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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,952 4,361 84.0 81.7-86.1 591 16.0 13.9-18.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 732 609 82.1 76.7-86.4 123 17.9 13.6-23.3
GENDER
Male 251 215 85.8 77.8-91.2 36 14.2 8.8-22.2
Female 481 394 78.7 71.2-84.7 87 21.3 15.3-28.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 7 84.0 35.9-98.0 1 16.0 2.0-64.1
Non-Hispanic 724 602 82.0 76.6-86.4 122 18.0 13.6-23.4
AGE
18-24 39 28 69.2 46.1-85.5 11 30.8 14.5-53.9
25-34 130 101 79.4 67.7-87.7 29 20.6 12.3-32.3
35-44 179 158 85.9 74.5-92.7 21 14.1 7.3-25.5
45-54 237 199 85.5 78.6-90.4 38 14.5 9.6-21.4
55-64 147 123 88.1 80.9-92.9 24 11.9 7.1-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 26 55.6 30.1-78.4 17 44.4 21.6-69.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 248 184 74.7 66.2-81.7 64 25.3 18.3-33.8
Some Post-H.S. 195 165 83.4 69.6-91.7 30 16.6 8.3-30.4
College Graduate 245 233 94.0 88.4-97.0 12 6.0 3.0-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 27 36.5 19.6-57.5 29 63.5 42.5-80.4
$15,000- 24,999 120 74 61.6 47.1-74.4 46 38.4 25.6-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 109 91 86.8 76.7-92.9 18 13.2 7.1-23.3
$35,000-49,999 125 115 91.5 83.7-95.8 10 8.5 4.2-16.3
$50,000- 74,999 135 129 93.3 83.1-97.6 6 6.7 2.4-16.9
$75,000+ 137 133 96.8 90.8-98.9 4 3.2 1.1- 9.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 134 102 72.7 55.7-85.0 32 27.3 15.0-44.3
No 522 444 85.2 80.1-89.2 78 14.8 10.8-19.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 83 91.9 84.1-96.1 9 8.1 3.9-15.9
Non-Veteran 592 484 81.4 75.6-86.1 108 18.6 13.9-24.4

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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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