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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Care Access

Have you delayed getting needed medical care for any of the following reasons in the past 12 months?

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  Total
Respond.^
Not delayed/no medical care needed Appt. not soon enough Wait time too long No transportation Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,874 5,685 81.4 80.2-82.5 311 5.2 4.5- 5.9 161 2.3 1.9- 2.8 219 3.3 2.8- 3.8 498 7.9 7.1- 8.7
-Piedmont NC 3,735 3,110 81.6 80.0-83.1 156 5.1 4.3- 6.1 82 2.4 1.9- 3.1 102 2.7 2.1- 3.4 285 8.2 7.2- 9.3
GENDER
Male 1,600 1,363 84.0 81.7-86.1 65 4.8 3.6- 6.2 31 2.1 1.4- 3.1 41 2.9 2.0- 4.2 100 6.3 5.0- 7.8
Female 2,135 1,747 79.3 77.1-81.4 91 5.4 4.3- 6.8 51 2.8 2.0- 3.9 61 2.5 1.8- 3.3 185 9.9 8.5-11.6
RACE
White 2,596 2,223 83.8 82.0-85.5 92 4.6 3.6- 5.8 45 2.0 1.4- 2.9 56 2.0 1.4- 2.7 180 7.6 6.5- 9.0
African American 781 619 78.0 74.4-81.3 44 6.5 4.8- 8.8 23 3.1 2.0- 4.9 30 4.4 2.8- 6.7 65 7.9 6.1-10.3
Other minorities 304 224 73.6 67.6-78.8 19 6.3 3.9-10.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 12.4 8.7-17.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 305 215 71.3 65.4-76.6 19 5.9 3.6- 9.5 19 6.8 4.1-11.0 16 4.1 2.4- 6.9 36 11.9 8.4-16.5
Non-Hispanic 3,401 2,874 82.7 81.0-84.2 136 5.1 4.2- 6.1 62 2.0 1.5- 2.7 85 2.6 2.0- 3.3 244 7.7 6.7- 8.9
AGE
18-34 613 466 77.9 74.1-81.2 43 6.7 4.8- 9.3 24 4.0 2.6- 6.1 19 2.9 1.7- 4.8 61 8.6 6.6-11.1
35-54 1,127 890 79.2 76.5-81.7 64 5.8 4.5- 7.5 26 2.1 1.4- 3.2 34 2.9 1.9- 4.2 113 10.0 8.2-12.1
55-64 743 609 81.0 77.5-84.0 24 4.3 2.8- 6.6 *** *** *** 28 3.4 2.3- 5.1 69 9.5 7.4-12.1
65-74 678 607 90.0 87.2-92.3 18 2.8 1.7- 4.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 4.5 3.0- 6.6
75+ 500 471 93.8 90.6-95.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 476 362 72.8 67.6-77.4 19 5.2 3.0- 8.8 23 5.3 3.3- 8.4 33 6.9 4.5-10.3 39 9.8 7.1-13.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 964 803 83.5 80.6-86.0 30 3.4 2.3- 4.9 23 2.5 1.5- 4.0 33 3.2 2.1- 4.7 75 7.5 5.8- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 959 782 80.4 77.3-83.2 54 6.7 5.1- 8.9 20 2.1 1.3- 3.4 21 1.8 1.1- 2.9 82 8.9 7.0-11.3
College Graduate 1,317 1,147 86.1 83.8-88.2 53 4.9 3.6- 6.5 16 1.2 0.7- 2.1 *** *** *** 88 7.0 5.6- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 419 280 65.5 59.9-70.7 24 6.6 4.3-10.1 17 4.3 2.6- 7.2 48 11.8 8.5-16.2 50 11.7 8.6-15.7
$15,000- 24,999 597 457 74.5 70.1-78.5 30 6.3 4.3- 9.2 20 3.5 2.1- 5.8 27 3.1 2.0- 4.7 63 12.6 9.6-16.3
$25,000- 34,999 333 278 82.2 76.7-86.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 7.8 5.1-11.8
$35,000- 49,999 403 358 88.1 83.7-91.5 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 6.8 4.3-10.6
$50,000+ 1,211 1,060 85.4 82.7-87.7 55 5.8 4.2- 7.8 17 1.9 1.1- 3.4 *** *** *** 77 6.6 5.1- 8.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 948 705 69.4 65.5-73.0 51 8.0 5.8-11.1 27 3.2 2.1- 4.9 68 7.3 5.5- 9.5 97 12.2 9.8-15.1
No 2,650 2,295 85.2 83.5-86.8 101 4.4 3.6- 5.4 50 2.1 1.5- 3.0 30 1.3 0.9- 2.1 174 6.9 5.8- 8.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 436 373 85.0 80.7-88.5 21 5.4 3.4- 8.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 5.2 3.2- 8.3
Non-Veteran 3,291 2,732 81.2 79.5-82.8 134 5.1 4.2- 6.1 72 2.5 1.9- 3.3 91 2.7 2.1- 3.5 262 8.5 7.4- 9.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,269 1,060 81.7 78.9-84.2 46 4.3 3.1- 5.9 36 3.0 2.0- 4.3 39 2.9 1.9- 4.5 88 8.1 6.4-10.2
No 2,466 2,050 81.5 79.6-83.3 110 5.5 4.5- 6.8 46 2.2 1.6- 3.1 63 2.6 1.9- 3.4 197 8.2 7.0- 9.6

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*Other factors include cost, afforability, work constraints, and access problems.

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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