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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE MALES 2,039 1,885 91.3 89.0-93.1 154 8.7 6.9-11.0
AGE
18-24 66 51 74.6 58.7-85.8 15 25.4 14.2-41.3
25-34 320 289 90.3 85.8-93.5 31 9.7 6.5-14.2
35-44 536 495 93.5 90.7-95.4 41 6.5 4.6- 9.3
45-54 616 577 95.3 93.0-96.8 39 4.7 3.2- 7.0
55-64 501 473 94.7 91.9-96.6 28 5.3 3.4- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 91 66.8 53.1-78.1 32 33.2 21.9-46.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 545 481 88.8 84.7-91.9 64 11.2 8.1-15.3
Some Post-H.S. 518 483 89.9 82.9-94.2 35 10.1 5.8-17.1
College Graduate 852 829 97.8 96.3-98.7 23 2.2 1.3- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 8 50.3 26.1-74.3 14 49.7 25.7-73.9
$15,000- 24,999 120 78 56.5 43.6-68.5 42 43.5 31.5-56.4
$25,000- 34,999 172 141 79.3 65.4-88.6 31 20.7 11.4-34.6
$35,000- 49,999 321 291 89.2 83.1-93.3 30 10.8 6.7-16.9
$50,000-74,999 454 438 95.6 89.0-98.3 16 4.4 1.7-11.0
$75,000+ 818 810 99.0 97.8-99.6 8 1.0 0.4- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 422 380 88.0 82.8-91.8 42 12.0 8.2-17.2
No 1,561 1,455 92.1 89.4-94.2 106 7.9 5.8-10.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 501 483 95.4 88.7-98.2 18 4.6 1.8-11.3
Non-Veteran 1,536 1,400 90.2 87.5-92.3 136 9.8 7.7-12.5

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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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