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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,661 1,542 92.7 91.0-94.1 119 7.3 5.9- 9.0
GENDER
Male 836 769 92.1 89.7-94.0 67 7.9 6.0-10.3
Female 825 773 93.4 91.0-95.2 52 6.6 4.8- 9.0
AGE
18-34 492 449 91.7 88.5-94.0 43 8.3 6.0-11.5
35-44 351 324 91.5 87.1-94.5 27 8.5 5.5-12.9
45-54 403 374 93.2 89.9-95.5 29 6.8 4.5-10.1
55-64 415 395 95.4 92.1-97.4 20 4.6 2.6- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 329 298 90.5 86.1-93.7 31 9.5 6.3-13.9
Some Post-H.S. 495 451 92.2 89.2-94.5 44 7.8 5.5-10.8
College Graduate 778 755 97.5 96.1-98.4 23 2.5 1.6- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 138 105 77.9 69.0-84.8 33 22.1 15.2-31.0
$25,000- 34,999 127 108 82.8 73.4-89.3 19 17.2 10.7-26.6
$35,000- 49,999 211 193 90.2 83.2-94.4 18 9.8 5.6-16.8
$50,000- 74,999 301 284 93.6 89.1-96.3 17 6.4 3.7-10.9
$75,000+ 676 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 161 146 87.8 79.1-93.2 15 12.2 6.8-20.9
No 1,229 1,146 93.3 91.5-94.8 83 6.7 5.2- 8.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 208 180 83.3 75.6-88.9 28 16.7 11.1-24.4
No 1,423 1,334 93.9 92.3-95.2 89 6.1 4.8- 7.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,458 1,351 92.5 90.7-94.0 107 7.5 6.0- 9.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 458 434 95.1 92.6-96.8 24 4.9 3.2- 7.4
Regional City or Suburban County 397 362 90.1 85.9-93.2 35 9.9 6.8-14.1
Rural 806 746 92.4 89.7-94.4 60 7.6 5.6-10.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,661 1,542 92.7 91.0-94.1 119 7.3 5.9- 9.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 146 118 81.0 72.5-87.3 28 19.0 12.7-27.5
151% to 200% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,162 1,119 96.1 94.5-97.3 43 3.9 2.7- 5.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 612 559 91.7 88.8-93.9 53 8.3 6.1-11.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 779 730 93.5 91.2-95.2 49 6.5 4.8- 8.8

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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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