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2011 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 4,007 3,483 82.1 80.0-84.0 524 17.9 16.0-20.0
-Piedmont NC 2,343 2,073 82.6 79.8-85.1 270 17.4 14.9-20.2
GENDER
Male 986 871 80.7 76.3-84.4 115 19.3 15.6-23.7
Female 1,357 1,202 84.9 81.4-87.8 155 15.1 12.2-18.6
RACE
White 1,723 1,588 88.9 86.1-91.2 135 11.1 8.8-13.9
African American 418 354 79.1 71.9-84.8 64 20.9 15.2-28.1
Other minorities 194 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,195 1,992 87.3 84.7-89.5 203 12.7 10.5-15.3
AGE
18-34 450 358 73.3 67.2-78.5 92 26.7 21.5-32.8
35-54 1,343 1,211 87.1 83.9-89.8 132 12.9 10.2-16.1
55-64 550 504 90.4 85.8-93.6 46 9.6 6.4-14.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 522 427 76.4 70.1-81.7 95 23.6 18.3-29.9
Some Post-H.S. 564 494 85.5 80.5-89.3 70 14.5 10.7-19.5
College Graduate 1,127 1,084 96.0 93.8-97.4 43 4.0 2.6- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 245 137 46.7 37.7-55.9 108 53.3 44.1-62.3
$25,000- 34,999 199 167 81.5 71.9-88.4 32 18.5 11.6-28.1
$35,000- 49,999 309 275 84.7 76.7-90.2 34 15.3 9.8-23.3
$50,000+ 1,272 1,253 97.7 95.5-98.9 19 2.3 1.1- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 330 294 82.1 73.5-88.4 36 17.9 11.6-26.5
No 1,915 1,700 83.2 80.2-85.9 215 16.8 14.1-19.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 172 91.0 81.1-96.0 11 9.0 4.0-18.9
Non-Veteran 2,159 1,900 81.8 78.9-84.5 259 18.2 15.5-21.1

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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 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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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