2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-Non-Hispanic Black 426 371 84.2 79.4-88.1 55 15.8 11.9-20.6
GENDER
Male 175 147 80.2 72.0-86.4 28 19.8 13.6-28.0
Female 251 224 87.7 81.4-92.0 27 12.3 8.0-18.6
AGE
18-34 128 103 75.3 65.4-83.1 25 24.7 16.9-34.6
35-44 114 98 86.9 78.0-92.5 16 13.1 7.5-22.0
45-54 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 116 104 87.1 78.0-92.8 12 12.9 7.2-22.0
College Graduate 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 358 310 83.6 78.1-87.9 48 16.4 12.1-21.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 379 325 82.9 77.6-87.2 54 17.1 12.8-22.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 185 158 83.4 75.9-89.0 27 16.6 11.0-24.1
Regional City or Suburban County 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 143 126 82.8 72.9-89.6 17 17.2 10.4-27.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 426 371 84.2 79.4-88.1 55 15.8 11.9-20.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 250 234 92.8 87.8-95.8 16 7.2 4.2-12.2
HOUSING
Own 220 206 91.5 85.0-95.3 14 8.5 4.7-15.0
Rent 167 137 77.4 68.4-84.4 30 22.6 15.6-31.6
Other arrangement 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 144 125 80.8 70.4-88.1 19 19.2 11.9-29.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 107 93 84.5 73.9-91.3 14 15.5 8.7-26.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 175 153 86.2 78.9-91.2 22 13.8 8.8-21.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 132 118 86.2 77.4-91.9 14 13.8 8.1-22.6
3rd Quartile 136 118 86.5 78.2-92.0 18 13.5 8.0-21.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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