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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Health Care Access

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

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  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

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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 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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