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2009 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 13,255 9,660 67.3 65.7-68.8 1,636 10.4 9.6-11.3 1,959 22.3 20.8-23.9
GENDER
Male 4,973 3,430 62.3 59.7-64.8 547 8.5 7.4- 9.8 996 29.2 26.7-31.8
Female 8,282 6,230 71.9 70.0-73.7 1,089 12.2 11.1-13.4 963 15.9 14.3-17.6
RACE
White 10,485 7,820 71.2 69.5-72.8 1,337 10.9 10.0-11.9 1,328 17.9 16.4-19.5
African American 1,856 1,309 65.5 61.5-69.2 215 10.5 8.6-12.8 332 24.0 20.6-27.8
Asian 105 64 53.1 40.2-65.6 14 10.2 5.3-18.6 27 36.7 24.5-50.9
Native American 311 215 67.8 58.6-75.8 34 7.8 4.8-12.6 62 24.3 17.2-33.2
Other Minorities 408 194 34.0 26.0-43.0 28 6.6 3.2-13.0 186 59.4 50.1-68.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 442 208 36.3 28.5-44.9 38 5.5 3.0-10.0 196 58.2 49.5-66.4
-English Speaking 233 141 60.2 50.3-69.3 31 10.7 6.4-17.5 61 29.1 21.1-38.7
-Spanish Speaking 209 67 23.6 14.5-35.9 7 2.8 0.6-12.0 135 73.6 61.1-83.2
Non-Hispanic 12,776 9,425 69.6 68.1-71.1 1,594 10.8 10.0-11.7 1,757 19.5 18.2-21.0
AGE
18-24 409 218 50.4 43.1-57.7 21 5.2 3.0- 9.0 170 44.4 37.2-51.8
25-34 1,221 721 54.2 49.8-58.5 98 7.3 5.5- 9.6 402 38.5 34.3-42.9
35-44 1,994 1,365 66.2 62.8-69.4 189 9.1 7.4-11.2 440 24.7 21.6-28.0
45-54 2,568 1,854 73.3 70.7-75.7 303 11.5 9.8-13.4 411 15.2 13.3-17.4
55-64 2,772 2,133 76.7 74.3-79.0 334 12.5 10.7-14.5 305 10.8 9.2-12.7
65-74 2,349 1,867 80.5 78.1-82.7 354 14.5 12.6-16.7 128 5.0 3.8- 6.4
75+ 1,823 1,412 77.9 74.6-81.0 317 18.0 15.1-21.3 94 4.1 3.1- 5.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,726 1,164 51.2 46.0-56.4 190 8.2 6.1-11.1 372 40.6 35.2-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,940 2,859 67.7 64.8-70.5 457 9.7 8.2-11.4 624 22.7 20.1-25.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,352 2,420 67.9 64.9-70.8 425 10.6 9.1-12.3 507 21.5 18.8-24.5
College Graduate 4,214 3,202 73.4 71.0-75.6 558 12.0 10.6-13.4 454 14.7 12.7-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,445 956 53.3 47.6-59.0 181 9.4 7.0-12.6 308 37.3 31.6-43.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,097 1,436 57.3 52.9-61.6 251 9.4 7.8-11.3 410 33.3 28.9-38.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,363 958 64.2 59.3-68.7 180 10.7 8.6-13.3 225 25.1 21.0-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,707 1,284 71.9 67.9-75.6 200 10.9 8.7-13.6 223 17.2 14.1-20.7
$50,000-74,999 1,811 1,383 74.5 70.9-77.7 203 10.3 8.2-12.9 225 15.3 12.6-18.3
$75,000+ 2,799 2,183 76.3 73.7-78.8 349 11.0 9.4-12.9 267 12.6 10.6-15.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,594 3,315 68.5 65.9-71.0 747 14.7 13.0-16.6 532 16.8 14.7-19.2
No 7,862 5,788 67.7 65.7-69.6 817 9.2 8.2-10.2 1,257 23.2 21.4-25.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,732 1,228 68.1 63.9-72.0 285 15.4 12.6-18.8 219 16.5 13.2-20.4
Non-Veteran 10,415 7,566 66.8 65.0-68.6 1,261 10.0 9.1-10.9 1,588 23.2 21.5-25.0

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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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