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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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 1,911 1,613 85.7 83.8-87.5 298 14.3 12.5-16.2
-Piedmont NC 956 825 87.4 84.9-89.5 131 12.6 10.5-15.1
GENDER
Male 492 415 86.4 82.8-89.4 77 13.6 10.6-17.2
Female 464 410 88.5 84.8-91.4 54 11.5 8.6-15.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 582 545 92.6 89.5-94.8 37 7.4 5.2-10.5
Non-Hispanic Black 204 174 89.2 84.4-92.7 30 10.8 7.3-15.6
Other 171 107 62.4 54.1-70.1 64 37.6 29.9-45.9
AGE
18-34 346 278 81.2 76.3-85.2 68 18.8 14.8-23.7
35-44 228 197 87.0 81.1-91.3 31 13.0 8.7-18.9
45-54 226 205 93.2 89.2-95.7 21 6.8 4.3-10.8
55-64 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 181 141 81.9 75.1-87.3 40 18.1 12.7-24.9
Some Post-H.S. 232 209 91.5 87.0-94.6 23 8.5 5.4-13.0
College Graduate 473 450 95.8 93.4-97.3 23 4.2 2.7- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 97 56 62.0 51.3-71.7 41 38.0 28.3-48.7
$25,000- 34,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 121 104 84.5 74.6-91.1 17 15.5 8.9-25.4
$50,000- 74,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 372 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 132 101 75.3 66.0-82.7 31 24.7 17.3-34.0
No 790 699 90.2 87.7-92.1 91 9.8 7.9-12.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 881 751 86.4 83.7-88.7 130 13.6 11.3-16.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 561 475 86.2 83.0-89.0 86 13.8 11.0-17.0
Regional City or Suburban County 222 199 88.4 82.2-92.6 23 11.6 7.4-17.8
Rural 174 152 89.5 83.6-93.4 22 10.5 6.6-16.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 957 826 87.4 84.9-89.5 131 12.6 10.5-15.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 88 57 68.2 57.1-77.5 31 31.8 22.5-42.9
151% to 200% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 637 604 94.6 92.0-96.4 33 5.4 3.6- 8.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 341 298 88.5 84.3-91.7 43 11.5 8.3-15.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 564 482 86.3 82.8-89.1 82 13.7 10.9-17.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the 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 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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