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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 154 132 79.5 66.2-88.4 22 20.5 11.6-33.8
GENDER
Male 73 62 76.6 56.9-89.0 11 23.4 11.0-43.1
Female 81 70 83.1 64.7-92.9 11 16.9 7.1-35.3
RACE
White 128 114 85.7 73.1-93.0 14 14.3 7.0-26.9
Other 26 18 62.9 34.1-84.7 8 37.1 15.3-65.9
AGE
18-44 70 56 73.7 54.9-86.6 14 26.3 13.4-45.1
45+ 84 76 89.6 79.0-95.2 8 10.4 4.8-21.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 49 64.4 44.3-80.4 16 35.6 19.6-55.7
Some College + 89 83 91.2 72.9-97.6 6 8.8 2.4-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 40 63.5 41.9-80.8 18 36.5 19.2-58.1
$50,000+ 81 80 93.2 65.4-99.0 1 6.8 1.0-34.6

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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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