SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,890 9,067 79.0 77.7-80.4 1,823 21.0 19.6-22.3
-Piedmont NC 5,354 4,557 80.3 78.3-82.1 797 19.7 17.9-21.7
GENDER
Male 2,131 1,829 79.4 76.1-82.3 302 20.6 17.7-23.9
Female 3,223 2,728 81.3 79.0-83.3 495 18.7 16.7-21.0
RACE
White 4,106 3,688 88.8 87.1-90.4 418 11.2 9.6-12.9
African American 806 644 76.7 71.7-81.0 162 23.3 19.0-28.3
Other Minorities 426 214 43.6 36.9-50.6 212 56.4 49.4-63.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 313 114 29.7 23.2-37.2 199 70.3 62.8-76.8
Non-Hispanic 5,037 4,439 86.1 84.4-87.7 598 13.9 12.3-15.6
AGE
18-24 213 140 63.5 54.5-71.6 73 36.5 28.4-45.5
25-34 757 580 73.3 68.7-77.5 177 26.7 22.5-31.3
35-44 1,256 1,078 85.0 82.2-87.5 178 15.0 12.5-17.8
45-54 1,532 1,350 87.5 85.1-89.6 182 12.5 10.4-14.9
55-64 1,596 1,409 87.1 84.5-89.2 187 12.9 10.8-15.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 500 274 40.5 34.3-47.0 226 59.5 53.0-65.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,392 1,128 76.6 72.1-80.6 264 23.4 19.4-27.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,413 1,231 83.7 80.2-86.8 182 16.3 13.2-19.8
College Graduate 2,046 1,921 94.3 92.8-95.4 125 5.7 4.6- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 393 219 42.3 34.4-50.5 174 57.7 49.5-65.6
$15,000- 24,999 682 431 52.0 45.3-58.5 251 48.0 41.5-54.7
$25,000- 34,999 492 386 70.1 62.9-76.4 106 29.9 23.6-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 720 637 85.4 81.0-88.9 83 14.6 11.1-19.0
$50,000-74,999 858 806 92.6 89.0-95.0 52 7.4 5.0-11.0
$75,000+ 1,652 1,621 97.8 96.3-98.7 31 2.2 1.3- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,528 1,260 78.6 75.0-81.8 268 21.4 18.2-25.0
No 3,667 3,174 80.9 78.4-83.1 493 19.1 16.9-21.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 531 486 89.3 83.5-93.2 45 10.7 6.8-16.5
Non-Veteran 4,821 4,069 79.3 77.2-81.3 752 20.7 18.7-22.8

Back to Derived Variables and Risk Factors.

* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 20MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook