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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 13,249 11,601 81.9 80.4-83.3 1,648 18.1 16.7-19.6
-Buncombe County 396 345 83.3 77.2-88.0 51 16.7 12.0-22.8
GENDER
Male 144 125 82.8 72.3-89.8 19 17.2 10.2-27.7
Female 252 220 83.8 76.1-89.3 32 16.2 10.7-23.9
RACE
White 361 321 85.1 79.0-89.7 40 14.9 10.3-21.0
Other 32 21 65.6 40.0-84.5 11 34.4 15.5-60.0
AGE
18-44 105 81 73.5 62.2-82.4 24 26.5 17.6-37.8
45+ 290 263 92.2 88.5-94.8 27 7.8 5.2-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 101 83.2 71.0-90.9 18 16.8 9.1-29.0
Some College + 274 242 84.6 77.6-89.7 32 15.4 10.3-22.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 151 74.7 65.0-82.5 38 25.3 17.5-35.0
$50,000+ 160 154 93.1 83.0-97.4 6 6.9 2.6-17.0

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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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