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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 531 465 86.2 82.0-89.5 66 13.8 10.5-18.0
GENDER
Male 214 179 81.4 73.8-87.2 35 18.6 12.8-26.2
Female 317 286 90.3 85.7-93.5 31 9.7 6.5-14.3
AGE
18-34 170 145 86.1 79.3-90.9 25 13.9 9.1-20.7
35-44 130 112 80.4 68.8-88.4 18 19.6 11.6-31.2
45-54 121 107 86.4 77.3-92.2 14 13.6 7.8-22.7
55-64 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 164 133 79.9 71.8-86.1 31 20.1 13.9-28.2
Some Post-H.S. 156 138 87.9 80.6-92.7 18 12.1 7.3-19.4
College Graduate 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 422 371 86.7 82.3-90.2 51 13.3 9.8-17.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 431 384 88.8 84.7-91.8 47 11.2 8.2-15.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 480 418 85.5 80.9-89.1 62 14.5 10.9-19.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 226 196 87.5 82.1-91.4 30 12.5 8.6-17.9
Regional City or Suburban County 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 205 176 82.4 73.1-89.0 29 17.6 11.0-26.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 531 465 86.2 82.0-89.5 66 13.8 10.5-18.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 245 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 152 138 88.3 79.9-93.5 14 11.7 6.5-20.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 271 234 85.4 79.5-89.8 37 14.6 10.2-20.5

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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.

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