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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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
-Piedmont NC 1,523 1,252 80.6 78.1-82.9 139 10.5 8.7-12.5 132 9.0 7.4-10.8
GENDER
Male 680 561 81.9 78.3-85.1 58 9.4 7.1-12.3 61 8.7 6.6-11.5
Female 843 691 79.4 75.9-82.6 81 11.4 8.9-14.4 71 9.2 7.1-11.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 989 876 86.5 83.6-89.0 73 8.6 6.6-11.2 40 4.9 3.4- 6.8
Non-Hispanic Black 326 256 77.1 71.4-82.0 41 14.0 10.1-19.1 29 8.9 5.9-13.1
Other 209 121 54.6 46.7-62.2 25 13.6 8.9-20.3 63 31.8 24.9-39.6
AGE
18-34 303 205 65.2 58.8-71.2 55 19.7 14.9-25.6 43 15.1 11.0-20.3
35-44 192 141 74.5 67.2-80.7 19 10.9 6.9-17.0 32 14.6 10.0-20.7
45-54 269 208 81.0 75.7-85.4 25 9.0 6.0-13.3 36 10.0 6.9-14.1
55-64 277 231 84.8 79.2-89.1 28 9.1 5.9-13.8 18 6.2 3.6-10.4
65-74 285 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 174 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 96 59.5 50.2-68.1 24 17.7 11.5-26.2 42 22.8 16.5-30.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 271 78.9 73.6-83.3 31 9.8 6.7-14.0 45 11.4 8.2-15.6
Some Post-H.S. 434 353 80.6 75.9-84.6 52 12.4 9.2-16.4 29 7.0 4.7-10.4
College Graduate 576 528 91.5 88.4-93.9 32 5.6 3.7- 8.4 16 2.9 1.6- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 79 72.8 63.0-80.8 18 15.3 9.3-24.2 18 11.9 7.2-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 221 147 61.4 53.4-68.8 27 16.7 11.2-24.2 47 21.9 16.2-29.0
$25,000- 34,999 119 91 73.6 63.0-82.0 *** *** *** 15 12.6 7.3-20.9
$35,000- 49,999 169 140 79.8 71.1-86.4 18 11.1 6.4-18.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 204 180 89.0 83.2-92.9 19 8.9 5.4-14.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 410 388 93.2 89.4-95.7 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 454 359 75.3 70.0-79.9 54 13.8 10.3-18.3 41 10.9 7.8-15.1
No 1,062 888 82.7 79.8-85.2 84 9.1 7.2-11.5 90 8.2 6.5-10.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,370 1,108 79.2 76.5-81.6 133 11.1 9.2-13.3 129 9.7 8.0-11.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 772 612 76.7 72.9-80.2 80 12.7 10.0-16.1 80 10.5 8.3-13.3
Regional City or Suburban County 379 325 84.6 79.8-88.5 32 9.0 6.1-13.1 22 6.4 4.0-10.0
Rural 373 316 83.8 78.9-87.8 27 7.4 4.9-11.0 30 8.8 5.8-13.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 809 644 79.5 76.1-82.5 86 11.1 8.8-13.9 79 9.4 7.4-11.9
Unemployed 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 427 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 117 95 83.9 75.0-90.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 117 *** *** *** 21 22.1 14.2-32.7 27 19.4 12.8-28.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 109 *** *** *** 21 22.9 14.5-34.4 26 21.1 13.6-31.2
101% to 150% 211 155 71.7 64.3-78.0 23 12.8 8.3-19.1 33 15.6 10.9-21.7
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 785 716 90.6 87.8-92.8 47 5.7 4.1- 7.9 22 3.7 2.3- 5.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 671 553 80.7 76.8-84.1 65 10.8 8.2-14.1 53 8.5 6.3-11.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 758 618 79.9 76.3-83.1 68 10.3 7.9-13.3 72 9.8 7.6-12.5

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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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