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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Health Care Access

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%)
North Carolina 15,808 13,905 82.2 81.0-83.3 1,903 17.8 16.7-19.0
-Buncombe County 345 304 85.6 79.8-89.9 41 14.4 10.1-20.2
GENDER
Male 127 108 82.1 71.3-89.4 19 17.9 10.6-28.7
Female 218 196 88.3 81.7-92.7 22 11.7 7.3-18.3
RACE
White 311 277 87.7 82.0-91.8 34 12.3 8.2-18.0
Other 32 25 65.3 41.3-83.5 7 34.7 16.5-58.7
AGE
18-44 75 60 80.2 68.1-88.4 15 19.8 11.6-31.9
45+ 269 243 89.2 83.3-93.2 26 10.8 6.8-16.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 96 75.9 63.3-85.2 19 24.1 14.8-36.7
Some College + 229 207 90.4 84.5-94.2 22 9.6 5.8-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 154 77.7 68.2-85.0 31 22.3 15.0-31.8
$50,000+ 123 118 95.6 88.4-98.4 5 4.4 1.6-11.6

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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