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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,852 1,525 78.6 74.8-81.9 327 21.4 18.1-25.2
GENDER
Male 614 503 78.7 73.3-83.3 111 21.3 16.7-26.7
Female 1,238 1,022 78.4 73.1-82.9 216 21.6 17.1-26.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 12 68.1 33.0-90.2 4 31.9 9.8-67.0
Non-Hispanic 1,835 1,512 78.7 74.9-82.0 323 21.3 18.0-25.1
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
65+ 441 426 98.7 97.7-99.3 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 256 77.1 66.4-85.2 59 22.9 14.8-33.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 657 506 72.7 65.7-78.8 151 27.3 21.2-34.3
Some Post-H.S. 460 378 78.5 70.8-84.7 82 21.5 15.3-29.2
College Graduate 416 381 88.8 83.1-92.8 35 11.2 7.2-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 264 65.7 55.5-74.5 91 34.3 25.5-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 390 281 70.3 62.4-77.2 109 29.7 22.8-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 206 170 80.5 71.2-87.3 36 19.5 12.7-28.8
$35,000-49,999 219 199 88.5 80.4-93.5 20 11.5 6.5-19.6
$50,000- 74,999 208 192 87.4 76.7-93.6 16 12.6 6.4-23.3
$75,000+ 196 189 95.1 89.1-97.9 7 4.9 2.1-10.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 711 607 81.5 75.0-86.6 104 18.5 13.4-25.0
No 978 794 78.5 73.5-82.9 184 21.5 17.1-26.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 205 86.7 77.5-92.5 23 13.3 7.5-22.5
Non-Veteran 1,471 1,190 77.3 73.0-81.0 281 22.7 19.0-27.0

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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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