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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,443 2,130 27.1 25.8-28.5 6,313 72.9 71.5-74.2
-African Americans 1,648 582 35.3 32.1-38.5 1,066 64.7 61.5-67.9
GENDER
Male 566 175 32.0 27.3-37.1 391 68.0 62.9-72.7
Female 1,082 407 37.9 33.8-42.2 675 62.1 57.8-66.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,630 572 35.0 31.8-38.2 1,058 65.0 61.8-68.2
AGE
18-34 281 88 26.7 21.1-33.1 193 73.3 66.9-78.9
35-44 229 88 42.9 35.0-51.2 141 57.1 48.8-65.0
45-54 304 127 41.8 34.8-49.2 177 58.2 50.8-65.2
55-64 372 149 41.8 35.2-48.6 223 58.2 51.4-64.8
65-74 276 88 34.1 26.5-42.6 188 65.9 57.4-73.5
75+ 167 *** *** *** 133 81.5 69.0-89.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 257 76 30.1 23.0-38.4 181 69.9 61.6-77.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 531 181 31.9 26.9-37.3 350 68.1 62.7-73.1
Some Post-H.S. 470 205 42.9 36.9-49.2 265 57.1 50.8-63.1
College Graduate 389 120 32.6 26.8-39.1 269 67.4 60.9-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 334 118 36.8 29.9-44.4 216 63.2 55.6-70.1
$15,000- 24,999 373 166 39.6 33.4-46.1 207 60.4 53.9-66.6
$25,000- 34,999 201 67 35.1 26.9-44.3 134 64.9 55.7-73.1
$35,000- 49,999 181 74 38.5 29.6-48.2 107 61.5 51.8-70.4
$50,000- 74,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 499 224 50.0 43.7-56.3 275 50.0 43.7-56.3
No 1,117 348 30.5 27.0-34.3 769 69.5 65.7-73.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 190 52 31.5 23.8-40.4 138 68.5 59.6-76.2
Non-Veteran 1,458 530 35.8 32.4-39.3 928 64.2 60.7-67.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 797 290 35.5 31.1-40.2 507 64.5 59.8-68.9
No 851 292 35.0 30.7-39.6 559 65.0 60.4-69.3

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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.

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