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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Doctor's Office Clinic or Health Center Outpatient Dept. ER or Urgent Care Center Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,817 3,751 78.0 76.1-79.8 573 12.2 10.8-13.8 176 3.4 2.7- 4.2 153 3.3 2.5- 4.2 164 3.2 2.5- 4.1
GENDER
Male 1,713 1,247 74.9 71.8-77.8 236 13.2 11.0-15.7 87 4.6 3.4- 6.1 71 4.4 3.1- 6.2 72 3.0 2.2- 4.2
Female 3,104 2,504 80.4 78.0-82.6 337 11.5 9.8-13.4 89 2.4 1.7- 3.4 82 2.4 1.7- 3.3 92 3.3 2.3- 4.7
RACE
White 3,681 2,963 80.5 78.4-82.5 379 10.6 9.1-12.3 115 3.1 2.3- 4.0 107 2.9 2.1- 3.8 117 3.0 2.2- 4.0
African American 890 631 71.2 66.4-75.5 144 16.8 13.3-20.9 45 4.2 2.6- 6.6 33 3.9 2.3- 6.5 37 4.0 2.5- 6.3
Other Minorities 185 112 66.5 56.1-75.5 40 18.4 12.3-26.6 13 4.7 2.3- 9.6 12 6.9 3.0-15.2 8 3.4 1.1-10.5
HISPANIC
Yes 115 67 59.4 44.4-72.8 27 19.8 11.5-32.0 6 6.5 2.4-16.2 8 10.3 4.0-24.1 7 3.9 1.3-11.2
No 4,692 3,676 78.5 76.6-80.3 544 12.0 10.6-13.5 170 3.3 2.6- 4.1 145 3.1 2.4- 3.9 157 3.2 2.5- 4.1
AGE
18-24 367 216 64.2 56.5-71.3 68 13.1 9.1-18.5 23 5.9 3.3-10.1 19 7.4 3.8-14.0 41 9.3 5.8-14.6
25-34 838 623 75.5 70.9-79.6 103 12.6 9.6-16.2 37 3.6 2.3- 5.7 36 3.6 2.1- 6.1 39 4.7 2.8- 7.7
35-44 1,010 792 80.2 76.0-83.7 122 12.3 9.4-16.0 27 2.0 0.9- 4.1 37 3.3 2.1- 5.0 32 2.3 1.3- 4.0
45-54 903 726 78.6 73.6-82.9 98 15.0 11.1-19.9 32 2.4 1.4- 4.1 27 2.7 1.6- 4.6 20 1.2 0.6- 2.3
55-64 671 543 80.4 75.6-84.5 75 10.5 7.7-14.2 23 4.2 2.3- 7.6 17 2.6 1.3- 4.9 13 2.2 1.0- 5.2
65+ 988 817 83.1 79.6-86.2 106 10.2 7.8-13.2 32 3.4 2.1- 5.4 15 1.4 0.7- 2.8 18 1.9 1.0- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 460 70.6 64.3-76.1 98 17.7 13.1-23.5 25 3.4 2.0- 5.7 25 5.9 3.2-10.7 22 2.5 1.4- 4.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,413 1,051 75.5 71.9-78.8 193 13.7 11.2-16.6 53 3.8 2.5- 5.8 47 2.6 1.7- 4.0 69 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,253 979 79.0 75.6-82.0 145 10.9 8.7-13.6 49 3.6 2.4- 5.4 41 3.0 2.0- 4.6 39 3.5 2.2- 5.5
College Graduate 1,506 1,250 84.0 81.1-86.5 135 8.7 6.8-11.0 48 2.6 1.6- 4.1 40 2.7 1.8- 4.1 33 2.1 1.2- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 450 289 64.3 56.7-71.2 84 22.0 16.1-29.2 22 3.4 1.9- 6.3 20 4.6 2.0-10.3 35 5.8 3.3- 9.8
$15,000- 24,999 779 550 70.7 65.3-75.6 126 16.2 12.4-20.8 40 6.4 4.1- 9.8 29 4.0 2.1- 7.6 34 2.8 1.7- 4.5
$25,000- 34,999 673 516 77.4 72.4-81.7 81 11.5 8.5-15.6 28 3.5 2.1- 5.8 19 2.5 1.3- 4.9 29 5.1 3.0- 8.4
$35,000- 49,999 773 628 83.3 79.1-86.7 81 10.5 7.7-14.0 26 1.8 0.9- 3.5 20 2.4 1.3- 4.4 18 2.1 1.0- 4.2
$50,000+ 1,310 1,107 83.8 80.5-86.6 109 9.1 6.9-11.8 29 1.9 1.1- 3.2 43 3.3 2.2- 4.8 22 2.0 1.0- 4.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 329 267 78.9 73.0-83.7 32 10.7 7.2-15.5 8 3.5 1.6- 7.6 7 2.7 1.1- 6.5 15 4.2 2.4- 7.2
Cumberland 344 204 59.5 50.8-67.6 70 20.3 15.1-26.9 22 6.7 4.0-11.0 17 3.8 2.2- 6.4 31 9.7 6.5-14.2
Durham 314 234 72.8 64.8-79.5 40 11.7 8.2-16.4 27 8.2 5.2-12.6 8 2.9 1.3- 6.1 5 4.5 1.1-17.0
Forsyth 386 318 80.4 74.5-85.2 42 11.1 8.0-15.3 12 4.4 1.8-10.2 11 3.6 1.7- 7.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6
Gaston 358 299 81.8 76.3-86.3 36 9.8 6.9-13.8 6 2.2 0.8- 6.1 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 11 4.7 2.2- 9.7
Guilford 323 269 81.0 75.4-85.5 31 9.9 6.8-14.1 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1 14 5.6 3.2- 9.9 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5
Mecklenburg 339 288 84.1 79.1-88.1 37 11.0 7.8-15.3 5 2.1 0.8- 5.4 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
New Hanover 303 238 75.6 69.1-81.1 40 15.5 10.9-21.6 5 2.1 0.9- 5.3 19 6.4 3.9-10.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Onslow 350 193 50.9 43.5-58.3 58 16.8 12.5-22.1 36 9.4 6.6-13.3 16 3.9 2.3- 6.7 47 19.0 12.2-28.3
Wake 312 263 82.0 76.3-86.6 15 5.8 3.3-10.0 9 3.0 1.4- 6.1 18 6.7 4.0-10.8 7 2.5 1.0- 6.2
Western NC 494 401 80.2 75.9-83.9 57 11.6 8.8-15.1 17 3.7 2.2- 6.0 7 1.6 0.7- 3.9 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4
Piedmont NC 506 415 79.9 75.2-83.9 55 12.5 9.3-16.7 13 2.8 1.5- 4.9 12 2.6 1.3- 5.3 11 2.2 1.0- 4.6
Eastern NC 459 362 76.0 70.7-80.5 60 13.7 10.3-18.1 11 3.1 1.6- 5.9 12 3.5 1.8- 6.5 14 3.8 2.1- 6.7

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having a usual place of medical care.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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