2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Health Care Access

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages - (Under age 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
-Piedmont NC 1,234 1,053 85.7 83.2-87.9 181 14.3 12.1-16.8
GENDER
Male 621 508 83.6 80.0-86.6 113 16.4 13.4-20.0
Female 613 545 87.9 84.3-90.8 68 12.1 9.2-15.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 743 692 92.1 89.4-94.2 51 7.9 5.8-10.6
Non-Hispanic Black 238 206 84.3 78.0-89.1 32 15.7 10.9-22.0
Other 253 155 63.4 55.9-70.3 98 36.6 29.7-44.1
AGE
18-34 406 333 81.1 76.2-85.2 73 18.9 14.8-23.8
35-44 290 235 83.7 78.2-87.9 55 16.3 12.1-21.8
45-54 313 279 91.2 86.8-94.2 34 8.8 5.8-13.2
55-64 225 206 92.0 86.7-95.3 19 8.0 4.7-13.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 219 161 79.4 72.7-84.7 58 20.6 15.3-27.3
Some Post-H.S. 302 259 85.7 80.7-89.6 43 14.3 10.4-19.3
College Graduate 632 602 96.3 94.6-97.5 30 3.7 2.5- 5.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 142 114 84.3 76.8-89.8 28 15.7 10.2-23.2
No 1,053 908 86.2 83.5-88.5 145 13.8 11.5-16.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,135 959 84.9 82.3-87.2 176 15.1 12.8-17.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,234 1,053 85.7 83.2-87.9 181 14.3 12.1-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 154 130 83.4 75.5-89.2 24 16.6 10.8-24.5
$50,000- 74,999 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 526 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 781 744 95.1 93.0-96.6 37 4.9 3.4- 7.0
HOUSING
Own 751 709 92.8 89.9-94.8 42 7.2 5.2-10.1
Rent 412 289 71.0 65.6-75.8 123 29.0 24.2-34.4
Other arrangement 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 735 615 84.7 81.4-87.5 120 15.3 12.5-18.6
Regional City or Suburban County 270 243 88.8 83.3-92.7 27 11.2 7.3-16.7
Rural 229 195 84.4 77.6-89.4 34 15.6 10.6-22.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 453 390 85.8 81.2-89.4 63 14.2 10.6-18.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 743 635 86.2 83.1-88.8 108 13.8 11.2-16.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 425 367 87.2 83.1-90.3 58 12.8 9.7-16.9
2nd Quartile 466 406 86.6 82.6-89.9 60 13.4 10.1-17.4
3rd Quartile 316 264 84.0 78.2-88.4 52 16.0 11.6-21.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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