SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Care Access

Was there a time during the last 12 months when you needed to see a doctor, but could not because of the cost?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,514 1,700 18.8 17.6-20.0 9,814 81.2 80.0-82.4
-Eastern NC 3,130 487 18.8 16.6-21.2 2,643 81.2 78.8-83.4
GENDER
Male 1,097 148 17.1 13.8-21.0 949 82.9 79.0-86.2
Female 2,033 339 20.4 17.6-23.5 1,694 79.6 76.5-82.4
RACE
White 2,089 242 15.5 13.0-18.4 1,847 84.5 81.6-87.0
African American 697 149 23.3 18.7-28.7 548 76.7 71.3-81.3
Other minorities 322 91 28.7 20.8-38.1 231 71.3 61.9-79.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 162 50 27.2 18.0-38.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,957 437 18.3 16.1-20.8 2,520 81.7 79.2-83.9
AGE
18-34 470 102 20.5 16.0-25.9 368 79.5 74.1-84.0
35-54 941 205 23.5 19.7-27.8 736 76.5 72.2-80.3
55-64 691 116 20.0 15.4-25.6 575 80.0 74.4-84.6
65-74 544 40 6.5 4.1-10.2 504 93.5 89.8-95.9
75+ 449 19 4.2 2.1- 8.1 430 95.8 91.9-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 441 113 25.3 19.4-32.3 328 74.7 67.7-80.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 980 163 19.6 15.9-24.0 817 80.4 76.0-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 844 142 19.4 15.5-24.1 702 80.6 75.9-84.5
College Graduate 860 66 8.9 6.2-12.5 794 91.1 87.5-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 433 126 35.2 28.2-42.8 307 64.8 57.2-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 523 133 29.9 23.8-36.8 390 70.1 63.2-76.2
$25,000- 34,999 303 55 23.2 16.2-32.1 248 76.8 67.9-83.8
$35,000- 49,999 428 54 16.1 11.3-22.4 374 83.9 77.6-88.7
$50,000+ 882 39 5.6 3.6- 8.6 843 94.4 91.4-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 970 203 25.9 21.3-31.0 767 74.1 69.0-78.7
No 2,008 256 16.0 13.5-18.8 1,752 84.0 81.2-86.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 508 34 8.6 5.3-13.5 474 91.4 86.5-94.7
Non-Veteran 2,620 453 20.8 18.3-23.5 2,167 79.2 76.5-81.7

Back to Health Care Access.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14SEP12.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook