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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Health Care Access

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

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  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
-Wake County 584 525 82.3 76.7-86.8 59 17.7 13.2-23.3
GENDER
Male 242 217 81.9 72.8-88.5 25 18.1 11.5-27.2
Female 342 308 82.6 75.3-88.1 34 17.4 11.9-24.7
RACE
White 433 415 91.6 85.1-95.4 18 8.4 4.6-14.9
Other 150 110 65.2 54.6-74.5 40 34.8 25.5-45.4
AGE
18-44 204 167 74.1 65.0-81.6 37 25.9 18.4-35.0
45+ 374 353 91.3 85.7-94.8 21 8.7 5.2-14.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 138 105 57.7 46.1-68.6 33 42.3 31.4-53.9
Some College + 445 419 91.8 86.3-95.2 26 8.2 4.8-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 163 60.4 50.3-69.7 48 39.6 30.3-49.7
$50,000+ 311 307 96.9 89.5-99.2 4 3.1 0.8-10.5

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^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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