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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Health Care Access

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
Region 5 369 305 83.4 78.2-87.6 64 16.6 12.4-21.8
GENDER
Male 189 152 81.8 74.7-87.3 37 18.2 12.7-25.3
Female 180 153 85.2 76.6-91.0 27 14.8 9.0-23.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 203 184 90.9 85.1-94.6 19 9.1 5.4-14.9
Non-Hispanic Black 90 80 88.2 76.4-94.6 *** *** ***
Other 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 207 160 78.9 71.3-84.9 47 21.1 15.1-28.7
44-64 162 145 91.3 85.7-94.8 17 8.7 5.2-14.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 71 67.5 56.6-76.8 43 32.5 23.2-43.4
Some College + 254 233 92.5 87.5-95.6 21 7.5 4.4-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 88 64.8 54.5-73.9 51 35.2 26.1-45.5
$50,000+ 183 179 97.5 93.4-99.1 *** *** ***

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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.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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