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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-FEMALES 3,679 3,232 86.3 84.3-88.0 447 13.7 12.0-15.7
RACE
White 2,702 2,476 91.1 89.0-92.8 226 8.9 7.2-11.0
African American 729 586 78.8 74.4-82.6 143 21.2 17.4-25.6
Other Minorities 238 165 62.3 52.1-71.4 73 37.7 28.6-47.9
AGE
18-24 114 82 73.2 60.9-82.8 32 26.8 17.2-39.1
25-34 581 489 85.8 82.0-89.0 92 14.2 11.0-18.0
35-44 938 830 87.7 84.2-90.5 108 12.3 9.5-15.8
45-54 1,214 1,086 88.9 86.4-91.0 128 11.1 9.0-13.6
55-64 832 745 89.5 86.3-92.0 87 10.5 8.0-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 184 101 45.6 35.3-56.3 83 54.4 43.7-64.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 950 760 79.6 74.7-83.7 190 20.4 16.3-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,138 1,022 88.9 85.9-91.3 116 11.1 8.7-14.1
College Graduate 1,407 1,349 95.2 93.3-96.6 58 4.8 3.4- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 61 36.3 24.4-50.2 97 63.7 49.8-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 457 317 65.9 58.7-72.4 140 34.1 27.6-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 417 349 81.8 76.4-86.1 68 18.2 13.9-23.6
$35,000- 49,999 602 557 91.7 88.2-94.2 45 8.3 5.8-11.8
$50,000-74,999 726 694 94.4 91.1-96.4 32 5.6 3.6- 8.9
$75,000+ 1,006 992 97.8 95.6-98.9 14 2.2 1.1- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 785 655 82.7 78.4-86.3 130 17.3 13.7-21.6
No 2,773 2,478 87.4 85.2-89.4 295 12.6 10.6-14.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 117 108 91.7 81.9-96.5 9 8.3 3.5-18.1
Non-Veteran 3,562 3,124 86.1 84.1-87.9 438 13.9 12.1-15.9

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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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