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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

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 4,140 3,626 85.0 83.3-86.6 514 15.0 13.4-16.7
RACE
White 2,959 2,690 88.7 86.8-90.4 269 11.3 9.6-13.2
African American 856 699 82.1 78.7-85.1 157 17.9 14.9-21.3
Asian 41 36 85.4 66.9-94.4 5 14.6 5.6-33.1
Native American 89 77 82.4 66.3-91.7 12 17.6 8.3-33.7
Other Minorities 182 111 52.2 42.8-61.4 71 47.8 38.6-57.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 198 128 58.0 49.0-66.5 70 42.0 33.5-51.0
-English Speaking 99 85 85.6 74.3-92.4 14 14.4 7.6-25.7
-Spanish Speaking 99 43 36.1 25.9-47.8 56 63.9 52.2-74.1
Non-Hispanic 3,939 3,495 86.9 85.3-88.5 444 13.1 11.5-14.7
AGE
18-24 187 130 66.1 57.3-74.0 57 33.9 26.0-42.7
25-34 767 631 80.6 76.9-83.8 136 19.4 16.2-23.1
35-44 1,083 968 90.4 88.2-92.2 115 9.6 7.8-11.8
45-54 1,282 1,152 90.0 87.7-92.0 130 10.0 8.0-12.3
55-64 821 745 90.2 87.1-92.6 76 9.8 7.4-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 267 167 56.6 48.3-64.5 100 43.4 35.5-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,150 937 76.8 72.9-80.4 213 23.2 19.6-27.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,209 1,067 85.9 82.7-88.7 142 14.1 11.3-17.3
College Graduate 1,512 1,454 95.6 94.0-96.8 58 4.4 3.2- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 95 41.6 33.2-50.6 111 58.4 49.4-66.8
$15,000- 24,999 605 431 67.7 62.5-72.4 174 32.3 27.6-37.5
$25,000- 34,999 545 470 82.7 76.3-87.7 75 17.3 12.3-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 736 683 89.7 85.5-92.7 53 10.3 7.3-14.5
$50,000-74,999 742 729 97.3 94.2-98.7 13 2.7 1.3- 5.8
$75,000+ 961 945 97.6 95.7-98.6 16 2.4 1.4- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 895 759 82.3 78.4-85.5 136 17.7 14.5-21.6
No 3,108 2,757 86.5 84.6-88.2 351 13.5 11.8-15.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 122 108 91.0 84.2-95.0 14 9.0 5.0-15.8
Non-Veteran 4,013 3,513 84.8 83.0-86.4 500 15.2 13.6-17.0

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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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