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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 4,687 715 16.4 14.9-17.9 873 20.3 18.7-22.0 676 14.2 12.9-15.6 1,948 36.4 34.6-38.3 475 12.7 11.4-14.2
GENDER
Male 1,861 330 19.5 17.1-22.1 373 21.5 19.1-24.1 248 12.9 11.0-14.9 664 30.7 28.1-33.4 246 15.5 13.5-17.9
Female 2,826 385 13.5 11.8-15.3 500 19.2 17.2-21.5 428 15.4 13.6-17.5 1,284 41.7 39.2-44.3 229 10.1 8.5-11.9
RACE
White 3,388 496 15.5 13.8-17.4 615 19.2 17.4-21.2 504 14.7 13.2-16.4 1,480 39.8 37.5-42.1 293 10.8 9.3-12.4
African American 921 140 16.6 13.5-20.2 188 23.7 20.0-27.8 141 15.1 12.1-18.7 367 33.1 29.2-37.2 85 11.6 9.0-14.8
Other minorities 334 72 21.6 16.8-27.3 66 21.8 16.5-28.3 29 10.0 6.4-15.1 82 20.2 15.7-25.6 85 26.4 21.1-32.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 299 68 21.1 16.4-26.6 52 16.7 12.4-22.1 26 8.2 5.4-12.5 68 24.1 18.8-30.4 85 29.9 24.2-36.1
Non-Hispanic 4,364 642 15.9 14.4-17.5 819 20.6 18.9-22.4 648 14.8 13.4-16.4 1,866 37.5 35.6-39.5 389 11.1 9.8-12.6
AGE
18-34 696 127 19.1 15.7-23.0 140 21.1 17.6-25.1 91 12.9 10.2-16.2 211 27.7 24.1-31.7 127 19.3 16.0-23.0
35-54 1,497 279 18.1 15.8-20.6 303 21.0 18.4-23.8 203 14.8 12.5-17.4 521 32.4 29.5-35.4 191 13.8 11.7-16.2
55-64 956 134 14.3 11.7-17.3 169 19.4 16.0-23.3 130 12.9 10.6-15.7 454 46.7 42.6-50.9 69 6.7 5.0- 8.9
65-74 849 84 9.3 7.1-12.1 154 19.9 16.6-23.8 143 17.5 14.2-21.3 418 47.7 43.3-52.1 50 5.6 3.9- 7.9
75+ 647 83 10.6 8.2-13.6 100 16.5 12.8-20.8 102 15.2 12.0-19.1 331 54.5 49.2-59.7 31 3.3 2.1- 5.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 588 97 18.5 14.6-23.2 106 17.6 13.8-22.1 71 11.5 8.6-15.2 211 32.3 27.5-37.4 103 20.2 16.3-24.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,269 211 17.6 14.9-20.7 229 19.3 16.4-22.5 181 15.0 12.3-18.1 498 33.5 30.2-37.1 150 14.5 11.9-17.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,245 170 14.2 11.6-17.3 224 21.5 18.3-25.0 183 14.0 11.5-16.9 558 38.9 35.3-42.6 110 11.4 9.1-14.3
College Graduate 1,580 237 16.5 14.1-19.2 314 21.6 19.0-24.6 240 15.3 13.1-17.7 679 38.7 35.7-41.9 110 7.9 6.3- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 494 47 10.1 7.0-14.3 80 16.8 12.7-21.8 60 12.2 8.5-17.2 240 45.7 39.7-51.8 67 15.3 11.5-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 814 128 18.0 14.6-22.0 128 16.0 13.0-19.7 95 10.8 8.3-13.9 347 37.3 33.1-41.7 116 17.9 14.6-21.7
$25,000- 34,999 435 76 21.1 16.1-27.1 65 16.1 11.7-21.8 74 14.9 10.9-20.0 176 36.0 30.1-42.4 44 11.9 8.4-16.7
$35,000- 49,999 562 87 16.2 12.4-20.9 109 18.7 15.0-23.2 92 18.4 14.0-23.7 229 36.4 31.3-41.7 45 10.4 7.2-14.6
$50,000+ 1,493 238 15.9 13.6-18.7 318 24.5 21.5-27.7 236 15.5 13.2-18.0 606 35.9 32.8-39.1 95 8.2 6.4-10.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,170 75 6.4 4.8- 8.4 132 11.2 9.0-13.9 120 10.2 8.0-12.8 798 67.5 63.7-71.1 45 4.8 3.2- 7.1
No 3,451 632 18.8 17.1-20.7 729 22.7 20.8-24.7 545 15.2 13.6-16.9 1,124 28.7 26.7-30.7 421 14.7 13.1-16.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 531 73 14.3 10.9-18.6 104 19.2 15.2-23.8 69 12.5 9.4-16.5 254 48.7 43.2-54.2 31 5.4 3.5- 8.3
Non-Veteran 4,154 642 16.6 15.1-18.3 767 20.4 18.7-22.2 607 14.4 13.0-15.9 1,694 35.1 33.2-37.1 444 13.5 12.1-15.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,734 281 18.6 16.0-21.5 327 20.4 17.7-23.3 246 14.0 11.9-16.5 710 35.9 32.9-39.0 170 11.1 9.2-13.4
No 2,953 434 15.5 13.7-17.4 546 20.3 18.4-22.4 430 14.3 12.6-16.1 1,238 36.6 34.3-38.9 305 13.4 11.7-15.2

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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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