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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic Black

Health Insurance Coverage - (Under age 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
-Non-Hispanic Black 952 795 81.3 77.9-84.3 157 18.7 15.7-22.1
GENDER
Male 400 312 74.9 69.0-79.9 88 25.1 20.1-31.0
Female 552 483 86.6 82.7-89.8 69 13.4 10.2-17.3
AGE
18-34 275 219 78.7 72.4-83.8 56 21.3 16.2-27.6
35-44 185 156 77.6 68.4-84.8 29 22.4 15.2-31.6
45-54 219 184 81.8 74.6-87.4 35 18.2 12.6-25.4
55-64 273 236 89.2 84.4-92.6 37 10.8 7.4-15.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 328 250 73.2 66.6-78.8 78 26.8 21.2-33.4
Some Post-H.S. 276 242 87.1 81.9-91.0 34 12.9 9.0-18.1
College Graduate 255 238 95.1 91.3-97.3 17 4.9 2.7- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 100 71.2 60.4-80.0 33 28.8 20.0-39.6
$15,000- 24,999 197 157 76.8 68.2-83.6 40 23.2 16.4-31.8
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 120 107 84.0 72.3-91.3 13 16.0 8.7-27.7
$50,000- 74,999 107 94 86.4 76.6-92.5 13 13.6 7.5-23.4
$75,000+ 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 222 191 80.7 71.3-87.6 31 19.3 12.4-28.7
No 638 530 81.5 77.4-84.9 108 18.5 15.1-22.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 272 219 74.0 65.9-80.8 53 26.0 19.2-34.1
No 642 547 84.0 80.2-87.2 95 16.0 12.8-19.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 844 699 80.4 76.8-83.6 145 19.6 16.4-23.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 370 306 81.0 76.0-85.2 64 19.0 14.8-24.0
Regional City or Suburban County 183 160 87.9 81.1-92.5 23 12.1 7.5-18.9
Rural 399 329 78.0 71.4-83.5 70 22.0 16.5-28.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 589 496 82.6 78.4-86.2 93 17.4 13.8-21.6
Unemployed 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 163 145 83.0 72.3-90.1 18 17.0 9.9-27.7
Other not in Labor Force 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 122 95 72.9 62.5-81.4 27 27.1 18.6-37.5
101% to 150% 181 149 76.2 66.5-83.7 32 23.8 16.3-33.5
151% to 200% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 337 304 88.9 83.8-92.5 33 11.1 7.5-16.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 220 180 77.7 67.9-85.2 40 22.3 14.8-32.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 290 248 84.1 78.1-88.7 42 15.9 11.3-21.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 442 367 81.0 76.2-85.0 75 19.0 15.0-23.8

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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.

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