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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,952 4,361 84.0 81.7-86.1 591 16.0 13.9-18.3
GENDER
Male 2,033 1,775 82.3 78.7-85.4 258 17.7 14.6-21.3
Female 2,919 2,586 86.0 83.1-88.5 333 14.0 11.5-16.9
RACE
White 3,815 3,477 89.9 87.8-91.7 338 10.1 8.3-12.2
African American 732 609 82.1 76.7-86.4 123 17.9 13.6-23.3
Asian 51 41 77.1 57.1-89.5 10 22.9 10.5-42.9
Native American 108 84 73.1 58.9-83.7 24 26.9 16.3-41.1
Other Minorities 220 128 45.3 33.9-57.2 92 54.7 42.8-66.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 228 131 41.8 31.5-52.9 97 58.2 47.1-68.5
-English Speaking 118 101 81.6 64.3-91.6 17 18.4 8.4-35.7
-Spanish Speaking 110 30 19.7 10.1-34.8 80 80.3 65.2-89.9
Non-Hispanic 4,717 4,223 88.0 86.1-89.7 494 12.0 10.3-13.9
AGE
18-24 169 120 68.9 56.9-78.8 49 31.1 21.2-43.1
25-34 800 658 77.5 71.4-82.5 142 22.5 17.5-28.6
35-44 1,289 1,137 85.9 82.1-89.0 152 14.1 11.0-17.9
45-54 1,537 1,394 90.7 88.5-92.6 143 9.3 7.4-11.5
55-64 1,157 1,052 91.8 89.4-93.7 105 8.2 6.3-10.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 147 42.6 32.5-53.3 124 57.4 46.7-67.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,304 1,050 76.0 70.8-80.5 254 24.0 19.5-29.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,310 1,173 88.4 84.6-91.3 137 11.6 8.7-15.4
College Graduate 2,063 1,989 95.2 92.1-97.1 74 4.8 2.9- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 77 30.4 19.1-44.7 106 69.6 55.3-80.9
$15,000- 24,999 515 312 47.3 39.2-55.4 203 52.7 44.6-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 488 394 80.4 74.5-85.2 94 19.6 14.8-25.5
$35,000- 49,999 773 699 89.4 86.3-91.9 74 10.6 8.1-13.7
$50,000-74,999 971 928 94.6 91.9-96.4 43 5.4 3.6- 8.1
$75,000+ 1,625 1,602 98.1 96.6-98.9 23 1.9 1.1- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 906 751 78.1 72.2-83.0 155 21.9 17.0-27.8
No 3,699 3,307 85.9 83.5-88.1 392 14.1 11.9-16.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 500 474 95.8 93.3-97.4 26 4.2 2.6- 6.7
Non-Veteran 4,075 3,543 82.4 79.8-84.8 532 17.6 15.2-20.2

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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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