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2005 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 2,121 1,730 79.8 77.3-82.1 391 20.2 17.9-22.7
GENDER
Female 2,121 1,730 79.8 77.3-82.1 391 20.2 17.9-22.7
RACE
African American 2,121 1,730 79.8 77.3-82.1 391 20.2 17.9-22.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 11 20.5 9.4-39.3 30 79.5 60.7-90.6
-English Speaking 11 8 72.2 35.9-92.3 3 27.8 7.7-64.1
-Spanish Speaking 30 3 9.5 2.2-33.2 27 90.5 66.8-97.8
Non-Hispanic 2,080 1,719 82.1 79.9-84.1 361 17.9 15.9-20.1
AGE
18-24 128 86 68.6 58.3-77.4 42 31.4 22.6-41.7
25-34 342 261 73.3 65.5-79.9 81 26.7 20.1-34.5
35-44 445 357 80.1 75.2-84.2 88 19.9 15.8-24.8
45-54 435 354 80.7 75.7-84.9 81 19.3 15.1-24.3
55-64 359 283 78.9 73.3-83.7 76 21.1 16.3-26.7
65-74 237 222 92.7 87.6-95.8 15 7.3 4.2-12.4
75+ 160 155 97.4 93.7-99.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 413 321 74.4 68.0-79.9 92 25.6 20.1-32.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 731 568 75.7 70.8-80.0 163 24.3 20.0-29.2
Some Post-H.S. 528 441 81.9 77.2-85.8 87 18.1 14.2-22.8
College Graduate 444 396 89.2 85.2-92.2 48 10.8 7.8-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 463 327 66.4 60.6-71.7 136 33.6 28.3-39.4
$15,000- 24,999 511 387 74.1 68.8-78.8 124 25.9 21.2-31.2
$25,000- 34,999 317 262 81.4 75.4-86.2 55 18.6 13.8-24.6
$35,000- 49,999 218 204 94.4 89.9-96.9 14 5.6 3.1-10.1
$50,000-74,999 162 160 98.9 95.5-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5
$75,000+ 132 123 93.7 87.4-97.0 9 6.3 3.0-12.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 758 639 83.9 80.4-86.9 119 16.1 13.1-19.6
No 1,269 1,014 77.3 73.7-80.4 255 22.7 19.6-26.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 59 80.8 64.7-90.6 13 19.2 9.4-35.3
Non-Veteran 2,043 1,667 79.8 77.2-82.1 376 20.2 17.9-22.8

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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.

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