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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

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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 3,147 2,600 80.0 78.2-81.7 246 9.1 7.9-10.5 301 10.9 9.6-12.4
Medicaid Region 5 409 332 81.5 76.7-85.5 42 11.3 8.1-15.4 35 7.2 4.9-10.6
GENDER
Male 148 115 78.3 69.7-85.0 11 9.4 5.0-16.8 22 12.3 7.6-19.4
Female 261 217 84.0 78.3-88.4 31 12.8 8.7-18.3 13 3.2 1.8- 5.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 175 155 87.7 80.9-92.2 15 9.2 5.5-15.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 124 102 78.2 67.7-85.9 16 15.4 9.0-25.2 *** *** ***
Other 110 75 65.4 54.7-74.7 11 11.8 6.3-21.1 24 22.8 15.2-32.8
AGE
18-44 137 93 71.6 62.3-79.4 23 15.3 9.8-23.2 21 13.1 7.9-20.9
45-64 143 112 78.2 69.1-85.2 17 15.1 9.1-24.1 14 6.7 3.6-11.9
65+ 124 122 98.8 94.8-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 126 72.9 64.8-79.7 25 15.8 10.3-23.4 28 11.3 7.5-16.8
Some Post-H.S. 125 105 85.2 76.4-91.1 13 9.0 4.9-15.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 103 99 95.0 86.9-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 136 71.5 63.2-78.6 27 16.5 11.0-24.2 27 11.9 7.5-18.5
$50,000+ 118 109 92.1 84.9-96.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 101 87 85.9 76.3-92.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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