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2013 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 3,134 2,620 81.1 79.3-82.9 514 18.9 17.1-20.7
-Piedmont NC 1,943 1,637 82.7 80.5-84.7 306 17.3 15.3-19.5
GENDER
Male 883 730 80.8 77.5-83.8 153 19.2 16.2-22.5
Female 1,060 907 84.8 81.9-87.3 153 15.2 12.7-18.1
RACE
White 1,327 1,193 88.7 86.3-90.8 134 11.3 9.2-13.7
African American 413 328 78.3 73.2-82.7 85 21.7 17.3-26.8
Other minorities 170 94 54.8 46.1-63.3 76 45.2 36.7-53.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 170 73 43.4 35.3-51.9 97 56.6 48.1-64.7
Non-Hispanic 1,762 1,556 87.0 84.8-88.9 206 13.0 11.1-15.2
AGE
18-34 520 403 77.5 73.1-81.3 117 22.5 18.7-26.9
35-54 988 845 84.6 81.7-87.2 143 15.4 12.8-18.3
55-64 435 389 89.6 85.2-92.8 46 10.4 7.2-14.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 67 45.5 36.5-54.8 82 54.5 45.2-63.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 332 77.5 72.3-82.0 91 22.5 18.0-27.7
Some Post-H.S. 523 439 84.3 80.4-87.6 84 15.7 12.4-19.6
College Graduate 846 797 95.6 94.0-96.8 49 4.4 3.2- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 259 137 52.0 44.8-59.2 122 48.0 40.8-55.2
$25,000- 34,999 174 137 74.3 64.9-81.9 37 25.7 18.1-35.1
$35,000- 49,999 277 245 84.8 77.6-89.9 32 15.2 10.1-22.4
$50,000+ 913 894 97.4 95.6-98.5 19 2.6 1.5- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 200 171 88.4 82.2-92.6 29 11.6 7.4-17.8
No 1,715 1,445 82.1 79.7-84.3 270 17.9 15.7-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 134 120 87.1 78.4-92.7 14 12.9 7.3-21.6
Non-Veteran 1,808 1,516 82.3 80.0-84.4 292 17.7 15.6-20.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 647 544 80.3 75.7-84.2 103 19.7 15.8-24.3
No 1,296 1,093 83.5 81.0-85.8 203 16.5 14.2-19.0

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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 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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