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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 646 573 84.4 79.4-88.4 73 15.6 11.6-20.6
GENDER
Male 232 200 79.3 70.4-86.0 32 20.7 14.0-29.6
Female 414 373 90.2 86.3-93.0 41 9.8 7.0-13.7
RACE
White 420 397 93.2 86.9-96.6 23 6.8 3.4-13.1
Other 223 173 72.7 63.6-80.2 50 27.3 19.8-36.4
AGE
18-44 336 290 80.4 73.2-86.1 46 19.6 13.9-26.8
45+ 310 283 92.4 88.7-95.0 27 7.6 5.0-11.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 101 63.8 51.7-74.4 40 36.2 25.6-48.3
Some College + 505 472 92.5 87.4-95.6 33 7.5 4.4-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 178 69.9 60.5-77.9 56 30.1 22.1-39.5
$50,000+ 349 343 95.7 86.9-98.7 6 4.3 1.3-13.1

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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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