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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
-WHITES 4,741 4,361 91.2 89.7-92.5 380 8.8 7.5-10.3
GENDER
Males 2,039 1,885 91.3 89.0-93.1 154 8.7 6.9-11.0
Females 2,702 2,476 91.1 89.0-92.8 226 8.9 7.2-11.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 33 82.1 59.4-93.5 6 17.9 6.5-40.6
Non-Hispanic 4,702 4,328 91.3 89.7-92.6 374 8.7 7.4-10.3
AGE
18-24 129 102 76.3 65.1-84.7 27 23.7 15.3-34.9
25-34 707 630 90.0 86.9-92.4 77 10.0 7.6-13.1
35-44 1,193 1,100 93.3 91.5-94.7 93 6.7 5.3- 8.5
45-54 1,533 1,434 94.6 93.2-95.8 99 5.4 4.2- 6.8
55-64 1,179 1,095 94.1 92.4-95.5 84 5.9 4.5- 7.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 205 144 66.2 55.7-75.3 61 33.8 24.7-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,192 1,023 85.6 81.9-88.7 169 14.4 11.3-18.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,373 1,276 91.4 87.8-94.0 97 8.6 6.0-12.2
College Graduate 1,970 1,917 97.7 96.8-98.4 53 2.3 1.6- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 35 36.4 21.7-54.3 60 63.6 45.7-78.3
$15,000- 24,999 365 266 65.9 57.3-73.6 99 34.1 26.4-42.7
$25,000- 34,999 431 362 82.1 74.0-88.0 69 17.9 12.0-26.0
$35,000- 49,999 769 709 91.5 88.2-94.0 60 8.5 6.0-11.8
$50,000-74,999 1,028 993 95.9 92.7-97.7 35 4.1 2.3- 7.3
$75,000+ 1,692 1,674 98.8 97.8-99.4 18 1.2 0.6- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,031 910 87.9 84.7-90.5 121 12.1 9.5-15.3
No 3,587 3,345 92.1 90.3-93.6 242 7.9 6.4- 9.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 573 554 95.7 89.5-98.3 19 4.3 1.7-10.5
Non-Veteran 4,166 3,805 90.5 88.9-92.0 361 9.5 8.0-11.1

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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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