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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 2,640 2,298 86.9 85.3-88.4 342 13.1 11.6-14.7
-Eastern NC 893 800 88.5 85.4-91.0 93 11.5 9.0-14.6
GENDER
Male 457 400 85.8 81.0-89.6 57 14.2 10.4-19.0
Female 436 400 91.7 87.8-94.4 36 8.3 5.6-12.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 526 492 93.9 91.1-95.8 34 6.1 4.2- 8.9
Non-Hispanic Black 232 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 310 266 87.6 83.1-91.1 44 12.4 8.9-16.9
35-44 193 177 85.5 75.5-91.8 16 14.5 8.2-24.5
45-54 193 173 89.2 82.1-93.6 20 10.8 6.4-17.9
55-64 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 236 207 88.5 83.3-92.2 29 11.5 7.8-16.7
Some Post-H.S. 269 243 90.5 85.4-93.9 26 9.5 6.1-14.6
College Graduate 330 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 250 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 662 598 89.5 86.2-92.0 64 10.5 8.0-13.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 738 668 90.1 87.1-92.4 70 9.9 7.6-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 718 632 86.5 82.8-89.5 86 13.5 10.5-17.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 665 589 87.3 83.3-90.4 76 12.7 9.6-16.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 893 800 88.5 85.4-91.0 93 11.5 9.0-14.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 512 491 96.1 93.4-97.7 21 3.9 2.3- 6.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 288 257 88.6 82.8-92.6 31 11.4 7.4-17.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 435 395 90.9 87.2-93.6 40 9.1 6.4-12.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 170 148 83.8 74.7-90.0 22 16.2 10.0-25.3

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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 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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