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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 2,440 1,997 80.8 78.8-82.6 443 19.2 17.4-21.2
GENDER
Male 1,098 871 77.5 74.3-80.3 227 22.5 19.7-25.7
Female 1,342 1,126 83.9 81.5-86.1 216 16.1 13.9-18.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,447 1,312 89.9 87.9-91.6 135 10.1 8.4-12.1
Non-Hispanic Black 541 436 78.0 73.4-82.1 105 22.0 17.9-26.6
Other 424 223 49.9 44.2-55.5 201 50.1 44.5-55.8
AGE
18-34 687 522 75.4 71.4-79.0 165 24.6 21.0-28.6
35-44 517 398 78.0 73.5-81.8 119 22.0 18.2-26.5
45-54 628 533 84.5 81.0-87.4 95 15.5 12.6-19.0
55-64 608 544 90.0 87.1-92.4 64 10.0 7.6-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 103 47.0 39.4-54.6 134 53.0 45.4-60.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 562 409 75.3 71.1-79.0 153 24.7 21.0-28.9
Some Post-H.S. 643 541 85.4 81.8-88.3 102 14.6 11.7-18.2
College Graduate 991 939 95.3 93.7-96.5 52 4.7 3.5- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 133 61.7 53.9-68.9 86 38.3 31.1-46.1
$15,000- 24,999 347 204 57.5 51.3-63.4 143 42.5 36.6-48.7
$25,000- 34,999 206 156 72.4 63.2-80.1 50 27.6 19.9-36.8
$35,000- 49,999 249 211 82.5 75.9-87.6 38 17.5 12.4-24.1
$50,000- 74,999 301 285 94.4 90.7-96.7 16 5.6 3.3- 9.3
$75,000+ 708 688 96.7 94.6-98.0 20 3.3 2.0- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 451 375 82.9 78.4-86.6 76 17.1 13.4-21.6
No 1,943 1,583 80.2 77.9-82.2 360 19.8 17.8-22.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 189 175 91.9 86.1-95.4 14 8.1 4.6-13.9
Non-Veteran 2,243 1,815 79.9 77.8-81.8 428 20.1 18.2-22.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,397 1,161 83.6 81.2-85.7 236 16.4 14.3-18.8
Regional City or Suburban 613 501 78.6 74.3-82.4 112 21.4 17.6-25.7
Rural 430 335 75.6 70.1-80.4 95 24.4 19.6-29.9

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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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