2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Health Care Access

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including dental insurance prepaid plans such as HMOs or government plans such as Medicaid?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,722 2,835 61.2 59.5-62.9 1,887 38.8 37.1-40.5
-Western 728 357 52.0 47.6-56.4 371 48.0 43.6-52.4
GENDER
Male 312 153 53.6 47.1-60.0 159 46.4 40.0-52.9
Female 416 204 50.5 44.5-56.5 212 49.5 43.5-55.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 603 305 52.1 47.4-56.8 298 47.9 43.2-52.6
Non-Hispanic Black 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 63 59.4 49.4-68.7 55 40.6 31.3-50.6
35-44 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 129 63 54.4 44.5-63.9 66 45.6 36.1-55.5
65-74 160 72 41.8 32.6-51.6 88 58.2 48.4-67.4
75+ 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 199 89 50.3 41.8-58.8 110 49.7 41.2-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 210 107 57.1 49.5-64.3 103 42.9 35.7-50.5
College Graduate 231 134 60.0 52.9-66.8 97 40.0 33.2-47.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 261 108 44.5 37.3-52.0 153 55.5 48.0-62.7
No 466 248 55.9 50.4-61.3 218 44.1 38.7-49.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 647 319 51.7 47.0-56.4 328 48.3 43.6-53.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 354 195 56.4 50.0-62.6 159 43.6 37.4-50.0
Unemployed 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 229 92 41.3 33.4-49.8 137 58.7 50.2-66.6
Unable to Work 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 160 105 68.8 60.0-76.4 55 31.2 23.6-40.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 336 197 61.3 55.1-67.2 139 38.7 32.8-44.9
HOUSING
Own 521 259 51.1 45.8-56.3 262 48.9 43.7-54.2
Rent 160 72 53.0 43.7-62.1 88 47.0 37.9-56.3
Other arrangement 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 223 104 48.1 40.6-55.6 119 51.9 44.4-59.4
Rural 505 253 53.4 48.0-58.7 252 46.6 41.3-52.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 157 86 57.9 48.8-66.4 71 42.1 33.6-51.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 264 124 50.6 42.8-58.4 140 49.4 41.6-57.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 307 147 49.8 43.3-56.3 160 50.2 43.7-56.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 391 191 52.3 46.6-58.1 200 47.7 41.9-53.4
2nd Quartile 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 204 99 51.9 43.3-60.5 105 48.1 39.5-56.7

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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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