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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 13,249 11,601 81.9 80.4-83.3 1,648 18.1 16.7-19.6
GENDER
Male 4,972 4,285 80.2 77.7-82.4 687 19.8 17.6-22.3
Female 8,277 7,316 83.5 81.6-85.2 961 16.5 14.8-18.4
RACE
White 10,482 9,450 87.0 85.7-88.3 1,032 13.0 11.7-14.3
African American 1,852 1,525 78.6 74.8-81.9 327 21.4 18.1-25.2
Asian 104 89 82.4 69.6-90.6 15 17.6 9.4-30.4
Native American 312 233 73.9 65.7-80.8 79 26.1 19.2-34.3
Other Minorities 410 229 41.1 32.7-50.2 181 58.9 49.8-67.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 444 242 38.9 31.2-47.2 202 61.1 52.8-68.8
-English Speaking 233 193 80.2 69.7-87.7 40 19.8 12.3-30.3
-Spanish Speaking 211 49 17.0 9.7-28.1 162 83.0 71.9-90.3
Non-Hispanic 12,770 11,325 85.2 84.0-86.5 1,445 14.8 13.5-16.0
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
65-74 2,352 2,315 98.8 98.1-99.2 37 1.2 0.8- 1.9
75+ 1,821 1,788 98.7 98.0-99.2 33 1.3 0.8- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,732 1,347 62.4 56.9-67.6 385 37.6 32.4-43.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,934 3,282 74.8 71.7-77.8 652 25.2 22.2-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,350 2,961 86.0 83.7-88.0 389 14.0 12.0-16.3
College Graduate 4,210 3,991 93.6 91.8-95.0 219 6.4 5.0- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,447 1,086 58.7 52.5-64.6 361 41.3 35.4-47.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,098 1,586 63.4 58.8-67.7 512 36.6 32.3-41.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,363 1,138 77.2 73.0-80.9 225 22.8 19.1-27.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,706 1,549 87.4 84.1-90.1 157 12.6 9.9-15.9
$50,000-74,999 1,810 1,707 92.0 89.3-94.0 103 8.0 6.0-10.7
$75,000+ 2,798 2,744 97.4 96.3-98.2 54 2.6 1.8- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,591 4,037 83.0 80.5-85.2 554 17.0 14.8-19.5
No 7,859 6,892 82.4 80.5-84.1 967 17.6 15.9-19.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,731 1,622 91.8 89.2-93.7 109 8.2 6.3-10.8
Non-Veteran 10,411 8,989 80.0 78.2-81.7 1,422 20.0 18.3-21.8

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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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