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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

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%)
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
-Wake County 859 621 68.0 63.6-72.2 67 6.2 4.7- 8.0 171 25.8 21.8-30.3
GENDER
Male 331 238 66.0 58.7-72.6 16 3.6 2.1- 6.2 77 30.4 23.9-37.8
Female 528 383 70.2 65.2-74.7 51 8.9 6.6-11.9 94 20.9 16.9-25.7
RACE
White 639 492 74.6 70.0-78.7 51 6.1 4.5- 8.3 96 19.3 15.4-23.8
Other 211 124 53.5 44.1-62.7 16 6.4 3.7-10.9 71 40.0 30.9-49.8
AGE
18-44 418 266 60.2 53.8-66.1 32 5.5 3.8- 8.0 120 34.3 28.4-40.7
45+ 439 354 80.8 76.3-84.6 35 7.2 4.9-10.3 50 12.0 8.9-16.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 122 48.3 39.1-57.7 16 5.5 3.1- 9.6 77 46.1 36.7-55.8
Some College + 642 497 75.9 71.6-79.7 51 6.4 4.7- 8.6 94 17.7 14.2-21.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 346 220 55.9 48.2-63.3 26 5.7 3.6- 8.8 100 38.4 31.0-46.4
$50,000+ 398 317 77.9 72.3-82.6 31 6.3 4.3- 9.2 50 15.8 11.6-21.3

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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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