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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,890 9,067 79.0 77.7-80.4 1,823 21.0 19.6-22.3
-Mecklenburg County 481 416 82.9 77.8-87.0 65 17.1 13.0-22.2
GENDER
Male 198 169 82.3 74.6-88.0 29 17.7 12.0-25.4
Female 283 247 83.6 76.5-88.8 36 16.4 11.2-23.5
RACE
White 315 296 96.0 93.2-97.6 19 4.0 2.4- 6.8
Other 166 120 66.5 57.1-74.8 46 33.5 25.2-42.9
AGE
18-44 200 169 80.9 73.0-86.9 31 19.1 13.1-27.0
45+ 281 247 85.7 79.9-90.0 34 14.3 10.0-20.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 78 61.8 50.1-72.2 37 38.2 27.8-49.9
Some College + 365 337 92.2 87.7-95.2 28 7.8 4.8-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 118 63.7 53.0-73.2 45 36.3 26.8-47.0
$50,000+ 270 259 96.0 92.5-97.9 11 4.0 2.1- 7.5

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