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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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%)
TOTAL 6,355 5,564 83.7 82.0-85.3 791 16.3 14.7-18.0
GENDER
Male 2,676 2,332 81.6 78.8-84.0 344 18.4 16.0-21.2
Female 3,679 3,232 86.3 84.3-88.0 447 13.7 12.0-15.7
RACE
White 4,741 4,361 91.2 89.7-92.5 380 8.8 7.5-10.3
African American 1,063 879 82.6 79.3-85.5 184 17.4 14.5-20.7
Asian 58 56 97.6 90.3-99.4 2 2.4 0.6- 9.7
Native American 119 84 65.2 51.8-76.5 35 34.8 23.5-48.2
Other Minorities 353 169 36.5 29.8-43.9 184 63.5 56.1-70.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 322 148 33.9 27.0-41.5 174 66.1 58.5-73.0
-English Speaking 105 92 74.5 42.0-92.2 13 25.5 7.8-58.0
-Spanish Speaking 217 56 21.4 15.1-29.4 161 78.6 70.6-84.9
Non-Hispanic 6,030 5,413 88.7 87.3-89.9 617 11.3 10.1-12.7
AGE
18-24 228 151 62.7 53.3-71.1 77 37.3 28.9-46.7
25-34 1,045 856 79.0 75.4-82.3 189 21.0 17.7-24.6
35-44 1,655 1,465 87.8 85.3-89.9 190 12.2 10.1-14.7
45-54 2,007 1,796 89.7 87.9-91.3 211 10.3 8.7-12.1
55-64 1,420 1,296 91.8 89.8-93.5 124 8.2 6.5-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 451 238 39.7 33.3-46.4 213 60.3 53.6-66.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,708 1,394 80.0 76.2-83.3 314 20.0 16.7-23.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,784 1,614 88.7 85.8-91.1 170 11.3 8.9-14.2
College Graduate 2,411 2,317 95.7 94.3-96.7 94 4.3 3.3- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 231 73 23.9 17.0-32.5 158 76.1 67.5-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 726 462 51.7 45.2-58.1 264 48.3 41.9-54.8
$25,000- 34,999 678 550 77.1 71.4-81.9 128 22.9 18.1-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,022 935 89.7 86.7-92.1 87 10.3 7.9-13.3
$50,000-74,999 1,264 1,213 94.8 92.0-96.7 51 5.2 3.3- 8.0
$75,000+ 1,950 1,925 98.5 97.6-99.1 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,333 1,126 82.5 79.2-85.3 207 17.5 14.7-20.8
No 4,813 4,263 83.9 81.8-85.8 550 16.1 14.2-18.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 768 726 94.4 90.6-96.8 42 5.6 3.2- 9.4
Non-Veteran 5,584 4,836 82.2 80.3-84.0 748 17.8 16.0-19.7

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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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