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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Males

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
-MALES 2,139 1,728 80.3 78.1-82.3 411 19.7 17.7-21.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,331 1,171 88.0 85.6-90.0 160 12.0 10.0-14.4
Non-Hispanic Black 400 312 74.9 69.0-79.9 88 25.1 20.1-31.0
Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 125 54.2 46.7-61.6 125 45.8 38.4-53.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 658 495 73.9 69.5-77.9 163 26.1 22.1-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 601 519 87.6 84.2-90.3 82 12.4 9.7-15.8
College Graduate 627 586 95.0 93.1-96.5 41 5.0 3.5- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 121 56.7 48.0-65.0 84 43.3 35.0-52.0
$15,000- 24,999 331 212 64.6 58.1-70.7 119 35.4 29.3-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 213 153 71.3 63.3-78.2 60 28.7 21.8-36.7
$35,000- 49,999 239 206 82.0 74.2-87.8 33 18.0 12.2-25.8
$50,000- 74,999 288 256 87.8 82.3-91.8 32 12.2 8.2-17.7
$75,000+ 577 557 96.6 94.3-98.0 20 3.4 2.0- 5.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 413 340 79.3 73.1-84.3 73 20.7 15.7-26.9
No 1,379 1,105 80.2 77.6-82.7 274 19.8 17.3-22.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 467 362 72.8 67.0-78.0 105 27.2 22.0-33.0
No 1,603 1,319 82.7 80.4-84.8 284 17.3 15.2-19.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 433 384 89.5 85.4-92.5 49 10.5 7.5-14.6
Non-Veteran 1,704 1,342 78.4 75.9-80.7 362 21.6 19.3-24.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 652 511 79.0 75.3-82.3 141 21.0 17.7-24.7
Regional City or Suburban County 475 392 83.7 79.5-87.2 83 16.3 12.8-20.5
Rural 1,012 825 79.5 75.9-82.7 187 20.5 17.3-24.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,587 1,290 81.4 79.0-83.6 297 18.6 16.4-21.0
Unemployed 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 118 107 91.5 84.1-95.6 11 8.5 4.4-15.9
Unable to Work 198 173 82.4 72.9-89.0 25 17.6 11.0-27.1
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% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 234 130 54.8 47.0-62.3 104 45.2 37.7-53.0
101% to 150% 298 208 65.5 58.1-72.2 90 34.5 27.8-41.9
151% to 200% 147 123 84.7 76.7-90.3 24 15.3 9.7-23.3
More than 200% 1,071 984 91.6 89.3-93.5 87 8.4 6.5-10.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 386 311 79.0 72.9-84.0 75 21.0 16.0-27.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 769 627 80.8 77.1-84.1 142 19.2 15.9-22.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 984 790 80.3 77.2-83.1 194 19.7 16.9-22.8

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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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