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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,540 3,645 64.2 62.6-65.8 652 11.2 10.3-12.2 1,243 24.6 23.1-26.1
Female 9,480 6,913 72.0 70.9-73.2 1,353 13.7 12.9-14.6 1,214 14.2 13.3-15.2
RACE
White 11,232 8,183 72.1 71.1-73.2 1,546 13.3 12.6-14.1 1,503 14.6 13.7-15.4
African American 2,695 1,860 66.9 64.6-69.2 356 11.8 10.5-13.3 479 21.2 19.2-23.4
Asian 88 53 63.4 50.5-74.6 8 6.5 2.8-14.6 27 30.1 19.8-42.9
Native American 290 185 63.5 55.6-70.8 40 13.7 9.2-19.9 65 22.8 16.7-30.3
Other Minorities 625 217 29.8 25.3-34.7 48 6.4 4.5- 9.0 360 63.9 58.8-68.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 671 259 33.0 28.5-37.8 50 6.4 4.5- 9.2 362 60.6 55.6-65.3
-English Speaking 280 170 56.9 49.3-64.2 32 12.4 8.0-18.8 78 30.7 24.1-38.1
-Spanish Speaking 391 89 21.9 16.8-28.0 18 3.7 2.0- 6.8 284 74.4 68.2-79.8
Non-Hispanic 14,328 10,288 70.8 69.8-71.7 1,952 12.9 12.3-13.6 2,088 16.2 15.5-17.1
AGE
18-24 840 425 44.9 40.6-49.2 94 10.2 7.9-13.0 321 44.9 40.5-49.4
25-34 2,397 1,493 58.8 56.2-61.3 230 9.7 8.3-11.2 674 31.6 29.2-34.1
35-44 2,827 1,968 68.7 66.4-70.8 300 9.4 8.2-10.7 559 22.0 20.0-24.0
45-54 2,801 2,062 73.7 71.6-75.7 339 11.2 9.9-12.7 400 15.1 13.4-16.9
55-64 2,557 1,900 75.2 73.0-77.2 370 13.7 12.2-15.4 287 11.1 9.6-12.8
65-74 1,997 1,523 75.2 72.6-77.6 355 18.3 16.2-20.6 119 6.5 5.2- 8.1
75+ 1,527 1,132 72.4 69.4-75.2 306 22.1 19.5-24.9 89 5.5 4.2- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,490 1,502 53.9 51.2-56.5 368 13.2 11.7-15.0 620 32.9 30.3-35.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,419 3,126 68.0 66.1-69.8 560 11.6 10.5-12.8 733 20.4 18.8-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,765 2,700 69.8 67.9-71.7 505 13.3 12.0-14.8 560 16.8 15.3-18.5
College Graduate 4,320 3,212 75.3 73.7-76.9 568 12.3 11.2-13.6 540 12.3 11.1-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,736 1,130 59.3 55.9-62.7 260 13.6 11.6-15.8 346 27.1 23.9-30.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,547 1,638 59.2 56.5-61.7 291 10.1 8.8-11.6 618 30.7 28.2-33.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,732 1,215 67.5 64.7-70.3 213 12.1 10.4-14.2 304 20.3 17.9-22.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,974 1,450 71.4 68.9-73.8 231 11.9 10.3-13.8 293 16.7 14.7-18.8
$50,000-74,999 1,800 1,391 77.6 75.2-79.8 202 10.4 8.9-12.1 207 12.0 10.3-14.0
$75,000+ 2,012 1,585 79.8 77.6-81.8 228 10.2 8.7-11.8 199 10.1 8.6-11.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,800 3,322 66.9 65.1-68.7 903 17.9 16.6-19.3 575 15.2 13.7-16.8
No 9,778 6,961 69.3 68.1-70.4 1,044 10.2 9.5-11.0 1,773 20.5 19.5-21.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,935 1,308 68.7 66.2-71.2 328 16.5 14.6-18.6 299 14.7 12.9-16.8
Non-Veteran 12,891 9,159 68.6 67.5-69.6 1,644 11.7 11.0-12.4 2,088 19.7 18.8-20.7
Currently Serving 169 77 43.7 35.2-52.5 30 19.2 13.0-27.5 62 37.1 29.1-45.9

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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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