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2014 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 7,263 6,313 83.9 82.8-84.9 950 16.1 15.1-17.2
-African Americans 1,430 1,230 83.8 81.3-86.0 200 16.2 14.0-18.7
GENDER
Male 527 432 80.2 75.9-83.8 95 19.8 16.2-24.1
Female 903 798 86.8 83.9-89.2 105 13.2 10.8-16.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,394 1,209 84.6 82.1-86.7 185 15.4 13.3-17.9
AGE
18-34 288 226 79.0 73.5-83.6 62 21.0 16.4-26.5
35-44 207 160 76.1 68.8-82.1 47 23.9 17.9-31.2
45-54 261 220 85.5 80.3-89.6 41 14.5 10.4-19.7
55-64 308 263 84.9 79.9-88.9 45 15.1 11.1-20.1
65-74 219 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 178 79.6 72.3-85.4 36 20.4 14.6-27.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 474 393 80.9 76.4-84.7 81 19.1 15.3-23.6
Some Post-H.S. 391 335 84.9 80.3-88.6 56 15.1 11.4-19.7
College Graduate 349 323 91.6 87.4-94.5 26 8.4 5.5-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 220 77.2 71.0-82.4 62 22.8 17.6-29.0
$15,000- 24,999 310 252 78.4 72.4-83.4 58 21.6 16.6-27.6
$25,000- 34,999 148 129 84.0 75.5-90.0 19 16.0 10.0-24.5
$35,000- 49,999 169 154 88.3 80.7-93.2 15 11.7 6.8-19.3
$50,000- 74,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 384 347 88.5 84.0-91.8 37 11.5 8.2-16.0
No 975 826 82.8 79.7-85.4 149 17.2 14.6-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,257 1,069 82.7 80.0-85.1 188 17.3 14.9-20.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 775 675 85.5 82.2-88.2 100 14.5 11.8-17.8
No 655 555 81.9 78.1-85.3 100 18.1 14.7-21.9

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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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