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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,691 3,849 80.9 79.5-82.3 842 19.1 17.7-20.5
-Eastern 1,544 1,275 80.9 78.3-83.2 269 19.1 16.8-21.7
GENDER
Male 705 557 76.9 72.8-80.5 148 23.1 19.5-27.2
Female 839 718 85.1 81.9-87.8 121 14.9 12.2-18.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 875 767 86.6 83.6-89.2 108 13.4 10.8-16.4
Non-Hispanic Black 434 371 83.8 78.7-87.9 63 16.2 12.1-21.3
Other 215 119 52.7 44.7-60.6 96 47.3 39.4-55.3
AGE
18-34 391 303 76.5 71.4-81.0 88 23.5 19.0-28.6
35-44 298 235 78.7 72.7-83.7 63 21.3 16.3-27.3
45-54 369 297 81.2 76.3-85.3 72 18.8 14.7-23.7
55-64 486 440 90.9 87.5-93.5 46 9.1 6.5-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 82 60.4 50.4-69.6 56 39.6 30.4-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 508 392 77.1 72.5-81.2 116 22.9 18.8-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 474 402 84.4 80.1-88.0 72 15.6 12.0-19.9
College Graduate 419 394 95.3 92.6-97.1 25 4.7 2.9- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 116 65.4 56.2-73.5 58 34.6 26.5-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 288 212 73.6 67.1-79.3 76 26.4 20.7-32.9
$25,000- 34,999 134 108 79.9 70.1-87.1 26 20.1 12.9-29.9
$35,000- 49,999 179 148 77.2 67.9-84.4 31 22.8 15.6-32.1
$50,000- 74,999 218 201 91.2 85.4-94.8 17 8.8 5.2-14.6
$75,000+ 313 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 398 331 79.3 73.7-84.0 67 20.7 16.0-26.3
No 1,107 915 81.6 78.6-84.3 192 18.4 15.7-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 223 91.9 86.6-95.2 16 8.1 4.8-13.4
Non-Veteran 1,301 1,048 78.8 75.9-81.5 253 21.2 18.5-24.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 110 89 80.6 70.2-88.0 21 19.4 12.0-29.8
Regional City or Suburban 239 197 77.5 70.0-83.6 42 22.5 16.4-30.0
Rural 1,195 989 81.7 78.8-84.3 206 18.3 15.7-21.2

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*Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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