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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,459 5,031 74.6 73.2-76.0 600 10.6 9.7-11.7 402 7.3 6.5- 8.1 377 6.5 5.8- 7.3 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
-Non-Hispanic White 4,325 3,403 75.6 73.9-77.3 378 9.8 8.7-11.0 266 7.2 6.2- 8.3 264 6.9 6.0- 8.0 14 0.5 0.3- 0.8
GENDER
Male 1,969 1,475 71.7 69.1-74.2 182 9.8 8.3-11.6 147 8.4 7.0-10.1 157 9.4 7.8-11.3 *** *** ***
Female 2,356 1,928 79.3 77.1-81.4 196 9.8 8.3-11.5 119 6.0 4.8- 7.5 107 4.6 3.6- 5.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 741 453 60.2 55.9-64.3 109 16.1 13.1-19.6 89 12.2 9.7-15.3 85 11.0 8.6-13.9 *** *** ***
35-44 488 330 69.0 64.0-73.5 63 10.8 8.2-14.1 40 8.1 5.7-11.3 51 10.9 8.0-14.8 *** *** ***
45-54 666 501 74.2 70.1-78.0 65 9.4 7.2-12.2 50 8.3 6.0-11.3 48 7.4 5.4-10.2 *** *** ***
55-64 884 724 82.3 79.0-85.3 59 7.1 5.3- 9.6 52 5.5 3.9- 7.6 47 4.8 3.4- 6.9 *** *** ***
65-74 934 828 89.8 87.3-91.9 53 5.3 3.9- 7.3 27 2.5 1.5- 4.1 25 2.3 1.3- 3.9 *** *** ***
75+ 572 531 92.7 89.6-95.0 27 5.1 3.2- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 227 70.8 63.9-76.8 27 9.3 5.9-14.4 27 9.2 5.9-14.1 27 10.8 7.0-16.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,103 862 75.2 71.8-78.3 93 9.6 7.5-12.2 70 7.6 5.8- 9.9 74 7.1 5.4- 9.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,312 1,014 74.5 71.4-77.3 118 9.9 8.1-12.1 83 7.4 5.8- 9.5 90 7.4 5.8- 9.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,594 1,294 79.3 76.8-81.6 139 9.9 8.2-11.9 85 5.7 4.5- 7.2 73 4.8 3.7- 6.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 230 69.5 62.2-76.0 27 8.1 5.0-12.9 27 9.6 6.0-15.0 30 12.2 7.7-18.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 562 422 72.3 67.3-76.8 46 10.0 7.1-14.0 46 9.3 6.7-12.8 46 7.5 5.4-10.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 368 269 69.3 62.9-75.0 34 11.5 7.8-16.6 31 9.2 5.9-14.0 32 9.4 6.3-13.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 547 436 75.8 70.7-80.3 48 8.5 6.1-11.7 25 6.0 3.7- 9.4 35 8.6 5.7-12.7 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 622 500 76.2 71.6-80.3 51 9.0 6.5-12.4 31 6.6 4.5- 9.7 40 8.1 5.6-11.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,184 961 79.3 76.3-82.0 101 9.2 7.3-11.4 70 6.2 4.8- 8.1 48 4.9 3.6- 6.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,103 931 80.7 77.1-83.8 82 9.3 7.0-12.3 47 5.4 3.8- 7.6 41 4.2 2.9- 6.2 *** *** ***
No 2,712 2,101 74.4 72.2-76.5 244 9.9 8.6-11.4 178 7.5 6.3- 8.9 178 7.6 6.3- 9.1 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,225 1,025 80.3 77.1-83.1 87 8.4 6.5-10.9 50 5.2 3.7- 7.2 59 5.5 4.0- 7.5 *** *** ***
No 3,019 2,320 74.3 72.3-76.2 282 10.3 9.0-11.7 209 7.8 6.6- 9.1 198 7.2 6.1- 8.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 686 581 85.3 81.7-88.2 54 7.3 5.3- 9.9 25 4.2 2.5- 6.9 25 3.2 2.0- 5.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,638 2,822 74.1 72.2-75.9 324 10.2 9.0-11.6 240 7.6 6.6- 8.8 239 7.5 6.5- 8.7 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 988 771 76.7 73.5-79.6 87 9.6 7.6-11.9 69 7.3 5.6- 9.4 61 6.5 4.9- 8.5 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 1,032 812 75.5 72.1-78.6 87 8.9 7.1-11.2 66 8.2 6.2-10.7 65 7.1 5.3- 9.3 *** *** ***
Rural 2,306 1,821 75.1 72.5-77.5 204 10.5 8.9-12.5 131 6.4 5.2- 8.0 138 7.1 5.7- 8.8 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,160 1,571 70.3 67.9-72.6 218 10.9 9.4-12.6 182 9.1 7.7-10.8 179 9.0 7.5-10.6 *** *** ***
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** 18 13.8 7.7-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,388 1,254 90.7 88.6-92.3 79 5.9 4.6- 7.6 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4 29 1.9 1.2- 3.0 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 329 275 80.7 73.8-86.1 *** *** *** 20 8.7 5.2-14.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 308 216 69.4 63.0-75.2 43 13.8 10.0-18.9 24 8.2 5.2-12.5 23 8.0 5.0-12.6 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 246 160 62.3 54.2-69.7 28 10.7 6.8-16.4 32 15.2 10.3-22.0 23 9.6 5.8-15.3 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 564 428 70.4 65.3-75.1 45 10.4 7.4-14.4 45 9.7 6.9-13.4 46 9.5 6.8-13.2 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 287 221 75.8 68.9-81.5 29 11.7 7.7-17.5 17 5.0 2.8- 8.6 19 6.5 3.7-11.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,374 1,919 78.4 76.3-80.5 192 8.6 7.3-10.2 128 6.2 5.0- 7.5 127 6.4 5.2- 7.8 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 802 639 74.1 69.3-78.5 66 10.4 7.5-14.2 36 5.7 3.6- 8.7 58 9.1 6.4-12.8 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,703 1,332 75.7 72.9-78.3 147 9.3 7.7-11.3 108 6.9 5.5- 8.7 105 7.0 5.6- 8.9 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,821 1,433 76.0 73.5-78.3 165 10.0 8.5-11.8 122 7.7 6.3- 9.4 101 6.3 5.0- 7.7 *** *** ***

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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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