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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 334 293 86.8 81.4-90.8 41 13.2 9.2-18.6
AGE
18-24 12 7 55.7 24.2-83.3 5 44.3 16.7-75.8
25-34 48 41 87.5 74.6-94.4 7 12.5 5.6-25.4
35-44 92 83 92.0 83.1-96.4 9 8.0 3.6-16.9
45-54 123 106 85.7 76.1-91.8 17 14.3 8.2-23.9
55-64 59 56 96.5 88.9-99.0 3 3.5 1.0-11.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 15 11 65.9 32.3-88.7 4 34.1 11.3-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 134 111 81.3 71.3-88.3 23 18.7 11.7-28.7
Some Post-H.S. 92 85 90.9 78.7-96.4 7 9.1 3.6-21.3
College Graduate 93 86 93.5 85.7-97.2 7 6.5 2.8-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 10 3 25.3 7.0-60.3 7 74.7 39.7-93.0
$15,000- 24,999 45 34 79.2 62.9-89.5 11 20.8 10.5-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 40 33 78.6 59.2-90.3 7 21.4 9.7-40.8
$35,000- 49,999 74 67 90.6 79.6-96.0 7 9.4 4.0-20.4
$50,000-74,999 64 62 93.6 74.1-98.7 2 6.4 1.3-25.9
$75,000+ 82 81 99.5 96.5-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 70 57 79.4 63.5-89.5 13 20.6 10.5-36.5
No 248 221 88.2 82.3-92.3 27 11.8 7.7-17.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 112 104 96.2 92.0-98.3 8 3.8 1.7- 8.0
Non-Veteran 222 189 83.0 75.8-88.4 33 17.0 11.6-24.2

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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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