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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,796 2,508 89.4 87.8-90.8 288 10.6 9.2-12.2
GENDER
Male 1,331 1,171 88.0 85.6-90.0 160 12.0 10.0-14.4
Female 1,465 1,337 90.8 88.6-92.6 128 9.2 7.4-11.4
AGE
18-34 745 659 88.0 84.8-90.7 86 12.0 9.3-15.2
35-44 491 434 88.3 84.5-91.3 57 11.7 8.7-15.5
45-54 669 586 88.3 85.1-90.9 83 11.7 9.1-14.9
55-64 891 829 93.2 90.7-95.1 62 6.8 4.9- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 117 71.6 62.5-79.2 50 28.4 20.8-37.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 648 555 85.9 82.4-88.9 93 14.1 11.1-17.6
Some Post-H.S. 868 773 90.0 87.5-92.1 95 10.0 7.9-12.5
College Graduate 1,110 1,060 96.6 95.3-97.5 50 3.4 2.5- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 164 73.3 65.1-80.2 59 26.7 19.8-34.9
$15,000- 24,999 322 251 77.6 71.3-82.8 71 22.4 17.2-28.7
$25,000- 34,999 225 191 83.5 76.5-88.8 34 16.5 11.2-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 327 296 89.0 83.6-92.8 31 11.0 7.2-16.4
$50,000- 74,999 439 405 91.8 87.8-94.5 34 8.2 5.5-12.2
$75,000+ 913 892 97.7 96.2-98.6 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 575 501 84.0 79.2-88.0 74 16.0 12.0-20.8
No 1,814 1,638 90.3 88.5-91.8 176 9.7 8.2-11.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 636 541 82.9 78.5-86.6 95 17.1 13.4-21.5
No 2,109 1,923 91.2 89.6-92.6 186 8.8 7.4-10.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 312 284 92.1 88.0-94.9 28 7.9 5.1-12.0
Non-Veteran 2,482 2,222 89.1 87.4-90.5 260 10.9 9.5-12.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 699 644 92.3 89.7-94.2 55 7.7 5.8-10.3
Regional City or Suburban County 673 605 88.3 84.9-91.0 68 11.7 9.0-15.1
Rural 1,424 1,259 88.0 85.5-90.1 165 12.0 9.9-14.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,934 1,759 90.7 89.0-92.2 175 9.3 7.8-11.0
Unemployed 119 80 74.5 63.7-83.0 39 25.5 17.0-36.3
Retired 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 270 241 83.7 75.3-89.6 29 16.3 10.4-24.7
Other not in Labor Force 264 231 88.2 82.9-92.1 33 11.8 7.9-17.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 199 138 66.9 58.0-74.8 61 33.1 25.2-42.0
101% to 150% 328 266 79.3 72.9-84.5 62 20.7 15.5-27.1
151% to 200% 169 149 90.0 83.5-94.1 20 10.0 5.9-16.5
More than 200% 1,639 1,556 94.8 93.3-96.0 83 5.2 4.0- 6.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 491 434 87.1 82.2-90.8 57 12.9 9.2-17.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,077 948 87.5 84.6-89.9 129 12.5 10.1-15.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,228 1,126 91.3 89.2-93.0 102 8.7 7.0-10.8

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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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