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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,851 1,636 25.9 24.7-27.2 5,215 74.1 72.8-75.3
-African Americans 1,376 485 34.2 31.3-37.3 891 65.8 62.7-68.7
GENDER
Male 507 146 27.6 23.4-32.2 361 72.4 67.8-76.6
Female 869 339 39.7 35.9-43.7 530 60.3 56.3-64.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,345 473 34.2 31.3-37.2 872 65.8 62.8-68.7
AGE
18-34 258 91 34.2 28.2-40.8 167 65.8 59.2-71.8
35-44 199 82 38.3 31.2-45.8 117 61.7 54.2-68.8
45-54 260 97 33.2 27.2-39.7 163 66.8 60.3-72.8
55-64 301 124 40.5 34.3-46.9 177 59.5 53.1-65.7
65-74 215 64 30.7 23.8-38.6 151 69.3 61.4-76.2
75+ 123 23 17.7 11.0-27.3 100 82.3 72.7-89.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 58 27.6 21.0-35.4 144 72.4 64.6-79.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 459 156 32.2 27.5-37.3 303 67.8 62.7-72.5
Some Post-H.S. 381 144 37.6 32.2-43.4 237 62.4 56.6-67.8
College Graduate 332 126 38.0 32.2-44.2 206 62.0 55.8-67.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 275 99 35.8 29.3-42.8 176 64.2 57.2-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 293 107 35.7 29.6-42.3 186 64.3 57.7-70.4
$25,000- 34,999 142 52 36.8 28.1-46.5 90 63.2 53.5-71.9
$35,000- 49,999 164 63 35.8 27.8-44.6 101 64.2 55.4-72.2
$50,000- 74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 35 22.3 15.8-30.6 106 77.7 69.4-84.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 373 153 43.4 37.5-49.6 220 56.6 50.4-62.5
No 933 312 32.3 28.9-35.9 621 67.7 64.1-71.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 37 22.5 16.1-30.5 121 77.5 69.5-83.9
Non-Veteran 1,215 445 35.7 32.5-39.0 770 64.3 61.0-67.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 723 246 32.2 28.3-36.4 477 67.8 63.6-71.7
No 653 239 36.3 32.1-40.7 414 63.7 59.3-67.9

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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.

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