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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

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Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,847 6,081 63.4 62.0-64.7 1,117 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,649 26.5 25.2-27.9
-Western NC 1,004 707 67.2 63.1-71.0 118 9.8 7.8-12.4 179 23.0 19.5-26.9
GENDER
Male 398 254 60.6 54.3-66.5 40 8.3 5.6-12.1 104 31.1 25.5-37.4
Female 606 453 73.3 68.0-78.0 78 11.2 8.4-14.9 75 15.4 11.5-20.3
RACE
White 886 639 69.0 64.8-73.0 106 10.1 7.9-12.8 141 20.9 17.4-24.9
Other minorities 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 54 47.4 37.1-57.8 14 11.6 6.5-19.9 50 41.1 31.3-51.6
35-54 265 166 62.1 54.5-69.1 24 6.6 4.0-10.7 75 31.3 24.7-38.8
55-64 216 166 83.8 77.5-88.5 22 6.9 3.9-11.7 28 9.4 6.0-14.4
65-74 218 176 82.9 76.1-88.1 28 12.1 7.9-18.3 *** *** ***
75+ 176 137 76.0 65.9-83.8 30 19.4 12.5-28.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** 21 11.7 6.8-19.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 305 222 72.3 64.8-78.7 36 9.1 6.1-13.6 47 18.6 12.9-25.9
Some Post-H.S. 268 188 67.8 60.3-74.5 27 9.4 5.8-14.9 53 22.8 17.0-30.0
College Graduate 292 214 68.3 60.7-75.1 34 10.0 6.4-15.5 44 21.6 15.8-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 133 68.2 58.5-76.4 26 8.4 4.9-14.0 38 23.4 16.0-32.9
$25,000- 34,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** 16 14.7 8.0-25.4 25 22.6 14.5-33.4
$50,000+ 239 191 74.8 66.4-81.7 18 7.6 4.3-13.0 30 17.6 11.6-25.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 248 70.0 62.8-76.3 65 13.5 9.6-18.6 39 16.6 11.4-23.5
No 641 451 65.7 60.7-70.4 51 8.3 6.0-11.4 139 26.0 21.6-30.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 98 70.1 59.7-78.8 23 16.7 10.2-26.0 19 13.2 7.8-21.5
Non-Veteran 864 609 66.7 62.2-70.9 95 8.8 6.7-11.4 160 24.5 20.7-28.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 715 497 68.2 63.5-72.5 82 9.1 6.9-11.8 136 22.8 18.8-27.3
No 289 210 63.3 54.8-71.1 36 12.7 7.9-19.9 43 23.9 17.3-32.2

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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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