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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-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 1,709 1,341 76.8 73.9-79.5 368 23.2 20.5-26.1
GENDER
Female 1,709 1,341 76.8 73.9-79.5 368 23.2 20.5-26.1
RACE
African American 1,709 1,341 76.8 73.9-79.5 368 23.2 20.5-26.1
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 1,668 1,330 79.5 76.9-81.9 338 20.5 18.1-23.1
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
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 226 144 58.8 49.6-67.3 82 41.2 32.7-50.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 620 464 73.2 67.8-78.0 156 26.8 22.0-32.2
Some Post-H.S. 477 393 81.0 76.0-85.2 84 19.0 14.8-24.0
College Graduate 385 339 88.2 83.8-91.6 46 11.8 8.4-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 339 213 58.6 51.7-65.1 126 41.4 34.9-48.3
$15,000- 24,999 422 305 70.4 64.3-75.9 117 29.6 24.1-35.7
$25,000- 34,999 286 231 79.5 73.0-84.8 55 20.5 15.2-27.0
$35,000- 49,999 196 183 94.5 89.9-97.1 13 5.5 2.9-10.1
$50,000-74,999 155 153 98.8 95.3-99.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
$75,000+ 123 114 93.3 86.6-96.7 9 6.7 3.3-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 530 423 79.5 74.8-83.5 107 20.5 16.5-25.2
No 1,099 854 75.2 71.3-78.7 245 24.8 21.3-28.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 55 79.9 63.3-90.1 13 20.1 9.9-36.7
Non-Veteran 1,637 1,283 76.7 73.7-79.4 354 23.3 20.6-26.3

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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.

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