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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Health Insurance Coverage - (Under age 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
-Piedmont NC 2,135 1,766 82.5 80.6-84.3 369 17.5 15.7-19.4
GENDER
Male 985 779 79.6 76.6-82.3 206 20.4 17.7-23.4
Female 1,150 987 85.1 82.5-87.4 163 14.9 12.6-17.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,248 1,132 89.9 87.7-91.7 116 10.1 8.3-12.3
Non-Hispanic Black 473 390 80.4 75.9-84.3 83 19.6 15.7-24.1
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 665 520 77.9 74.1-81.3 145 22.1 18.7-25.9
35-44 437 334 78.5 73.9-82.4 103 21.5 17.6-26.1
45-54 523 442 85.6 81.8-88.7 81 14.4 11.3-18.2
55-64 510 470 91.6 88.4-94.1 40 8.4 5.9-11.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 91 49.3 41.5-57.1 113 50.7 42.9-58.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 502 359 73.2 68.6-77.3 143 26.8 22.7-31.4
Some Post-H.S. 601 522 88.6 85.6-91.0 79 11.4 9.0-14.4
College Graduate 826 792 96.6 95.1-97.6 34 3.4 2.4- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 121 63.5 55.4-70.9 72 36.5 29.1-44.6
$15,000- 24,999 327 206 62.2 55.9-68.1 121 37.8 31.9-44.1
$25,000- 34,999 187 143 77.2 69.6-83.3 44 22.8 16.7-30.4
$35,000- 49,999 207 174 81.4 73.8-87.2 33 18.6 12.8-26.2
$50,000- 74,999 283 255 90.0 85.4-93.3 28 10.0 6.7-14.6
$75,000+ 642 627 97.4 95.5-98.5 15 2.6 1.5- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 340 291 81.9 75.9-86.7 49 18.1 13.3-24.1
No 1,416 1,156 82.0 79.5-84.1 260 18.0 15.9-20.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 435 341 73.9 68.3-78.8 94 26.1 21.2-31.7
No 1,635 1,381 85.2 83.2-87.0 254 14.8 13.0-16.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 144 89.9 82.4-94.4 14 10.1 5.6-17.6
Non-Veteran 1,975 1,620 81.9 79.9-83.8 355 18.1 16.2-20.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,253 1,033 82.6 80.1-84.9 220 17.4 15.1-19.9
Regional City or Suburban County 517 430 83.6 79.6-87.0 87 16.4 13.0-20.4
Rural 365 303 80.5 75.1-85.0 62 19.5 15.0-24.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,489 1,248 84.4 82.2-86.4 241 15.6 13.6-17.8
Unemployed 127 74 56.2 46.1-65.9 53 43.8 34.1-53.9
Retired 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 169 146 79.8 70.3-86.8 23 20.2 13.2-29.7
Other not in Labor Force 246 199 82.6 76.8-87.2 47 17.4 12.8-23.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 195 98 49.7 41.6-57.9 97 50.3 42.1-58.4
101% to 150% 269 188 69.9 63.4-75.7 81 30.1 24.3-36.6
151% to 200% 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,111 1,038 93.1 91.1-94.7 73 6.9 5.3- 8.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 522 424 80.6 76.2-84.3 98 19.4 15.7-23.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,548 1,292 83.8 81.5-85.8 256 16.2 14.2-18.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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