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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,511 5,735 86.2 85.1-87.3 776 13.8 12.7-14.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,262 1,095 84.1 81.2-86.6 167 15.9 13.4-18.8
GENDER
Male 512 421 78.9 73.8-83.2 91 21.1 16.8-26.2
Female 750 674 88.4 85.0-91.0 76 11.6 9.0-15.0
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
65-74 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 132 75.8 65.7-83.7 29 24.2 16.3-34.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 445 361 78.0 72.5-82.7 84 22.0 17.3-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 346 309 87.9 83.1-91.4 37 12.1 8.6-16.9
College Graduate 309 292 95.6 92.2-97.5 17 4.4 2.5- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 158 77.3 68.3-84.3 35 22.7 15.7-31.7
$15,000- 24,999 262 220 80.0 72.5-85.8 42 20.0 14.2-27.5
$25,000- 34,999 142 119 77.2 66.0-85.5 23 22.8 14.5-34.0
$35,000- 49,999 149 135 86.1 75.9-92.5 14 13.9 7.5-24.1
$50,000- 74,999 127 114 87.9 79.1-93.4 13 12.1 6.6-20.9
$75,000+ 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 328 295 85.5 78.2-90.7 33 14.5 9.3-21.8
No 831 716 83.9 80.4-86.9 115 16.1 13.1-19.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 394 340 80.4 73.7-85.7 54 19.6 14.3-26.3
No 823 720 85.8 82.5-88.6 103 14.2 11.4-17.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,109 956 83.2 80.0-85.9 153 16.8 14.1-20.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 451 386 83.0 78.4-86.7 65 17.0 13.3-21.6
Regional City or Suburban County 238 213 89.8 84.1-93.6 25 10.2 6.4-15.9
Rural 573 496 82.5 77.2-86.8 77 17.5 13.2-22.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 626 531 83.3 79.2-86.7 95 16.7 13.3-20.8
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 193 174 84.7 74.9-91.1 19 15.3 8.9-25.1
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 132 77.4 68.3-84.5 28 22.6 15.5-31.7
101% to 150% 250 217 79.9 71.6-86.2 33 20.1 13.8-28.4
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 427 391 90.3 85.9-93.4 36 9.7 6.6-14.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 326 281 82.6 74.7-88.3 45 17.4 11.7-25.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 384 339 87.0 82.0-90.7 45 13.0 9.3-18.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 552 475 83.2 78.9-86.7 77 16.8 13.3-21.1

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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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