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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Males

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
-MALES 2,961 2,533 83.8 82.0-85.4 428 16.2 14.6-18.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,979 1,811 90.4 88.6-92.0 168 9.6 8.0-11.4
Non-Hispanic Black 512 421 78.9 73.8-83.2 91 21.1 16.8-26.2
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 667 511 75.6 71.5-79.2 156 24.4 20.8-28.5
35-44 405 314 77.9 72.5-82.5 91 22.1 17.5-27.5
45-54 493 393 81.1 76.7-84.9 100 18.9 15.1-23.3
55-64 574 510 90.9 87.9-93.2 64 9.1 6.8-12.1
65-74 527 518 98.2 95.8-99.3 *** *** ***
75+ 259 257 99.6 98.2-99.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 364 235 64.0 57.7-69.8 129 36.0 30.2-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 843 677 78.3 74.6-81.7 166 21.7 18.3-25.4
Some Post-H.S. 816 727 89.3 86.5-91.5 89 10.7 8.5-13.5
College Graduate 932 888 96.0 94.4-97.1 44 4.0 2.9- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 164 61.3 53.3-68.7 88 38.7 31.3-46.7
$15,000- 24,999 443 320 70.7 65.1-75.7 123 29.3 24.3-34.9
$25,000- 34,999 294 233 77.6 71.0-83.0 61 22.4 17.0-29.0
$35,000- 49,999 353 317 85.8 79.6-90.4 36 14.2 9.6-20.4
$50,000- 74,999 409 377 90.1 85.6-93.4 32 9.9 6.6-14.4
$75,000+ 759 738 97.1 95.1-98.3 21 2.9 1.7- 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 684 604 84.5 79.9-88.2 80 15.5 11.8-20.1
No 1,876 1,595 83.8 81.6-85.8 281 16.2 14.2-18.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 786 673 80.3 76.0-84.1 113 19.7 15.9-24.0
No 2,092 1,800 85.3 83.4-87.1 292 14.7 12.9-16.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 853 799 93.6 91.1-95.4 54 6.4 4.6- 8.9
Non-Veteran 2,105 1,731 80.7 78.5-82.7 374 19.3 17.3-21.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 824 679 82.0 78.7-84.8 145 18.0 15.2-21.3
Regional City or Suburban County 656 567 86.4 83.0-89.3 89 13.6 10.7-17.0
Rural 1,481 1,287 83.7 80.8-86.3 194 16.3 13.7-19.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,749 1,448 82.4 80.1-84.5 301 17.6 15.5-19.9
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 735 717 97.4 95.5-98.5 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Unable to Work 232 203 82.8 74.0-89.0 29 17.2 11.0-26.0
Other not in Labor Force 100 85 84.9 75.3-91.2 15 15.1 8.8-24.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 261 155 57.2 49.7-64.3 106 42.8 35.7-50.3
101% to 150% 419 325 72.3 66.0-77.8 94 27.7 22.2-34.0
151% to 200% 205 180 88.0 81.6-92.3 25 12.0 7.7-18.4
More than 200% 1,510 1,419 93.2 91.3-94.7 91 6.8 5.3- 8.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 572 491 83.4 78.5-87.3 81 16.6 12.7-21.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,081 934 84.4 81.3-87.1 147 15.6 12.9-18.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,308 1,108 83.4 80.8-85.8 200 16.6 14.2-19.2

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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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