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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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 297 254 83.5 76.8-88.6 43 16.5 11.4-23.2
AGE
18-24 21 15 68.1 42.4-86.1 6 31.9 13.9-57.6
25-34 55 45 80.7 65.1-90.4 10 19.3 9.6-34.9
35-44 72 62 87.9 75.4-94.5 10 12.1 5.5-24.6
45-54 97 86 89.0 79.5-94.4 11 11.0 5.6-20.5
55-64 52 46 90.6 79.0-96.1 6 9.4 3.9-21.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 33 22 66.3 42.5-84.0 11 33.7 16.0-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 101 86 82.1 69.5-90.3 15 17.9 9.7-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 99 88 87.7 75.0-94.4 11 12.3 5.6-25.0
College Graduate 64 58 89.2 74.0-96.0 6 10.8 4.0-26.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 9 4 33.2 8.3-73.3 5 66.8 26.7-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 42 30 63.0 41.6-80.3 12 37.0 19.7-58.4
$25,000- 34,999 57 45 75.0 56.0-87.6 12 25.0 12.4-44.0
$35,000- 49,999 65 62 95.6 83.4-98.9 3 4.4 1.1-16.6
$50,000-74,999 50 47 93.9 82.0-98.1 3 6.1 1.9-18.0
$75,000+ 49 48 99.1 94.0-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 48 37 73.2 51.6-87.5 11 26.8 12.5-48.4
No 229 200 85.7 78.3-90.8 29 14.3 9.2-21.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 79 86.7 71.2-94.5 8 13.3 5.5-28.8
Non-Veteran 210 175 82.7 74.9-88.5 35 17.3 11.5-25.1

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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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