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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,007 3,483 82.1 80.0-84.0 524 17.9 16.0-20.0
GENDER
Male 1,679 1,454 80.5 77.2-83.4 225 19.5 16.6-22.8
Female 2,328 2,029 84.0 81.3-86.4 299 16.0 13.6-18.7
RACE
White 2,925 2,653 87.4 85.2-89.3 272 12.6 10.7-14.8
African American 687 577 79.3 73.7-84.0 110 20.7 16.0-26.3
Native American 106 84 80.9 69.0-89.0 22 19.1 11.0-31.0
Other Minorities 274 155 45.9 36.9-55.2 119 54.1 44.8-63.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 246 134 42.6 33.4-52.3 112 57.4 47.7-66.6
-English Speaking 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,758 3,346 85.8 83.8-87.6 412 14.2 12.4-16.2
AGE
18-34 798 627 73.5 68.8-77.6 171 26.5 22.4-31.2
35-44 988 870 85.5 82.1-88.4 118 14.5 11.6-17.9
45-54 1,237 1,105 87.6 84.2-90.3 132 12.4 9.7-15.8
55-64 984 881 88.6 85.2-91.3 103 11.4 8.7-14.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 240 117 46.9 38.0-56.1 123 53.1 43.9-62.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 980 785 77.1 72.7-80.9 195 22.9 19.1-27.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 925 85.8 82.1-88.9 126 14.2 11.1-17.9
College Graduate 1,735 1,655 95.4 93.7-96.7 80 4.6 3.3- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 480 286 51.7 44.8-58.4 194 48.3 41.6-55.2
$25,000- 34,999 380 313 80.2 73.2-85.7 67 19.8 14.3-26.8
$35,000- 49,999 581 512 85.9 81.0-89.7 69 14.1 10.3-19.0
$50,000-74,999 672 652 94.5 89.4-97.2 20 5.5 2.8-10.6
$75,000+ 1,336 1,321 99.0 98.1-99.5 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 604 529 82.0 76.1-86.8 75 18.0 13.2-23.9
No 3,230 2,813 82.6 80.2-84.7 417 17.4 15.3-19.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 406 378 93.2 88.5-96.1 28 6.8 3.9-11.5
Non-Veteran 3,600 3,104 80.7 78.4-82.9 496 19.3 17.1-21.6

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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

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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