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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 4,952 4,361 84.0 81.7-86.1 591 16.0 13.9-18.3
-FEMALES 2,919 2,586 86.0 83.1-88.5 333 14.0 11.5-16.9
RACE
White 2,237 2,045 90.3 86.8-93.0 192 9.7 7.0-13.2
African American 481 394 78.7 71.2-84.7 87 21.3 15.3-28.8
Other Minorities 191 138 63.0 52.8-72.2 53 37.0 27.8-47.2
AGE
18-24 81 59 63.9 44.7-79.5 22 36.1 20.5-55.3
25-34 480 406 85.8 81.3-89.4 74 14.2 10.6-18.7
35-44 774 689 88.5 83.7-92.1 85 11.5 7.9-16.3
45-54 883 800 89.8 86.4-92.4 83 10.2 7.6-13.6
55-64 701 632 89.8 85.9-92.7 69 10.2 7.3-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 71 51.2 37.0-65.2 51 48.8 34.8-63.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 730 589 77.2 71.7-81.9 141 22.8 18.1-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 813 723 87.3 81.7-91.4 90 12.7 8.6-18.3
College Graduate 1,251 1,201 94.0 87.9-97.2 50 6.0 2.8-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 61 36.9 24.3-51.5 68 63.1 48.5-75.7
$15,000- 24,999 336 226 61.2 48.2-72.8 110 38.8 27.2-51.8
$25,000- 34,999 311 257 79.2 71.5-85.2 54 20.8 14.8-28.5
$35,000- 49,999 483 440 91.2 87.4-93.9 43 8.8 6.1-12.6
$50,000- 74,999 585 558 93.8 89.6-96.3 27 6.2 3.7-10.4
$75,000+ 837 828 98.9 97.4-99.5 9 1.1 0.5- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 536 440 79.0 70.8-85.3 96 21.0 14.7-29.2
No 2,200 1,983 88.8 86.5-90.7 217 11.2 9.3-13.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 96 99.0 93.0-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Non-Veteran 2,607 2,289 85.2 81.9-87.9 318 14.8 12.1-18.1

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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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