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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,986 4,173 64.6 62.6-66.5 613 6.9 6.2- 7.7 1,200 28.5 26.5-30.5
Female 9,825 7,454 72.8 71.4-74.2 1,190 11.2 10.4-12.1 1,181 15.9 14.7-17.3
RACE
White 12,273 9,269 72.8 71.4-74.0 1,439 9.7 9.1-10.4 1,565 17.5 16.3-18.8
African American 2,389 1,743 69.6 66.6-72.4 277 10.2 8.7-11.9 369 20.3 17.7-23.2
Asian 107 80 76.9 63.9-86.3 6 4.8 2.0-11.3 21 18.2 9.7-31.6
Native American 319 208 63.7 56.0-70.7 41 9.6 6.4-14.1 70 26.7 20.3-34.3
Other Minorities 658 291 36.7 31.4-42.3 31 2.6 1.6- 4.1 336 60.7 55.1-66.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 636 270 32.1 27.1-37.5 42 4.1 2.8- 6.1 324 63.8 58.2-69.0
-English Speaking 237 151 49.4 37.4-61.5 26 8.8 5.1-14.7 60 41.7 29.2-55.5
-Spanish Speaking 399 119 26.1 20.7-32.3 16 2.5 1.4- 4.5 264 71.4 65.1-77.0
Non-Hispanic 15,125 11,322 72.0 70.9-73.2 1,754 9.6 9.0-10.2 2,049 18.4 17.3-19.5
AGE
18-24 473 260 53.9 47.8-59.8 26 3.6 2.3- 5.6 187 42.5 36.6-48.7
25-34 1,511 901 56.6 53.3-59.9 113 6.3 5.0- 7.9 497 37.1 33.9-40.4
35-44 2,452 1,705 70.2 67.9-72.5 206 7.5 6.4- 8.8 541 22.3 20.3-24.5
45-54 3,079 2,225 72.1 70.0-74.2 342 10.5 9.2-11.9 512 17.4 15.6-19.3
55-64 3,385 2,657 78.4 76.6-80.2 388 11.4 10.1-12.9 340 10.2 8.9-11.6
65-74 2,733 2,200 81.1 79.3-82.9 354 12.8 11.4-14.5 179 6.0 5.1- 7.2
75+ 2,064 1,607 77.6 75.1-79.9 357 17.1 15.1-19.2 100 5.4 4.1- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,261 1,525 56.0 52.4-59.5 252 7.5 6.3- 8.9 484 36.5 32.9-40.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,649 3,402 66.1 63.5-68.6 500 8.1 7.2- 9.1 747 25.8 23.3-28.5
Some Post-H.S. 4,108 3,030 70.2 67.9-72.4 505 10.2 9.0-11.4 573 19.6 17.5-21.9
College Graduate 4,754 3,644 76.7 75.0-78.3 540 10.0 9.0-11.2 570 13.3 12.0-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,782 1,232 58.9 54.6-63.1 211 8.0 6.7- 9.7 339 33.0 28.7-37.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,526 1,770 59.8 56.0-63.4 261 7.4 6.2- 8.8 495 32.8 29.2-36.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,681 1,236 65.7 61.7-69.5 164 7.5 6.1- 9.1 281 26.8 23.0-31.0
$35,000- 49,999 2,195 1,617 71.0 68.1-73.8 257 10.1 8.6-11.8 321 18.9 16.4-21.6
$50,000-74,999 2,240 1,693 72.5 69.5-75.3 257 9.9 8.4-11.6 290 17.6 15.0-20.5
$75,000+ 3,232 2,510 77.3 75.2-79.3 367 9.9 8.7-11.3 355 12.8 11.1-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,880 4,339 69.7 67.6-71.6 924 13.6 12.5-14.8 617 16.7 14.9-18.8
No 9,483 6,985 68.5 67.0-70.1 836 7.1 6.5- 7.8 1,662 24.4 22.9-26.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,385 1,717 69.7 66.7-72.6 318 10.3 9.0-11.9 350 19.9 17.2-23.0
Non-Veteran 13,419 9,908 68.7 67.4-70.1 1,484 8.9 8.3- 9.6 2,027 22.3 21.0-23.7

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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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