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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Reasons Uninsured-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 832 541 64.6 60.4-68.6 112 13.3 10.6-16.5 179 22.1 18.7-25.9
GENDER
Male 359 221 61.3 55.0-67.2 64 16.8 12.7-22.0 74 21.9 17.0-27.6
Female 473 320 68.1 62.3-73.3 48 9.6 6.6-13.9 105 22.3 17.7-27.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 780 510 64.9 60.6-69.0 106 13.7 10.8-17.1 164 21.4 18.0-25.2
AGE
18-34 215 135 61.0 52.9-68.5 25 12.8 8.1-19.7 55 26.2 19.7-34.0
35-44 179 119 63.8 55.3-71.5 25 15.6 10.4-22.8 35 20.6 14.5-28.3
45-54 216 136 65.9 57.9-73.1 35 13.3 8.9-19.2 45 20.8 14.8-28.4
55-64 192 138 74.4 66.5-81.0 24 11.2 6.9-17.7 30 14.4 9.6-21.0
65-74 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 86 69.3 59.5-77.6 21 15.2 9.6-23.4 22 15.5 9.5-24.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 319 208 63.7 57.0-69.9 40 11.4 7.8-16.3 71 24.9 19.5-31.3
Some Post-H.S. 268 180 65.9 58.3-72.8 34 12.2 8.0-18.2 54 21.9 16.0-29.2
College Graduate 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 147 69.8 61.6-77.0 33 14.6 9.7-21.4 28 15.5 10.1-23.0
$15,000- 24,999 257 181 69.8 62.4-76.4 34 12.8 8.8-18.3 42 17.4 12.0-24.4
$25,000- 34,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 27.3 18.1-38.9
$35,000- 49,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 239 155 64.6 57.0-71.6 41 17.0 12.1-23.4 43 18.3 12.9-25.3
No 588 383 64.9 59.9-69.6 71 12.3 9.2-16.2 134 22.8 18.8-27.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 778 504 64.3 59.9-68.4 103 12.8 10.1-16.2 171 22.9 19.3-26.9

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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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