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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 4,528 3,785 83.0 81.5-84.3 743 17.0 15.7-18.5
-Eastern NC 1,630 1,383 83.7 81.2-85.9 247 16.3 14.1-18.8
GENDER
Male 796 657 81.1 77.3-84.4 139 18.9 15.6-22.7
Female 834 726 86.4 83.2-89.1 108 13.6 10.9-16.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 918 821 89.8 87.1-92.0 97 10.2 8.0-12.9
Non-Hispanic Black 450 384 83.1 77.3-87.7 66 16.9 12.3-22.7
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 480 387 81.3 76.9-85.1 93 18.7 14.9-23.1
35-44 298 256 81.3 74.2-86.8 42 18.7 13.2-25.8
45-54 359 289 80.8 75.1-85.3 70 19.2 14.7-24.9
55-64 493 451 93.3 90.7-95.3 42 6.7 4.7- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 97 59.3 49.6-68.4 64 40.7 31.6-50.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 490 395 81.1 76.6-85.0 95 18.9 15.0-23.4
Some Post-H.S. 502 443 88.7 85.0-91.5 59 11.3 8.5-15.0
College Graduate 474 445 95.8 93.5-97.3 29 4.2 2.7- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 121 63.1 53.3-71.9 55 36.9 28.1-46.7
$15,000- 24,999 269 198 72.8 65.5-79.0 71 27.2 21.0-34.5
$25,000- 34,999 161 134 79.1 68.4-86.8 27 20.9 13.2-31.6
$35,000- 49,999 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 340 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 390 327 80.5 73.9-85.8 63 19.5 14.2-26.1
No 1,033 876 83.5 80.5-86.2 157 16.5 13.8-19.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 444 364 79.4 73.6-84.3 80 20.6 15.7-26.4
No 1,130 980 85.9 83.1-88.3 150 14.1 11.7-16.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 257 92.3 88.5-94.9 27 7.7 5.1-11.5
Non-Veteran 1,346 1,126 82.0 79.2-84.6 220 18.0 15.4-20.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 108 86 78.4 68.1-86.0 22 21.6 14.0-31.9
Regional City or Suburban County 309 276 90.8 86.9-93.5 33 9.2 6.5-13.1
Rural 1,213 1,021 82.6 79.5-85.3 192 17.4 14.7-20.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,051 909 85.2 82.1-87.8 142 14.8 12.2-17.9
Unemployed 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 220 197 87.6 79.0-92.9 23 12.4 7.1-21.0
Other not in Labor Force 149 117 79.4 70.8-85.9 32 20.6 14.1-29.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 186 134 65.6 56.5-73.7 52 34.4 26.3-43.5
101% to 150% 256 210 79.7 71.5-86.0 46 20.3 14.0-28.5
151% to 200% 113 97 86.4 76.3-92.6 16 13.6 7.4-23.7
More than 200% 735 692 94.8 92.5-96.4 43 5.2 3.6- 7.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 541 452 81.2 76.1-85.5 89 18.8 14.5-23.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 794 685 86.2 83.0-88.8 109 13.8 11.2-17.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 295 246 81.7 75.5-86.7 49 18.3 13.3-24.5

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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