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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,511 5,735 86.2 85.1-87.3 776 13.8 12.7-14.9
-Non-Hispanic White 4,361 4,062 91.9 90.7-93.0 299 8.1 7.0- 9.3
GENDER
Male 1,979 1,811 90.4 88.6-92.0 168 9.6 8.0-11.4
Female 2,382 2,251 93.3 91.7-94.6 131 6.7 5.4- 8.3
AGE
18-34 745 659 88.0 84.8-90.7 86 12.0 9.3-15.2
35-44 491 434 88.3 84.5-91.3 57 11.7 8.7-15.5
45-54 669 586 88.3 85.1-90.9 83 11.7 9.1-14.9
55-64 891 829 93.2 90.7-95.1 62 6.8 4.9- 9.3
65-74 944 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 580 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 269 81.2 74.9-86.3 52 18.8 13.7-25.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,109 1,013 90.2 87.7-92.3 96 9.8 7.7-12.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,319 1,221 92.1 90.1-93.7 98 7.9 6.3- 9.9
College Graduate 1,605 1,552 97.2 96.1-97.9 53 2.8 2.1- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 259 78.7 71.9-84.3 59 21.3 15.7-28.1
$15,000- 24,999 569 494 83.8 79.2-87.6 75 16.2 12.4-20.8
$25,000- 34,999 371 337 88.7 83.6-92.4 34 11.3 7.6-16.4
$35,000- 49,999 555 522 92.0 88.0-94.7 33 8.0 5.3-12.0
$50,000- 74,999 624 590 93.6 90.4-95.7 34 6.4 4.3- 9.6
$75,000+ 1,182 1,159 98.0 96.6-98.8 23 2.0 1.2- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,121 1,042 89.7 86.5-92.2 79 10.3 7.8-13.5
No 2,728 2,547 92.5 91.1-93.7 181 7.5 6.3- 8.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,244 1,145 89.2 86.3-91.5 99 10.8 8.5-13.7
No 3,036 2,843 93.0 91.7-94.1 193 7.0 5.9- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 686 654 95.4 93.1-97.0 32 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Non-Veteran 3,674 3,407 91.3 90.0-92.5 267 8.7 7.5-10.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 995 939 93.9 91.9-95.4 56 6.1 4.6- 8.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,038 967 91.0 88.4-93.0 71 9.0 7.0-11.6
Rural 2,329 2,157 91.2 89.3-92.8 172 8.8 7.2-10.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,166 1,990 91.3 89.7-92.7 176 8.7 7.3-10.3
Unemployed 126 87 75.1 64.5-83.4 39 24.9 16.6-35.5
Retired 1,403 1,385 98.7 97.7-99.3 18 1.3 0.7- 2.3
Unable to Work 337 307 85.9 78.5-91.0 30 14.1 9.0-21.5
Other not in Labor Force 314 281 89.4 84.6-92.9 33 10.6 7.1-15.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 249 187 71.1 63.2-77.9 62 28.9 22.1-36.8
101% to 150% 570 506 85.7 81.1-89.3 64 14.3 10.7-18.9
151% to 200% 289 268 92.8 88.2-95.7 21 7.2 4.3-11.8
More than 200% 2,384 2,297 95.8 94.6-96.8 87 4.2 3.2- 5.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 745 90.2 86.6-92.9 64 9.8 7.1-13.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,719 1,588 90.8 88.7-92.6 131 9.2 7.4-11.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,834 1,730 93.2 91.5-94.5 104 6.8 5.5- 8.5

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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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