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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,226 14,750 80.9 79.9-81.8 2,476 19.1 18.2-20.1
-Union County 382 335 85.2 79.8-89.3 47 14.8 10.7-20.2
GENDER
Male 154 138 85.2 75.8-91.4 16 14.8 8.6-24.2
Female 228 197 85.2 79.1-89.7 31 14.8 10.3-20.9
RACE
White 320 298 91.6 86.3-95.0 22 8.4 5.0-13.7
Other 60 35 60.2 45.1-73.5 25 39.8 26.5-54.9
AGE
18-44 166 137 81.5 72.9-87.8 29 18.5 12.2-27.1
45+ 213 195 89.8 83.6-93.8 18 10.2 6.2-16.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 134 78.2 68.0-85.8 27 21.8 14.2-32.0
Some College + 220 201 90.5 84.6-94.2 19 9.5 5.8-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 150 77.5 67.9-84.9 31 22.5 15.1-32.1
$50,000+ 149 144 96.4 91.4-98.5 5 3.6 1.5- 8.6

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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: 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.

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