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2014 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 7,270 4,774 62.2 60.8-63.6 1,172 14.0 13.1-15.0 1,324 23.7 22.5-25.0
-Western NC 1,008 702 68.6 65.1-71.9 166 14.7 12.5-17.3 140 16.7 14.0-19.7
GENDER
Male 427 285 66.7 61.4-71.7 69 13.5 10.5-17.1 73 19.8 15.6-24.8
Female 581 417 70.2 65.5-74.5 97 15.9 12.8-19.5 67 14.0 10.7-17.9
RACE
White 913 652 70.7 67.1-74.0 150 14.8 12.4-17.5 111 14.5 11.9-17.6
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** 15 16.7 9.7-27.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 64 55.5 45.9-64.8 14 10.6 6.1-17.7 45 33.8 25.5-43.3
35-54 240 160 69.8 63.2-75.8 27 9.8 6.6-14.4 53 20.4 15.4-26.4
55-64 222 165 73.9 67.0-79.7 36 16.3 11.8-22.1 21 9.8 6.1-15.6
65-74 243 184 75.0 68.4-80.5 46 20.3 15.2-26.6 13 4.8 2.6- 8.5
75+ 169 121 71.3 63.0-78.3 42 26.2 19.4-34.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 86 61.4 51.3-70.5 20 12.9 8.0-20.2 31 25.8 17.9-35.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 198 68.4 62.3-74.0 50 14.5 10.8-19.1 48 17.1 12.8-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 263 183 69.3 62.6-75.3 47 15.7 11.5-20.9 33 15.0 10.5-21.1
College Graduate 306 231 74.5 68.6-79.6 47 14.5 10.8-19.3 28 11.0 7.4-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** 22 19.0 12.0-28.6 33 30.4 21.4-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 190 120 61.0 52.6-68.7 38 19.3 13.9-26.2 32 19.7 13.8-27.4
$25,000- 34,999 100 74 74.2 63.2-82.8 14 9.8 5.6-16.6 12 16.0 8.8-27.2
$35,000- 49,999 142 104 71.9 62.5-79.6 23 15.5 10.0-23.4 15 12.6 7.4-20.5
$50,000+ 253 201 80.2 74.1-85.1 33 12.1 8.3-17.2 19 7.7 4.7-12.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 309 216 69.7 63.2-75.5 67 20.7 16.0-26.4 26 9.6 6.2-14.6
No 678 469 68.0 63.8-71.9 97 12.6 10.2-15.5 112 19.4 16.0-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 104 69.9 60.9-77.7 30 18.0 12.3-25.7 15 12.0 6.9-20.1
Non-Veteran 858 597 68.4 64.6-71.9 136 14.3 11.9-17.0 125 17.4 14.5-20.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 826 572 68.5 64.6-72.1 134 14.6 12.2-17.4 120 16.9 14.0-20.3
No 182 130 69.3 61.0-76.5 32 15.5 10.7-21.9 20 15.2 9.7-23.1

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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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