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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Tobacco Indicators+

In the past 12 months, have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 829 595 65.7 60.3-70.8 234 34.3 29.2-39.7
GENDER
Male 358 213 57.8 50.0-65.3 145 42.2 34.7-50.0
Female 471 382 74.6 66.8-81.0 89 25.4 19.0-33.2
RACE
White 641 470 69.6 63.5-75.0 171 30.4 25.0-36.5
African American 134 93 58.1 44.4-70.6 41 41.9 29.4-55.6
Other Minorities 43 23 40.4 23.2-60.5 20 59.6 39.5-76.8
HISPANIC
Yes 19 14 45.2 19.2-74.0 5 54.8 26.0-80.8
No 809 580 66.3 60.8-71.4 229 33.7 28.6-39.2
AGE
18-24 96 64 60.8 43.7-75.7 32 39.2 24.3-56.3
25-34 162 104 53.9 42.1-65.3 58 46.1 34.7-57.9
35-44 208 139 59.6 49.2-69.2 69 40.4 30.8-50.8
45-54 177 133 75.8 64.3-84.5 44 24.2 15.5-35.7
55-64 96 77 70.4 55.2-82.1 19 29.6 17.9-44.8
65+ 86 75 90.6 81.8-95.4 11 9.4 4.6-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 101 56.2 44.0-67.8 51 43.8 32.2-56.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 200 66.9 57.7-74.9 88 33.1 25.1-42.3
Some Post-H.S. 225 172 73.0 62.3-81.6 53 27.0 18.4-37.7
College Graduate 163 121 66.9 55.2-76.7 42 33.1 23.3-44.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 76 63.4 44.9-78.6 24 36.6 21.4-55.1
$15,000- 24,999 182 129 59.1 47.1-70.1 53 40.9 29.9-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 139 101 69.1 56.7-79.2 38 30.9 20.8-43.3
$35,000- 49,999 148 98 61.5 48.7-72.9 50 38.5 27.1-51.3
$50,000+ 158 122 76.0 64.7-84.6 36 24.0 15.4-35.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 60 43 61.7 45.0-76.0 17 38.3 24.0-55.0
Cumberland 52 41 73.9 54.4-87.0 11 26.1 13.0-45.6
Durham 42 28 66.8 48.9-80.9 14 33.2 19.1-51.1
Forsyth 59 51 87.6 75.3-94.3 8 12.4 5.7-24.7
Gaston 78 57 65.2 51.0-77.1 21 34.8 22.9-49.0
Guilford 44 27 58.7 42.4-73.3 17 41.3 26.7-57.6
Mecklenburg 48 34 69.7 52.4-82.7 14 30.3 17.3-47.6
New Hanover 58 45 73.1 58.0-84.2 13 26.9 15.8-42.0
Onslow 80 53 58.1 39.0-75.0 27 41.9 25.0-61.0
Wake 50 31 52.2 35.7-68.2 19 47.8 31.8-64.3
Western NC 85 66 75.8 63.1-85.2 19 24.2 14.8-36.9
Piedmont NC 79 57 67.8 53.7-79.2 22 32.2 20.8-46.3
Eastern NC 94 62 60.5 48.2-71.6 32 39.5 28.4-51.8

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking regularly within the past year.

#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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