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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
-WHITES 8,131 7,111 86.6 85.4-87.8 1,020 13.4 12.2-14.6
GENDER
Males 3,284 2,874 86.0 83.9-87.8 410 14.0 12.2-16.1
Females 4,847 4,237 87.3 85.8-88.7 610 12.7 11.3-14.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 56 69.0 51.8-82.2 18 31.0 17.8-48.2
Non-Hispanic 8,054 7,052 86.8 85.6-88.0 1,002 13.2 12.0-14.4
AGE
18-24 266 205 77.8 70.7-83.5 61 22.2 16.5-29.3
25-34 986 838 84.2 81.0-87.0 148 15.8 13.0-19.0
35-44 1,761 1,527 88.0 86.1-89.7 234 12.0 10.3-13.9
45-54 2,353 2,075 89.2 87.6-90.6 278 10.8 9.4-12.4
55-64 2,765 2,466 90.1 88.6-91.4 299 9.9 8.6-11.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 609 419 63.8 57.6-69.5 190 36.2 30.5-42.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,162 1,749 79.4 76.4-82.1 413 20.6 17.9-23.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,336 2,074 87.7 85.3-89.9 262 12.3 10.1-14.7
College Graduate 3,023 2,868 96.1 95.3-96.8 155 3.9 3.2- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 575 349 55.7 48.8-62.3 226 44.3 37.7-51.2
$15,000- 24,999 875 601 62.3 56.9-67.5 274 37.7 32.5-43.1
$25,000- 34,999 734 584 77.2 71.7-81.9 150 22.8 18.1-28.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,226 1,098 86.9 83.6-89.6 128 13.1 10.4-16.4
$50,000-74,999 1,466 1,392 94.3 91.9-96.0 74 5.7 4.0- 8.1
$75,000+ 2,454 2,398 97.4 96.2-98.2 56 2.6 1.8- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,565 2,144 82.5 80.2-84.6 421 17.5 15.4-19.8
No 5,384 4,821 88.3 86.8-89.7 563 11.7 10.3-13.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 974 895 92.6 89.2-95.0 79 7.4 5.0-10.8
Non-Veteran 7,154 6,213 85.9 84.5-87.1 941 14.1 12.9-15.5

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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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