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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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%)
North Carolina 11,860 9,933 79.0 78.0-80.0 1,927 21.0 20.0-22.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,202 1,716 73.9 71.3-76.3 486 26.1 23.7-28.7
GENDER
Male 747 559 70.5 66.1-74.6 188 29.5 25.4-33.9
Female 1,455 1,157 76.7 73.7-79.4 298 23.3 20.6-26.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,141 1,691 75.2 72.6-77.6 450 24.8 22.4-27.4
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
65-74 317 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 266 68.3 60.8-75.0 86 31.7 25.0-39.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 690 491 66.2 61.5-70.6 199 33.8 29.4-38.5
Some Post-H.S. 645 504 76.4 72.0-80.2 141 23.6 19.8-28.0
College Graduate 505 448 88.4 84.3-91.6 57 11.6 8.4-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 280 62.3 55.9-68.3 142 37.7 31.7-44.1
$15,000- 24,999 501 332 59.8 53.8-65.4 169 40.2 34.6-46.2
$25,000- 34,999 282 236 79.2 72.4-84.6 46 20.8 15.4-27.6
$35,000- 49,999 232 213 93.7 89.2-96.4 19 6.3 3.6-10.8
$50,000- 74,999 213 197 90.8 84.9-94.5 16 9.2 5.5-15.1
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 573 485 81.2 76.1-85.4 88 18.8 14.6-23.9
No 1,600 1,208 71.8 68.8-74.6 392 28.2 25.4-31.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 232 84.1 77.6-89.0 35 15.9 11.0-22.4
Non-Veteran 1,934 1,483 72.5 69.7-75.1 451 27.5 24.9-30.3

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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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