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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Females

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 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
-FEMALES 1,317 1,185 89.6 87.4-91.6 132 10.4 8.4-12.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 825 773 93.4 91.0-95.2 52 6.6 4.8- 9.0
Non-Hispanic Black 317 286 90.3 85.7-93.5 31 9.7 6.5-14.3
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 381 331 87.3 82.4-90.9 50 12.7 9.1-17.6
35-44 315 278 88.2 83.4-91.7 37 11.8 8.3-16.6
45-54 325 296 90.7 86.1-93.9 29 9.3 6.1-13.9
55-64 296 280 95.1 90.5-97.5 16 4.9 2.5- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 256 215 85.0 79.0-89.5 41 15.0 10.5-21.0
Some Post-H.S. 375 338 90.5 86.6-93.4 37 9.5 6.6-13.4
College Graduate 615 595 97.8 96.3-98.7 20 2.2 1.3- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 194 139 69.8 60.6-77.6 55 30.2 22.4-39.4
$25,000- 34,999 116 101 83.9 73.4-90.8 15 16.1 9.2-26.6
$35,000- 49,999 175 162 93.0 87.5-96.2 13 7.0 3.8-12.5
$50,000- 74,999 221 213 96.5 92.4-98.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 395 389 98.9 97.3-99.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 125 107 84.8 74.5-91.4 18 15.2 8.6-25.5
No 1,022 923 89.7 87.0-91.9 99 10.3 8.1-13.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 192 160 78.6 68.7-86.1 32 21.4 13.9-31.3
No 1,092 1,001 92.0 89.9-93.7 91 8.0 6.3-10.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,282 1,150 89.4 87.0-91.3 132 10.6 8.7-13.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 408 373 90.7 86.3-93.8 35 9.3 6.2-13.7
Regional City or Suburban County 306 273 90.3 86.1-93.4 33 9.7 6.6-13.9
Rural 603 539 88.2 84.3-91.2 64 11.8 8.8-15.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,317 1,185 89.6 87.4-91.6 132 10.4 8.4-12.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 162 130 80.6 72.2-86.9 32 19.4 13.1-27.8
151% to 200% 80 70 88.7 77.7-94.7 *** *** ***
More than 200% 768 744 97.3 95.8-98.3 24 2.7 1.7- 4.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 238 215 85.7 76.4-91.7 23 14.3 8.3-23.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 456 409 90.8 87.4-93.3 47 9.2 6.7-12.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 623 561 89.8 86.5-92.4 62 10.2 7.6-13.5

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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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