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2005 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 909 692 72.2 68.0-76.1 217 27.8 23.9-32.0
GENDER
Male 909 692 72.2 68.0-76.1 217 27.8 23.9-32.0
RACE
African American 909 692 72.2 68.0-76.1 217 27.8 23.9-32.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 12 20.5 10.6-36.1 32 79.5 63.9-89.4
-English Speaking 16 7 28.9 10.7-58.0 9 71.1 42.0-89.3
-Spanish Speaking 28 5 17.0 6.7-36.9 23 83.0 63.1-93.3
Non-Hispanic 865 680 76.4 72.3-80.1 185 23.6 19.9-27.7
AGE
18-24 55 33 58.1 42.4-72.4 22 41.9 27.6-57.6
25-34 134 84 61.8 51.6-71.1 50 38.2 28.9-48.4
35-44 176 128 70.9 62.0-78.4 48 29.1 21.6-38.0
45-54 214 167 78.4 71.1-84.3 47 21.6 15.7-28.9
55-64 166 131 79.7 71.3-86.0 35 20.3 14.0-28.7
65-74 109 96 86.5 77.0-92.5 13 13.5 7.5-23.0
75+ 53 51 98.7 94.8-99.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 138 63.7 53.1-73.1 64 36.3 26.9-46.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 337 246 65.6 58.4-72.1 91 34.4 27.9-41.6
Some Post-H.S. 199 161 80.0 71.4-86.5 38 20.0 13.5-28.6
College Graduate 169 146 87.9 81.7-92.2 23 12.1 7.8-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 104 64.9 54.0-74.5 46 35.1 25.5-46.0
$15,000- 24,999 203 118 47.5 38.8-56.3 85 52.5 43.7-61.2
$25,000- 34,999 131 98 70.4 58.5-80.1 33 29.6 19.9-41.5
$35,000- 49,999 122 113 92.9 85.4-96.7 9 7.1 3.3-14.6
$50,000-74,999 85 82 96.0 87.7-98.8 3 4.0 1.2-12.3
$75,000+ 88 85 96.7 89.6-99.0 3 3.3 1.0-10.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 326 252 74.8 67.7-80.7 74 25.2 19.3-32.3
No 534 401 71.4 65.9-76.3 133 28.6 23.7-34.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 247 217 91.5 87.4-94.4 30 8.5 5.6-12.6
Non-Veteran 656 470 66.7 61.6-71.5 186 33.3 28.5-38.4

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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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