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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access

Health Insurance Coverage - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,958 7,385 78.4 76.6-80.1 1,573 21.6 19.9-23.4
GENDER
Male 3,489 2,835 77.0 74.2-79.6 654 23.0 20.4-25.8
Female 5,469 4,550 79.7 77.4-81.8 919 20.3 18.2-22.6
RACE
White 6,820 5,840 84.2 82.5-85.7 980 15.8 14.3-17.5
African American 1,395 1,083 75.1 70.8-78.9 312 24.9 21.1-29.2
Asian 96 81 81.9 68.7-90.3 15 18.1 9.7-31.3
Native American 230 158 70.5 60.7-78.8 72 29.5 21.2-39.3
Other Minorities 364 183 38.6 30.1-47.9 181 61.4 52.1-69.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 396 197 36.6 28.8-45.1 199 63.4 54.9-71.2
-English Speaking 193 155 78.3 66.9-86.5 38 21.7 13.5-33.1
-Spanish Speaking 203 42 16.4 9.1-27.7 161 83.6 72.3-90.9
Non-Hispanic 8,547 7,173 82.2 80.7-83.7 1,374 17.8 16.3-19.3
AGE
18-24 403 272 65.6 58.1-72.4 131 34.4 27.6-41.9
25-34 1,224 933 72.7 68.2-76.8 291 27.3 23.2-31.8
35-44 1,993 1,625 79.2 76.0-82.2 368 20.8 17.8-24.0
45-54 2,565 2,156 84.7 82.5-86.6 409 15.3 13.4-17.5
55-64 2,773 2,399 86.7 84.7-88.5 374 13.3 11.5-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 848 489 49.3 42.6-55.9 359 50.7 44.1-57.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,527 1,905 69.4 65.7-72.9 622 30.6 27.1-34.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,379 2,001 83.7 81.0-86.1 378 16.3 13.9-19.0
College Graduate 3,194 2,982 92.7 90.6-94.4 212 7.3 5.6- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 833 493 47.7 40.9-54.7 340 52.3 45.3-59.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,227 731 52.3 47.0-57.6 496 47.7 42.4-53.0
$25,000- 34,999 840 622 71.0 65.7-75.8 218 29.0 24.2-34.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,211 1,058 85.0 81.1-88.2 153 15.0 11.8-18.9
$50,000-74,999 1,442 1,342 91.1 88.1-93.4 100 8.9 6.6-11.9
$75,000+ 2,377 2,328 97.3 96.0-98.1 49 2.7 1.9- 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,553 2,038 76.9 73.7-79.9 515 23.1 20.1-26.3
No 5,837 4,897 79.9 77.7-81.8 940 20.1 18.2-22.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 886 790 88.0 84.2-91.0 96 12.0 9.0-15.8
Non-Veteran 7,354 5,989 76.9 74.8-78.8 1,365 23.1 21.2-25.2

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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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