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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,020 10,558 68.3 67.3-69.2 2,005 12.5 11.9-13.2 2,457 19.2 18.4-20.1
-Buncombe County 366 260 70.2 64.5-75.3 55 12.8 9.6-16.8 51 17.1 12.8-22.3
GENDER
Male 141 103 69.3 59.9-77.3 8 6.1 2.9-12.3 30 24.6 17.3-33.8
Female 225 157 71.0 64.2-77.0 47 19.3 14.4-25.3 21 9.7 6.2-14.9
RACE
White 325 233 71.7 66.0-76.8 51 13.5 10.0-17.8 41 14.8 10.9-19.8
Other 39 25 57.9 38.5-75.1 4 8.6 2.7-24.3 10 33.5 17.4-54.7
AGE
18-44 134 83 59.2 49.4-68.2 22 12.9 8.2-19.7 29 27.9 19.7-37.9
45+ 232 177 77.7 71.2-83.1 33 12.7 8.7-18.1 22 9.6 6.1-14.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 85 60.8 50.6-70.1 20 14.2 8.8-22.0 26 25.0 16.8-35.7
Some College + 235 175 75.6 69.2-81.1 35 12.0 8.3-16.9 25 12.4 8.3-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 135 63.4 55.6-70.4 35 13.7 9.6-19.3 39 22.9 16.8-30.5
$50,000+ 89 74 84.0 74.2-90.5 10 10.1 5.1-19.0 5 5.9 2.4-13.6

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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 (MAHEC): 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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