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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Health Care Access

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,923 6,020 82.3 80.8-83.7 903 17.7 16.3-19.2
-Mecklenburg County 431 392 85.6 79.0-90.4 39 14.4 9.6-21.0
GENDER
Male 164 144 80.2 69.1-88.0 20 19.8 12.0-30.9
Female 267 248 92.3 87.5-95.4 19 7.7 4.6-12.5
RACE
White 273 262 94.1 83.4-98.0 11 5.9 2.0-16.6
Other 156 128 74.8 63.9-83.3 28 25.2 16.7-36.1
AGE
18-44 244 216 81.8 72.8-88.3 28 18.2 11.7-27.2
45+ 187 176 94.7 89.8-97.3 11 5.3 2.7-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 56 61.2 45.2-75.1 22 38.8 24.9-54.8
Some College + 353 336 94.0 86.6-97.4 17 6.0 2.6-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 126 72.4 60.9-81.6 32 27.6 18.4-39.1
$50,000+ 243 240 95.8 82.0-99.1 3 4.2 0.9-18.0

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages 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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