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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,679 5,812 84.6 83.5-85.7 867 15.4 14.3-16.5
-Western 1,132 1,000 86.3 83.2-88.9 132 13.7 11.1-16.8
GENDER
Male 502 440 85.8 81.1-89.5 62 14.2 10.5-18.9
Female 630 560 86.7 82.4-90.0 70 13.3 10.0-17.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 971 896 89.3 86.1-91.8 75 10.7 8.2-13.9
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 125 71.6 62.6-79.1 50 28.4 20.9-37.4
35-44 122 95 81.2 71.3-88.2 27 18.8 11.8-28.7
45-54 167 141 87.4 80.6-92.1 26 12.6 7.9-19.4
55-64 243 216 91.1 86.3-94.3 27 8.9 5.7-13.7
65-74 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 159 159 100 . - . *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 90 78.4 67.5-86.4 31 21.6 13.6-32.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 265 81.9 75.7-86.7 53 18.1 13.3-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 314 283 87.8 82.0-91.9 31 12.2 8.1-18.0
College Graduate 376 359 95.8 92.7-97.6 17 4.2 2.4- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 *** *** *** 25 20.5 12.0-32.6
$15,000- 24,999 200 152 75.0 66.6-81.9 48 25.0 18.1-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 115 101 84.8 74.7-91.4 14 15.2 8.6-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 336 94.7 90.7-97.0 19 5.3 3.0- 9.3
No 757 649 83.1 78.9-86.5 108 16.9 13.5-21.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 970 847 85.0 81.5-87.9 123 15.0 12.1-18.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 227 83.8 77.3-88.8 35 16.2 11.2-22.7
Rural 870 773 87.1 83.5-90.1 97 12.9 9.9-16.5

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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.

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

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