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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,890 9,067 79.0 77.7-80.4 1,823 21.0 19.6-22.3
GENDER
Male 4,282 3,561 77.1 74.7-79.2 721 22.9 20.8-25.3
Female 6,608 5,506 81.0 79.5-82.5 1,102 19.0 17.5-20.5
RACE
White 8,131 7,111 86.6 85.4-87.8 1,020 13.4 12.2-14.6
African American 1,762 1,410 76.2 72.6-79.4 352 23.8 20.6-27.4
Asian 91 81 87.9 72.4-95.3 10 12.1 4.7-27.6
Native American 248 178 67.6 58.9-75.3 70 32.4 24.7-41.1
Other Minorities 614 256 34.1 28.9-39.7 358 65.9 60.3-71.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 570 223 30.7 25.7-36.2 347 69.3 63.8-74.3
-English Speaking 184 145 67.2 50.1-80.7 39 32.8 19.3-49.9
-Spanish Speaking 386 78 19.0 14.2-25.0 308 81.0 75.0-85.8
Non-Hispanic 10,308 8,834 84.0 82.7-85.1 1,474 16.0 14.9-17.3
AGE
18-24 468 309 64.3 58.1-70.1 159 35.7 29.9-41.9
25-34 1,511 1,152 72.5 69.3-75.5 359 27.5 24.5-30.7
35-44 2,451 2,021 82.1 80.0-84.1 430 17.9 15.9-20.0
45-54 3,079 2,617 85.1 83.3-86.7 462 14.9 13.3-16.7
55-64 3,381 2,968 87.5 85.9-88.9 413 12.5 11.1-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,177 671 43.3 39.0-47.6 506 56.7 52.4-61.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,048 2,378 74.6 71.6-77.3 670 25.4 22.7-28.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,005 2,585 83.7 81.4-85.8 420 16.3 14.2-18.6
College Graduate 3,654 3,427 94.2 93.1-95.1 227 5.8 4.9- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,028 577 43.9 38.9-48.9 451 56.1 51.1-61.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,516 956 51.7 47.3-56.1 560 48.3 43.9-52.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,096 846 71.3 66.4-75.8 250 28.7 24.2-33.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,589 1,411 85.5 82.5-88.0 178 14.5 12.0-17.5
$50,000-74,999 1,781 1,678 93.0 90.8-94.7 103 7.0 5.3- 9.2
$75,000+ 2,784 2,717 97.2 96.1-98.0 67 2.8 2.0- 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,443 2,793 77.3 74.8-79.5 650 22.7 20.5-25.2
No 7,127 6,027 79.7 78.0-81.4 1,100 20.3 18.6-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,281 1,161 89.2 85.2-92.2 120 10.8 7.8-14.8
Non-Veteran 9,604 7,902 77.7 76.2-79.2 1,702 22.3 20.8-23.8

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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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