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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 861 761 85.5 81.6-88.6 100 14.5 11.4-18.4
GENDER
Male 331 291 83.3 76.6-88.4 40 16.7 11.6-23.4
Female 530 470 87.7 83.9-90.8 60 12.3 9.2-16.1
RACE
White 639 598 93.2 90.1-95.4 41 6.8 4.6- 9.9
Other 213 154 67.3 57.8-75.6 59 32.7 24.4-42.2
AGE
18-44 419 349 80.6 74.8-85.4 70 19.4 14.6-25.2
45+ 440 410 93.2 90.0-95.5 30 6.8 4.5-10.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 157 65.1 55.3-73.7 59 34.9 26.3-44.7
Some College + 643 602 93.7 90.7-95.7 41 6.3 4.3- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 267 70.8 63.1-77.4 81 29.2 22.6-36.9
$50,000+ 398 391 98.3 95.9-99.3 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1

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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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