SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Under Age 65)*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,355 5,564 83.7 82.0-85.3 791 16.3 14.7-18.0
-Buncombe County 122 106 86.2 75.9-92.6 16 13.8 7.4-24.1
GENDER
Male 49 41 80.5 61.9-91.3 8 19.5 8.7-38.1
Female 73 65 91.2 80.0-96.4 8 8.8 3.6-20.0
RACE
White 109 96 88.8 78.8-94.5 13 11.2 5.5-21.2
Other 13 10 67.3 30.5-90.6 3 32.7 9.4-69.5
AGE
18-44 45 39 82.3 64.4-92.3 6 17.7 7.7-35.6
45+ 77 67 91.1 82.6-95.7 10 8.9 4.3-17.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 19 67.9 44.0-85.1 10 32.1 14.9-56.0
Some College + 93 87 92.9 81.2-97.5 6 7.1 2.5-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 38 72.0 53.1-85.3 13 28.0 14.7-46.9
$50,000+ 65 64 97.5 84.2-99.6 1 2.5 0.4-15.8

Back to Derived Variables and Risk Factors.

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

Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook