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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Females

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 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
-FEMALES 2,389 2,057 85.5 83.6-87.2 332 14.5 12.8-16.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,465 1,337 90.8 88.6-92.6 128 9.2 7.4-11.4
Non-Hispanic Black 552 483 86.6 82.7-89.8 69 13.4 10.2-17.3
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 120 55.8 47.6-63.6 102 44.2 36.4-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 538 430 80.9 76.7-84.5 108 19.1 15.5-23.3
Some Post-H.S. 729 643 89.4 86.5-91.7 86 10.6 8.3-13.5
College Graduate 898 862 97.1 95.6-98.1 36 2.9 1.9- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 188 70.8 63.7-77.0 78 29.2 23.0-36.3
$15,000- 24,999 398 284 69.1 63.0-74.7 114 30.9 25.3-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 201 177 84.7 76.7-90.3 24 15.3 9.7-23.3
$35,000- 49,999 276 255 91.4 86.1-94.8 21 8.6 5.2-13.9
$50,000- 74,999 323 302 94.5 91.0-96.6 21 5.5 3.4- 9.0
$75,000+ 560 548 98.0 95.9-99.0 12 2.0 1.0- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 500 434 84.5 79.2-88.6 66 15.5 11.4-20.8
No 1,600 1,366 84.6 82.3-86.7 234 15.4 13.3-17.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 620 511 79.6 74.8-83.7 109 20.4 16.3-25.2
No 1,708 1,503 87.9 85.8-89.6 205 12.1 10.4-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 66 65 98.8 92.2-99.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,322 1,991 85.2 83.2-86.9 331 14.8 13.1-16.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 709 608 85.6 82.2-88.4 101 14.4 11.6-17.8
Regional City or Suburban County 548 477 86.4 82.4-89.6 71 13.6 10.4-17.6
Rural 1,132 972 84.9 81.9-87.5 160 15.1 12.5-18.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,459 1,294 88.4 86.2-90.3 165 11.6 9.7-13.8
Unemployed 123 77 67.3 56.7-76.3 46 32.7 23.7-43.3
Retired 151 146 98.4 95.4-99.4 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 290 256 82.7 74.7-88.6 34 17.3 11.4-25.3
Other not in Labor Force 354 277 80.9 75.9-85.1 77 19.1 14.9-24.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 129 80 64.4 54.3-73.4 49 35.6 26.6-45.7
50% to 100% 257 168 60.5 52.5-68.0 89 39.5 32.0-47.5
101% to 150% 344 282 82.4 77.0-86.8 62 17.6 13.2-23.0
151% to 200% 134 119 90.8 83.5-95.0 15 9.2 5.0-16.5
More than 200% 1,122 1,074 95.9 94.2-97.1 48 4.1 2.9- 5.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 466 392 80.1 74.2-85.0 74 19.9 15.0-25.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 836 727 86.3 82.9-89.0 109 13.7 11.0-17.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,087 938 86.4 83.8-88.6 149 13.6 11.4-16.2

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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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