2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 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
-Piedmont NC 2,012 1,649 82.2 80.1-84.1 363 17.8 15.9-19.9
GENDER
Male 963 761 79.6 76.3-82.5 202 20.4 17.5-23.7
Female 1,049 888 84.7 81.9-87.1 161 15.3 12.9-18.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,210 1,094 89.0 86.6-91.0 116 11.0 9.0-13.4
Non-Hispanic Black 387 319 81.2 75.9-85.5 68 18.8 14.5-24.1
Other 415 236 58.2 52.4-63.9 179 41.8 36.1-47.6
AGE
18-34 643 503 78.0 74.1-81.5 140 22.0 18.5-25.9
35-44 406 310 79.2 73.8-83.7 96 20.8 16.3-26.2
45-54 494 412 84.4 80.4-87.8 82 15.6 12.2-19.6
55-64 469 424 90.6 86.9-93.3 45 9.4 6.7-13.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 68 46.1 36.8-55.7 100 53.9 44.3-63.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 444 322 78.0 73.5-82.0 122 22.0 18.0-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 512 434 85.2 81.5-88.3 78 14.8 11.7-18.5
College Graduate 886 824 94.0 92.2-95.5 62 6.0 4.5- 7.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 378 295 78.0 72.2-82.9 83 22.0 17.1-27.8
No 1,554 1,297 83.8 81.6-85.8 257 16.2 14.2-18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 142 88.0 80.0-93.1 17 12.0 6.9-20.0
Non-Veteran 1,832 1,494 82.0 79.7-84.0 338 18.0 16.0-20.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,410 1,187 84.7 82.3-86.7 223 15.3 13.3-17.7
Unemployed 169 104 65.1 55.5-73.6 65 34.9 26.4-44.5
Retired 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 123 107 82.9 72.3-90.0 16 17.1 10.0-27.7
Other not in Labor Force 185 145 81.6 74.5-87.0 40 18.4 13.0-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 101 61.4 51.4-70.5 63 38.6 29.5-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 215 129 62.4 54.5-69.7 86 37.6 30.3-45.5
$25,000- 34,999 149 105 69.3 59.8-77.4 44 30.7 22.6-40.2
$35,000- 49,999 205 169 82.8 76.1-87.9 36 17.2 12.1-23.9
$50,000- 74,999 226 203 90.4 85.1-93.9 23 9.6 6.1-14.9
$75,000+ 703 677 95.9 93.6-97.4 26 4.1 2.6- 6.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 176 94 54.6 44.8-64.0 82 45.4 36.0-55.2
101% to 150% 180 124 69.5 61.1-76.8 56 30.5 23.2-38.9
151% to 200% 143 113 79.2 70.0-86.1 30 20.8 13.9-30.0
More than 200% 1,054 991 93.8 91.8-95.3 63 6.2 4.7- 8.2
HOUSING
Own 1,145 1,043 89.0 86.4-91.3 102 11.0 8.7-13.6
Rent 694 467 68.0 63.9-71.9 227 32.0 28.1-36.1
Other arrangement 167 134 82.8 75.6-88.2 33 17.2 11.8-24.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,171 954 83.0 80.4-85.3 217 17.0 14.7-19.6
Regional City or Suburban County 468 394 83.0 78.5-86.8 74 17.0 13.2-21.5
Rural 373 301 77.7 71.4-83.0 72 22.3 17.0-28.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 778 636 81.1 77.3-84.4 142 18.9 15.6-22.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,171 964 83.1 80.5-85.4 207 16.9 14.6-19.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 685 569 84.0 80.7-86.9 116 16.0 13.1-19.3
2nd Quartile 787 650 82.3 78.9-85.3 137 17.7 14.7-21.1
3rd Quartile 488 393 80.3 75.4-84.4 95 19.7 15.6-24.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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