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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Health Insurance Coverage - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,064 6,225 74.6 73.3-75.8 1,839 25.4 24.2-26.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,673 1,213 70.3 67.4-73.0 460 29.7 27.0-32.6
GENDER
Male 593 417 67.1 62.2-71.6 176 32.9 28.4-37.8
Female 1,080 796 73.0 69.7-76.2 284 27.0 23.8-30.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,619 1,194 71.7 68.8-74.4 425 28.3 25.6-31.2
AGE
18-34 466 299 62.4 57.1-67.4 167 37.6 32.6-42.9
35-44 327 251 74.3 67.9-79.8 76 25.7 20.2-32.1
45-54 420 300 72.3 66.5-77.4 120 27.7 22.6-33.5
55-64 460 363 80.6 75.9-84.6 97 19.4 15.4-24.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 114 57.2 47.7-66.1 74 42.8 33.9-52.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 535 341 62.1 56.9-67.0 194 37.9 33.0-43.1
Some Post-H.S. 519 383 74.1 69.4-78.3 136 25.9 21.7-30.6
College Graduate 424 371 87.9 83.5-91.3 53 12.1 8.7-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 304 167 56.3 49.1-63.2 137 43.7 36.8-50.9
$15,000- 24,999 387 226 53.7 47.3-60.1 161 46.3 39.9-52.7
$25,000- 34,999 219 176 77.0 69.4-83.1 43 23.0 16.9-30.6
$35,000- 49,999 186 168 92.9 87.8-96.0 18 7.1 4.0-12.2
$50,000- 74,999 194 178 90.0 83.7-94.1 16 10.0 5.9-16.3
$75,000+ 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 374 298 76.2 69.8-81.6 76 23.8 18.4-30.2
No 1,279 901 68.9 65.6-72.0 378 31.1 28.0-34.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 203 174 82.6 75.1-88.2 29 17.4 11.8-24.9
Non-Veteran 1,470 1,039 68.7 65.5-71.6 431 31.3 28.4-34.5

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*Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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