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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-African Americans

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%)
North Carolina 8,835 7,529 80.2 78.9-81.3 1,306 19.8 18.7-21.1
-African Americans 1,703 1,390 74.7 71.6-77.5 313 25.3 22.5-28.4
GENDER
Male 596 462 70.5 65.4-75.1 134 29.5 24.9-34.6
Female 1,107 928 78.2 74.3-81.7 179 21.8 18.3-25.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,680 1,375 74.8 71.6-77.7 305 25.2 22.3-28.4
AGE
18-34 308 206 64.7 58.0-70.9 102 35.3 29.1-42.0
35-44 239 179 72.8 65.4-79.1 60 27.2 20.9-34.6
45-54 316 237 69.1 61.9-75.5 79 30.9 24.5-38.1
55-64 376 322 85.7 80.4-89.7 54 14.3 10.3-19.6
65-74 276 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 212 67.3 58.2-75.2 52 32.7 24.8-41.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 439 73.0 67.5-77.9 108 27.0 22.1-32.5
Some Post-H.S. 489 383 75.1 69.6-79.9 106 24.9 20.1-30.4
College Graduate 402 355 85.2 80.0-89.2 47 14.8 10.8-20.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 339 247 61.7 54.0-68.8 92 38.3 31.2-46.0
$15,000- 24,999 387 281 64.9 58.3-71.0 106 35.1 29.0-41.7
$25,000- 34,999 206 171 76.7 67.5-83.9 35 23.3 16.1-32.5
$35,000- 49,999 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 507 454 84.2 78.7-88.6 53 15.8 11.4-21.3
No 1,160 908 71.6 67.8-75.1 252 28.4 24.9-32.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 186 89.9 83.1-94.1 15 10.1 5.9-16.9
Non-Veteran 1,502 1,204 72.5 69.0-75.6 298 27.5 24.4-31.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 814 673 75.3 70.5-79.5 141 24.7 20.5-29.5
No 889 717 74.1 69.9-77.9 172 25.9 22.1-30.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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