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2014 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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  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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 1,557 276 20.3 18.0-22.9 259 16.6 14.5-18.9 202 12.8 10.9-15.0 577 32.4 29.7-35.1 243 17.9 15.6-20.4
Female 2,020 308 16.8 14.9-18.9 383 19.9 17.8-22.1 286 13.4 11.7-15.2 871 39.7 37.2-42.3 172 10.2 8.6-12.0
RACE
White 2,480 382 17.9 16.0-19.9 425 17.3 15.5-19.2 349 13.6 12.0-15.3 1,104 39.8 37.6-42.2 220 11.4 9.8-13.2
African American 745 132 19.3 16.1-23.0 152 20.8 17.6-24.4 100 12.4 10.0-15.3 270 33.7 29.8-37.8 91 13.9 11.1-17.2
Other minorities 303 63 21.4 16.6-27.2 55 18.0 13.4-23.7 31 11.7 7.6-17.5 64 18.6 14.1-24.1 90 30.3 24.6-36.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 306 62 20.4 15.9-25.9 55 15.2 11.4-20.0 24 7.6 4.9-11.6 55 16.6 12.5-21.8 110 40.1 33.9-46.7
Non-Hispanic 3,249 519 18.3 16.7-20.1 582 18.5 16.9-20.2 460 13.6 12.3-15.1 1,388 38.3 36.3-40.3 300 11.2 9.9-12.7
AGE
18-34 602 131 22.6 19.1-26.6 108 17.8 14.6-21.5 72 12.1 9.5-15.5 154 25.6 21.8-29.8 137 21.9 18.4-25.8
35-54 1,110 196 18.6 16.2-21.4 209 18.6 16.2-21.3 159 13.7 11.7-16.1 378 33.6 30.6-36.8 168 15.4 13.1-17.9
55-64 721 109 16.4 13.5-19.8 123 18.3 15.3-21.7 94 11.9 9.5-14.7 338 45.9 41.9-50.0 57 7.6 5.7- 9.9
65-74 637 75 11.8 9.2-15.1 115 18.1 15.0-21.6 99 16.1 13.1-19.7 321 49.8 45.4-54.2 27 4.2 2.7- 6.3
75+ 442 57 13.6 10.2-17.9 73 16.7 13.1-21.2 53 11.0 8.2-14.7 242 55.2 49.8-60.6 17 3.4 2.0- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 438 73 19.0 14.9-23.9 62 12.2 9.2-16.1 47 10.6 7.4-14.8 161 33.4 28.4-38.8 95 24.8 20.2-30.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 919 161 18.2 15.4-21.4 171 20.1 17.0-23.5 116 12.0 9.7-14.8 348 33.9 30.3-37.5 123 15.8 13.1-19.0
Some Post-H.S. 916 158 19.7 16.8-23.0 182 20.8 17.9-24.1 126 13.2 10.9-15.9 368 35.4 31.9-39.0 82 10.9 8.5-13.8
College Graduate 1,289 188 17.0 14.7-19.7 225 16.8 14.6-19.2 198 15.6 13.5-18.1 566 41.0 38.0-44.1 112 9.5 7.8-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 389 54 16.2 12.0-21.4 63 16.1 12.1-21.0 43 9.9 6.9-14.0 163 40.0 34.2-46.0 66 17.9 13.8-22.8
$15,000- 24,999 577 101 19.6 15.9-24.0 100 16.6 13.3-20.5 64 9.1 6.9-12.0 213 33.2 28.7-38.1 99 21.4 17.5-25.9
$25,000- 34,999 317 54 20.4 15.4-26.6 62 20.2 15.6-25.8 40 11.6 8.1-16.4 127 36.2 30.3-42.5 34 11.5 7.9-16.6
$35,000- 49,999 392 72 20.5 15.9-26.0 73 19.9 15.3-25.4 45 13.5 9.7-18.4 163 33.2 27.9-39.1 39 12.9 9.2-17.8
$50,000+ 1,197 189 17.8 15.3-20.6 221 19.1 16.5-21.9 191 15.4 13.1-17.9 506 39.0 35.8-42.2 90 8.8 6.9-11.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 852 53 7.4 5.4-10.1 102 11.7 9.4-14.5 94 11.3 8.7-14.5 562 63.0 58.9-67.0 41 6.5 4.6- 9.3
No 2,599 512 21.5 19.6-23.5 520 20.2 18.4-22.1 373 13.7 12.2-15.3 851 29.4 27.4-31.5 343 15.3 13.6-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 420 64 16.9 12.8-21.9 71 17.8 13.7-22.8 48 11.2 7.8-15.8 200 43.8 38.2-49.5 37 10.4 7.2-14.9
Non-Veteran 3,150 516 18.6 16.9-20.3 571 18.4 16.8-20.1 440 13.4 12.0-14.9 1,245 35.3 33.3-37.3 378 14.4 12.9-16.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,195 200 19.4 16.7-22.4 207 18.3 15.7-21.3 153 11.4 9.4-13.7 489 36.9 33.7-40.3 146 14.0 11.7-16.7
No 2,382 384 18.1 16.3-20.1 435 18.2 16.4-20.1 335 14.0 12.4-15.7 959 35.8 33.5-38.0 269 13.9 12.2-15.9

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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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