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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Care Access

How many times have you been to a doctor, nurse, or other health professional in the past 12 months?

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Respond.^
1 visit 2 visits 3 visits 4 or more visits Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,021 1,208 17.1 15.9-18.3 1,434 18.7 17.5-20.0 1,148 14.0 13.0-15.1 3,420 37.1 35.7-38.6 811 13.1 12.0-14.2
-Eastern NC 2,416 344 17.0 14.8-19.5 405 17.1 14.9-19.5 342 14.0 12.2-16.0 1,093 38.0 35.3-40.8 232 13.9 11.8-16.2
GENDER
Male 916 151 20.8 17.1-25.1 164 18.3 15.0-22.2 118 12.0 9.5-15.0 353 29.8 26.1-33.9 130 19.0 15.6-23.1
Female 1,500 193 13.5 11.2-16.1 241 15.9 13.2-19.0 224 15.9 13.4-18.8 740 45.7 42.0-49.4 102 9.0 7.0-11.5
RACE
White 1,374 195 16.4 13.8-19.5 235 17.5 14.9-20.4 203 14.2 12.0-16.8 622 39.8 36.4-43.3 119 12.0 9.8-14.7
African American 605 98 17.8 13.5-23.0 101 17.3 13.0-22.6 84 14.6 11.0-19.0 275 37.4 32.1-43.0 47 12.9 9.1-18.1
Other minorities 407 44 18.8 11.3-29.6 63 12.5 7.7-19.7 53 11.6 6.8-19.2 185 26.7 19.6-35.3 62 30.4 21.7-40.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 22.5 14.8-32.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,303 328 17.1 14.8-19.6 395 17.8 15.5-20.4 332 14.4 12.5-16.6 1,059 39.1 36.3-42.0 189 11.5 9.6-13.8
AGE
18-34 336 65 20.8 15.6-27.2 66 21.1 15.9-27.4 37 10.8 7.3-15.7 106 27.4 21.9-33.7 62 19.9 15.0-26.0
35-54 715 136 20.2 16.4-24.6 104 13.0 10.0-16.9 120 17.5 14.2-21.4 262 33.0 28.7-37.7 93 16.2 12.8-20.3
55-64 548 75 13.7 10.3-18.0 101 18.8 14.8-23.5 68 12.9 9.7-17.0 269 46.0 40.6-51.6 35 8.5 5.6-12.8
65-74 463 36 7.7 5.1-11.6 78 18.3 14.0-23.6 63 12.0 8.6-16.4 259 56.7 50.4-62.7 27 5.3 3.2- 8.5
75+ 327 28 10.1 6.3-15.8 55 15.5 11.2-21.0 47 15.5 10.7-22.0 182 52.8 45.2-60.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 341 38 12.4 8.0-18.7 37 9.9 6.1-15.8 36 9.1 5.9-13.8 168 41.4 34.0-49.2 62 27.2 20.4-35.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 707 116 19.2 15.1-24.1 119 16.6 13.1-20.7 90 14.1 10.8-18.3 302 34.9 30.1-40.0 80 15.2 11.6-19.7
Some Post-H.S. 708 100 17.4 13.4-22.3 130 21.6 17.2-26.7 103 14.2 11.1-18.1 313 36.6 31.9-41.6 62 10.2 7.4-13.8
College Graduate 657 88 16.4 12.8-20.6 119 16.3 13.0-20.1 113 18.1 14.4-22.4 309 42.5 37.7-47.5 28 6.8 4.4-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 41 15.9 10.7-23.2 40 12.0 8.0-17.5 30 7.3 4.4-12.0 188 48.1 40.2-56.1 41 16.7 11.3-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 451 71 19.2 14.4-25.2 62 13.6 9.5-19.0 62 16.8 12.2-22.6 196 34.4 28.7-40.6 60 16.0 11.8-21.3
$25,000- 34,999 248 41 18.0 12.0-26.2 40 14.7 9.8-21.5 37 11.8 7.6-18.0 102 38.7 30.6-47.4 28 16.8 10.7-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 291 40 19.1 12.9-27.3 47 18.1 12.5-25.3 44 12.0 7.9-17.7 139 41.4 33.8-49.5 21 9.4 5.5-15.6
$50,000+ 645 91 14.8 11.5-18.9 139 22.1 17.8-27.1 112 18.4 14.6-22.9 268 37.1 32.3-42.2 35 7.5 5.0-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 728 54 11.0 7.8-15.3 58 7.0 4.8-10.1 82 10.9 8.3-14.3 497 62.4 57.0-67.5 37 8.6 5.7-12.8
No 1,656 287 19.0 16.3-22.1 340 20.4 17.6-23.4 257 15.1 12.9-17.7 580 29.8 26.9-33.0 192 15.6 13.1-18.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 54 17.7 13.0-23.5 63 16.0 11.8-21.4 59 14.4 10.5-19.4 166 40.8 34.5-47.4 33 11.2 7.3-16.6
Non-Veteran 2,040 290 16.9 14.5-19.7 342 17.3 14.9-20.0 283 13.9 11.9-16.2 926 37.5 34.5-40.6 199 14.4 12.1-17.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,788 253 17.5 14.9-20.4 305 17.7 15.2-20.5 248 13.7 11.7-16.0 806 37.4 34.3-40.5 176 13.8 11.5-16.5
No 628 91 15.1 11.5-19.6 100 14.5 11.1-18.6 94 15.5 11.7-20.1 287 41.0 35.3-46.9 56 14.0 10.0-19.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
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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