4-80.5 59 25.9 19.5-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 161 137 84.1 75.7-90.0 24 15.9 10.0-24.3
$35,000- 49,999 128 117 89.9 81.3-94.8 11 10.1 5.2-18.7
$50,000-74,999 70 63 88.2 73.5-95.3 7 11.8 4.7-26.5
$75,000+ 61 58 96.8 89.5-99.1 3 3.2 0.9-10.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 153 117 77.5 67.5-85.1 36 22.5 14.9-32.5
No 651 530 82.8 79.1-86.0 121 17.2 14.0-20.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 33 27 83.7 63.7-93.8 6 16.3 6.2-36.3
Non-Veteran 795 635 81.4 77.9-84.4 160 18.6 15.6-22.1
Currently Serving 7 7 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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

^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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