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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Uninsured

Earlier you indicated you do not have health insurance coverage.
What is the MAIN reason you do not have health insurance?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Could not afford premiums Lost job/Changed employer Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,249 643 49.3 45.1-53.6 234 19.3 16.2-22.9 372 31.4 27.4-35.6
GENDER
Male 480 234 45.6 39.3-52.0 101 21.6 16.8-27.4 145 32.8 26.8-39.4
Female 769 409 53.4 47.9-58.7 133 16.8 13.4-21.0 227 29.8 24.9-35.2
RACE
White 747 414 55.2 49.5-60.8 135 18.5 14.5-23.5 198 26.2 21.4-31.7
African American 256 109 40.2 31.8-49.3 66 26.3 19.4-34.6 81 33.5 25.3-42.8
Native American 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 190 *** *** *** 25 10.5 6.2-17.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 203 94 45.8 36.3-55.6 27 12.1 7.6-18.6 82 42.1 32.7-52.2
-English Speaking 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 167 *** *** *** 18 7.9 4.3-13.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,043 547 50.1 45.3-54.8 207 21.1 17.5-25.2 289 28.8 24.6-33.5
AGE
18-34 308 144 42.9 35.9-50.2 54 18.5 13.5-24.8 110 38.6 31.6-46.2
35-44 232 109 45.6 37.1-54.5 53 23.4 16.6-32.0 70 31.0 23.6-39.5
45-54 338 181 62.2 54.5-69.3 69 17.3 12.6-23.3 88 20.5 15.2-27.1
55-64 318 187 58.6 50.3-66.4 54 20.9 14.6-29.0 77 20.6 15.0-27.5
65-74 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 145 51.1 42.5-59.5 50 14.4 9.6-21.1 81 34.5 26.5-43.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 450 237 49.5 42.5-56.5 76 18.9 13.8-25.2 137 31.6 25.5-38.5
Some Post-H.S. 316 162 47.4 39.4-55.5 65 22.2 16.2-29.6 89 30.4 23.1-38.9
College Graduate 206 99 48.3 38.0-58.7 *** *** *** 64 22.1 15.3-30.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 314 167 54.1 45.6-62.4 74 22.4 16.2-30.1 73 23.5 17.0-31.5
$15,000- 24,999 406 210 48.8 41.6-56.2 81 17.7 13.2-23.4 115 33.4 26.6-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 129 *** *** *** 12 12.1 5.7-23.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 *** *** *** 14 12.8 6.6-23.4 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 194 57.4 49.4-65.0 73 22.1 16.1-29.6 85 20.5 14.9-27.5
No 896 449 46.9 42.0-51.9 160 18.5 15.0-22.6 287 34.6 29.8-39.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,156 606 50.7 46.2-55.1 211 17.9 14.8-21.4 339 31.5 27.3-35.9

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*Asked of those who reported not having any kind of insurance in the Core Section of the survey.

These questions have not been asked in 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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