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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,130 5,956 80.6 79.3-81.9 1,174 19.4 18.1-20.7
RACE
White 5,125 4,475 85.1 83.6-86.5 650 14.9 13.5-16.4
African American 1,384 1,105 80.1 77.3-82.7 279 19.9 17.3-22.7
Asian 68 63 91.4 79.3-96.8 5 8.6 3.2-20.7
Native American 154 122 77.3 66.7-85.2 32 22.7 14.8-33.3
Other Minorities 374 170 39.2 33.1-45.5 204 60.8 54.5-66.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 405 200 43.9 38.0-50.0 205 56.1 50.0-62.0
-English Speaking 177 143 80.3 72.0-86.7 34 19.7 13.3-28.0
-Spanish Speaking 227 57 21.4 15.8-28.3 170 78.6 71.7-84.2
Non-Hispanic 6,717 5,751 83.9 82.6-85.2 966 16.1 14.8-17.4
AGE
18-24 386 264 68.2 62.2-73.7 122 31.8 26.3-37.8
25-34 1,211 914 72.8 69.6-75.8 297 27.2 24.2-30.4
35-44 1,664 1,405 84.8 82.6-86.7 259 15.2 13.3-17.4
45-54 1,943 1,671 86.4 84.4-88.2 272 13.6 11.8-15.6
55-64 1,926 1,702 88.1 86.2-89.8 224 11.9 10.2-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 746 446 50.7 45.7-55.7 300 49.3 44.3-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,068 1,621 74.3 71.4-77.1 447 25.7 22.9-28.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,991 1,700 83.6 81.2-85.9 291 16.4 14.1-18.8
College Graduate 2,317 2,184 93.8 92.4-95.0 133 6.2 5.0- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 742 458 55.3 50.3-60.2 284 44.7 39.8-49.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,110 752 63.3 59.5-67.0 358 36.7 33.0-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 858 698 77.3 72.6-81.4 160 22.7 18.6-27.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,101 990 87.3 84.0-90.0 111 12.7 10.0-16.0
$50,000-74,999 1,041 1,009 95.1 92.1-97.0 32 4.9 3.0- 7.9
$75,000+ 1,431 1,396 96.9 95.5-97.9 35 3.1 2.1- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,249 1,837 78.6 76.1-80.9 412 21.4 19.1-23.9
No 4,662 3,957 82.2 80.6-83.7 705 17.8 16.3-19.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 168 90.2 84.5-94.0 20 9.8 6.0-15.5
Non-Veteran 6,931 5,780 80.4 79.0-81.7 1,151 19.6 18.3-21.0

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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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