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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,063 879 82.6 79.3-85.5 184 17.4 14.5-20.7
GENDER
Males 334 293 86.8 81.4-90.8 41 13.2 9.2-18.6
Females 729 586 78.8 74.4-82.6 143 21.2 17.4-25.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 5 81.4 28.4-98.0 1 18.6 2.0-71.6
Non-Hispanic 1,057 874 82.6 79.3-85.5 183 17.4 14.5-20.7
AGE
18-24 35 22 63.7 42.3-80.8 13 36.3 19.2-57.7
25-34 192 156 83.8 76.8-89.0 36 16.2 11.0-23.2
35-44 293 252 86.7 80.4-91.3 41 13.3 8.7-19.6
45-54 358 289 80.8 74.8-85.6 69 19.2 14.4-25.2
55-64 185 160 86.3 78.6-91.5 25 13.7 8.5-21.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 34 52.4 36.1-68.2 25 47.6 31.8-63.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 368 285 77.9 71.5-83.2 83 22.1 16.8-28.5
Some Post-H.S. 313 269 86.7 81.0-90.9 44 13.3 9.1-19.0
College Graduate 323 291 88.6 82.9-92.5 32 11.4 7.5-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 25 42.6 27.0-59.9 34 57.4 40.1-73.0
$15,000- 24,999 203 137 70.7 62.0-78.1 66 29.3 21.9-38.0
$25,000- 34,999 165 134 76.6 66.9-84.1 31 23.4 15.9-33.1
$35,000- 49,999 197 178 88.7 81.4-93.4 19 11.3 6.6-18.6
$50,000-74,999 185 173 90.4 80.3-95.6 12 9.6 4.4-19.7
$75,000+ 185 181 97.1 90.9-99.1 4 2.9 0.9- 9.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 184 138 73.7 63.7-81.7 46 26.3 18.3-36.3
No 824 696 84.8 81.3-87.8 128 15.2 12.2-18.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 135 93.4 88.3-96.4 16 6.6 3.6-11.7
Non-Veteran 912 744 80.5 76.7-83.8 168 19.5 16.2-23.3

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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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