2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

Health Care Access

Health care coverage status past 12 months*

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  Total
Respond.^
Continuously insured for the past 12 months Uninsured for part or all past 12 months Uninsured for more than 1 year
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,785 3,144 80.3 78.4-82.0 294 8.7 7.5-10.1 347 11.0 9.7-12.5
Region 3 & 5 726 594 78.8 74.7-82.3 65 10.6 8.0-13.9 67 10.7 8.1-13.9
GENDER
Male 308 250 77.3 70.9-82.7 30 11.6 7.7-17.1 28 11.1 7.3-16.4
Female 418 344 80.1 74.8-84.5 35 9.6 6.5-14.0 39 10.3 7.2-14.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 509 448 84.3 79.8-88.0 36 9.6 6.7-13.6 25 6.0 3.9- 9.4
Non-Hispanic Black 131 100 75.7 65.4-83.6 21 15.7 9.4-25.1 *** *** ***
Other 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 218 155 65.9 57.9-73.1 30 16.6 11.3-23.8 33 17.5 12.1-24.6
45-64 280 220 80.3 74.5-85.1 28 9.3 6.1-14.0 32 10.4 7.0-15.1
65+ 225 216 96.2 92.3-98.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 245 174 68.6 61.1-75.2 27 11.8 7.5-17.9 44 19.7 14.3-26.4
Some College + 481 420 85.2 80.6-88.8 38 9.8 6.8-13.9 23 5.0 3.1- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 326 245 72.0 65.3-77.8 36 13.1 8.9-19.0 45 14.9 10.6-20.5
$50,000+ 292 264 86.9 81.1-91.1 17 7.7 4.6-12.6 11 5.4 2.9-10.0

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*Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and health coverage questions from the Adult Insurance state module

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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.

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