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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic White

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,363 2,980 66.5 64.7-68.2 749 16.1 14.9-17.5 634 17.4 16.0-18.9
GENDER
Male 1,980 1,289 62.6 59.9-65.2 313 14.6 12.8-16.6 378 22.8 20.5-25.3
Female 2,383 1,691 70.1 67.7-72.3 436 17.5 15.8-19.5 256 12.4 10.7-14.2
AGE
18-34 748 406 55.3 51.0-59.5 79 9.6 7.5-12.2 263 35.1 31.1-39.3
35-44 492 316 63.2 58.1-68.1 70 14.1 10.9-18.1 106 22.6 18.6-27.3
45-54 670 452 67.0 62.6-71.0 124 19.7 16.3-23.6 94 13.4 10.7-16.6
55-64 891 649 72.0 68.2-75.6 144 17.2 14.3-20.5 98 10.8 8.5-13.7
65-74 944 716 76.3 72.8-79.4 182 19.6 16.7-22.8 46 4.1 2.8- 6.0
75+ 578 412 74.1 69.6-78.1 144 22.7 18.9-27.0 22 3.2 1.9- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 208 63.9 57.2-70.2 56 15.3 11.2-20.4 57 20.8 15.6-27.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,111 713 61.4 57.8-64.9 202 17.3 14.7-20.2 196 21.3 18.4-24.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,320 901 67.5 64.3-70.5 228 15.7 13.6-18.1 191 16.8 14.4-19.5
College Graduate 1,603 1,155 71.0 68.3-73.6 261 15.9 13.9-18.1 187 13.1 11.2-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 181 57.3 50.0-64.3 69 19.5 14.5-25.8 69 23.2 17.5-30.0
$15,000- 24,999 568 368 63.3 58.0-68.2 97 15.3 11.9-19.4 103 21.5 17.4-26.2
$25,000- 34,999 373 230 55.3 49.0-61.5 63 17.0 12.9-22.1 80 27.6 22.0-34.0
$35,000- 49,999 555 379 66.6 61.5-71.4 97 15.8 12.4-19.8 79 17.6 13.8-22.2
$50,000- 74,999 624 444 68.6 63.9-72.9 100 14.3 11.5-17.7 80 17.2 13.5-21.5
$75,000+ 1,184 864 69.9 66.6-72.9 181 16.2 13.8-18.9 139 13.9 11.6-16.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,122 725 63.1 59.3-66.7 308 26.6 23.5-30.0 89 10.3 7.8-13.3
No 2,729 1,938 68.8 66.6-71.0 391 13.8 12.3-15.4 400 17.4 15.6-19.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,243 807 63.8 60.3-67.1 316 24.8 21.9-27.9 120 11.5 9.2-14.1
No 3,039 2,121 67.6 65.5-69.6 417 13.1 11.8-14.6 501 19.3 17.6-21.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 683 436 62.3 57.8-66.6 154 21.9 18.4-25.8 93 15.8 12.6-19.6
Non-Veteran 3,679 2,544 67.1 65.2-69.0 595 15.2 13.9-16.7 540 17.6 16.1-19.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 997 652 64.8 61.3-68.1 179 16.7 14.3-19.4 166 18.6 15.9-21.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,042 695 66.2 62.7-69.6 203 17.4 14.9-20.2 144 16.4 13.8-19.4
Rural 2,325 1,634 67.8 65.2-70.3 367 15.0 13.3-17.0 324 17.2 15.2-19.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,168 1,470 65.1 62.6-67.5 269 12.4 10.8-14.1 429 22.6 20.4-24.9
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,402 1,038 75.2 72.3-77.8 299 20.5 18.1-23.1 65 4.4 3.2- 5.9
Unable to Work 337 204 55.9 48.8-62.8 106 34.0 27.7-41.0 27 10.1 6.2-16.2
Other not in Labor Force 316 193 65.6 59.3-71.4 52 13.3 9.7-17.8 71 21.2 16.5-26.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** 14 15.1 8.2-26.0 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 248 142 58.4 50.3-66.0 45 15.8 10.8-22.6 61 25.8 19.5-33.3
101% to 150% 571 369 62.2 57.0-67.1 95 15.2 11.9-19.3 107 22.6 18.4-27.5
151% to 200% 289 181 59.2 51.8-66.2 57 17.7 13.1-23.7 51 23.1 17.2-30.2
More than 200% 2,387 1,703 68.9 66.5-71.1 389 16.1 14.4-17.9 295 15.0 13.2-17.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 587 70.4 65.7-74.6 124 13.8 11.0-17.1 98 15.8 12.3-20.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,717 1,163 66.1 63.2-68.9 298 16.2 14.2-18.5 256 17.7 15.4-20.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,838 1,231 65.8 63.2-68.3 327 16.7 14.9-18.7 280 17.6 15.5-19.8

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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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