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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Health Care Access

Health Insurance Coverage - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,339 9,449 79.1 77.9-80.2 1,890 20.9 19.8-22.1
-Gaston County 266 216 79.1 71.7-85.1 50 20.9 14.9-28.3
GENDER
Male 98 81 84.5 73.3-91.5 17 15.5 8.5-26.7
Female 168 135 74.1 63.6-82.4 33 25.9 17.6-36.4
RACE
White 221 183 81.4 73.1-87.5 38 18.6 12.5-26.9
Other 45 33 70.5 51.7-84.2 12 29.5 15.8-48.3
AGE
18-44 121 96 76.3 65.2-84.7 25 23.7 15.3-34.8
45+ 145 120 84.1 76.3-89.7 25 15.9 10.3-23.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 87 69.7 57.6-79.5 33 30.3 20.5-42.4
Some College + 146 129 87.4 77.8-93.2 17 12.6 6.8-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 89 70.1 58.5-79.5 37 29.9 20.5-41.5
$50,000+ 105 100 91.2 77.0-97.0 5 8.8 3.0-23.0

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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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