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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Care Access

Health Insurance Coverage - (Under age 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
-Piedmont NC 1,525 1,260 82.9 80.7-85.0 265 17.1 15.0-19.3
GENDER
Male 730 605 83.3 80.0-86.2 125 16.7 13.8-20.0
Female 795 655 82.6 79.3-85.4 140 17.4 14.6-20.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 903 820 89.7 87.0-91.9 83 10.3 8.1-13.0
Non-Hispanic Black 333 270 81.9 76.8-86.2 63 18.1 13.8-23.2
Other 290 171 58.6 52.0-64.8 119 41.4 35.2-48.0
AGE
18-34 521 409 78.1 73.7-81.8 112 21.9 18.2-26.3
35-44 298 241 82.7 77.4-86.9 57 17.3 13.1-22.6
45-54 355 298 85.8 81.0-89.5 57 14.2 10.5-19.0
55-64 352 313 89.2 84.7-92.5 39 10.8 7.5-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 71 54.2 45.3-62.9 85 45.8 37.1-54.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 314 229 76.9 71.5-81.6 85 23.1 18.4-28.5
Some Post-H.S. 408 347 85.1 80.7-88.7 61 14.9 11.3-19.3
College Graduate 646 612 95.3 93.3-96.8 34 4.7 3.2- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 82 70.6 61.7-78.2 43 29.4 21.8-38.3
$15,000- 24,999 190 120 65.0 57.1-72.2 70 35.0 27.8-42.9
$25,000- 34,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 173 150 84.1 75.6-90.0 23 15.9 10.0-24.4
$50,000- 74,999 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 490 469 94.7 91.7-96.7 21 5.3 3.3- 8.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 326 250 76.5 70.7-81.4 76 23.5 18.6-29.3
No 1,146 973 85.5 82.9-87.6 173 14.5 12.4-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,399 1,141 81.8 79.4-84.1 258 18.2 15.9-20.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 888 713 80.2 77.1-83.1 175 19.8 16.9-22.9
Regional City or Suburban County 348 304 87.3 82.7-90.8 44 12.7 9.2-17.3
Rural 290 244 85.2 79.7-89.5 46 14.8 10.5-20.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,084 924 85.8 83.3-88.0 160 14.2 12.0-16.7
Unemployed 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 176 128 74.6 66.6-81.2 48 25.4 18.8-33.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 125 78 63.2 52.9-72.5 47 36.8 27.5-47.1
101% to 150% 165 117 75.2 67.8-81.5 48 24.8 18.5-32.2
151% to 200% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 860 804 92.8 90.4-94.6 56 7.2 5.4- 9.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 578 478 82.7 78.8-86.1 100 17.3 13.9-21.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 878 723 82.6 79.6-85.3 155 17.4 14.7-20.4

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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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