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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-FEMALES 6,608 5,506 81.0 79.5-82.5 1,102 19.0 17.5-20.5
RACE
White 4,847 4,237 87.3 85.8-88.7 610 12.7 11.3-14.2
African American 1,199 951 76.4 72.6-79.9 248 23.6 20.1-27.4
Other Minorities 535 302 49.1 42.7-55.6 233 50.9 44.4-57.3
AGE
18-24 269 195 75.9 68.7-81.9 74 24.1 18.1-31.3
25-34 946 730 76.4 72.6-79.8 216 23.6 20.2-27.4
35-44 1,497 1,226 81.2 78.3-83.7 271 18.8 16.3-21.7
45-54 1,880 1,605 84.1 81.6-86.2 275 15.9 13.8-18.4
55-64 2,016 1,750 86.3 84.1-88.3 266 13.7 11.7-15.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 342 43.2 37.8-48.8 281 56.8 51.2-62.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,765 1,376 76.8 73.3-79.9 389 23.2 20.1-26.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,988 1,698 84.1 81.5-86.3 290 15.9 13.7-18.5
College Graduate 2,229 2,087 93.9 92.5-95.0 142 6.1 5.0- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 401 54.2 47.6-60.8 270 45.8 39.2-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 932 599 57.7 52.6-62.6 333 42.3 37.4-47.4
$25,000- 34,999 690 542 75.0 69.6-79.7 148 25.0 20.3-30.4
$35,000- 49,999 967 872 87.7 84.1-90.6 95 12.3 9.4-15.9
$50,000-74,999 1,058 995 93.0 90.6-94.9 63 7.0 5.1- 9.4
$75,000+ 1,537 1,502 97.5 96.0-98.4 35 2.5 1.6- 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,064 1,666 78.7 76.0-81.3 398 21.3 18.7-24.0
No 4,350 3,697 82.2 80.3-84.0 653 17.8 16.0-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 153 86.1 76.5-92.2 20 13.9 7.8-23.5
Non-Veteran 6,435 5,353 80.9 79.3-82.4 1,082 19.1 17.6-20.7

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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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