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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 729 586 78.8 74.4-82.6 143 21.2 17.4-25.6
AGE
18-24 23 15 72.3 47.7-88.2 8 27.7 11.8-52.3
25-34 144 115 81.4 72.4-88.0 29 18.6 12.0-27.6
35-44 201 169 81.3 71.5-88.3 32 18.7 11.7-28.5
45-54 235 183 75.9 67.8-82.5 52 24.1 17.5-32.2
55-64 126 104 77.7 65.8-86.3 22 22.3 13.7-34.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 23 43.5 27.0-61.6 21 56.5 38.4-73.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 234 174 74.2 65.6-81.3 60 25.8 18.7-34.4
Some Post-H.S. 221 184 83.4 76.5-88.6 37 16.6 11.4-23.5
College Graduate 230 205 84.6 76.2-90.5 25 15.4 9.5-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 22 50.2 32.4-67.8 27 49.8 32.2-67.6
$15,000- 24,999 158 103 66.1 55.8-75.1 55 33.9 24.9-44.2
$25,000- 34,999 125 101 75.3 63.9-84.0 24 24.7 16.0-36.1
$35,000- 49,999 123 111 86.5 75.1-93.2 12 13.5 6.8-24.9
$50,000-74,999 121 111 87.1 72.4-94.6 10 12.9 5.4-27.6
$75,000+ 103 100 94.3 81.3-98.4 3 5.7 1.6-18.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 114 81 67.1 53.9-78.1 33 32.9 21.9-46.1
No 576 475 81.9 77.4-85.7 101 18.1 14.3-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 39 31 78.7 57.2-91.1 8 21.3 8.9-42.8
Non-Veteran 690 555 78.8 74.3-82.7 135 21.2 17.3-25.7

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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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