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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,199 951 76.4 72.6-79.9 248 23.6 20.1-27.4
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
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 98 63.0 49.2-74.9 37 37.0 25.1-50.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 403 303 73.5 66.0-79.8 100 26.5 20.2-34.0
Some Post-H.S. 339 268 76.1 69.1-82.0 71 23.9 18.0-30.9
College Graduate 321 281 85.1 78.7-89.9 40 14.9 10.1-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 136 65.5 56.7-73.3 67 34.5 26.7-43.3
$15,000- 24,999 262 179 66.7 58.2-74.3 83 33.3 25.7-41.8
$25,000- 34,999 173 137 74.0 62.9-82.7 36 26.0 17.3-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 168 147 82.0 70.3-89.8 21 18.0 10.2-29.7
$50,000-74,999 153 139 85.1 73.1-92.3 14 14.9 7.7-26.9
$75,000+ 128 124 93.6 82.8-97.8 4 6.4 2.2-17.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 385 303 73.4 66.4-79.4 82 26.6 20.6-33.6
No 759 608 78.8 74.0-82.9 151 21.2 17.1-26.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 39 74.3 52.6-88.2 10 25.7 11.8-47.4
Non-Veteran 1,150 912 76.5 72.6-80.1 238 23.5 19.9-27.4

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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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