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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

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 2,783 2,394 80.1 77.7-82.2 389 19.9 17.8-22.3
RACE
White 2,025 1,873 90.1 87.9-91.9 152 9.9 8.1-12.1
African American 363 323 87.5 82.3-91.3 40 12.5 8.7-17.7
Asian 25 22 88.7 65.5-97.0 3 11.3 3.0-34.5
Native American 50 39 66.3 41.4-84.6 11 33.7 15.4-58.6
Other Minorities 308 126 36.3 29.7-43.4 182 63.7 56.6-70.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 306 125 35.6 29.0-42.7 181 64.4 57.3-71.0
-English Speaking 63 51 72.3 54.5-85.1 12 27.7 14.9-45.5
-Spanish Speaking 243 74 30.3 23.4-38.3 169 69.7 61.7-76.6
Non-Hispanic 2,475 2,267 89.4 87.4-91.1 208 10.6 8.9-12.6
AGE
18-24 146 83 60.6 51.1-69.4 63 39.4 30.6-48.9
25-34 529 398 72.1 67.1-76.6 131 27.9 23.4-32.9
35-44 774 679 85.0 81.1-88.1 95 15.0 11.9-18.9
45-54 774 715 90.5 87.3-92.9 59 9.5 7.1-12.7
55-64 560 519 93.0 89.9-95.1 41 7.0 4.9-10.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 160 41.5 34.5-48.8 157 58.5 51.2-65.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 852 699 73.9 69.4-78.0 153 26.1 22.0-30.6
Some Post-H.S. 630 577 90.2 86.0-93.3 53 9.8 6.7-14.0
College Graduate 979 953 97.0 95.2-98.2 26 3.0 1.8- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 24 38.3 23.4-55.8 43 61.7 44.2-76.6
$15,000- 24,999 336 176 45.7 38.9-52.7 160 54.3 47.3-61.1
$25,000- 34,999 325 267 78.9 72.2-84.4 58 21.1 15.6-27.8
$35,000- 49,999 484 439 88.8 84.4-92.1 45 11.2 7.9-15.6
$50,000-74,999 523 500 92.0 86.1-95.5 23 8.0 4.5-13.9
$75,000+ 821 811 98.6 97.0-99.3 10 1.4 0.7- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 583 500 79.3 73.7-84.0 83 20.7 16.0-26.3
No 2,100 1,814 80.5 77.8-82.9 286 19.5 17.1-22.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 630 93.2 90.1-95.4 40 6.8 4.6- 9.9
Non-Veteran 2,102 1,756 76.9 74.2-79.5 346 23.1 20.5-25.8

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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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