2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 3,948 3,203 81.1 79.6-82.6 745 18.9 17.4-20.4
-Eastern NC 1,394 1,138 81.1 78.3-83.6 256 18.9 16.4-21.7
GENDER
Male 654 525 79.4 75.1-83.2 129 20.6 16.8-24.9
Female 740 613 82.7 79.1-85.8 127 17.3 14.2-20.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 781 674 84.6 81.1-87.5 107 15.4 12.5-18.9
Non-Hispanic Black 333 292 84.8 78.6-89.5 41 15.2 10.5-21.4
Other 280 172 60.4 52.7-67.7 108 39.6 32.3-47.3
AGE
18-34 377 282 74.6 68.9-79.6 95 25.4 20.4-31.1
35-44 288 222 79.2 73.6-83.9 66 20.8 16.1-26.4
45-54 316 263 86.1 81.5-89.7 53 13.9 10.3-18.5
55-64 413 371 90.3 86.3-93.2 42 9.7 6.8-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 *** *** *** 69 46.2 36.0-56.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 400 309 77.0 71.2-81.9 91 23.0 18.1-28.8
Some Post-H.S. 410 345 86.0 81.9-89.3 65 14.0 10.7-18.1
College Graduate 445 416 94.0 90.7-96.1 29 6.0 3.9- 9.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 350 286 81.2 75.4-85.9 64 18.8 14.1-24.6
No 987 804 80.7 77.4-83.6 183 19.3 16.4-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 198 93.1 87.9-96.2 15 6.9 3.8-12.1
Non-Veteran 1,175 935 78.9 75.8-81.8 240 21.1 18.2-24.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 943 773 81.6 78.3-84.4 170 18.4 15.6-21.7
Unemployed 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 141 126 93.2 88.1-96.3 15 6.8 3.7-11.9
Other not in Labor Force 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 106 81.2 72.3-87.8 35 18.8 12.2-27.7
$15,000- 24,999 196 131 67.4 58.6-75.2 65 32.6 24.8-41.4
$25,000- 34,999 115 92 79.1 67.7-87.2 23 20.9 12.8-32.3
$35,000- 49,999 167 131 74.3 65.0-81.8 36 25.7 18.2-35.0
$50,000- 74,999 185 169 88.5 80.5-93.5 16 11.5 6.5-19.5
$75,000+ 372 347 92.0 87.8-94.8 25 8.0 5.2-12.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 144 94 65.9 55.0-75.3 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 169 122 73.1 64.7-80.2 47 26.9 19.8-35.3
151% to 200% 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 643 587 89.7 86.3-92.4 56 10.3 7.6-13.7
HOUSING
Own 850 751 86.7 83.6-89.4 99 13.3 10.6-16.4
Rent 411 288 69.0 62.9-74.4 123 31.0 25.6-37.1
Other arrangement 127 93 77.1 66.1-85.3 34 22.9 14.7-33.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 123 102 82.7 73.6-89.1 21 17.3 10.9-26.4
Regional City or Suburban County 440 372 84.5 79.9-88.1 68 15.5 11.9-20.1
Rural 831 664 78.9 75.0-82.3 167 21.1 17.7-25.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 911 747 80.6 76.9-83.8 164 19.4 16.2-23.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 203 166 82.2 75.4-87.5 37 17.8 12.5-24.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 280 225 81.8 76.2-86.4 55 18.2 13.6-23.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 236 189 79.4 72.8-84.7 47 20.6 15.3-27.2
2nd Quartile 185 156 86.8 80.4-91.3 29 13.2 8.7-19.6
3rd Quartile 480 398 81.0 76.1-85.1 82 19.0 14.9-23.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 493 395 78.9 73.5-83.5 98 21.1 16.5-26.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the health insurance question and only those under age 65 are included.

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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