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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Reasons Uninsured-FEMALES

Earlier you indicated you do not have health insurance coverage.
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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
-FEMALES 926 602 66.2 62.2-70.0 92 9.1 7.0-11.7 232 24.7 21.4-28.4
RACE
White 473 320 68.1 62.3-73.3 48 9.6 6.6-13.9 105 22.3 17.7-27.6
African American 236 143 60.5 52.6-67.8 32 12.2 8.2-17.8 61 27.3 20.8-35.0
Other Minorities 208 136 69.3 61.0-76.4 *** *** *** 61 26.8 20.1-34.8
AGE
18-34 266 170 62.6 55.4-69.3 18 8.0 4.6-13.4 78 29.5 23.4-36.4
35-44 198 125 65.8 57.9-72.8 19 9.6 5.9-15.2 54 24.7 18.6-32.0
45-54 229 148 72.0 64.5-78.5 33 10.8 7.1-16.0 48 17.2 11.9-24.2
55-64 200 143 70.8 62.4-78.0 21 10.0 5.6-17.1 36 19.2 13.4-26.7
65-74 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 133 71.4 63.4-78.2 15 8.0 4.5-13.8 45 20.6 14.9-27.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 225 68.5 62.3-74.1 28 7.1 4.5-11.2 82 24.4 19.4-30.2
Some Post-H.S. 289 186 63.0 55.5-70.0 31 10.9 6.8-16.9 72 26.1 19.9-33.4
College Graduate 108 *** *** *** 18 13.4 8.0-21.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 176 70.9 63.5-77.4 33 11.0 7.2-16.4 47 18.1 12.9-24.8
$15,000- 24,999 305 211 69.4 62.5-75.4 25 7.9 5.0-12.3 69 22.8 17.2-29.4
$25,000- 34,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 228 142 62.6 54.2-70.3 30 12.3 8.0-18.5 56 25.1 18.5-33.1
No 694 457 67.1 62.6-71.4 62 8.3 6.0-11.4 175 24.6 20.8-28.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 915 598 66.4 62.4-70.1 89 8.9 6.8-11.6 228 24.7 21.3-28.4

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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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