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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 1,803 1,506 82.7 80.3-84.9 297 17.3 15.1-19.7
GENDER
Female 1,803 1,506 82.7 80.3-84.9 297 17.3 15.1-19.7
RACE
African American 1,803 1,506 82.7 80.3-84.9 297 17.3 15.1-19.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 8 65.6 24.2-91.9 2 34.4 8.1-75.8
-English Speaking 10 8 65.6 24.2-91.9 2 34.4 8.1-75.8
Non-Hispanic 1,789 1,495 82.8 80.4-85.0 294 17.2 15.0-19.6
AGE
18-24 86 61 73.1 61.0-82.5 25 26.9 17.5-39.0
25-34 257 207 78.1 70.8-84.0 50 21.9 16.0-29.2
35-44 318 251 81.4 76.1-85.8 67 18.6 14.2-23.9
45-54 381 305 83.2 78.5-86.9 76 16.8 13.1-21.5
55-64 342 281 82.0 76.8-86.3 61 18.0 13.7-23.2
65-74 243 234 96.1 91.7-98.2 9 3.9 1.8- 8.3
75+ 160 155 94.4 86.4-97.8 5 5.6 2.2-13.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 380 319 81.6 75.9-86.2 61 18.4 13.8-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 639 509 78.6 74.0-82.6 130 21.4 17.4-26.0
Some Post-H.S. 443 364 82.2 77.4-86.3 79 17.8 13.7-22.6
College Graduate 339 312 91.9 87.2-95.0 27 8.1 5.0-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 397 310 78.0 72.4-82.7 87 22.0 17.3-27.6
$15,000- 24,999 458 354 75.2 69.7-80.0 104 24.8 20.0-30.3
$25,000- 34,999 244 213 87.4 81.5-91.6 31 12.6 8.4-18.5
$35,000- 49,999 195 169 84.8 77.5-90.0 26 15.2 10.0-22.5
$50,000-74,999 137 129 93.8 83.8-97.8 8 6.2 2.2-16.2
$75,000+ 102 100 99.2 96.4-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 694 587 82.5 78.4-86.0 107 17.5 14.0-21.6
No 1,026 858 83.7 80.6-86.4 168 16.3 13.6-19.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 62 56 91.8 81.6-96.6 6 8.2 3.4-18.4
Non-Veteran 1,736 1,446 82.3 79.8-84.5 290 17.7 15.5-20.2

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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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