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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,685 949 15.5 14.4-16.6 5,736 84.5 83.4-85.6
-FEMALES 3,817 557 16.8 15.3-18.4 3,260 83.2 81.6-84.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,550 289 13.5 11.9-15.4 2,261 86.5 84.6-88.1
Non-Hispanic Black 817 147 20.0 16.7-23.8 670 80.0 76.2-83.3
Other 409 111 28.3 23.2-34.0 298 71.7 66.0-76.8
AGE
18-34 656 132 20.1 16.8-24.0 524 79.9 76.0-83.2
35-44 521 118 23.1 19.1-27.6 403 76.9 72.4-80.9
45-54 646 132 19.9 16.7-23.6 514 80.1 76.4-83.3
55-64 738 106 16.1 12.9-19.9 632 83.9 80.1-87.1
65-74 692 37 6.7 4.4-10.0 655 93.3 90.0-95.6
75+ 503 19 4.4 2.6- 7.2 484 95.6 92.8-97.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 391 101 29.6 24.1-35.8 290 70.4 64.2-75.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,029 153 16.9 14.2-20.0 876 83.1 80.0-85.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,118 192 17.2 14.8-19.9 926 82.8 80.1-85.2
College Graduate 1,269 107 8.7 7.0-10.6 1,162 91.3 89.4-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 424 111 31.3 25.8-37.3 313 68.7 62.7-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 636 153 27.2 22.8-32.0 483 72.8 68.0-77.2
$25,000- 34,999 330 70 22.8 17.8-28.8 260 77.2 71.2-82.2
$35,000- 49,999 403 56 16.8 12.5-22.2 347 83.2 77.8-87.5
$50,000- 74,999 408 45 10.4 7.6-14.2 363 89.6 85.8-92.4
$75,000+ 722 29 4.8 3.2- 7.1 693 95.2 92.9-96.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,068 247 27.3 24.0-30.8 821 72.7 69.2-76.0
No 2,675 299 13.3 11.7-15.1 2,376 86.7 84.9-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 *** *** *** 117 91.7 83.8-95.9
Non-Veteran 3,683 547 17.1 15.6-18.7 3,136 82.9 81.3-84.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,120 178 15.4 13.2-17.9 942 84.6 82.1-86.8
Regional City or Suburban 806 114 18.1 14.8-21.8 692 81.9 78.2-85.2
Rural 1,891 265 17.3 15.0-19.8 1,626 82.7 80.2-85.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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