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Medicare is a coverage plan for people 65 or over and for certain disabled people. Do you have Medicare?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2663 701  22.0  (20.4-23.7) 1962  78.0  (76.3-79.6)
GENDER      
Male 1009 226  18.6  (16.3-21.1)  783  81.4  (78.9-83.7)
Female 1654 475  25.1  (23.0-27.4) 1179  74.9  (72.6-77.0)
RACE      
White 2088 558  22.7  (20.9-24.7) 1530  77.3  (75.3-79.1)
African American  489 126  20.2  (16.7-24.3)  363  79.8  (75.7-83.3)
AGE      
18-24  196   4   1.5  ( 0.5- 4.4)  192  98.5  (95.6-99.5)
25-34  451   6   1.3  ( 0.6- 3.2)  445  98.7  (96.8-99.4)
35-44  543  19   3.3  ( 2.1- 5.3)  524  96.7  (94.7-97.9)
45-54  484  34   6.8  ( 4.7- 9.8)  450  93.2  (90.2-95.3)
55-64  360  64  15.3  (11.9-19.6)  296  84.7  (80.4-88.1)
65+  611 567  91.7  (88.8-94.0)   44   8.3  ( 6.0-11.2)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  417 262  52.7  (46.6-58.8)  155  47.3  (41.2-53.4)
H.S. or G.E.D.  810 204  20.9  (18.2-23.9)  606  79.1  (76.1-81.8)
Some Post-H.S.  666 114  13.9  (11.4-16.7)  552  86.1  (83.3-88.6)
College Graduate  763 116  13.9  (11.5-16.7)  647  86.1  (83.3-88.5)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  267 178  62.1  (55.0-68.6)   89  37.9  (31.4-45.0)
$15,000- 24,999  435 159  31.9  (27.2-37.0)  276  68.1  (63.0-72.8)
$25,000- 34,999  374  67  15.3  (11.9-19.5)  307  84.7  (80.5-88.1)
$35,000- 49,999  415  50  10.8  ( 8.1-14.3)  365  89.2  (85.7-91.9)
$50,000+  741  46   5.2  ( 3.9- 7.1)  695  94.8  (92.9-96.1)

*Asked to respondents who reported having health care coverage.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.