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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,028 12,791 82.9 82.1-83.8 2,237 17.1 16.2-17.9
-Mecklenburg County 642 563 84.3 80.5-87.6 79 15.7 12.4-19.5
GENDER
Male 250 210 81.6 75.3-86.6 40 18.4 13.4-24.7
Female 392 353 87.0 82.0-90.7 39 13.0 9.3-18.0
RACE
White 443 413 92.1 88.5-94.6 30 7.9 5.4-11.5
Other 194 145 68.6 60.1-76.0 49 31.4 24.0-39.9
AGE
18-44 321 266 78.7 72.8-83.6 55 21.3 16.4-27.2
45+ 319 295 90.7 85.4-94.2 24 9.3 5.8-14.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 138 68.6 59.8-76.3 45 31.4 23.7-40.2
Some College + 458 424 91.5 88.0-94.1 34 8.5 5.9-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 216 74.4 67.2-80.6 50 25.6 19.4-32.8
$50,000+ 245 238 95.8 91.3-98.0 7 4.2 2.0- 8.7

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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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