2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,216 2,609 81.6 79.9-83.2 607 18.4 16.8-20.1
-Eastern NC 1,148 908 79.9 76.9-82.7 240 20.1 17.3-23.1
GENDER
Male 547 408 76.3 71.6-80.4 139 23.7 19.6-28.4
Female 601 500 83.5 79.5-86.9 101 16.5 13.1-20.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 669 577 86.1 82.8-88.9 92 13.9 11.1-17.2
Non-Hispanic Black 286 228 79.7 72.5-85.4 58 20.3 14.6-27.5
Other 195 105 54.4 45.5-63.0 90 45.6 37.0-54.5
AGE
18-34 339 261 78.7 73.5-83.2 78 21.3 16.8-26.5
35-44 223 168 79.8 73.5-84.9 55 20.2 15.1-26.5
45-54 280 220 80.8 74.4-86.0 60 19.2 14.0-25.6
55-64 308 261 81.7 74.1-87.5 47 18.3 12.5-25.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** 72 46.9 37.0-57.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 241 74.7 68.5-80.1 92 25.3 19.9-31.5
Some Post-H.S. 338 287 85.8 80.7-89.8 51 14.2 10.2-19.3
College Graduate 345 320 93.5 89.9-95.8 25 6.5 4.2-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 130 83 65.8 55.2-75.1 47 34.2 24.9-44.8
$15,000- 24,999 196 125 61.5 52.9-69.4 71 38.5 30.6-47.1
$25,000- 34,999 116 87 73.9 62.7-82.7 29 26.1 17.3-37.3
$35,000- 49,999 149 133 85.6 77.2-91.3 16 14.4 8.7-22.8
$50,000- 74,999 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 336 255 76.6 69.9-82.1 81 23.4 17.9-30.1
No 784 635 82.0 78.6-85.0 149 18.0 15.0-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 220 204 93.7 89.1-96.4 16 6.3 3.6-10.9
Non-Veteran 928 706 76.8 73.2-80.0 222 23.2 20.0-26.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 309 264 85.5 80.5-89.4 45 14.5 10.6-19.5
Rural 778 598 77.5 73.5-81.1 180 22.5 18.9-26.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 760 600 80.5 76.7-83.7 160 19.5 16.3-23.3
Unemployed 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 145 126 88.6 81.0-93.5 19 11.4 6.5-19.0
Other not in Labor Force 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 170 127 69.9 60.6-77.8 43 30.1 22.2-39.4
151% to 200% 92 76 85.1 75.2-91.5 16 14.9 8.5-24.8
More than 200% 507 470 92.7 89.4-95.1 37 7.3 4.9-10.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 374 280 72.3 65.2-78.4 94 27.7 21.6-34.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 588 482 83.2 79.5-86.4 106 16.8 13.6-20.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 188 148 81.9 75.2-87.0 40 18.1 13.0-24.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

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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