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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Health Care Access

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
-New Hanover County 120 110 80.6 63.4-90.9 10 19.4 9.1-36.6
GENDER
Male 53 46 70.7 48.1-86.2 7 29.3 13.8-51.9
Female 67 64 96.6 89.0-99.0 3 3.4 1.0-11.0
RACE
White 96 92 95.7 87.0-98.6 4 4.3 1.4-13.0
Other 23 17 37.5 16.2-65.1 6 62.5 34.9-83.8
AGE
18-44 50 42 68.7 45.9-85.1 8 31.3 14.9-54.1
45+ 70 68 97.5 89.9-99.4 2 2.5 0.6-10.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 23 45.1 22.1-70.4 6 54.9 29.6-77.9
Some College + 91 87 96.5 89.8-98.9 4 3.5 1.1-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 32 51.4 29.0-73.3 9 48.6 26.7-71.0
$50,000+ 71 70 99.5 96.3-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7

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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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