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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 2,659 2,271 84.5 82.7-86.1 388 15.5 13.9-17.3
-Piedmont 1,469 1,254 84.6 82.2-86.7 215 15.4 13.3-17.8
GENDER
Male 725 602 81.6 78.0-84.7 123 18.4 15.3-22.0
Female 744 652 87.9 84.9-90.4 92 12.1 9.6-15.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 871 810 92.1 89.6-94.1 61 7.9 5.9-10.4
Non-Hispanic Black 331 283 83.9 78.6-88.1 48 16.1 11.9-21.4
Other 255 149 55.5 48.2-62.5 106 44.5 37.5-51.8
AGE
18-34 424 338 78.2 73.2-82.5 86 21.8 17.5-26.8
35-44 368 299 83.3 78.7-87.1 69 16.7 12.9-21.3
45-54 387 351 91.4 87.9-93.9 36 8.6 6.1-12.1
55-64 290 266 91.6 87.2-94.6 24 8.4 5.4-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 299 231 81.6 76.7-85.7 68 18.4 14.3-23.3
Some Post-H.S. 351 306 88.6 84.5-91.8 45 11.4 8.2-15.5
College Graduate 709 681 96.6 94.9-97.7 28 3.4 2.3- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 165 89 54.3 45.6-62.7 76 45.7 37.3-54.4
$25,000- 34,999 144 111 74.1 63.7-82.3 33 25.9 17.7-36.3
$35,000- 49,999 167 145 84.8 76.7-90.5 22 15.2 9.5-23.3
$50,000- 74,999 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 524 511 97.4 95.4-98.5 13 2.6 1.5- 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 138 118 85.2 75.9-91.3 20 14.8 8.7-24.1
No 1,304 1,113 84.4 81.9-86.6 191 15.6 13.4-18.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,346 1,137 83.7 81.1-85.9 209 16.3 14.1-18.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 889 768 86.7 84.1-89.0 121 13.3 11.0-15.9
Regional City or Suburban 352 301 83.7 78.5-87.9 51 16.3 12.1-21.5
Rural 228 185 78.4 70.5-84.6 43 21.6 15.4-29.5

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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.

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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