2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

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
-Eastern NC 1,744 1,457 80.8 78.2-83.1 114 8.0 6.4-10.0 173 11.2 9.5-13.3
GENDER
Male 773 640 80.2 76.2-83.7 48 7.8 5.5-11.0 85 11.9 9.3-15.2
Female 971 817 81.3 77.9-84.3 66 8.1 6.0-10.9 88 10.6 8.4-13.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,034 912 84.9 81.7-87.6 46 5.9 4.2- 8.4 76 9.1 7.1-11.7
Non-Hispanic Black 424 370 83.5 78.0-87.8 34 10.4 6.9-15.2 20 6.2 3.7-10.3
Other 286 175 53.9 45.8-61.8 34 12.9 8.4-19.2 77 33.2 26.2-41.0
AGE
18-34 263 165 63.2 56.1-69.8 42 17.6 12.7-24.0 56 19.2 14.3-25.2
35-44 244 174 72.7 65.9-78.5 26 9.3 6.0-14.3 44 18.0 13.2-24.0
45-54 274 220 82.4 76.9-86.8 14 4.7 2.6- 8.4 40 12.9 9.2-17.8
55-64 341 294 88.0 83.7-91.3 18 4.3 2.5- 7.3 29 7.7 5.1-11.4
65-74 359 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 98 61.4 51.8-70.3 *** *** *** 52 27.8 20.6-36.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 491 400 78.8 73.5-83.3 30 7.1 4.5-11.1 61 14.0 10.4-18.7
Some Post-H.S. 537 444 82.2 78.0-85.7 49 9.3 6.8-12.7 44 8.5 6.1-11.7
College Graduate 543 509 92.1 87.7-95.0 *** *** *** 14 2.4 1.4- 4.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 579 501 84.3 79.9-87.8 40 8.4 5.6-12.3 38 7.4 5.2-10.4
No 1,161 952 79.2 75.9-82.1 74 7.8 5.9-10.3 135 13.0 10.7-15.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 246 91.1 85.9-94.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,473 1,209 79.0 76.1-81.6 100 8.5 6.7-10.8 164 12.5 10.5-14.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 858 669 75.2 71.3-78.7 68 9.9 7.4-13.0 121 15.0 12.2-18.2
Unemployed 97 *** *** *** 17 15.0 8.6-24.9 19 16.0 9.5-25.8
Retired 534 517 97.5 95.6-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 166 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 20.5 12.0-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 107 81.2 72.6-87.6 *** *** *** 19 11.8 7.1-19.1
$15,000- 24,999 257 182 67.8 59.6-75.1 31 14.8 9.3-22.6 44 17.4 12.4-23.9
$25,000- 34,999 152 124 76.9 66.1-85.1 *** *** *** 17 14.5 8.0-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 200 162 72.6 63.2-80.3 *** *** *** 25 17.0 10.8-25.6
$50,000- 74,999 219 197 85.8 77.6-91.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 434 400 90.0 85.8-93.1 15 4.0 2.3- 6.9 19 6.0 3.6- 9.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 170 120 68.2 57.9-77.0 *** *** *** 33 18.2 12.1-26.4
101% to 150% 204 146 69.2 60.6-76.6 27 14.3 9.0-21.8 31 16.6 11.3-23.6
151% to 200% 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 19.5 11.7-30.8
More than 200% 801 736 89.7 86.5-92.2 31 5.2 3.4- 7.7 34 5.1 3.5- 7.5
HOUSING
Own 1,225 1,103 87.1 84.3-89.5 52 5.2 3.7- 7.2 70 7.7 5.9-10.1
Rent 384 256 61.8 55.2-68.0 48 17.0 12.1-23.3 80 21.2 16.7-26.5
Other arrangement 124 88 71.6 60.9-80.3 *** *** *** 23 17.9 11.2-27.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 170 142 83.8 76.2-89.4 *** *** *** 14 8.1 4.6-14.1
Regional City or Suburban County 492 416 82.6 78.0-86.4 34 7.9 5.4-11.6 42 9.5 6.8-13.2
Rural 1,082 899 79.4 75.9-82.5 66 8.0 5.9-10.8 117 12.6 10.2-15.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,130 950 80.2 76.7-83.2 76 8.6 6.5-11.4 104 11.2 8.9-14.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 244 200 81.0 74.6-86.2 *** *** *** 32 13.2 9.1-18.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 370 307 82.5 77.2-86.7 26 7.6 4.7-12.0 37 10.0 7.0-14.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 324 273 83.1 77.7-87.4 20 6.2 3.7-10.3 31 10.7 7.3-15.3
2nd Quartile 200 168 83.7 76.4-89.0 *** *** *** 21 10.1 6.1-16.0
3rd Quartile 559 466 80.4 76.0-84.1 40 8.6 6.1-12.1 53 11.0 8.3-14.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 661 550 78.9 73.8-83.2 43 8.9 5.9-13.2 68 12.2 9.1-16.3

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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.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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