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2007 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%)
TOTAL 2,169 1,789 78.1 74.9-80.9 380 21.9 19.1-25.1
GENDER
Male 673 547 75.0 69.4-79.9 126 25.0 20.1-30.6
Female 1,496 1,242 80.8 77.7-83.6 254 19.2 16.4-22.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 19 95.5 73.1-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-26.9
-English Speaking 20 19 95.5 73.1-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-26.9
Non-Hispanic 2,139 1,760 77.9 74.7-80.7 379 22.1 19.3-25.3
AGE
18-24 103 66 60.1 48.1-71.0 37 39.9 29.0-51.9
25-34 264 204 74.6 64.7-82.5 60 25.4 17.5-35.3
35-44 366 296 80.5 74.8-85.2 70 19.5 14.8-25.2
45-54 469 354 75.3 69.7-80.2 115 24.7 19.8-30.3
55-64 448 372 82.7 77.6-86.9 76 17.3 13.1-22.4
65-74 317 305 95.6 91.1-97.9 12 4.4 2.1- 8.9
75+ 185 179 95.4 89.1-98.2 6 4.6 1.8-10.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 445 361 73.0 64.9-79.8 84 27.0 20.2-35.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 736 570 72.4 67.0-77.2 166 27.6 22.8-33.0
Some Post-H.S. 575 488 81.5 74.6-86.8 87 18.5 13.2-25.4
College Graduate 411 368 88.1 82.9-91.9 43 11.9 8.1-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 362 285 70.3 62.0-77.5 77 29.7 22.5-38.0
$15,000- 24,999 489 358 65.9 57.9-73.1 131 34.1 26.9-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 315 257 78.0 69.9-84.4 58 22.0 15.6-30.1
$35,000- 49,999 290 258 87.5 81.2-91.9 32 12.5 8.1-18.8
$50,000-74,999 211 188 88.0 80.8-92.8 23 12.0 7.2-19.2
$75,000+ 170 160 93.6 85.2-97.4 10 6.4 2.6-14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 807 676 77.3 71.0-82.7 131 22.7 17.3-29.0
No 1,239 1,011 78.4 74.6-81.7 228 21.6 18.3-25.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 245 82.5 74.6-88.4 35 17.5 11.6-25.4
Non-Veteran 1,889 1,544 77.4 74.0-80.5 345 22.6 19.5-26.0

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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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