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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,835 7,529 80.2 78.9-81.3 1,306 19.8 18.7-21.1
GENDER
Male 3,443 2,866 78.1 76.1-79.9 577 21.9 20.1-23.9
Female 5,392 4,663 82.1 80.5-83.5 729 17.9 16.5-19.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,964 5,358 86.9 85.6-88.1 606 13.1 11.9-14.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,662 1,361 74.8 71.7-77.7 301 25.2 22.3-28.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 268 225 78.5 70.0-85.2 43 21.5 14.8-30.0
Hispanic 457 173 34.8 29.7-40.1 284 65.2 59.9-70.3
AGE
18-34 1,368 973 70.4 67.5-73.3 395 29.6 26.7-32.5
35-44 1,166 878 73.3 70.0-76.3 288 26.7 23.7-30.0
45-54 1,475 1,157 77.6 74.7-80.2 318 22.4 19.8-25.3
55-64 1,813 1,555 86.5 84.4-88.3 258 13.5 11.7-15.6
65-74 1,626 1,604 98.5 97.6-99.1 22 1.5 0.9- 2.4
75+ 1,300 1,283 98.9 97.9-99.4 17 1.1 0.6- 2.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,192 834 57.7 53.7-61.5 358 42.3 38.5-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,478 2,061 78.6 76.2-80.8 417 21.4 19.2-23.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,391 2,043 83.2 81.1-85.1 348 16.8 14.9-18.9
College Graduate 2,762 2,580 93.1 91.8-94.2 182 6.9 5.8- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,094 776 59.7 55.4-63.8 318 40.3 36.2-44.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,569 1,121 61.4 58.0-64.6 448 38.6 35.4-42.0
$25,000- 34,999 859 707 75.4 71.1-79.3 152 24.6 20.7-28.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,037 945 88.7 85.6-91.2 92 11.3 8.8-14.4
$50,000-74,999 928 891 95.2 92.7-96.8 37 4.8 3.2- 7.3
$75,000+ 1,628 1,584 95.9 94.1-97.1 44 4.1 2.9- 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,537 2,248 83.9 81.6-86.0 289 16.1 14.0-18.4
No 6,177 5,183 79.1 77.7-80.5 994 20.9 19.5-22.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,158 1,078 92.0 89.6-93.9 80 8.0 6.1-10.4
Non-Veteran 7,673 6,447 78.4 77.1-79.7 1,226 21.6 20.3-22.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,552 3,857 79.5 77.7-81.2 695 20.5 18.8-22.3
No 4,283 3,672 80.9 79.2-82.4 611 19.1 17.6-20.8

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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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