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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 811 111 15.3 12.4-18.8 135 17.1 14.2-20.4 114 13.1 10.7-16.0 371 43.2 39.1-47.3 80 11.3 9.0-14.2
Region 3 628 111 18.4 15.1-22.3 110 18.0 14.7-21.7 98 16.2 13.1-20.0 241 35.3 31.2-39.7 68 12.1 9.3-15.6
Region 4 1,293 205 18.8 16.3-21.7 235 17.9 15.5-20.5 186 13.7 11.6-16.1 519 35.3 32.3-38.5 148 14.3 12.0-16.9
Region 5 963 154 17.9 15.0-21.2 178 18.8 16.0-22.0 115 11.9 9.5-14.8 405 37.3 33.6-41.0 111 14.2 11.5-17.4
Region 6 466 68 16.8 13.0-21.4 82 17.8 14.0-22.4 68 12.9 9.8-16.9 204 40.9 35.7-46.3 44 11.6 8.3-15.9
Region 7 944 151 17.6 14.8-20.8 172 19.4 16.5-22.8 134 13.1 10.9-15.7 372 36.4 32.9-40.0 115 13.5 11.1-16.3
Region 8 799 97 14.0 11.2-17.3 136 18.1 15.0-21.7 104 14.5 11.4-18.2 376 41.2 37.1-45.4 86 12.2 9.6-15.4
Region 9 & 10 641 107 17.8 14.4-21.9 114 19.8 16.2-24.1 89 12.8 10.1-16.2 272 38.3 33.9-43.0 59 11.2 8.5-14.5
STATE REGIONS
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
Piedmont 3,577 584 18.5 17.0-20.2 642 18.2 16.8-19.8 488 13.1 11.8-14.5 1,448 36.1 34.3-38.0 415 14.0 12.6-15.5
Western NC 925 137 16.1 13.3-19.2 156 17.6 14.9-20.6 146 14.9 12.5-17.7 396 40.8 37.0-44.6 90 10.7 8.6-13.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 593 80 14.8 11.5-18.7 100 16.8 13.6-20.5 88 14.4 11.4-18.0 264 41.9 37.1-46.8 61 12.2 9.4-15.7
Northwest 1,092 180 18.0 15.4-21.0 192 17.4 15.0-20.2 169 16.3 13.8-19.1 443 37.2 33.9-40.6 108 11.1 9.0-13.5
Charlotte 1,048 167 18.9 16.1-22.1 194 19.1 16.3-22.2 143 12.0 9.9-14.5 417 35.0 31.6-38.5 127 15.0 12.4-18.1
Greensboro 783 126 17.7 14.5-21.3 150 19.2 16.1-22.8 93 11.9 9.2-15.1 322 36.7 32.6-40.9 92 14.6 11.5-18.3
Southern Regional 549 71 14.7 11.5-18.7 95 18.1 14.5-22.4 81 14.4 11.1-18.3 252 42.2 37.4-47.2 50 10.6 7.7-14.4
Southeast 547 65 13.6 10.3-17.7 95 19.5 15.7-24.0 68 12.6 9.5-16.6 261 42.0 37.1-47.1 58 12.3 9.1-16.3
Wake 974 166 19.2 16.3-22.4 171 18.5 15.7-21.6 134 12.4 10.3-15.0 384 35.9 32.4-39.5 119 14.0 11.5-16.9
Area L & Eastern 959 149 16.6 13.8-19.7 165 18.7 15.8-22.1 132 13.5 11.1-16.3 417 39.6 35.9-43.3 96 11.7 9.5-14.3

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See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

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