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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 5,948 2,683 31.8 30.5-33.1 3,265 68.2 66.9-69.5
-African Americans 1,185 495 32.6 29.5-35.8 690 67.4 64.2-70.5
GENDER
Male 416 181 36.3 31.1-41.8 235 63.7 58.2-68.9
Female 769 314 29.8 26.3-33.5 455 70.2 66.5-73.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,169 490 32.7 29.7-35.9 679 67.3 64.1-70.3
AGE
18-34 198 23 12.4 8.0-18.8 175 87.6 81.2-92.0
35-44 154 14 10.9 6.3-18.1 140 89.1 81.9-93.7
45-54 219 39 19.2 13.4-26.6 180 80.8 73.4-86.6
55-64 257 85 35.1 28.6-42.3 172 64.9 57.7-71.4
65-74 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 134 70.6 60.9-78.7 38 29.4 21.3-39.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 381 174 32.2 27.2-37.6 207 67.8 62.4-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 325 108 23.8 19.1-29.3 217 76.2 70.7-80.9
College Graduate 306 78 15.7 12.2-20.1 228 84.3 79.9-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 213 117 44.8 36.8-53.1 96 55.2 46.9-63.2
$15,000- 24,999 242 132 47.6 40.2-55.1 110 52.4 44.9-59.8
$25,000- 34,999 123 *** *** *** 68 63.9 53.0-73.5
$35,000- 49,999 149 36 17.0 11.3-24.7 113 83.0 75.3-88.7
$50,000- 74,999 101 18 10.5 6.3-17.0 83 89.5 83.0-93.7
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 340 237 65.8 59.3-71.7 103 34.2 28.3-40.7
No 790 239 22.2 19.1-25.7 551 77.8 74.3-80.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 58 34.4 26.3-43.4 87 65.6 56.6-73.7
Non-Veteran 1,038 437 32.4 29.1-35.8 601 67.6 64.2-70.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 632 290 36.3 31.9-40.9 342 63.7 59.1-68.1
No 553 205 28.6 24.5-33.0 348 71.4 67.0-75.5

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*Asked only of those who report having any type of health insurance.

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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