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2011 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 11,506 9,973 79.3 77.9-80.6 1,533 20.7 19.4-22.1
GENDER
Male 4,300 3,694 77.0 74.7-79.1 606 23.0 20.9-25.3
Female 7,206 6,279 81.4 79.8-82.9 927 18.6 17.1-20.2
RACE
White 8,793 7,909 84.4 83.0-85.8 884 15.6 14.2-17.0
African American 1,810 1,473 73.2 69.6-76.5 337 26.8 23.5-30.4
Native American 269 214 73.8 63.7-81.9 55 26.2 18.1-36.3
Other Minorities 552 310 45.4 39.0-51.9 242 54.6 48.1-61.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 525 266 38.8 32.6-45.4 259 61.2 54.6-67.4
-English Speaking 233 181 61.9 51.0-71.7 *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 292 85 26.7 19.7-35.2 207 73.3 64.8-80.3
Non-Hispanic 10,948 9,677 82.3 81.0-83.6 1,271 17.7 16.4-19.0
AGE
18-34 1,418 1,003 66.4 63.0-69.7 415 33.6 30.3-37.0
35-44 1,554 1,271 78.7 75.6-81.5 283 21.3 18.5-24.4
45-54 2,087 1,688 78.2 75.3-80.9 399 21.8 19.1-24.7
55-64 2,476 2,116 84.4 82.1-86.4 360 15.6 13.6-17.9
65-74 2,124 2,088 98.6 97.9-99.1 36 1.4 0.9- 2.1
75+ 1,716 1,690 98.3 96.8-99.1 26 1.7 0.9- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,458 1,090 61.1 56.8-65.3 368 38.9 34.7-43.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,292 2,732 75.1 72.5-77.6 560 24.9 22.4-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,896 2,528 82.5 79.9-84.7 368 17.5 15.3-20.1
College Graduate 3,832 3,597 92.8 91.3-94.0 235 7.2 6.0- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,382 987 57.6 53.1-62.0 395 42.4 38.0-46.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,956 1,467 62.3 58.5-65.9 489 37.7 34.1-41.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,119 968 81.0 76.7-84.7 151 19.0 15.3-23.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,412 1,270 84.8 81.2-87.8 142 15.2 12.2-18.8
$50,000-74,999 1,344 1,282 90.8 87.1-93.6 62 9.2 6.4-12.9
$75,000+ 2,266 2,227 98.0 96.9-98.7 39 2.0 1.3- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,417 3,035 82.1 79.5-84.4 382 17.9 15.6-20.5
No 7,543 6,486 78.8 77.1-80.4 1,057 21.2 19.6-22.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,588 1,479 90.4 87.7-92.6 109 9.6 7.4-12.3
Non-Veteran 9,914 8,490 77.7 76.2-79.1 1,424 22.3 20.9-23.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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