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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,923 6,020 82.3 80.8-83.7 903 17.7 16.3-19.2
GENDER
Male 2,783 2,394 80.1 77.7-82.2 389 19.9 17.8-22.3
Female 4,140 3,626 85.0 83.3-86.6 514 15.0 13.4-16.7
RACE
White 4,984 4,563 89.4 88.0-90.7 421 10.6 9.3-12.0
African American 1,219 1,022 84.5 81.6-87.0 197 15.5 13.0-18.4
Asian 66 58 87.1 73.9-94.2 8 12.9 5.8-26.1
Native American 139 116 74.7 59.2-85.8 23 25.3 14.2-40.8
Other Minorities 490 237 39.9 34.4-45.8 253 60.1 54.2-65.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 504 253 41.0 35.5-46.8 251 59.0 53.2-64.5
-English Speaking 162 136 79.4 68.9-87.0 26 20.6 13.0-31.1
-Spanish Speaking 342 117 31.3 25.2-38.1 225 68.7 61.9-74.8
Non-Hispanic 6,414 5,762 88.2 87.0-89.4 652 11.8 10.6-13.0
AGE
18-24 333 213 62.9 56.2-69.0 120 37.1 31.0-43.8
25-34 1,296 1,029 75.7 72.4-78.7 267 24.3 21.3-27.6
35-44 1,857 1,647 87.4 85.1-89.4 210 12.6 10.6-14.9
45-54 2,056 1,867 90.2 88.4-91.9 189 9.8 8.1-11.6
55-64 1,381 1,264 91.7 89.6-93.3 117 8.3 6.7-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 584 327 45.7 40.0-51.4 257 54.3 48.6-60.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,002 1,636 75.1 72.0-78.0 366 24.9 22.0-28.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,839 1,644 88.0 85.4-90.1 195 12.0 9.9-14.6
College Graduate 2,491 2,407 96.4 95.2-97.2 84 3.6 2.8- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 119 40.0 31.1-49.6 154 60.0 50.4-68.9
$15,000- 24,999 941 607 54.6 49.8-59.2 334 45.4 40.8-50.2
$25,000- 34,999 870 737 80.8 76.3-84.6 133 19.2 15.4-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,220 1,122 89.2 86.3-91.6 98 10.8 8.4-13.7
$50,000-74,999 1,265 1,229 94.4 91.0-96.5 36 5.6 3.5- 9.0
$75,000+ 1,782 1,756 98.1 97.1-98.8 26 1.9 1.2- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,478 1,259 80.7 77.2-83.7 219 19.3 16.3-22.8
No 5,208 4,571 83.2 81.5-84.7 637 16.8 15.3-18.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 792 738 92.9 90.2-95.0 54 7.1 5.0- 9.8
Non-Veteran 6,115 5,269 80.8 79.2-82.4 846 19.2 17.6-20.8

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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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