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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,810 475 19.2 17.4-21.0 482 17.7 16.1-19.5 379 13.4 11.9-15.0 1,054 33.0 31.0-35.1 420 16.8 15.1-18.6
Female 3,735 529 15.7 14.3-17.2 680 19.1 17.5-20.7 529 13.4 12.2-14.8 1,706 42.5 40.6-44.4 291 9.3 8.2-10.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,423 632 16.6 15.2-18.0 768 17.8 16.5-19.3 638 14.1 12.9-15.4 2,016 41.5 39.7-43.3 369 10.0 8.9-11.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,255 206 18.3 15.8-21.2 239 20.1 17.6-23.0 179 13.4 11.3-15.7 509 36.4 33.3-39.6 122 11.7 9.7-14.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 107 19 19.5 11.8-30.7 18 20.0 11.7-31.9 13 12.0 6.5-21.0 *** *** *** 13 11.6 6.5-19.8
Non-Hispanic Other 217 33 15.1 10.0-22.1 41 23.6 16.7-32.3 29 15.2 9.4-23.6 73 27.9 21.1-36.0 41 18.2 12.4-25.9
Hispanic 478 102 21.6 17.7-26.0 87 16.3 13.1-20.2 40 7.6 5.4-10.7 93 17.8 14.4-21.9 156 36.6 31.7-41.9
AGE
18-34 1,048 203 20.3 17.7-23.2 205 20.0 17.4-22.8 133 12.6 10.5-15.1 306 28.6 25.7-31.8 201 18.4 16.0-21.2
35-44 881 172 20.9 18.0-24.1 180 19.8 17.0-23.0 115 13.1 10.8-15.9 251 28.3 25.1-31.7 163 17.9 15.2-20.8
45-54 1,037 179 17.3 14.9-20.1 175 17.0 14.6-19.7 140 12.9 10.9-15.4 418 40.4 37.0-43.9 125 12.4 10.3-14.8
55-64 1,409 200 15.1 13.0-17.4 237 17.3 15.2-19.6 187 12.6 10.8-14.7 669 46.6 43.7-49.6 116 8.3 6.8-10.1
65-74 1,243 133 10.8 8.9-12.9 208 17.0 14.8-19.5 206 17.5 15.1-20.0 643 50.4 47.2-53.6 53 4.4 3.2- 6.0
75+ 829 94 11.8 9.4-14.7 137 16.6 13.9-19.8 109 12.8 10.4-15.5 453 54.6 50.7-58.5 36 4.2 2.9- 6.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 830 133 18.8 15.7-22.4 114 12.5 10.1-15.3 95 9.9 7.8-12.6 330 37.1 33.2-41.1 158 21.7 18.5-25.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,806 285 16.4 14.5-18.6 334 20.6 18.4-23.0 236 12.8 11.0-14.7 734 36.4 33.8-39.1 217 13.7 11.9-15.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,753 270 18.0 15.9-20.4 329 20.1 17.9-22.5 243 13.8 12.0-15.8 753 37.7 35.1-40.4 158 10.4 8.7-12.3
College Graduate 2,127 307 16.3 14.5-18.3 383 17.7 15.9-19.6 331 16.1 14.4-18.1 934 40.5 38.2-42.9 172 9.3 7.9-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 752 92 14.4 11.4-18.0 109 15.5 12.5-19.0 87 10.8 8.5-13.7 352 43.6 39.3-47.9 112 15.7 12.9-19.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,095 163 16.4 13.8-19.3 166 15.5 13.0-18.3 140 10.5 8.7-12.6 457 39.3 35.9-42.9 169 18.3 15.6-21.3
$25,000- 34,999 632 101 19.1 15.5-23.4 118 20.0 16.5-24.0 79 11.6 9.0-14.8 270 38.0 33.6-42.6 64 11.3 8.6-14.8
$35,000- 49,999 773 126 18.4 15.2-22.1 144 20.2 16.9-24.0 101 14.0 11.2-17.4 331 36.2 32.1-40.4 71 11.2 8.7-14.3
$50,000-74,999 701 110 17.2 13.9-21.0 147 22.0 18.4-26.0 94 14.3 11.3-17.9 292 36.4 32.3-40.7 58 10.2 7.7-13.4
$75,000+ 1,321 199 17.3 14.9-20.0 256 19.3 16.9-22.1 214 15.6 13.4-18.1 554 39.1 36.1-42.3 98 8.6 6.8-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,692 94 6.2 4.8- 7.8 177 10.4 8.8-12.2 184 10.6 8.9-12.7 1,169 67.1 64.2-69.9 68 5.7 4.3- 7.6
No 4,626 878 20.6 19.2-22.1 948 20.8 19.4-22.3 685 14.3 13.1-15.5 1,516 29.7 28.2-31.3 599 14.5 13.3-15.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 877 128 16.8 13.9-20.2 148 18.1 15.2-21.5 117 13.6 10.9-16.8 408 42.2 38.4-46.2 76 9.3 7.1-11.9
Non-Veteran 5,657 872 17.4 16.1-18.6 1,014 18.5 17.3-19.8 790 13.4 12.4-14.5 2,347 37.3 35.8-38.9 634 13.4 12.3-14.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,638 545 17.1 15.6-18.7 630 18.4 16.8-20.0 511 13.0 11.8-14.4 1,563 39.1 37.2-41.1 389 12.4 11.1-13.8
No 2,907 459 17.7 16.0-19.5 532 18.5 16.8-20.2 397 13.9 12.4-15.5 1,197 36.5 34.4-38.6 322 13.5 12.0-15.2

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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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