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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Males

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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
-MALES 2,963 1,808 58.9 56.7-61.1 426 13.2 11.8-14.7 729 27.9 25.9-30.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,980 1,289 62.6 59.9-65.2 313 14.6 12.8-16.6 378 22.8 20.5-25.3
Non-Hispanic Black 514 308 59.4 54.1-64.4 70 12.0 9.0-15.7 136 28.7 24.1-33.6
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 673 300 44.0 39.7-48.3 46 6.5 4.7- 9.0 327 49.5 45.1-53.8
35-44 404 219 54.5 48.6-60.2 39 11.0 7.7-15.5 146 34.5 29.3-40.2
45-54 492 301 62.7 57.5-67.6 75 16.3 12.6-20.8 116 21.0 17.2-25.4
55-64 574 399 70.7 65.9-75.0 93 15.4 12.2-19.2 82 14.0 10.8-17.9
65-74 528 382 73.4 68.5-77.7 106 20.1 16.2-24.6 40 6.5 4.4- 9.7
75+ 256 183 73.5 66.8-79.3 62 22.9 17.4-29.4 11 3.6 1.8- 6.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 366 184 50.8 44.5-57.1 49 11.4 8.1-15.8 133 37.8 31.9-44.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 843 453 50.9 46.8-54.9 129 14.9 12.1-18.2 261 34.2 30.4-38.3
Some Post-H.S. 816 507 61.7 57.6-65.6 123 12.6 10.3-15.4 186 25.7 22.2-29.6
College Graduate 930 660 70.6 67.0-73.9 124 12.9 10.6-15.6 146 16.5 13.9-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 115 42.9 35.3-50.8 39 14.4 9.4-21.5 99 42.7 35.1-50.6
$15,000- 24,999 440 219 46.2 40.6-51.9 64 15.7 11.9-20.5 157 38.1 32.7-43.8
$25,000- 34,999 294 149 49.3 42.5-56.2 48 12.8 9.2-17.5 97 37.9 31.3-45.1
$35,000- 49,999 353 225 62.7 56.2-68.8 48 11.5 8.0-16.1 80 25.8 20.4-32.1
$50,000- 74,999 410 278 64.6 58.6-70.1 57 10.9 8.1-14.6 75 24.5 19.4-30.4
$75,000+ 760 545 69.1 64.9-73.0 100 13.3 10.6-16.5 115 17.6 14.4-21.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 685 414 59.7 54.8-64.4 184 25.9 21.8-30.3 87 14.5 11.1-18.7
No 1,877 1,177 60.2 57.4-62.9 211 10.4 8.9-12.1 489 29.4 26.9-32.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 783 466 58.0 53.5-62.4 196 23.5 20.0-27.5 121 18.5 15.1-22.4
No 2,097 1,300 59.7 57.1-62.2 218 9.9 8.5-11.6 579 30.4 28.0-32.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 848 533 62.3 58.2-66.1 186 21.1 18.0-24.6 129 16.6 13.7-19.9
Non-Veteran 2,111 1,273 57.9 55.3-60.5 239 10.7 9.2-12.4 599 31.4 29.0-33.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 826 467 55.5 51.6-59.3 106 11.8 9.6-14.5 253 32.7 29.1-36.5
Regional City or Suburban County 661 409 62.9 58.5-67.1 105 13.7 11.0-16.9 147 23.4 19.8-27.5
Rural 1,476 932 59.4 56.1-62.7 215 14.0 11.8-16.4 329 26.6 23.7-29.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,750 1,035 57.6 54.8-60.4 172 9.2 7.7-10.9 543 33.1 30.5-35.9
Unemployed 131 46 31.8 23.2-41.9 20 13.7 7.5-23.8 *** *** ***
Retired 734 536 74.9 71.0-78.4 151 19.3 16.2-22.9 47 5.8 4.1- 8.1
Unable to Work 233 131 52.4 44.0-60.7 73 34.5 26.8-43.1 29 13.1 8.2-20.3
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** 42 40.0 30.1-50.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 259 106 38.2 31.4-45.6 37 16.2 11.0-23.2 116 45.6 38.4-53.1
101% to 150% 420 220 51.0 45.0-57.0 68 13.4 10.0-17.8 132 35.6 29.9-41.7
151% to 200% 203 111 50.1 42.0-58.2 31 15.0 10.1-21.8 61 34.9 27.3-43.4
More than 200% 1,512 1,043 67.1 64.1-70.0 210 12.7 10.8-14.8 259 20.2 17.7-23.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 576 376 61.1 55.5-66.4 88 14.8 11.4-19.0 112 24.2 19.5-29.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,075 653 59.0 55.3-62.6 160 14.4 11.9-17.3 262 26.6 23.4-30.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,312 779 58.3 55.1-61.3 178 11.9 10.1-14.0 355 29.8 26.9-32.8

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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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