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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,685 4,441 64.1 62.7-65.5 1,037 14.2 13.2-15.3 1,207 21.7 20.4-23.0
-Western 1,133 763 64.3 60.4-68.0 187 15.9 13.2-19.0 183 19.8 16.8-23.3
GENDER
Male 502 311 59.2 53.6-64.6 81 14.0 10.8-18.1 110 26.7 21.9-32.2
Female 631 452 69.0 63.5-74.0 106 17.6 13.6-22.4 73 13.4 10.0-17.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 972 683 67.0 62.8-70.9 172 17.0 14.0-20.4 117 16.1 13.1-19.6
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 75 44.7 35.9-53.8 19 10.2 6.0-16.9 81 45.1 36.4-54.2
35-44 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 22.7 15.1-32.8
45-54 167 117 71.4 61.9-79.3 26 16.0 9.8-24.8 24 12.6 7.8-19.8
55-64 243 179 75.1 68.1-81.1 42 15.5 11.1-21.3 22 9.3 5.6-15.2
65-74 255 198 76.9 69.8-82.8 44 17.6 12.6-24.0 *** *** ***
75+ 160 113 69.4 59.5-77.7 39 26.1 18.2-36.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 21.2 13.3-32.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 319 210 62.5 55.3-69.1 41 11.1 7.7-15.6 68 26.5 20.4-33.6
Some Post-H.S. 314 205 63.7 56.7-70.0 57 17.8 13.2-23.5 52 18.5 13.6-24.8
College Graduate 376 278 70.8 64.5-76.4 67 17.3 13.0-22.8 31 11.8 8.0-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 *** *** *** 28 23.9 15.3-35.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 120 60.6 51.4-69.1 23 9.8 5.9-15.8 57 29.6 21.9-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 115 79 71.9 61.7-80.2 *** *** *** 23 19.0 12.2-28.4
$35,000- 49,999 149 105 68.8 58.0-77.9 31 18.1 11.7-26.9 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 15.3 8.9-25.0
$75,000+ 191 146 72.5 63.5-80.1 31 15.0 10.0-21.8 14 12.5 6.9-21.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 356 245 69.1 62.6-75.0 81 21.4 16.5-27.2 30 9.5 6.1-14.5
No 757 509 63.1 58.3-67.8 105 13.8 10.6-17.7 143 23.1 19.1-27.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 108 65.6 55.6-74.3 36 23.5 16.0-33.3 16 10.9 6.3-18.3
Non-Veteran 971 654 64.1 59.9-68.1 151 14.8 12.0-18.1 166 21.1 17.7-24.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 174 66.3 59.2-72.7 41 13.1 9.2-18.2 47 20.6 15.2-27.4
Rural 871 589 63.6 58.9-68.0 146 16.9 13.6-20.8 136 19.5 16.0-23.7

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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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