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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Health Care Coverage and Utilization

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,966 4,826 78.1 76.4-79.8 1,140 21.9 20.2-23.6
GENDER
Male 2,287 1,717 72.5 69.6-75.2 570 27.5 24.8-30.4
Female 3,679 3,109 83.3 81.1-85.2 570 16.7 14.8-18.9
RACE
White 4,540 3,687 79.2 77.2-81.0 853 20.8 19.0-22.8
African American 1,085 892 79.0 74.9-82.6 193 21.0 17.4-25.1
Other Minorities 255 186 64.8 54.2-74.1 69 35.2 25.9-45.8
HISPANIC
Yes 168 115 63.4 50.9-74.3 53 36.6 25.7-49.1
No 5,784 4,701 78.7 76.9-80.4 1,083 21.3 19.6-23.1
AGE
18-24 530 369 66.1 59.3-72.3 161 33.9 27.7-40.7
25-34 1,113 840 72.8 68.4-76.8 273 27.2 23.2-31.6
35-44 1,241 1,011 79.2 75.5-82.5 230 20.8 17.5-24.5
45-54 1,103 905 77.5 73.3-81.3 198 22.5 18.7-26.7
55-64 791 673 83.5 79.3-87.0 118 16.5 13.0-20.7
65+ 1,138 988 88.4 85.8-90.6 150 11.6 9.4-14.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 787 630 79.0 74.3-83.0 157 21.0 17.0-25.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,773 1,415 75.2 71.7-78.4 358 24.8 21.6-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,544 1,254 79.4 76.0-82.4 290 20.6 17.6-24.0
College Graduate 1,843 1,512 80.3 77.1-83.1 331 19.7 16.9-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 562 450 77.4 71.3-82.4 112 22.6 17.6-28.7
$15,000- 24,999 975 781 76.3 71.6-80.4 194 23.7 19.6-28.4
$25,000- 34,999 859 675 74.2 69.4-78.4 184 25.8 21.6-30.6
$35,000- 49,999 942 776 81.7 77.8-85.1 166 18.3 14.9-22.2
$50,000+ 1,557 1,311 82.0 78.5-85.0 246 18.0 15.0-21.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 407 329 77.8 72.4-82.4 78 22.2 17.6-27.6
Cumberland 418 345 82.7 77.7-86.7 73 17.3 13.3-22.3
Durham 386 314 80.1 74.6-84.7 72 19.9 15.3-25.4
Forsyth 446 386 86.4 82.2-89.7 60 13.6 10.3-17.8
Gaston 445 359 79.3 74.7-83.3 86 20.7 16.7-25.3
Guilford 394 323 80.0 74.9-84.3 71 20.0 15.7-25.1
Mecklenburg 418 342 79.0 74.0-83.3 76 21.0 16.7-26.0
New Hanover 390 304 71.7 63.4-78.7 86 28.3 21.3-36.6
Onslow 418 350 80.2 72.5-86.2 68 19.8 13.8-27.5
Wake 409 313 74.1 68.4-79.0 96 25.9 21.0-31.6
Western NC 599 495 81.8 77.9-85.1 104 18.2 14.9-22.1
Piedmont NC 644 507 77.3 72.7-81.3 137 22.7 18.7-27.3
Eastern NC 592 459 76.3 71.8-80.2 133 23.7 19.8-28.2

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#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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