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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,835 7,529 80.2 78.9-81.3 1,306 19.8 18.7-21.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 288 255 83.1 75.7-88.5 33 16.9 11.5-24.3
Cumberland 385 340 85.2 79.1-89.7 45 14.8 10.3-20.9
Durham 351 297 75.6 68.8-81.4 54 24.4 18.6-31.2
Forsyth 352 307 80.0 72.8-85.7 45 20.0 14.3-27.2
Gaston 310 267 78.7 70.1-85.3 43 21.3 14.7-29.9
Guilford 375 323 81.2 74.8-86.2 52 18.8 13.8-25.2
Mecklenburg 499 394 78.3 73.9-82.1 105 21.7 17.9-26.1
New Hanover 323 297 85.0 77.2-90.4 26 15.0 9.6-22.8
Union 288 256 79.1 68.3-87.0 32 20.9 13.0-31.7
Wake 502 421 85.4 81.9-88.4 81 14.6 11.6-18.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,678 2,274 78.7 76.2-81.1 404 21.3 18.9-23.8
Piedmont 5,155 4,392 80.7 79.2-82.2 763 19.3 17.8-20.8
Western NC 1,002 863 82.0 78.4-85.2 139 18.0 14.8-21.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 715 630 84.2 79.6-87.8 85 15.8 12.2-20.4
Northwest 1,440 1,237 80.3 77.2-83.1 203 19.7 16.9-22.8
Charlotte 1,529 1,297 79.6 76.6-82.4 232 20.4 17.6-23.4
Greensboro 1,086 923 80.7 77.2-83.9 163 19.3 16.1-22.8
Southern Regional 1,240 1,053 79.0 74.8-82.7 187 21.0 17.3-25.2
Southeast 552 475 77.9 72.2-82.6 77 22.1 17.4-27.8
Wake 1,333 1,122 82.2 79.6-84.6 211 17.8 15.4-20.4
Area L & Eastern 940 792 78.1 74.1-81.6 148 21.9 18.4-25.9

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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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