2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Health Care Access

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 4,740 3,935 81.4 79.9-82.8 306 7.2 6.3- 8.2 499 11.4 10.3-12.7
Medicaid Region 5 1,174 971 79.0 75.8-81.8 84 8.2 6.4-10.5 119 12.8 10.5-15.5
GENDER
Male 516 422 80.5 76.0-84.3 35 7.3 5.0-10.5 59 12.2 9.2-16.0
Female 658 549 77.7 73.0-81.7 49 9.0 6.5-12.4 60 13.3 10.1-17.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 656 579 85.4 81.7-88.5 34 6.1 4.2- 8.7 43 8.5 6.2-11.7
Non-Hispanic Black 282 243 79.5 71.9-85.4 23 10.7 6.6-16.8 16 9.9 5.7-16.5
Other 236 149 55.9 47.3-64.1 27 12.4 8.0-18.6 60 31.7 24.4-40.1
AGE
18-44 362 231 62.6 56.6-68.3 53 14.5 10.8-19.2 78 22.9 18.2-28.4
45-64 388 334 87.6 83.6-90.8 17 3.8 2.2- 6.4 37 8.5 6.0-12.0
65+ 391 377 96.8 94.2-98.3 13 3.0 1.6- 5.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 437 323 69.2 63.3-74.4 38 9.9 6.8-14.1 76 21.0 16.5-26.3
Some Post-H.S. 354 291 80.7 75.2-85.1 34 10.0 6.9-14.3 29 9.3 6.2-13.8
College Graduate 376 353 93.7 90.3-96.0 11 2.7 1.4- 5.2 12 3.6 2.0- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 532 403 71.4 66.2-76.2 53 11.0 8.1-14.9 76 17.5 13.7-22.2
$50,000+ 413 379 88.4 83.5-91.9 15 4.6 2.6- 8.0 19 7.0 4.2-11.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 229 189 79.2 71.7-85.2 16 8.3 4.6-14.3 24 12.5 8.0-19.0

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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 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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