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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs, or government plans such as Medicare?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,496 1,242 80.8 77.7-83.6 254 19.2 16.4-22.3
AGE
18-24 60 40 65.4 49.3-78.6 20 34.6 21.4-50.7
25-34 198 153 78.5 70.7-84.7 45 21.5 15.3-29.3
35-44 264 216 80.7 74.3-85.9 48 19.3 14.1-25.7
45-54 305 223 74.0 67.2-79.7 82 26.0 20.3-32.8
55-64 300 252 85.7 80.7-89.6 48 14.3 10.4-19.3
65-74 220 215 98.2 93.6-99.5 5 1.8 0.5- 6.4
75+ 136 134 98.9 95.5-99.8 2 1.1 0.2- 4.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 301 251 77.6 67.5-85.2 50 22.4 14.8-32.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 498 386 75.5 70.0-80.4 112 24.5 19.6-30.0
Some Post-H.S. 393 331 82.7 76.7-87.4 62 17.3 12.6-23.3
College Graduate 303 273 89.1 83.8-92.8 30 10.9 7.2-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 226 76.5 69.3-82.5 55 23.5 17.5-30.7
$15,000- 24,999 348 262 74.2 67.5-79.9 86 25.8 20.1-32.5
$25,000- 34,999 219 176 76.5 67.0-83.9 43 23.5 16.1-33.0
$35,000- 49,999 178 153 82.3 72.8-88.9 25 17.7 11.1-27.2
$50,000-74,999 136 121 86.3 75.4-92.9 15 13.7 7.1-24.6
$75,000+ 98 93 96.1 90.2-98.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 555 477 85.2 80.7-88.8 78 14.8 11.2-19.3
No 854 694 78.7 74.4-82.6 160 21.3 17.4-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 41 88.8 75.6-95.3 7 11.2 4.7-24.4
Non-Veteran 1,448 1,201 80.6 77.3-83.4 247 19.4 16.6-22.7

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^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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