SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Care Access

Do you have one person you think of as your personal doctor or health care provider?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,227 12,723 68.9 67.9-70.0 1,693 8.3 7.8- 8.8 2,811 22.8 21.8-23.8
-Piedmont NC 9,669 7,264 70.4 69.0-71.7 899 7.8 7.2- 8.5 1,506 21.8 20.5-23.1
GENDER
Male 3,522 2,522 66.6 64.3-68.8 269 6.1 5.2- 7.0 731 27.3 25.1-29.6
Female 6,147 4,742 74.0 72.5-75.5 630 9.6 8.7-10.5 775 16.4 15.1-17.8
RACE
White 7,513 5,848 75.5 74.1-76.8 755 8.7 7.9- 9.5 910 15.8 14.6-17.1
African American 1,570 1,168 69.8 66.2-73.1 122 6.8 5.5- 8.5 280 23.4 20.2-26.9
Other Minorities 546 219 32.8 28.0-38.0 21 3.5 2.2- 5.8 306 63.6 58.3-68.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 557 185 26.7 22.3-31.5 11 1.7 0.8- 3.4 361 71.7 66.7-76.1
Non-Hispanic 9,106 7,075 75.3 74.0-76.5 887 8.5 7.9- 9.2 1,144 16.2 15.1-17.4
AGE
18-24 436 254 55.9 49.7-61.8 22 3.8 2.3- 6.1 160 40.4 34.4-46.6
25-34 1,359 819 57.9 54.5-61.2 93 5.8 4.6- 7.4 447 36.3 33.1-39.6
35-44 1,892 1,382 70.4 67.6-73.1 146 7.1 5.9- 8.5 364 22.5 20.0-25.2
45-54 1,840 1,428 76.7 74.2-79.1 160 8.6 7.1-10.3 252 14.7 12.8-16.9
55-64 1,727 1,401 81.2 78.8-83.4 170 9.5 7.9-11.3 156 9.3 7.7-11.2
65-74 1,302 1,075 82.1 79.4-84.5 153 11.0 9.2-13.2 74 6.8 5.2- 8.9
75+ 1,065 871 81.3 78.2-84.0 147 14.3 11.9-17.0 47 4.4 3.1- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,512 939 50.7 46.7-54.7 152 6.3 5.2- 7.8 421 42.9 38.8-47.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,752 2,094 70.4 67.8-72.9 227 6.8 5.8- 8.0 431 22.8 20.4-25.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,296 1,806 76.3 73.7-78.8 224 8.4 7.1-10.0 266 15.2 13.1-17.7
College Graduate 3,090 2,411 76.2 74.2-78.1 293 9.0 7.9-10.3 386 14.8 13.2-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,043 712 57.8 53.1-62.3 98 7.0 5.3- 9.0 233 35.3 30.8-40.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,641 1,120 57.4 53.5-61.2 134 5.5 4.5- 6.8 387 37.1 33.2-41.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,138 825 65.2 61.0-69.2 93 7.2 5.6- 9.3 220 27.5 23.7-31.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,263 996 75.6 71.6-79.2 119 8.8 7.1-10.8 148 15.6 12.2-19.7
$50,000-74,999 1,313 1,051 78.0 74.7-81.0 120 8.0 6.5- 9.8 142 14.0 11.3-17.2
$75,000+ 1,812 1,487 80.7 78.4-82.9 157 8.2 6.8- 9.9 168 11.0 9.3-13.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,839 2,128 71.7 69.2-74.1 406 12.9 11.5-14.6 305 15.4 13.3-17.7
No 6,562 4,927 69.9 68.3-71.5 485 6.3 5.7- 7.1 1,150 23.8 22.2-25.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,148 887 78.0 74.7-81.1 133 9.1 7.4-11.1 128 12.9 10.3-16.0
Non-Veteran 8,509 6,371 69.5 68.0-70.9 765 7.7 7.0- 8.4 1,373 22.9 21.5-24.3

Back to Health Care Access.

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16AUG06.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook