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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,265 1,066 84.5 81.0-87.5 199 15.5 12.5-19.0
GENDER
Female 1,265 1,066 84.5 81.0-87.5 199 15.5 12.5-19.0
RACE
African American 1,265 1,066 84.5 81.0-87.5 199 15.5 12.5-19.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 12 73.3 24.3-95.9 1 26.7 4.1-75.7
-English Speaking 13 12 73.3 24.3-95.9 1 26.7 4.1-75.7
Non-Hispanic 1,252 1,054 84.6 81.0-87.5 198 15.4 12.5-19.0
AGE
18-24 92 74 72.4 55.1-84.8 18 27.6 15.2-44.9
25-34 200 169 89.6 84.1-93.3 31 10.4 6.7-15.9
35-44 262 211 81.6 73.5-87.6 51 18.4 12.4-26.5
45-54 259 211 84.0 77.1-89.2 48 16.0 10.8-22.9
55-64 184 150 81.2 72.2-87.8 34 18.8 12.2-27.8
65-74 149 137 94.0 87.6-97.2 12 6.0 2.8-12.4
75+ 106 102 98.1 94.2-99.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 252 89.0 83.6-92.8 42 11.0 7.2-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 341 78.0 70.9-83.7 87 22.0 16.3-29.1
Some Post-H.S. 303 254 84.5 76.0-90.4 49 15.5 9.6-24.0
College Graduate 237 216 92.2 86.2-95.7 21 7.8 4.3-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 214 81.9 75.3-87.0 60 18.1 13.0-24.7
$15,000- 24,999 286 219 75.5 66.6-82.6 67 24.5 17.4-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 163 144 90.9 82.7-95.4 19 9.1 4.6-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 113 107 90.1 75.7-96.3 6 9.9 3.7-24.3
$50,000-74,999 64 63 99.7 98.0- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
$75,000+ 53 50 94.9 83.5-98.6 3 5.1 1.4-16.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 14 91.9 70.7-98.2 2 8.1 1.8-29.3
Guilford 71 64 87.2 70.1-95.2 7 12.8 4.8-29.9
Mecklenburg 82 76 90.6 79.6-96.0 6 9.4 4.0-20.4
Orange 31 27 84.3 62.6-94.5 4 15.7 5.5-37.4
Wake 55 42 71.4 54.9-83.6 13 28.6 16.4-45.1
Chatham/Lee 53 46 83.0 66.8-92.2 7 17.0 7.8-33.2
Nash/Wilson 81 67 79.2 66.6-87.9 14 20.8 12.1-33.4
Craven/Pamlico 57 45 81.3 67.0-90.2 12 18.7 9.8-33.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 8 91.1 51.5-99.0 1 8.9 1.0-48.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 4 70.5 29.0-93.3 2 29.5 6.7-71.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 89 84.5 75.0-90.8 16 15.5 9.2-25.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 8 88.0 47.5-98.3 1 12.0 1.7-52.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 76 80.1 69.4-87.8 19 19.9 12.2-30.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 84 81.0 70.6-88.3 18 19.0 11.7-29.4
Northeast NC I 171 141 82.4 74.6-88.2 30 17.6 11.8-25.4
Northeast NC II 99 81 81.6 71.0-88.9 18 18.4 11.1-29.0
Northeastern Partnership 270 222 82.0 75.9-86.9 48 18.0 13.1-24.1
Mountain AHEC 32 29 94.4 82.1-98.4 3 5.6 1.6-17.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 670 546 83.5 79.1-87.1 124 16.5 12.9-20.9
Piedmont 549 480 85.7 80.4-89.8 69 14.3 10.2-19.6
Western NC 46 40 72.2 32.7-93.3 6 27.8 6.7-67.3

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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