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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,984 4,563 89.4 88.0-90.7 421 10.6 9.3-12.0
GENDER
Male 2,025 1,873 90.1 87.9-91.9 152 9.9 8.1-12.1
Female 2,959 2,690 88.7 86.8-90.4 269 11.3 9.6-13.2
AGE
18-24 178 131 74.1 65.6-81.1 47 25.9 18.9-34.4
25-34 795 702 87.1 83.7-89.8 93 12.9 10.2-16.3
35-44 1,324 1,231 93.5 91.7-94.9 93 6.5 5.1- 8.3
45-54 1,556 1,446 92.5 90.5-94.1 110 7.5 5.9- 9.5
55-64 1,131 1,053 93.2 91.1-94.8 78 6.8 5.2- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 160 68.7 58.8-77.1 63 31.3 22.9-41.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,324 1,142 81.6 78.1-84.7 182 18.4 15.3-21.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,387 1,264 89.4 86.4-91.8 123 10.6 8.2-13.6
College Graduate 2,046 1,993 97.2 96.0-98.1 53 2.8 1.9- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 45 39.1 26.5-53.2 63 60.9 46.8-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 426 295 63.4 56.2-70.1 131 36.6 29.9-43.8
$25,000- 34,999 533 464 84.7 78.9-89.2 69 15.3 10.8-21.1
$35,000- 49,999 909 845 90.4 87.0-93.0 64 9.6 7.0-13.0
$50,000-74,999 1,041 1,018 95.3 91.6-97.4 23 4.7 2.6- 8.4
$75,000+ 1,577 1,557 98.3 97.2-99.0 20 1.7 1.0- 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,108 989 86.1 82.2-89.2 119 13.9 10.8-17.8
No 3,744 3,457 90.5 88.9-91.9 287 9.5 8.1-11.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 608 573 93.9 90.8-96.0 35 6.1 4.0- 9.2
Non-Veteran 4,367 3,984 88.8 87.2-90.2 383 11.2 9.8-12.8

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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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