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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Health Care Access

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs,
or government plans such as Medicare?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,679 5,812 84.6 83.5-85.7 867 15.4 14.3-16.5
Region 8 667 583 84.5 80.6-87.7 84 15.5 12.3-19.4
GENDER
Male 278 233 80.5 74.0-85.6 45 19.5 14.4-26.0
Female 389 350 88.4 83.7-91.9 39 11.6 8.1-16.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 441 410 92.4 88.9-94.9 31 7.6 5.1-11.1
Non-Hispanic Black 125 111 82.8 71.6-90.2 14 17.2 9.8-28.4
Other 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 217 171 76.2 69.1-82.2 46 23.8 17.8-30.9
44-64 244 209 87.1 81.9-90.9 35 12.9 9.1-18.1
65+ 195 193 99.4 97.1-99.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 281 230 78.6 72.1-84.0 51 21.4 16.0-27.9
Some College + 384 351 89.7 85.0-93.0 33 10.3 7.0-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 316 261 79.6 73.5-84.6 55 20.4 15.4-26.5
$50,000+ 209 199 93.6 87.3-96.9 *** *** ***

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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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