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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Males

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - (Under age 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
-MALES 1,323 1,113 84.5 82.1-86.7 210 15.5 13.3-17.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 836 769 92.1 89.7-94.0 67 7.9 6.0-10.3
Non-Hispanic Black 214 179 81.4 73.8-87.2 35 18.6 12.8-26.2
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 461 374 81.8 77.6-85.3 87 18.2 14.7-22.4
35-44 303 244 80.6 74.3-85.6 59 19.4 14.4-25.7
45-54 292 248 87.2 82.4-90.8 44 12.8 9.2-17.6
55-64 267 247 94.6 91.1-96.7 20 5.4 3.3- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 367 291 80.3 75.3-84.4 76 19.7 15.6-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 365 326 91.1 87.4-93.8 39 8.9 6.2-12.6
College Graduate 459 443 97.4 95.7-98.5 16 2.6 1.5- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 95 59.5 50.3-68.0 72 40.5 32.0-49.7
$25,000- 34,999 135 97 72.1 62.6-80.0 38 27.9 20.0-37.4
$35,000- 49,999 167 148 84.9 75.2-91.2 19 15.1 8.8-24.8
$50,000- 74,999 201 185 90.8 84.6-94.6 16 9.2 5.4-15.4
$75,000+ 445 437 98.8 97.4-99.4 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 127 109 82.4 70.1-90.4 18 17.6 9.6-29.9
No 942 786 84.4 81.6-86.9 156 15.6 13.1-18.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 168 127 70.4 60.7-78.6 41 29.6 21.4-39.3
No 1,112 954 86.8 84.3-88.9 158 13.2 11.1-15.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 250 93.1 88.4-95.9 19 6.9 4.1-11.6
Non-Veteran 1,054 863 82.6 79.8-85.2 191 17.4 14.8-20.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 455 370 84.0 80.2-87.2 85 16.0 12.8-19.8
Regional City or Suburban County 294 252 85.4 79.8-89.7 42 14.6 10.3-20.2
Rural 574 491 84.5 80.2-88.0 83 15.5 12.0-19.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,323 1,113 84.5 82.1-86.7 210 15.5 13.3-17.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 152 101 65.9 56.1-74.5 51 34.1 25.5-43.9
151% to 200% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 789 746 94.3 91.8-96.0 43 5.7 4.0- 8.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 208 176 85.2 78.7-90.0 32 14.8 10.0-21.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 446 382 84.6 79.9-88.3 64 15.4 11.7-20.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 669 555 84.4 81.0-87.2 114 15.6 12.8-19.0

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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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