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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 287 260 89.7 84.2-93.4 27 10.3 6.6-15.8
GENDER
Male 135 120 87.1 78.5-92.6 15 12.9 7.4-21.5
Female 152 140 93.6 88.1-96.6 12 6.4 3.4-11.9
RACE
White 184 175 97.7 95.2-98.9 9 2.3 1.1- 4.8
Other 103 85 79.6 68.5-87.5 18 20.4 12.5-31.5
AGE
18-44 134 123 90.0 81.6-94.8 11 10.0 5.2-18.4
45+ 153 137 89.1 81.5-93.8 16 10.9 6.2-18.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 50 71.9 56.2-83.7 16 28.1 16.3-43.8
Some College + 221 210 96.0 92.3-97.9 11 4.0 2.1- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 77 72.4 59.2-82.5 22 27.6 17.5-40.8
$50,000+ 172 169 98.6 95.4-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6

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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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