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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,762 1,410 76.2 72.6-79.4 352 23.8 20.6-27.4
GENDER
Males 563 459 75.8 69.3-81.3 104 24.2 18.7-30.7
Females 1,199 951 76.4 72.6-79.9 248 23.6 20.1-27.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 14 93.8 65.2-99.2 1 6.2 0.8-34.8
Non-Hispanic 1,746 1,395 76.0 72.4-79.3 351 24.0 20.7-27.6
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
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 147 61.7 49.2-72.8 56 38.3 27.2-50.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 636 482 71.3 64.4-77.3 154 28.7 22.7-35.6
Some Post-H.S. 482 391 78.6 72.7-83.5 91 21.4 16.5-27.3
College Graduate 440 389 87.0 81.9-90.8 51 13.0 9.2-18.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 270 170 55.2 46.3-63.7 100 44.8 36.3-53.7
$15,000- 24,999 362 253 63.8 54.0-72.6 109 36.2 27.4-46.0
$25,000- 34,999 236 187 68.9 56.6-79.1 49 31.1 20.9-43.4
$35,000- 49,999 276 239 84.5 77.3-89.8 37 15.5 10.2-22.7
$50,000-74,999 232 214 87.7 79.2-93.1 18 12.3 6.9-20.8
$75,000+ 224 218 96.4 91.0-98.6 6 3.6 1.4- 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 591 466 73.1 66.4-78.9 125 26.9 21.1-33.6
No 1,089 880 77.7 73.2-81.7 209 22.3 18.3-26.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 205 83.4 70.7-91.3 28 16.6 8.7-29.3
Non-Veteran 1,529 1,205 74.9 71.1-78.3 324 25.1 21.7-28.9

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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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