2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,327 1,959 84.3 82.4-86.0 368 15.7 14.0-17.6
-Eastern NC 801 672 83.0 79.4-86.0 129 17.0 14.0-20.6
GENDER
Male 386 319 80.6 74.9-85.2 67 19.4 14.8-25.1
Female 415 353 85.4 81.0-89.0 62 14.6 11.0-19.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 458 411 88.8 84.7-91.9 47 11.2 8.1-15.3
Non-Hispanic Black 181 159 83.2 74.5-89.4 22 16.8 10.6-25.5
Other 162 102 57.6 48.1-66.6 60 42.4 33.4-51.9
AGE
18-34 261 205 78.3 71.7-83.7 56 21.7 16.3-28.3
35-44 188 151 80.9 73.9-86.5 37 19.1 13.5-26.1
45-54 180 158 91.2 86.2-94.5 22 8.8 5.5-13.8
55-64 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 224 177 77.7 70.1-83.8 47 22.3 16.2-29.9
Some Post-H.S. 212 184 88.0 82.3-92.0 28 12.0 8.0-17.7
College Graduate 307 290 95.3 91.8-97.4 17 4.7 2.6- 8.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 126 98 74.8 63.7-83.4 28 25.2 16.6-36.3
No 652 557 84.3 80.4-87.5 95 15.7 12.5-19.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 670 550 81.3 77.2-84.7 120 18.7 15.3-22.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 801 672 83.0 79.4-86.0 129 17.0 14.0-20.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 262 249 93.0 87.6-96.1 13 7.0 3.9-12.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 86 60 73.9 62.5-82.8 26 26.1 17.2-37.5
151% to 200% 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 443 411 90.8 86.7-93.8 32 9.2 6.2-13.3
HOUSING
Own 499 455 88.6 84.3-91.9 44 11.4 8.1-15.7
Rent 237 168 70.4 62.7-77.1 69 29.6 22.9-37.3
Other arrangement 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 261 226 87.2 81.9-91.1 35 12.8 8.9-18.1
Rural 463 384 80.8 75.6-85.1 79 19.2 14.9-24.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 509 427 81.4 76.4-85.5 82 18.6 14.5-23.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 132 113 87.8 80.8-92.5 19 12.2 7.5-19.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 160 132 84.0 76.6-89.4 28 16.0 10.6-23.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 137 113 82.7 74.3-88.8 24 17.3 11.2-25.7
2nd Quartile 114 101 87.9 79.1-93.3 13 12.1 6.7-20.9
3rd Quartile 278 236 85.5 80.3-89.5 42 14.5 10.5-19.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 272 222 77.4 69.3-83.8 50 22.6 16.2-30.7

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* Data in this table were derived from 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 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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