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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-African Americans

In the PAST 12 MONTHS was there any time when you did NOT have ANY
health insurance or coverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,969 380 7.6 6.8- 8.5 5,589 92.4 91.5-93.2
-African Americans 1,186 121 11.4 9.4-13.7 1,065 88.6 86.3-90.6
GENDER
Male 416 38 9.9 7.1-13.8 378 90.1 86.2-92.9
Female 770 83 12.4 9.9-15.6 687 87.6 84.4-90.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,169 119 11.3 9.3-13.7 1,050 88.7 86.3-90.7
AGE
18-34 198 34 13.7 9.5-19.2 164 86.3 80.8-90.5
35-44 154 21 12.8 8.0-19.7 133 87.2 80.3-92.0
45-54 219 27 12.0 7.9-17.9 192 88.0 82.1-92.1
55-64 258 30 14.3 9.9-20.3 228 85.7 79.7-90.1
65-74 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 18 11.9 7.2-19.0 154 88.1 81.0-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 380 42 12.9 9.2-17.7 338 87.1 82.3-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 326 33 10.6 7.4-14.9 293 89.4 85.1-92.6
College Graduate 307 28 9.8 6.6-14.3 279 90.2 85.7-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 27 12.9 8.7-18.7 185 87.1 81.3-91.3
$15,000- 24,999 243 41 18.1 13.1-24.5 202 81.9 75.5-86.9
$25,000- 34,999 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 342 38 14.0 10.0-19.2 304 86.0 80.8-90.0
No 790 80 10.9 8.6-13.7 710 89.1 86.3-91.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,037 113 12.0 9.8-14.5 924 88.0 85.5-90.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 633 51 9.0 6.7-12.0 582 91.0 88.0-93.3
No 553 70 13.9 10.8-17.7 483 86.1 82.3-89.2

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*Asked only of those who reported having any type of health insurance.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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