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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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%)
TOTAL 1,219 1,022 84.5 81.6-87.0 197 15.5 13.0-18.4
GENDER
Male 363 323 87.5 82.3-91.3 40 12.5 8.7-17.7
Female 856 699 82.1 78.7-85.1 157 17.9 14.9-21.3
AGE
18-24 65 41 65.2 50.0-77.9 24 34.8 22.1-50.0
25-34 264 214 79.5 72.4-85.1 50 20.5 14.9-27.6
35-44 338 294 89.9 85.9-92.9 44 10.1 7.1-14.1
45-54 368 320 90.5 86.7-93.4 48 9.5 6.6-13.3
55-64 184 153 85.5 78.3-90.7 31 14.5 9.3-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 79 67.7 53.8-79.0 31 32.3 21.0-46.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 474 379 79.7 74.3-84.1 95 20.3 15.9-25.7
Some Post-H.S. 335 283 87.1 82.4-90.7 52 12.9 9.3-17.6
College Graduate 299 280 94.6 90.8-96.8 19 5.4 3.2- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 49 61.8 48.7-73.4 36 38.2 26.6-51.3
$15,000- 24,999 291 215 75.0 67.6-81.2 76 25.0 18.8-32.4
$25,000- 34,999 231 203 85.1 76.3-91.1 28 14.9 8.9-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 219 198 90.1 84.3-93.9 21 9.9 6.1-15.7
$50,000-74,999 164 156 96.1 91.1-98.3 8 3.9 1.7- 8.9
$75,000+ 129 127 99.5 97.7-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 235 185 78.5 70.4-84.9 50 21.5 15.1-29.6
No 905 775 86.7 83.6-89.3 130 13.3 10.7-16.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 126 90.5 83.1-94.8 15 9.5 5.2-16.9
Non-Veteran 1,072 890 83.3 80.1-86.1 182 16.7 13.9-19.9

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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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