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2012 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 4,331 3,539 78.6 76.9-80.2 792 21.4 19.8-23.1
-Piedmont NC 2,452 2,035 79.9 77.7-82.0 417 20.1 18.0-22.3
GENDER
Male 1,121 913 78.6 75.2-81.7 208 21.4 18.3-24.8
Female 1,331 1,122 81.4 78.5-84.0 209 18.6 16.0-21.5
RACE
White 1,707 1,536 87.5 85.1-89.6 171 12.5 10.4-14.9
African American 479 371 74.1 68.4-79.0 108 25.9 21.0-31.6
Other minorities 249 115 46.6 38.7-54.8 134 53.4 45.2-61.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 228 84 33.1 26.2-40.9 144 66.9 59.1-73.8
Non-Hispanic 2,221 1,948 85.0 82.8-87.0 273 15.0 13.0-17.2
AGE
18-34 684 497 69.2 64.5-73.5 187 30.8 26.5-35.5
35-54 1,261 1,076 84.7 82.2-86.9 185 15.3 13.1-17.8
55-64 507 462 91.8 88.5-94.2 45 8.2 5.8-11.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 62 38.3 30.0-47.3 120 61.7 52.7-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 590 439 71.4 66.2-76.1 151 28.6 23.9-33.8
Some Post-H.S. 639 535 83.2 79.2-86.5 104 16.8 13.5-20.8
College Graduate 1,035 995 96.6 95.0-97.6 40 3.4 2.4- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 296 149 46.5 39.6-53.5 147 53.5 46.5-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 274 201 70.0 62.0-76.9 73 30.0 23.1-38.0
$35,000- 49,999 353 315 87.7 81.6-92.0 38 12.3 8.0-18.4
$50,000+ 1,163 1,133 96.4 94.4-97.7 30 3.6 2.3- 5.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 247 209 82.7 76.5-87.6 38 17.3 12.4-23.5
No 2,180 1,805 79.7 77.3-81.9 375 20.3 18.1-22.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 222 204 91.9 87.0-95.1 18 8.1 4.9-13.0
Non-Veteran 2,229 1,830 78.7 76.3-80.9 399 21.3 19.1-23.7

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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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