2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 3,588 2,935 79.9 78.1-81.6 297 9.7 8.4-11.0 356 10.4 9.2-11.8
-Eastern NC 1,325 1,062 78.0 74.9-80.9 107 9.4 7.5-11.8 156 12.5 10.4-15.1
GENDER
Male 580 439 73.6 68.5-78.1 52 10.3 7.5-14.1 89 16.1 12.4-20.6
Female 745 623 81.8 77.8-85.2 55 8.7 6.2-11.9 67 9.5 7.2-12.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 804 695 84.3 80.7-87.3 46 6.8 4.8- 9.7 63 8.9 6.7-11.7
Non-Hispanic Black 334 266 77.0 70.0-82.8 37 12.9 8.9-18.5 31 10.1 6.0-16.4
Other 187 101 48.1 38.3-58.0 24 14.2 8.8-22.2 62 37.7 28.9-47.4
AGE
18-34 203 127 66.2 58.3-73.2 33 16.2 11.1-22.9 43 17.7 12.7-24.0
35-44 172 122 74.7 66.8-81.3 15 8.0 4.4-14.1 35 17.3 12.0-24.3
45-54 241 178 76.1 68.8-82.2 25 11.6 7.1-18.3 38 12.3 8.5-17.5
55-64 250 196 74.4 65.4-81.7 20 7.8 4.4-13.5 34 17.8 11.3-26.8
65-74 270 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 100 57.7 48.2-66.7 15 12.7 7.2-21.5 56 29.6 22.1-38.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 349 254 71.8 65.0-77.7 36 9.9 6.6-14.5 59 18.3 13.2-24.8
Some Post-H.S. 410 345 82.5 77.3-86.7 36 10.6 7.3-15.1 29 6.9 4.4-10.6
College Graduate 393 362 92.7 88.9-95.3 20 4.6 2.6- 8.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 98 73.0 63.3-81.0 17 11.2 6.2-19.3 26 15.8 10.1-23.8
$15,000- 24,999 228 150 59.3 50.9-67.1 25 12.9 7.8-20.6 53 27.8 21.1-35.7
$25,000- 34,999 128 *** *** *** 16 18.7 11.0-30.1 18 16.7 9.9-27.0
$35,000- 49,999 161 137 80.6 71.7-87.2 *** *** *** 11 11.6 6.4-20.1
$50,000- 74,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 499 394 76.8 71.1-81.6 41 8.6 5.9-12.5 64 14.6 10.5-19.8
No 824 667 78.8 75.0-82.2 66 9.9 7.4-13.1 91 11.3 8.9-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 238 218 90.7 84.5-94.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,086 844 75.4 71.9-78.7 96 10.4 8.2-13.1 146 14.2 11.7-17.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 83 64 75.7 64.0-84.5 *** *** *** 14 18.9 11.1-30.4
Regional City or Suburban County 267 230 84.9 78.9-89.4 16 6.4 3.5-11.2 21 8.8 5.5-13.6
Rural 975 768 75.8 71.8-79.3 86 10.9 8.4-13.9 121 13.4 10.7-16.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 616 458 74.5 69.9-78.7 57 9.8 7.2-13.3 101 15.6 12.3-19.7
Unemployed 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 414 393 94.9 91.4-97.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 170 138 84.1 75.8-89.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 213 156 66.7 58.0-74.4 27 14.7 9.3-22.6 30 18.6 12.6-26.4
151% to 200% 105 81 74.9 63.3-83.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 589 538 88.6 84.5-91.7 29 6.8 4.4-10.4 22 4.6 2.8- 7.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 453 351 71.2 64.3-77.2 43 12.1 8.3-17.3 59 16.7 11.7-23.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 624 512 80.7 76.5-84.3 49 9.6 6.9-13.2 63 9.7 7.3-12.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 248 199 80.6 74.5-85.6 *** *** *** 34 13.9 9.7-19.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the 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 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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