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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 9,826 8,677 84.3 83.1-85.5 1,149 15.7 14.5-16.9
RACE
White 7,513 6,881 89.7 88.5-90.8 632 10.3 9.2-11.5
African American 1,658 1,386 79.8 76.6-82.8 272 20.2 17.2-23.4
Other Minorities 615 381 51.7 45.5-57.8 234 48.3 42.2-54.5
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
65-74 1,740 1,716 98.2 97.1-98.9 24 1.8 1.1- 2.9
75+ 1,395 1,382 98.6 96.9-99.3 13 1.4 0.7- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,362 1,066 61.7 57.2-65.9 296 38.3 34.1-42.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,881 2,473 81.6 78.8-84.1 408 18.4 15.9-21.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,737 2,438 86.3 84.2-88.3 299 13.7 11.7-15.8
College Graduate 2,823 2,677 94.5 93.3-95.5 146 5.5 4.5- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,253 972 67.2 61.9-72.0 281 32.8 28.0-38.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,627 1,282 67.6 63.6-71.4 345 32.4 28.6-36.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,031 880 80.0 75.6-83.8 151 20.0 16.2-24.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,304 1,208 89.6 86.5-92.1 96 10.4 7.9-13.5
$50,000-74,999 1,280 1,215 93.7 91.4-95.4 65 6.3 4.6- 8.6
$75,000+ 1,728 1,692 97.6 96.2-98.5 36 2.4 1.5- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,713 3,296 84.8 82.8-86.6 417 15.2 13.4-17.2
No 5,851 5,172 84.4 82.7-86.0 679 15.6 14.0-17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 189 86.7 78.0-92.3 22 13.3 7.7-22.0
Non-Veteran 9,615 8,488 84.3 83.0-85.5 1,127 15.7 14.5-17.0

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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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