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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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 625 501 81.3 77.1-84.8 124 18.7 15.2-22.9
AGE
18-24 33 24 75.8 56.1-88.5 9 24.2 11.5-43.9
25-34 121 96 81.6 72.4-88.2 25 18.4 11.8-27.6
35-44 190 158 82.6 75.1-88.3 32 17.4 11.7-24.9
45-54 181 143 80.9 73.5-86.6 38 19.1 13.4-26.5
55-64 100 80 84.1 74.7-90.4 20 15.9 9.6-25.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 31 69.9 54.0-82.2 19 30.1 17.8-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 199 144 72.4 63.5-79.8 55 27.6 20.2-36.5
Some Post-H.S. 194 162 83.8 76.1-89.3 32 16.2 10.7-23.9
College Graduate 182 164 90.3 83.5-94.5 18 9.7 5.5-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 22 46.9 29.6-64.9 19 53.1 35.1-70.4
$15,000- 24,999 157 108 71.1 61.7-79.0 49 28.9 21.0-38.3
$25,000- 34,999 118 95 79.8 66.7-88.6 23 20.2 11.4-33.3
$35,000- 49,999 104 89 82.0 68.8-90.4 15 18.0 9.6-31.2
$50,000-74,999 88 81 92.0 81.2-96.8 7 8.0 3.2-18.8
$75,000+ 65 65 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 89 68 81.2 69.7-89.0 21 18.8 11.0-30.3
No 490 396 81.5 76.6-85.5 94 18.5 14.5-23.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 24 88.7 67.5-96.8 3 11.3 3.2-32.5
Non-Veteran 598 477 81.0 76.7-84.7 121 19.0 15.3-23.3

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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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