2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 Demographics

Health Care Access

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 1,996 1,703 84.3 82.0-86.3 293 15.7 13.7-18.0
Region 6 & 7 494 433 84.1 78.8-88.3 61 15.9 11.7-21.2
GENDER
Male 268 231 81.6 73.6-87.6 37 18.4 12.4-26.4
Female 226 202 87.0 79.7-92.0 24 13.0 8.0-20.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 264 246 91.1 85.0-94.8 18 8.9 5.2-15.0
Non-Hispanic Black 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 286 244 82.4 75.4-87.8 42 17.6 12.2-24.6
45-64 208 189 87.7 79.1-93.1 19 12.3 6.9-20.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 358 341 95.3 91.7-97.3 17 4.7 2.7- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 126 69.1 58.6-78.0 44 30.9 22.0-41.4
$50,000+ 260 258 99.4 97.5-99.8 *** *** ***

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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 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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