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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 677 607 85.0 80.7-88.5 70 15.0 11.5-19.3
GENDER
Male 274 242 84.0 77.2-89.0 32 16.0 11.0-22.8
Female 403 365 86.1 80.0-90.5 38 13.9 9.5-20.0
RACE
White 462 442 96.5 94.2-97.9 20 3.5 2.1- 5.8
Other 213 163 69.2 60.6-76.7 50 30.8 23.3-39.4
AGE
18-44 200 169 80.9 73.0-86.9 31 19.1 13.1-27.0
45+ 467 429 89.0 84.6-92.2 38 11.0 7.8-15.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 142 67.5 57.4-76.2 40 32.5 23.8-42.6
Some College + 491 461 93.0 89.1-95.5 30 7.0 4.5-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 218 70.7 61.8-78.3 49 29.3 21.7-38.2
$50,000+ 316 304 96.0 92.7-97.9 12 4.0 2.1- 7.3

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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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