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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,890 9,067 79.0 77.7-80.4 1,823 21.0 19.6-22.3
-Buncombe County 234 195 82.4 75.4-87.8 39 17.6 12.2-24.6
GENDER
Male 92 75 79.7 67.1-88.3 17 20.3 11.7-32.9
Female 142 120 84.7 76.4-90.5 22 15.3 9.5-23.6
RACE
White 211 179 85.2 78.2-90.2 32 14.8 9.8-21.8
Other 23 16 57.8 32.3-79.7 7 42.2 20.3-67.7
AGE
18-44 75 60 80.2 68.1-88.4 15 19.8 11.6-31.9
45+ 159 135 84.8 76.4-90.6 24 15.2 9.4-23.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 52 69.0 53.9-80.9 19 31.0 19.1-46.1
Some College + 163 143 89.0 81.8-93.6 20 11.0 6.4-18.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 88 70.8 59.1-80.3 31 29.2 19.7-40.9
$50,000+ 98 94 95.6 87.1-98.6 4 4.4 1.4-12.9

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

^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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