SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-WHITES

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs, or government plans such as Medicare?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-WHITES 12,272 11,210 88.9 87.9-89.9 1,062 11.1 10.1-12.1
GENDER
Males 4,759 4,329 88.0 86.3-89.6 430 12.0 10.4-13.7
Females 7,513 6,881 89.7 88.5-90.8 632 10.3 9.2-11.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 95 74.6 59.5-85.4 18 25.4 14.6-40.5
Non-Hispanic 12,135 11,091 89.1 88.1-90.0 1,044 10.9 10.0-11.9
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
65-74 2,295 2,270 98.4 97.4-99.0 25 1.6 1.0- 2.6
75+ 1,774 1,765 99.2 97.9-99.7 9 0.8 0.3- 2.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,396 1,193 75.8 71.4-79.7 203 24.2 20.3-28.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,526 3,096 83.4 81.0-85.6 430 16.6 14.4-19.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,308 3,038 89.5 87.4-91.3 270 10.5 8.7-12.6
College Graduate 4,020 3,861 96.6 95.9-97.2 159 3.4 2.8- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,129 895 69.0 63.6-73.9 234 31.0 26.1-36.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,717 1,428 73.4 69.3-77.1 289 26.6 22.9-30.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,228 1,075 82.8 78.5-86.4 153 17.2 13.6-21.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,767 1,638 89.4 86.7-91.6 129 10.6 8.4-13.3
$50,000-74,999 1,902 1,824 94.8 92.7-96.4 78 5.2 3.6- 7.3
$75,000+ 2,877 2,821 97.6 96.5-98.4 56 2.4 1.6- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,559 4,124 87.3 85.6-88.8 435 12.7 11.2-14.4
No 7,439 6,851 89.8 88.5-91.0 588 10.2 9.0-11.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,987 1,897 94.9 92.6-96.4 90 5.1 3.6- 7.4
Non-Veteran 10,282 9,310 87.9 86.7-89.0 972 12.1 11.0-13.3

Back to Health Care Access.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook