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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Reasons Uninsured-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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%)
North Carolina 1,624 1,011 61.1 58.0-64.1 198 12.0 10.1-14.1 415 26.9 24.2-29.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 385 227 56.3 49.8-62.6 60 15.7 11.7-20.7 98 28.0 22.3-34.5
GENDER
Male 149 84 52.3 42.3-62.1 28 19.1 12.7-27.6 37 28.6 19.9-39.3
Female 236 143 60.5 52.6-67.8 32 12.2 8.2-17.8 61 27.3 20.8-35.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 355 208 55.6 48.8-62.2 59 16.9 12.6-22.3 88 27.5 21.6-34.4
AGE
18-34 125 64 48.3 38.3-58.4 17 12.9 7.7-20.9 44 38.8 29.1-49.6
35-44 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 103 *** *** *** 26 23.0 14.4-34.6 *** *** ***
55-64 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.8 9.3-28.7
65-74 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 98 57.2 47.6-66.3 25 17.0 10.7-25.8 36 25.8 18.2-35.1
Some Post-H.S. 114 *** *** *** 16 15.2 8.9-24.7 29 26.5 17.8-37.5
College Graduate 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 *** *** *** 24 22.7 14.3-34.2 25 23.1 14.9-34.1
$15,000- 24,999 135 *** *** *** 20 15.1 9.1-24.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 310 180 55.0 47.9-62.0 43 13.8 9.8-19.1 87 31.2 24.7-38.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 359 218 57.8 51.1-64.3 53 14.8 10.8-19.9 88 27.4 21.5-34.1

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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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