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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Health Care Access

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

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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 15,811 11,627 68.9 67.6-70.1 1,803 9.1 8.6- 9.7 2,381 22.0 20.8-23.2
-Buncombe County 345 262 72.3 65.5-78.1 34 9.8 6.6-14.3 49 18.0 12.9-24.5
GENDER
Male 127 97 69.9 58.2-79.5 6 5.0 2.1-11.7 24 25.0 16.0-37.0
Female 218 165 74.1 66.1-80.7 28 13.5 8.7-20.3 25 12.5 8.0-18.9
RACE
White 311 246 75.9 69.0-81.7 28 9.5 6.2-14.4 37 14.6 9.8-21.1
Other 32 15 38.7 21.5-59.2 6 12.0 4.5-28.3 11 49.3 29.0-69.8
AGE
18-44 75 49 66.5 53.0-77.7 6 7.0 2.8-16.6 20 26.5 16.4-39.9
45+ 269 213 76.3 69.6-82.0 28 11.6 7.7-17.2 28 12.0 7.9-18.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 83 66.0 53.5-76.5 11 9.0 4.3-17.8 21 25.0 15.6-37.7
Some College + 229 178 75.4 67.2-82.0 23 10.2 6.3-16.0 28 14.5 9.1-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 141 71.9 62.5-79.7 13 7.0 3.7-13.1 31 21.1 14.1-30.3
$50,000+ 123 96 77.8 68.1-85.2 15 12.0 6.7-20.6 12 10.2 5.5-18.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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