NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs,
or government plans such as Medicare?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,263 6,313 83.9 82.8-84.9 950 16.1 15.1-17.2
GENDER
Male 3,104 2,664 83.6 82.0-85.2 440 16.4 14.8-18.0
Female 4,159 3,649 84.1 82.6-85.5 510 15.9 14.5-17.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,930 4,526 89.2 88.0-90.3 404 10.8 9.7-12.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,378 1,196 84.5 82.0-86.7 182 15.5 13.3-18.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 115 102 86.4 76.4-92.6 13 13.6 7.4-23.6
Non-Hispanic Other 251 214 82.2 74.3-88.1 37 17.8 11.9-25.7
Hispanic 502 194 34.2 29.6-39.0 308 65.8 61.0-70.4
AGE
18-34 1,260 924 74.4 71.6-77.0 336 25.6 23.0-28.4
35-44 954 721 76.5 73.3-79.3 233 23.5 20.7-26.7
45-54 1,100 928 85.8 83.4-87.9 172 14.2 12.1-16.6
55-64 1,517 1,335 87.8 85.9-89.6 182 12.2 10.4-14.1
65-74 1,368 1,358 99.2 98.3-99.6 *** *** ***
75+ 956 947 99.0 97.8-99.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 918 644 66.6 62.9-70.2 274 33.4 29.8-37.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,993 1,659 80.4 78.1-82.5 334 19.6 17.5-21.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,917 1,698 87.0 85.0-88.7 219 13.0 11.3-15.0
College Graduate 2,400 2,280 94.8 93.7-95.7 120 5.2 4.3- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 849 623 70.5 66.7-74.1 226 29.5 25.9-33.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,187 884 69.3 65.9-72.4 303 30.7 27.6-34.1
$25,000- 34,999 701 603 82.2 78.2-85.5 98 17.8 14.5-21.8
$35,000- 49,999 845 776 88.6 85.4-91.3 69 11.4 8.7-14.6
$50,000-74,999 790 752 93.5 90.7-95.5 38 6.5 4.5- 9.3
$75,000+ 1,457 1,421 96.9 95.4-98.0 36 3.1 2.0- 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,942 1,759 87.7 85.7-89.5 183 12.3 10.5-14.3
No 5,062 4,344 83.0 81.7-84.3 718 17.0 15.7-18.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 998 946 93.6 91.4-95.2 52 6.4 4.8- 8.6
Non-Veteran 6,251 5,355 82.4 81.2-83.6 896 17.6 16.4-18.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,236 3,669 83.5 82.0-84.9 567 16.5 15.1-18.0
No 3,027 2,644 84.3 82.6-85.9 383 15.7 14.1-17.4

Back to Health Care Access.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 11SEP15.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts