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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-Whites 5,577 827 16.5 15.1-17.9 990 18.1 16.7-19.5 822 14.4 13.2-15.7 2,442 39.8 38.0-41.5 496 11.3 10.2-12.5
GENDER
Male 2,198 388 20.3 18.0-22.7 416 19.1 17.0-21.3 300 13.2 11.5-15.1 840 33.3 30.8-35.8 254 14.2 12.3-16.3
Female 3,379 439 12.9 11.5-14.5 574 17.2 15.4-19.0 522 15.5 13.9-17.3 1,602 45.8 43.5-48.1 242 8.6 7.3-10.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 24 13.6 8.3-21.5 23 14.5 9.1-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 28.6 20.0-39.2
Non-Hispanic 5,438 802 16.6 15.2-18.0 966 18.1 16.8-19.6 808 14.5 13.3-15.8 2,399 40.0 38.3-41.8 463 10.7 9.6-12.0
AGE
18-34 661 120 19.6 16.1-23.7 120 18.0 14.7-21.9 91 13.4 10.7-16.6 229 33.1 29.0-37.4 101 15.9 12.9-19.5
35-44 665 117 17.1 13.9-20.9 132 19.9 16.4-23.8 94 15.3 12.1-19.2 233 33.0 28.9-37.5 89 14.6 11.7-18.2
45-54 955 185 19.6 16.6-23.0 166 16.9 13.9-20.4 129 13.8 11.3-16.8 361 35.3 31.5-39.4 114 14.3 11.6-17.6
55-64 1,201 179 15.2 12.8-17.9 223 18.7 16.1-21.6 168 13.6 11.4-16.1 550 46.1 42.6-49.7 81 6.5 5.0- 8.4
65-74 1,152 116 10.8 8.7-13.4 211 19.7 16.8-22.8 176 15.3 12.8-18.1 583 48.7 45.0-52.4 66 5.5 4.1- 7.4
75+ 907 104 10.8 8.5-13.6 133 14.2 11.6-17.2 155 17.2 14.2-20.6 476 53.4 49.1-57.7 39 4.4 2.8- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 525 75 15.1 11.5-19.6 77 13.1 9.6-17.6 77 13.4 10.2-17.5 217 39.5 34.0-45.2 79 18.9 14.8-23.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,523 249 18.9 16.3-21.8 270 16.9 14.6-19.5 209 13.4 11.3-15.8 633 38.1 34.9-41.4 162 12.7 10.5-15.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,575 216 15.1 12.7-17.8 297 20.8 18.1-23.7 233 14.1 12.0-16.5 698 40.0 36.9-43.2 131 10.0 8.1-12.3
College Graduate 1,948 286 16.4 14.3-18.7 346 18.1 15.9-20.4 303 16.3 14.3-18.6 892 41.2 38.4-44.0 121 8.0 6.4-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 516 49 10.7 7.5-15.0 75 12.2 9.2-16.0 53 7.9 5.5-11.4 277 53.4 47.4-59.3 62 15.7 11.6-21.0
$15,000- 24,999 846 116 15.6 12.5-19.4 130 15.3 12.3-18.8 110 13.0 10.1-16.5 388 41.6 37.2-46.2 102 14.5 11.5-18.1
$25,000- 34,999 498 88 21.0 16.5-26.4 69 13.5 9.9-18.2 73 12.2 9.1-16.2 216 39.6 34.0-45.5 52 13.6 10.0-18.3
$35,000- 49,999 709 107 17.1 13.7-21.2 131 18.5 15.2-22.4 103 15.9 12.6-20.0 307 37.7 33.3-42.4 61 10.7 8.0-14.3
$50,000- 74,999 675 114 16.9 13.5-20.8 124 21.3 17.4-25.7 114 15.5 12.5-19.1 278 37.2 32.6-42.0 45 9.2 6.4-13.0
$75,000+ 1,268 195 16.8 14.2-19.9 260 20.2 17.6-23.2 206 16.9 14.4-19.8 536 38.7 35.3-42.2 71 7.3 5.5- 9.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,558 112 8.5 6.8-10.6 162 9.4 7.8-11.4 168 10.2 8.4-12.3 1,042 65.3 62.0-68.4 74 6.6 4.9- 8.8
No 3,954 708 19.1 17.4-20.9 817 20.9 19.2-22.7 649 15.9 14.4-17.4 1,368 31.6 29.7-33.5 412 12.6 11.2-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 783 112 17.1 13.7-21.0 141 16.8 13.8-20.3 111 13.2 10.6-16.4 362 44.1 39.6-48.6 57 8.9 6.4-12.3
Non-Veteran 4,794 715 16.4 14.9-17.9 849 18.3 16.8-19.8 711 14.6 13.3-16.0 2,080 39.1 37.3-41.0 439 11.6 10.4-13.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,862 440 17.6 15.8-19.6 511 17.9 16.1-20.0 424 14.7 13.1-16.4 1,217 37.9 35.6-40.3 270 11.8 10.3-13.6
No 2,715 387 15.1 13.3-17.2 479 18.2 16.3-20.3 398 14.1 12.4-16.0 1,225 41.9 39.3-44.5 226 10.7 9.0-12.5

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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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