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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 563 459 75.8 69.3-81.3 104 24.2 18.7-30.7
AGE
18-24 29 17 45.9 25.8-67.4 12 54.1 32.6-74.2
25-34 68 51 72.6 56.8-84.3 17 27.4 15.7-43.2
35-44 132 109 85.0 77.0-90.6 23 15.0 9.4-23.0
45-54 179 148 82.0 73.6-88.1 31 18.0 11.9-26.4
55-64 155 134 85.1 75.1-91.6 21 14.9 8.4-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 49 60.4 39.6-78.0 19 39.6 22.0-60.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 233 179 69.4 58.4-78.7 54 30.6 21.3-41.6
Some Post-H.S. 143 123 81.9 70.7-89.5 20 18.1 10.5-29.3
College Graduate 119 108 89.8 80.1-95.1 11 10.2 4.9-19.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 34 40.0 25.9-55.8 33 60.0 44.2-74.1
$15,000- 24,999 100 74 60.2 41.9-76.0 26 39.8 24.0-58.1
$25,000- 34,999 63 50 61.5 38.7-80.2 13 38.5 19.8-61.3
$35,000- 49,999 108 92 86.8 76.9-92.8 16 13.2 7.2-23.1
$50,000-74,999 79 75 90.5 75.6-96.7 4 9.5 3.3-24.4
$75,000+ 96 94 99.2 96.6-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 206 163 72.8 61.1-82.0 43 27.2 18.0-38.9
No 330 272 76.4 68.0-83.2 58 23.6 16.8-32.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 166 85.0 69.5-93.4 18 15.0 6.6-30.5
Non-Veteran 379 293 72.4 64.9-78.9 86 27.6 21.1-35.1

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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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