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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 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
-Eastern NC 5,293 3,740 64.4 62.3-66.5 665 10.7 9.7-11.8 888 24.9 22.9-27.0
GENDER
Male 1,921 1,230 57.4 53.9-60.9 254 9.7 8.2-11.5 437 32.9 29.4-36.5
Female 3,372 2,510 71.0 68.7-73.1 411 11.6 10.3-13.1 451 17.4 15.5-19.5
RACE
White 3,552 2,561 67.9 65.3-70.3 482 11.5 10.3-12.9 509 20.6 18.3-23.2
African American 1,222 891 66.3 61.7-70.5 131 10.6 8.3-13.3 200 23.2 19.1-27.8
Other Minorities 489 271 43.2 37.1-49.5 49 7.0 4.8-10.1 169 49.8 43.3-56.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 226 98 31.2 24.3-39.0 18 6.5 3.6-11.4 110 62.3 54.1-70.0
Non-Hispanic 5,046 3,628 67.1 64.9-69.2 644 11.0 10.0-12.2 774 21.9 19.9-24.1
AGE
18-24 185 94 49.2 39.9-58.6 12 5.7 3.0-10.7 79 45.1 35.9-54.6
25-34 528 288 50.2 45.0-55.5 51 8.2 6.0-11.0 189 41.6 36.4-47.0
35-44 823 532 63.2 59.0-67.3 85 9.2 7.1-11.9 206 27.5 23.8-31.7
45-54 1,024 740 71.0 67.4-74.3 95 10.4 8.2-13.0 189 18.6 15.8-21.8
55-64 1,091 829 75.9 72.8-78.8 144 12.7 10.7-15.1 118 11.4 9.2-13.9
65-74 938 738 77.8 74.3-80.9 137 16.0 13.2-19.2 63 6.3 4.7- 8.3
75+ 668 498 74.9 70.9-78.6 136 20.0 16.6-23.8 34 5.1 3.6- 7.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 844 549 52.2 46.9-57.5 100 9.3 7.1-12.0 195 38.5 33.1-44.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,643 1,176 63.1 58.7-67.3 188 9.0 7.5-10.9 279 27.9 23.7-32.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,425 1,006 66.6 63.0-70.1 200 13.4 11.1-16.0 219 20.0 17.1-23.3
College Graduate 1,366 1,001 72.3 69.2-75.3 173 10.8 9.1-12.8 192 16.9 14.3-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 687 472 56.3 50.1-62.3 70 7.0 5.2- 9.4 145 36.7 30.5-43.3
$15,000- 24,999 849 565 55.2 49.5-60.8 95 8.8 6.6-11.7 189 36.0 30.3-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 592 437 65.1 57.7-71.8 62 8.9 6.3-12.4 93 26.1 19.5-33.9
$35,000- 49,999 752 535 68.2 63.5-72.5 101 11.8 9.4-14.8 116 20.0 16.2-24.5
$50,000-74,999 769 549 64.0 58.2-69.5 102 11.9 9.2-15.3 118 24.1 18.7-30.3
$75,000+ 940 688 72.7 68.8-76.2 125 12.6 10.1-15.6 127 14.8 12.2-17.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,088 1,490 66.4 63.0-69.7 344 15.4 13.4-17.5 254 18.2 15.1-21.7
No 3,042 2,150 63.6 60.8-66.3 303 8.3 7.1- 9.6 589 28.1 25.4-30.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 949 604 58.8 53.8-63.6 156 12.9 10.5-15.7 189 28.4 23.6-33.7
Non-Veteran 4,341 3,136 65.8 63.4-68.0 508 10.2 9.1-11.4 697 24.0 21.8-26.4

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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.

**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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