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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Females

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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 6,516 4,261 63.7 62.2-65.2 1,052 15.0 14.0-16.1 1,203 21.2 20.0-22.5
-FEMALES 3,553 2,453 68.1 66.2-70.0 626 16.8 15.4-18.3 474 15.1 13.6-16.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,383 1,691 70.1 67.7-72.3 436 17.5 15.8-19.5 256 12.4 10.7-14.2
Non-Hispanic Black 753 541 72.3 68.2-76.0 131 16.7 13.7-20.1 81 11.0 8.5-14.1
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 660 372 58.3 53.8-62.7 88 11.9 9.5-14.9 200 29.7 25.8-34.1
35-44 479 316 68.9 64.0-73.4 65 12.8 9.7-16.7 98 18.3 14.8-22.4
45-54 558 387 69.1 64.5-73.4 109 21.2 17.4-25.5 62 9.7 7.3-12.8
55-64 693 503 72.2 67.8-76.2 124 19.2 15.7-23.3 66 8.6 6.4-11.5
65-74 668 523 78.0 73.9-81.6 120 18.7 15.4-22.6 25 3.3 2.0- 5.4
75+ 450 324 74.2 69.0-78.7 110 22.9 18.6-28.0 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 214 63.2 56.8-69.1 63 16.4 12.5-21.2 75 20.5 15.7-26.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 950 636 65.7 61.9-69.3 176 17.8 15.0-20.9 138 16.5 13.7-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 757 69.1 65.6-72.5 179 17.0 14.4-20.0 131 13.8 11.4-16.7
College Graduate 1,175 843 72.1 69.0-75.1 206 15.6 13.4-18.1 126 12.3 10.1-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 238 61.2 55.1-67.0 76 18.8 14.5-23.9 76 20.0 15.5-25.4
$15,000- 24,999 614 398 63.0 58.0-67.8 92 13.0 10.2-16.5 124 23.9 19.7-28.7
$25,000- 34,999 316 219 62.6 55.6-69.2 53 17.8 13.2-23.6 44 19.6 14.2-26.4
$35,000- 49,999 435 311 70.2 64.3-75.5 79 17.9 13.7-23.1 45 11.9 8.5-16.5
$50,000- 74,999 420 316 75.6 70.5-80.0 66 15.5 11.9-19.9 38 9.0 6.3-12.5
$75,000+ 674 501 72.5 68.3-76.3 112 17.2 14.1-20.8 61 10.3 7.8-13.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 919 618 66.2 62.2-70.0 248 27.8 24.3-31.6 53 6.0 4.2- 8.5
No 2,273 1,586 68.5 66.1-70.8 341 14.4 12.8-16.2 346 17.1 15.2-19.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,078 708 64.0 60.2-67.6 268 24.7 21.7-28.0 102 11.3 8.9-14.3
No 2,387 1,689 69.9 67.6-72.2 346 13.9 12.3-15.6 352 16.2 14.4-18.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 17 18.6 10.4-30.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,465 2,394 68.3 66.3-70.2 609 16.8 15.3-18.3 462 15.0 13.5-16.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 947 623 66.5 62.9-69.8 179 16.9 14.4-19.7 145 16.7 14.0-19.7
Regional City or Suburban County 810 554 68.2 64.1-71.9 148 17.1 14.3-20.3 108 14.8 12.0-18.1
Rural 1,796 1,276 69.5 66.6-72.2 299 16.5 14.4-18.8 221 14.0 11.9-16.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,594 1,103 67.8 64.9-70.5 218 14.1 12.1-16.2 273 18.2 15.9-20.7
Unemployed 132 77 63.3 53.1-72.4 19 11.6 7.0-18.5 36 25.1 17.6-34.6
Retired 1,033 770 75.0 71.7-78.1 219 21.2 18.3-24.4 44 3.8 2.6- 5.4
Unable to Work 366 238 61.8 55.1-68.1 105 30.6 24.9-37.0 23 7.5 4.3-12.8
Other not in Labor Force 411 254 65.4 59.8-70.6 63 12.6 9.5-16.5 94 22.0 17.7-27.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 147 79 50.9 41.1-60.6 26 19.7 12.9-29.0 42 29.4 21.3-39.0
50% to 100% 323 196 61.2 54.3-67.8 52 12.7 9.3-17.2 75 26.0 20.2-32.9
101% to 150% 551 379 67.4 62.3-72.1 82 15.3 11.9-19.5 90 17.3 13.7-21.5
151% to 200% 229 157 66.5 58.1-74.1 45 16.9 11.8-23.5 27 16.6 10.9-24.5
More than 200% 1,556 1,148 72.5 69.7-75.2 263 17.0 14.8-19.4 145 10.5 8.7-12.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 734 522 68.9 64.1-73.3 118 15.7 12.5-19.5 94 15.4 12.0-19.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,291 906 69.4 66.1-72.4 229 16.5 14.3-19.1 156 14.1 11.8-16.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,528 1,025 67.1 64.3-69.9 279 17.2 15.2-19.5 224 15.6 13.5-18.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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