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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,550 3,202 88.5 87.0-89.8 348 11.5 10.2-13.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,382 2,251 93.3 91.7-94.6 131 6.7 5.4- 8.3
Non-Hispanic Black 750 674 88.4 85.0-91.0 76 11.6 9.0-15.0
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 661 547 82.9 79.1-86.1 114 17.1 13.9-20.9
35-44 479 391 81.7 77.3-85.3 88 18.3 14.7-22.7
45-54 558 478 86.5 82.8-89.6 80 13.5 10.4-17.2
55-64 691 641 92.6 89.4-94.9 50 7.4 5.1-10.6
65-74 668 662 99.2 98.0-99.6 *** *** ***
75+ 449 445 99.4 97.6-99.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 247 68.0 61.5-73.9 105 32.0 26.1-38.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 949 833 86.6 83.6-89.1 116 13.4 10.9-16.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,066 977 91.2 88.9-93.1 89 8.8 6.9-11.1
College Graduate 1,174 1,137 97.5 96.2-98.3 37 2.5 1.7- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 309 76.9 71.1-81.8 81 23.1 18.2-28.9
$15,000- 24,999 614 497 76.0 71.0-80.3 117 24.0 19.7-29.0
$25,000- 34,999 315 290 88.6 82.5-92.8 25 11.4 7.2-17.5
$35,000- 49,999 433 411 93.2 89.1-95.9 22 6.8 4.1-10.9
$50,000- 74,999 420 399 95.5 92.6-97.3 21 4.5 2.7- 7.4
$75,000+ 674 660 98.1 96.2-99.0 14 1.9 1.0- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 918 847 89.8 86.3-92.5 71 10.2 7.5-13.7
No 2,272 2,027 87.3 85.4-89.0 245 12.7 11.0-14.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,076 964 86.2 82.8-89.0 112 13.8 11.0-17.2
No 2,387 2,170 89.8 88.1-91.3 217 10.2 8.7-11.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 84 98.2 93.7-99.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,462 3,117 88.3 86.8-89.6 345 11.7 10.4-13.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 946 843 87.8 85.0-90.1 103 12.2 9.9-15.0
Regional City or Suburban County 809 735 89.4 86.3-91.9 74 10.6 8.1-13.7
Rural 1,795 1,624 88.6 86.3-90.5 171 11.4 9.5-13.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,593 1,424 88.8 86.7-90.6 169 11.2 9.4-13.3
Unemployed 132 85 66.7 56.3-75.7 47 33.3 24.3-43.7
Retired 1,029 1,016 99.1 98.3-99.5 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7
Unable to Work 366 330 85.0 78.0-90.0 36 15.0 10.0-22.0
Other not in Labor Force 413 335 82.4 77.8-86.3 78 17.6 13.7-22.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 147 97 66.0 56.3-74.5 50 34.0 25.5-43.7
50% to 100% 323 233 66.3 59.1-72.8 90 33.7 27.2-40.9
101% to 150% 551 486 86.6 82.4-89.9 65 13.4 10.1-17.6
151% to 200% 229 212 92.7 87.3-95.9 17 7.3 4.1-12.7
More than 200% 1,553 1,502 96.6 95.2-97.6 51 3.4 2.4- 4.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 734 652 84.6 80.0-88.3 82 15.4 11.7-20.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,290 1,177 89.7 87.2-91.8 113 10.3 8.2-12.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,526 1,373 88.7 86.6-90.6 153 11.3 9.4-13.4

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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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