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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,389 1,743 69.6 66.6-72.4 277 10.2 8.7-11.9 369 20.3 17.7-23.2
GENDER
Males 727 491 64.8 59.5-69.8 82 8.0 5.9-10.8 154 27.1 22.4-32.5
Females 1,662 1,252 73.5 70.4-76.4 195 11.9 10.0-14.2 215 14.6 12.3-17.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 18 57.4 29.2-81.5 4 17.9 4.0-53.1 3 24.7 6.9-59.1
Non-Hispanic 2,352 1,716 69.6 66.6-72.5 272 10.1 8.6-11.8 364 20.3 17.7-23.2
AGE
18-24 82 49 58.9 43.9-72.3 6 7.0 2.8-16.5 27 34.1 21.4-49.6
25-34 272 170 59.0 51.3-66.3 20 7.0 4.2-11.5 82 34.0 27.1-41.6
35-44 414 297 73.8 68.2-78.7 46 8.2 5.8-11.6 71 18.0 13.8-23.1
45-54 536 389 69.9 64.1-75.1 55 11.2 8.1-15.3 92 18.9 14.5-24.3
55-64 465 347 73.1 67.2-78.3 69 15.2 11.1-20.4 49 11.7 8.3-16.3
65-74 353 297 85.4 80.2-89.3 34 9.8 6.5-14.6 22 4.8 2.9- 7.8
75+ 241 182 76.8 68.9-83.2 42 15.2 10.5-21.4 17 8.0 3.9-15.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 444 333 76.6 70.7-81.6 50 9.5 6.7-13.2 61 13.9 10.0-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 837 607 67.1 61.5-72.3 81 7.9 5.9-10.5 149 25.0 20.1-30.7
Some Post-H.S. 586 421 67.4 61.6-72.8 75 11.6 8.6-15.6 90 21.0 16.2-26.7
College Graduate 515 377 71.7 65.9-76.8 70 12.8 9.3-17.2 68 15.6 11.6-20.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 315 65.4 58.0-72.0 44 8.4 5.8-12.0 75 26.2 19.8-33.9
$15,000- 24,999 509 359 68.7 62.1-74.6 55 9.9 6.8-14.2 95 21.4 16.5-27.4
$25,000- 34,999 304 221 62.6 52.7-71.5 25 6.5 4.0-10.5 58 30.9 21.9-41.6
$35,000- 49,999 325 221 69.4 62.6-75.4 51 14.1 10.1-19.3 53 16.5 12.0-22.3
$50,000-74,999 252 179 65.2 56.1-73.3 45 13.3 9.1-19.0 28 21.6 14.2-31.4
$75,000+ 242 195 80.4 73.2-86.1 29 12.6 8.0-19.4 18 6.9 4.0-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 950 690 67.4 62.3-72.1 147 13.2 10.7-16.3 113 19.4 14.9-24.7
No 1,330 985 71.2 67.4-74.8 117 8.2 6.4-10.4 228 20.6 17.4-24.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 207 69.0 59.8-76.8 32 7.4 4.7-11.3 57 23.7 16.1-33.4
Non-Veteran 2,093 1,536 69.7 66.5-72.6 245 10.7 9.0-12.6 312 19.7 17.0-22.6

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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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