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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 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
-Western 707 577 81.7 77.6-85.1 130 18.3 14.9-22.4
GENDER
Male 326 265 81.2 75.1-86.1 61 18.8 13.9-24.9
Female 381 312 82.1 76.4-86.6 69 17.9 13.4-23.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 579 504 85.1 80.9-88.6 75 14.9 11.4-19.1
Non-Hispanic Black 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 125 71.6 62.6-79.1 50 28.4 20.9-37.4
35-44 122 95 81.2 71.3-88.2 27 18.8 11.8-28.7
45-54 167 141 87.4 80.6-92.1 26 12.6 7.9-19.4
55-64 243 216 91.1 86.3-94.3 27 8.9 5.7-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 201 149 76.0 68.1-82.5 52 24.0 17.5-31.9
Some Post-H.S. 202 171 84.2 76.8-89.5 31 15.8 10.5-23.2
College Graduate 232 215 94.3 90.1-96.8 17 5.7 3.2- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 133 86 67.9 57.3-76.9 47 32.1 23.1-42.7
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 182 163 91.3 84.9-95.1 19 8.7 4.9-15.1
No 509 403 78.9 73.9-83.2 106 21.1 16.8-26.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 648 527 80.9 76.6-84.6 121 19.1 15.4-23.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 172 138 79.2 71.0-85.6 34 20.8 14.4-29.0
Rural 535 439 82.6 77.8-86.5 96 17.4 13.5-22.2

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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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