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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Reasons Uninsured-MALES

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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
-MALES 698 409 56.3 51.7-60.7 106 14.8 11.9-18.2 183 29.0 24.9-33.4
RACE
White 359 221 61.3 55.0-67.2 64 16.8 12.7-22.0 74 21.9 17.0-27.6
African American 149 84 52.3 42.3-62.1 28 19.1 12.7-27.6 37 28.6 19.9-39.3
Other Minorities 183 101 50.2 41.4-58.9 *** *** *** 68 43.7 35.1-52.7
AGE
18-34 231 119 50.9 43.5-58.3 26 10.6 6.8-16.2 86 38.5 31.4-46.0
35-44 158 96 59.7 50.5-68.2 24 16.8 11.0-24.7 38 23.6 16.8-31.9
45-54 157 88 53.9 44.3-63.2 36 21.4 14.8-30.0 33 24.7 17.0-34.4
55-64 129 92 72.8 63.0-80.9 18 15.8 9.6-25.0 19 11.3 6.6-18.9
65-74 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 120 57.3 48.9-65.3 20 10.1 6.3-15.8 57 32.6 25.2-41.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 274 153 52.1 44.9-59.2 45 16.0 11.4-22.1 76 31.9 25.4-39.1
Some Post-H.S. 149 94 64.3 54.6-72.9 26 16.0 10.4-23.8 29 19.7 12.8-29.1
College Graduate 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 110 61.9 52.6-70.4 30 19.6 13.3-28.0 25 18.5 12.2-27.1
$15,000- 24,999 242 145 57.7 49.7-65.3 40 15.0 10.5-20.9 57 27.3 20.4-35.5
$25,000- 34,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 147 95 63.0 53.2-71.9 32 24.5 17.0-33.9 20 12.5 7.4-20.5
No 547 311 55.0 49.9-60.1 74 13.0 10.0-16.8 162 32.0 27.3-37.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 18.1 10.2-30.1
Non-Veteran 613 363 56.2 51.3-61.0 86 13.7 10.8-17.3 164 30.1 25.7-34.9

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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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