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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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
-Piedmont NC 1,323 1,135 86.5 84.3-88.5 188 13.5 11.5-15.7
GENDER
Male 663 543 83.7 80.4-86.5 120 16.3 13.5-19.6
Female 660 592 89.6 86.5-92.1 68 10.4 7.9-13.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 784 733 93.3 91.0-95.0 51 6.7 5.0- 9.0
Non-Hispanic Black 284 241 85.0 79.8-89.1 43 15.0 10.9-20.2
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 414 336 82.0 77.5-85.8 78 18.0 14.2-22.5
35-44 319 261 83.5 78.5-87.5 58 16.5 12.5-21.5
45-54 329 289 89.8 85.7-92.8 40 10.2 7.2-14.3
55-64 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 278 206 78.0 72.4-82.7 72 22.0 17.3-27.6
Some Post-H.S. 337 301 91.3 87.7-93.9 36 8.7 6.1-12.3
College Graduate 611 592 97.6 96.2-98.5 19 2.4 1.5- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 168 98 59.1 50.2-67.4 70 40.9 32.6-49.8
$25,000- 34,999 124 90 74.0 64.5-81.7 34 26.0 18.3-35.5
$35,000- 49,999 139 121 86.1 77.0-92.0 18 13.9 8.0-23.0
$50,000- 74,999 201 186 91.6 85.9-95.1 15 8.4 4.9-14.1
$75,000+ 480 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 116 101 86.5 76.5-92.6 15 13.5 7.4-23.5
No 940 801 86.3 83.6-88.6 139 13.7 11.4-16.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 174 131 71.4 62.1-79.2 43 28.6 20.8-37.9
No 1,110 978 89.3 87.2-91.1 132 10.7 8.9-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,228 1,047 86.1 83.8-88.2 181 13.9 11.8-16.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 802 691 87.2 84.3-89.6 111 12.8 10.4-15.7
Regional City or Suburban County 313 269 86.9 82.1-90.6 44 13.1 9.4-17.9
Rural 208 175 83.4 76.8-88.5 33 16.6 11.5-23.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,323 1,135 86.5 84.3-88.5 188 13.5 11.5-15.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 142 93 67.1 58.1-75.0 49 32.9 25.0-41.9
151% to 200% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 807 768 95.3 93.3-96.8 39 4.7 3.2- 6.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 310 258 84.1 78.9-88.1 52 15.9 11.9-21.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 988 859 87.8 85.3-89.9 129 12.2 10.1-14.7

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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.

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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