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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - (Under age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,659 2,271 84.5 82.7-86.1 388 15.5 13.9-17.3
GENDER
Male 1,316 1,094 81.7 79.0-84.2 222 18.3 15.8-21.0
Female 1,343 1,177 87.7 85.3-89.7 166 12.3 10.3-14.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,658 1,529 91.4 89.5-92.9 129 8.6 7.1-10.5
Non-Hispanic Black 565 486 85.1 81.0-88.4 79 14.9 11.6-19.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 105 96 94.0 86.9-97.3 *** *** ***
Hispanic 279 115 37.1 30.9-43.7 164 62.9 56.3-69.1
AGE
18-34 764 605 77.9 74.2-81.2 159 22.1 18.8-25.8
35-44 637 525 84.5 81.0-87.4 112 15.5 12.6-19.0
45-54 676 604 90.4 87.7-92.5 72 9.6 7.5-12.3
55-64 582 537 92.3 89.4-94.5 45 7.7 5.5-10.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 60 39.3 30.8-48.5 111 60.7 51.5-69.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 657 515 81.5 78.0-84.5 142 18.5 15.5-22.0
Some Post-H.S. 714 623 87.8 84.7-90.3 91 12.2 9.7-15.3
College Graduate 1,111 1,068 96.7 95.4-97.7 43 3.3 2.3- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 347 211 63.2 57.1-68.8 136 36.8 31.2-42.9
$25,000- 34,999 263 207 75.6 68.3-81.7 56 24.4 18.3-31.7
$35,000- 49,999 331 286 83.3 77.3-88.0 45 16.7 12.0-22.7
$50,000-74,999 424 410 96.4 93.8-98.0 14 3.6 2.0- 6.2
$75,000+ 826 805 97.1 95.3-98.2 21 2.9 1.8- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 239 82.3 76.0-87.3 49 17.7 12.7-24.0
No 2,316 1,986 84.7 82.8-86.4 330 15.3 13.6-17.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 286 276 95.9 92.0-97.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,367 1,989 83.0 81.0-84.8 378 17.0 15.2-19.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 952 820 86.4 83.8-88.7 132 13.6 11.3-16.2
Regional City or Suburban 577 495 83.2 79.1-86.7 82 16.8 13.3-20.9
Rural 1,130 956 83.3 80.1-86.0 174 16.7 14.0-19.9

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

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