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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 893 711 76.8 73.0-80.3 182 23.2 19.7-27.0
AGE
18-24 60 37 54.1 38.4-69.0 23 45.9 31.0-61.6
25-34 140 101 71.3 62.0-79.2 39 28.7 20.8-38.0
35-44 178 137 73.0 63.0-81.2 41 27.0 18.8-37.0
45-54 177 145 82.4 74.4-88.2 32 17.6 11.8-25.6
55-64 167 135 80.7 72.4-86.9 32 19.3 13.1-27.6
65-74 105 99 90.8 75.3-97.0 6 9.2 3.0-24.7
75+ 61 52 83.3 69.1-91.8 9 16.7 8.2-30.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 160 64.2 55.7-71.9 62 35.8 28.1-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 260 74.9 68.2-80.6 75 25.1 19.4-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 191 158 83.3 76.0-88.8 33 16.7 11.2-24.0
College Graduate 143 131 89.9 82.0-94.6 12 10.1 5.4-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 94 57.7 47.6-67.2 52 42.3 32.8-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 178 125 65.4 55.1-74.4 53 34.6 25.6-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 111 97 87.5 78.9-92.9 14 12.5 7.1-21.1
$35,000- 49,999 122 113 90.4 81.6-95.3 9 9.6 4.7-18.4
$50,000-74,999 99 92 91.4 81.8-96.2 7 8.6 3.8-18.2
$75,000+ 65 61 92.8 81.3-97.5 4 7.2 2.5-18.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 307 245 75.1 68.2-80.9 62 24.9 19.1-31.8
No 543 436 78.7 74.2-82.7 107 21.3 17.3-25.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 262 219 83.6 77.2-88.5 43 16.4 11.5-22.8
Non-Veteran 597 459 73.1 68.2-77.5 138 26.9 22.5-31.8
Currently Serving 28 28 100 . - . 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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