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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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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  Total
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 6,545 1,004 17.4 16.2-18.6 1,162 18.4 17.3-19.6 908 13.4 12.4-14.4 2,760 37.9 36.5-39.3 711 12.9 11.9-14.0
-Eastern NC 2,043 283 15.5 13.6-17.6 364 19.2 17.1-21.4 274 13.4 11.6-15.3 916 40.3 37.8-43.0 206 11.6 10.0-13.5
GENDER
Male 851 138 17.4 14.4-20.7 151 19.6 16.5-23.1 109 13.7 11.0-16.8 325 33.4 29.7-37.4 128 15.9 13.1-19.1
Female 1,192 145 13.9 11.5-16.7 213 18.7 16.0-21.8 165 13.1 10.9-15.6 591 46.4 43.0-50.0 78 7.9 6.1-10.0
RACE
White 1,311 163 14.2 11.9-16.9 239 18.9 16.4-21.7 174 13.4 11.3-16.0 607 42.4 39.1-45.7 128 11.0 9.1-13.3
African American 527 76 16.3 12.6-20.8 92 20.0 15.9-25.0 75 14.2 10.9-18.1 242 39.6 34.6-44.7 42 9.9 7.1-13.6
Other minorities 184 38 20.5 14.2-28.5 31 18.9 12.6-27.4 21 8.9 5.5-14.1 59 29.7 22.1-38.5 35 22.1 14.9-31.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 31 26.0 18.2-35.7 19 16.0 10.0-24.8 *** *** *** 27 21.1 14.3-30.1 34 28.7 20.4-38.8
Non-Hispanic 1,914 251 14.8 12.9-17.0 345 19.4 17.2-21.8 261 13.7 11.9-15.8 885 41.5 38.8-44.3 172 10.5 8.9-12.4
AGE
18-34 335 58 17.5 13.4-22.7 75 24.8 19.8-30.5 45 13.3 9.7-17.9 112 31.4 26.2-37.2 45 12.9 9.4-17.6
35-54 580 113 19.5 16.1-23.5 97 16.4 13.3-20.1 72 12.8 9.9-16.4 210 36.1 31.6-40.7 88 15.2 12.3-18.7
55-64 485 63 13.3 10.2-17.3 77 15.7 12.4-19.6 63 13.0 9.8-16.9 243 49.8 44.6-55.1 39 8.2 5.8-11.5
65-74 384 28 7.5 4.9-11.3 64 17.4 13.4-22.3 60 16.0 12.3-20.7 216 54.4 48.5-60.2 *** *** ***
75+ 237 18 6.2 3.7-10.4 47 20.5 15.0-27.3 30 12.6 8.6-18.2 131 55.3 47.8-62.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 36 17.9 12.5-25.1 37 14.6 10.2-20.5 31 8.7 5.8-12.9 118 40.4 33.5-47.7 44 18.3 13.2-24.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 615 81 13.5 10.6-17.0 112 20.9 17.1-25.3 83 14.2 11.2-18.0 273 40.1 35.5-44.9 66 11.3 8.7-14.5
Some Post-H.S. 595 78 16.0 12.7-20.1 110 20.2 16.5-24.6 80 13.7 10.6-17.6 274 40.2 35.6-45.0 53 9.8 7.2-13.1
College Graduate 560 85 15.5 12.3-19.3 105 18.8 15.2-22.9 79 15.6 12.1-19.8 249 40.5 35.8-45.3 42 9.7 6.9-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 24 10.0 6.2-15.7 34 16.9 11.6-24.0 32 12.3 8.2-18.1 136 47.8 40.5-55.3 33 12.9 8.7-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 341 44 13.2 9.3-18.3 41 14.3 10.0-20.1 46 11.1 8.0-15.3 160 46.0 39.5-52.6 50 15.4 11.4-20.5
$25,000- 34,999 222 30 16.9 11.1-24.7 36 17.0 11.7-24.1 30 13.9 9.2-20.5 104 41.2 33.3-49.6 22 11.1 6.7-17.7
$35,000- 49,999 242 30 14.9 10.1-21.4 46 22.7 16.7-29.9 38 15.9 11.0-22.5 109 38.7 31.8-46.1 19 7.9 4.8-12.5
$50,000+ 595 91 16.9 13.3-21.1 133 22.0 18.1-26.4 74 13.1 10.0-17.1 249 37.3 32.7-42.1 48 10.7 7.8-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 566 24 3.9 2.4- 6.1 54 9.7 7.1-13.2 53 8.6 6.3-11.6 418 72.7 67.8-77.1 17 5.1 2.8- 9.1
No 1,394 250 19.4 16.9-22.1 295 21.9 19.3-24.8 207 15.0 12.8-17.5 466 30.4 27.6-33.4 176 13.3 11.3-15.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 319 42 15.5 11.1-21.2 61 21.0 16.1-26.9 41 14.3 9.9-20.2 147 40.6 34.4-47.2 28 8.6 5.6-12.8
Non-Veteran 1,721 241 15.5 13.5-17.9 303 18.9 16.6-21.4 232 13.2 11.3-15.3 768 40.3 37.5-43.2 177 12.1 10.3-14.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,690 230 15.5 13.4-17.9 293 18.5 16.3-21.0 239 13.7 11.8-15.8 759 40.4 37.5-43.3 169 11.8 10.0-13.9
No 353 53 15.4 11.4-20.5 71 22.7 17.7-28.6 35 11.5 7.7-16.9 157 40.0 34.1-46.2 37 10.5 7.3-14.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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