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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,384 2,002 79.2 76.1-82.0 382 20.8 18.0-23.9
GENDER
Males 726 616 78.5 72.7-83.3 110 21.5 16.7-27.3
Females 1,658 1,386 79.8 76.6-82.8 272 20.2 17.2-23.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 22 88.1 66.1-96.6 3 11.9 3.4-33.9
Non-Hispanic 2,347 1,969 79.1 75.9-81.9 378 20.9 18.1-24.1
AGE
18-24 80 53 55.2 39.9-69.5 27 44.8 30.5-60.1
25-34 271 210 76.2 68.5-82.5 61 23.8 17.5-31.5
35-44 412 335 81.4 75.7-86.0 77 18.6 14.0-24.3
45-54 535 420 78.1 72.9-82.4 115 21.9 17.6-27.1
55-64 464 392 82.7 77.1-87.1 72 17.3 12.9-22.9
65-74 353 339 96.0 92.3-98.0 14 4.0 2.0- 7.7
75+ 242 231 95.6 91.2-97.9 11 4.4 2.1- 8.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 373 75.1 66.0-82.4 70 24.9 17.6-34.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 835 672 74.8 68.7-80.1 163 25.2 19.9-31.3
Some Post-H.S. 584 488 80.3 74.9-84.8 96 19.7 15.2-25.1
College Graduate 516 463 87.8 83.1-91.3 53 12.2 8.7-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 433 326 65.2 57.7-72.1 107 34.8 27.9-42.3
$15,000- 24,999 508 391 69.4 60.7-76.8 117 30.6 23.2-39.3
$25,000- 34,999 304 253 73.3 62.2-82.1 51 26.7 17.9-37.8
$35,000- 49,999 324 286 86.2 79.6-90.9 38 13.8 9.1-20.4
$50,000-74,999 253 234 87.9 79.7-93.0 19 12.1 7.0-20.3
$75,000+ 242 235 96.4 91.3-98.5 7 3.6 1.5- 8.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 946 808 79.3 74.0-83.7 138 20.7 16.3-26.0
No 1,329 1,105 79.3 75.2-82.9 224 20.7 17.1-24.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 266 85.8 74.9-92.4 30 14.2 7.6-25.1
Non-Veteran 2,088 1,736 78.0 74.7-81.0 352 22.0 19.0-25.3

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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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