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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access

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%)
TOTAL 11,860 9,933 79.0 78.0-80.0 1,927 21.0 20.0-22.0
GENDER
Male 4,627 3,802 77.3 75.6-78.9 825 22.7 21.1-24.4
Female 7,233 6,131 80.6 79.3-81.8 1,102 19.4 18.2-20.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,180 7,277 85.2 84.1-86.3 903 14.8 13.7-15.9
Non-Hispanic Black 2,146 1,696 75.2 72.6-77.6 450 24.8 22.4-27.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 456 359 76.0 69.2-81.7 97 24.0 18.3-30.8
Non-Hispanic Other 299 243 78.6 71.8-84.1 56 21.4 15.9-28.2
Hispanic 689 280 34.3 30.2-38.7 409 65.7 61.3-69.8
AGE
18-34 2,020 1,398 67.5 65.0-70.0 622 32.5 30.0-35.0
35-44 1,626 1,216 73.4 70.7-75.9 410 26.6 24.1-29.3
45-54 2,052 1,613 78.8 76.5-80.9 439 21.2 19.1-23.5
55-64 2,366 1,998 84.2 82.3-86.0 368 15.8 14.0-17.7
65-74 2,113 2,071 98.0 97.1-98.7 42 2.0 1.3- 2.9
75+ 1,561 1,531 98.6 97.7-99.1 30 1.4 0.9- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,500 1,028 60.0 56.6-63.2 472 40.0 36.8-43.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,429 2,705 73.7 71.6-75.7 724 26.3 24.3-28.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,202 2,700 82.2 80.5-83.9 502 17.8 16.1-19.5
College Graduate 3,689 3,470 93.6 92.5-94.6 219 6.4 5.4- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,454 964 57.4 53.9-60.8 490 42.6 39.2-46.1
$15,000- 24,999 2,051 1,418 59.6 56.8-62.5 633 40.4 37.5-43.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,274 1,062 77.8 74.3-80.9 212 22.2 19.1-25.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,437 1,302 88.4 85.6-90.6 135 11.6 9.4-14.4
$50,000-74,999 1,389 1,314 93.1 91.0-94.7 75 6.9 5.3- 9.0
$75,000+ 2,197 2,141 96.1 94.6-97.2 56 3.9 2.8- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,178 2,761 82.9 80.9-84.7 417 17.1 15.3-19.1
No 8,544 7,060 78.0 76.8-79.2 1,484 22.0 20.8-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,543 1,429 90.9 88.9-92.6 114 9.1 7.4-11.1
Non-Veteran 10,312 8,500 77.3 76.2-78.4 1,812 22.7 21.6-23.8

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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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