2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,260 1,879 81.9 79.8-83.8 144 7.0 5.7- 8.4 237 11.2 9.6-12.9
GENDER
Male 1,017 807 78.3 74.9-81.4 75 8.3 6.3-10.8 135 13.4 11.0-16.4
Female 1,243 1,072 85.0 82.4-87.3 69 5.8 4.5- 7.5 102 9.2 7.4-11.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,460 1,317 88.2 85.9-90.1 74 6.0 4.5- 7.8 69 5.9 4.5- 7.6
Non-Hispanic Black 450 379 81.0 75.7-85.3 39 9.2 6.5-12.9 32 9.8 6.5-14.6
Other 350 183 53.4 46.9-59.7 31 7.6 5.2-11.2 136 39.0 32.9-45.4
AGE
18-34 436 304 70.9 65.9-75.5 49 9.6 7.1-12.8 83 19.5 15.6-24.2
35-44 326 226 73.5 67.2-78.9 34 10.3 6.9-15.2 66 16.2 11.8-21.7
45-54 406 323 79.6 74.2-84.1 30 8.6 5.5-13.3 53 11.8 8.6-16.0
55-64 403 352 87.1 82.7-90.6 21 5.8 3.5- 9.5 30 7.0 4.7-10.4
65-74 384 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 258 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 104 55.5 46.7-64.1 *** *** *** 82 36.7 28.8-45.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 519 390 78.0 73.6-81.8 39 7.4 5.2-10.5 90 14.6 11.5-18.4
Some Post-H.S. 591 501 83.3 79.5-86.6 50 9.0 6.7-12.1 40 7.6 5.4-10.6
College Graduate 947 881 93.4 91.4-94.9 42 4.2 3.0- 5.8 24 2.5 1.6- 3.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 609 505 80.2 75.5-84.3 43 7.8 5.4-11.1 61 12.0 8.7-16.2
No 1,640 1,365 82.6 80.3-84.7 99 6.5 5.2- 8.1 176 10.9 9.2-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 208 90.8 84.1-94.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,031 1,666 80.9 78.7-83.0 135 7.1 5.9- 8.7 230 11.9 10.3-13.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,246 1,007 81.1 78.4-83.5 81 6.8 5.3- 8.7 158 12.1 10.2-14.4
Unemployed 137 *** *** *** 33 17.7 11.9-25.6 31 22.6 14.2-33.9
Retired 577 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 140 119 78.3 66.6-86.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 146 104 73.6 64.8-80.8 *** *** *** 31 18.0 12.2-25.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 284 194 68.5 61.6-74.7 25 8.1 5.3-12.1 65 23.4 17.8-30.0
$25,000- 34,999 172 128 70.5 61.1-78.4 *** *** *** 29 18.9 12.7-27.2
$35,000- 49,999 237 189 78.4 71.6-84.0 31 14.6 10.0-20.8 17 7.0 4.1-11.8
$50,000- 74,999 277 246 87.5 82.2-91.4 16 6.2 3.7-10.1 15 6.3 3.6-10.9
$75,000+ 706 668 94.5 92.1-96.2 23 3.1 1.9- 4.9 15 2.5 1.4- 4.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 182 101 51.7 41.9-61.4 20 10.7 6.1-18.0 61 37.6 28.3-47.9
101% to 150% 218 157 71.9 64.2-78.5 23 10.0 6.3-15.6 38 18.1 12.7-25.1
151% to 200% 182 145 77.8 69.2-84.6 22 15.1 9.4-23.4 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,159 1,068 91.4 89.3-93.1 56 5.1 3.9- 6.8 35 3.5 2.4- 5.0
HOUSING
Own 1,485 1,360 89.0 86.6-91.0 55 4.8 3.5- 6.4 70 6.3 4.7- 8.3
Rent 595 375 63.1 58.4-67.5 75 12.2 9.5-15.5 145 24.7 20.8-29.1
Other arrangement 158 123 75.3 65.9-82.7 *** *** *** 21 13.9 8.7-21.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,176 957 81.3 78.5-83.8 86 7.6 6.0- 9.7 133 11.1 9.1-13.4
Regional City or Suburban County 580 501 84.8 80.9-88.0 31 6.1 4.1- 9.0 48 9.1 6.6-12.4
Rural 504 421 79.3 73.7-83.9 27 6.4 4.0-10.3 56 14.3 10.3-19.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,000 845 81.7 78.2-84.8 54 6.9 5.0- 9.5 101 11.3 8.9-14.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,167 955 81.9 79.1-84.3 86 7.2 5.7- 9.1 126 11.0 9.0-13.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 716 595 83.5 80.2-86.4 48 6.5 4.7- 9.0 73 9.9 7.7-12.7
2nd Quartile 891 745 81.0 77.5-84.1 60 8.1 6.0-10.7 86 10.9 8.5-13.9
3rd Quartile 577 480 82.2 78.0-85.8 32 5.4 3.7- 7.9 65 12.4 9.3-16.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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