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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,730 563 8.5 7.5- 9.5 6,167 91.5 90.5-92.5
Wake County 432 25 7.7 4.9-11.9 407 92.3 88.1-95.1
GENDER
Male 184 10 7.0 3.5-13.4 174 93.0 86.6-96.5
Female 248 15 8.5 4.7-15.0 233 91.5 85.0-95.3
RACE
White 312 9 2.9 1.3- 6.5 303 97.1 93.5-98.7
Other 118 16 18.4 10.9-29.5 102 81.6 70.5-89.1
AGE
18-44 244 16 8.7 5.2-14.4 228 91.3 85.6-94.8
45+ 184 9 6.1 2.5-14.3 175 93.9 85.7-97.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 10 11.9 6.1-22.1 101 88.1 77.9-93.9
Some College + 321 15 6.2 3.3-11.1 306 93.8 88.9-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 11 10.7 5.2-20.6 145 89.3 79.4-94.8
$50,000+ 177 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4 174 98.4 94.6-99.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 413 36 7.8 5.4-11.2 377 92.2 88.8-94.6
Forsyth 465 38 8.0 5.5-11.5 427 92.0 88.5-94.5
Guilford 423 25 5.8 3.5- 9.5 398 94.2 90.5-96.5
Henderson/Transylvania 474 40 9.0 6.3-12.8 434 91.0 87.2-93.7
Mecklenburg 446 37 8.1 5.5-11.9 409 91.9 88.1-94.5
Orange 440 21 4.1 2.5- 6.7 419 95.9 93.3-97.5
Pitt 418 33 7.6 5.0-11.3 385 92.4 88.7-95.0
Randolph 433 40 8.0 5.6-11.2 393 92.0 88.8-94.4
Robeson 443 48 9.6 6.9-13.2 395 90.4 86.8-93.1
Western NC 658 64 8.2 6.2-10.8 594 91.8 89.2-93.8
Piedmont NC 887 76 8.9 6.8-11.6 811 91.1 88.4-93.2
Eastern NC 798 80 9.2 7.1-11.8 718 90.8 88.2-92.9

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** 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, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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