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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Health Insurance Coverage - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,958 7,385 78.4 76.6-80.1 1,573 21.6 19.9-23.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,395 1,083 75.1 70.8-78.9 312 24.9 21.1-29.2
GENDER
Male 477 372 75.8 69.7-81.0 105 24.2 19.0-30.3
Female 918 711 74.5 68.4-79.8 207 25.5 20.2-31.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 10 66.3 29.7-90.1 3 33.7 9.9-70.3
Non-Hispanic 1,382 1,073 75.2 70.9-79.1 309 24.8 20.9-29.1
AGE
18-24 87 60 65.6 50.2-78.3 27 34.4 21.7-49.8
25-34 207 155 76.6 67.7-83.6 52 23.4 16.4-32.3
35-44 289 224 72.7 63.7-80.1 65 27.3 19.9-36.3
45-54 406 309 76.9 70.3-82.3 97 23.1 17.7-29.7
55-64 406 335 85.4 80.6-89.1 71 14.6 10.9-19.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 174 123 65.8 51.8-77.5 51 34.2 22.5-48.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 497 353 69.3 61.4-76.2 144 30.7 23.8-38.6
Some Post-H.S. 366 284 75.3 66.6-82.3 82 24.7 17.7-33.4
College Graduate 355 320 88.0 81.8-92.2 35 12.0 7.8-18.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 153 57.0 45.8-67.6 89 43.0 32.4-54.2
$15,000- 24,999 287 182 64.3 55.1-72.6 105 35.7 27.4-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 159 124 77.5 66.8-85.5 35 22.5 14.5-33.2
$35,000-49,999 176 157 87.4 78.3-93.0 19 12.6 7.0-21.7
$50,000- 74,999 186 170 86.7 75.5-93.3 16 13.3 6.7-24.5
$75,000+ 181 174 94.8 88.4-97.8 7 5.2 2.2-11.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 468 373 76.2 68.2-82.7 95 23.8 17.3-31.8
No 799 618 76.3 70.8-81.0 181 23.7 19.0-29.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 138 81.8 70.0-89.6 22 18.2 10.4-30.0
Non-Veteran 1,131 862 74.2 69.4-78.4 269 25.8 21.6-30.6

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 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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