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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 726 616 78.5 72.7-83.3 110 21.5 16.7-27.3
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
65-74 93 90 96.3 87.8-99.0 3 3.7 1.0-12.2
75+ 63 60 94.4 81.7-98.5 3 5.6 1.5-18.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 107 70.5 52.9-83.6 22 29.5 16.4-47.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 232 72.8 62.6-81.0 56 27.2 19.0-37.4
Some Post-H.S. 172 152 83.5 73.1-90.4 20 16.5 9.6-26.9
College Graduate 134 122 90.0 81.0-95.0 12 10.0 5.0-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 71 51.5 37.8-64.9 34 48.5 35.1-62.2
$15,000- 24,999 135 107 66.0 48.9-79.8 28 34.0 20.2-51.1
$25,000- 34,999 94 80 68.5 47.0-84.2 14 31.5 15.8-53.0
$35,000- 49,999 129 113 88.3 79.4-93.6 16 11.7 6.4-20.6
$50,000-74,999 88 83 90.1 76.4-96.2 5 9.9 3.8-23.6
$75,000+ 101 99 99.2 96.7-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 293 248 77.9 67.9-85.4 45 22.1 14.6-32.1
No 393 332 77.8 69.9-84.1 61 22.2 15.9-30.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 224 87.3 74.3-94.2 20 12.7 5.8-25.7
Non-Veteran 482 392 74.8 67.9-80.7 90 25.2 19.3-32.1

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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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