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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 413 352 78.0 70.2-84.3 61 22.0 15.7-29.8
GENDER
Male 171 143 76.2 63.4-85.5 28 23.8 14.5-36.6
Female 242 209 79.7 69.7-87.0 33 20.3 13.0-30.3
RACE
White 352 308 80.8 72.5-87.1 44 19.2 12.9-27.5
Other 61 44 68.4 48.3-83.4 17 31.6 16.6-51.7
AGE
18-44 110 83 69.4 55.5-80.5 27 30.6 19.5-44.5
45+ 301 267 86.3 80.7-90.4 34 13.7 9.6-19.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 179 67.9 56.3-77.6 42 32.1 22.4-43.7
Some College + 192 173 89.6 80.2-94.8 19 10.4 5.2-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 174 71.3 60.5-80.1 47 28.7 19.9-39.5
$50,000+ 124 118 91.6 76.0-97.4 6 8.4 2.6-24.0

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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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