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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,658 1,386 79.8 76.6-82.8 272 20.2 17.2-23.4
AGE
18-24 51 36 66.7 47.5-81.6 15 33.3 18.4-52.5
25-34 203 159 78.6 70.8-84.7 44 21.4 15.3-29.2
35-44 280 226 77.9 69.6-84.5 54 22.1 15.5-30.4
45-54 356 272 74.4 67.7-80.1 84 25.6 19.9-32.3
55-64 309 258 80.6 73.8-85.9 51 19.4 14.1-26.2
65-74 260 249 95.8 91.1-98.0 11 4.2 2.0- 8.9
75+ 179 171 96.3 91.9-98.3 8 3.7 1.7- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 266 78.3 69.1-85.4 48 21.7 14.6-30.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 440 77.2 70.7-82.5 107 22.8 17.5-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 412 336 78.0 71.6-83.3 76 22.0 16.7-28.4
College Graduate 382 341 86.3 80.4-90.6 41 13.7 9.4-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 255 73.9 67.0-79.7 73 26.1 20.3-33.0
$15,000- 24,999 373 284 72.0 64.8-78.2 89 28.0 21.8-35.2
$25,000- 34,999 210 173 76.8 66.8-84.5 37 23.2 15.5-33.2
$35,000- 49,999 195 173 83.8 73.0-90.8 22 16.2 9.2-27.0
$50,000-74,999 165 151 85.6 74.0-92.6 14 14.4 7.4-26.0
$75,000+ 141 136 93.5 83.6-97.6 5 6.5 2.4-16.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 653 560 80.5 75.4-84.8 93 19.5 15.2-24.6
No 936 773 80.6 76.3-84.3 163 19.4 15.7-23.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 42 76.5 55.6-89.4 10 23.5 10.6-44.4
Non-Veteran 1,606 1,344 80.0 76.6-82.9 262 20.0 17.1-23.4

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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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