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North Carolina Health Statistics Pocket Guide - 1999

Table 7 - Demographic, Economic, and Health Resources Data

County Income Levels Health Care Personnel, 1999
Persons Per1
Hospital Use Rate, 19995
Per Capita, 1999 Percent Persons Below Poverty, 1995 Primary Care Physician2 Primary Care Physicians Plus Extenders3 Registered Nurse4 Dentist4
North Carolina 25,181 13.1 1,238 1,198 108 2,477 111
Alamance 24,836 9.4 1,824 1,769 163 2,176 115
Alexander 21,298 9.3 2,957 2,871 329 6,506 116
Alleghany 23,687 14.4 1,246 1,160 137 4,983 154
Anson 20,496 20.2 1,987 1,924 189 5,961 161
Ashe 20,161 15.5 1,844 1,798 156 5,992 142
Avery 22,328 16.0 998 986 107 3,193 172
Beaufort 20,340 19.2 1,766 1,703 110 3,397 141
Bertie 18,497 24.4 1,983 1,895 225 19,830 143
Bladen 19,908 20.9 2,379 2,242 178 6,185 123
Brunswick 19,731 15.2 2,244 2,157 241 4,093 135
Buncombe 25,998 12.2 827 793 63 1,800 111
Burke 20,644 11.1 1,057 1,031 97 3,253 118
Cabarrus 26,480 8.4 1,107 1,081 101 3,678 131
Caldwell 22,060 11.4 1,765 1,715 203 4,216 118
Camden 19,679 12.0 6,748 6,748 397 77
Carteret 23,442 12.7 1,556 1,511 144 2,365 122
Caswell 18,463 14.6 2,244 2,186 316 5,610 51
Catawba 27,157 9.2 1,355 1,299 94 2,439 108
Chatham 27,489 8.4 1,525 1,484 219 4,726 96
Cherokee 17,469 18.5 1,099 1,059 115 3,296 128
Chowan 21,238 19.0 1,404 1,385 107 3,509 124
Clay 18,861 15.4 1,682 1,660 143 4,206 86
Cleveland 21,126 12.8 1,569 1,525 126 2,572 134
Columbus 20,046 22.6 2,099 1,979 114 4,771 158
Craven 23,527 14.6 1,229 1,196 108 2,087 130
Cumberland 24,104 15.0 1,242 1,203 131 2,780 90
Currituck 22,162 10.8 2,916 2,884 318 17,496 47
Dare 23,096 8.2 2,066 1,946 179 2,629 50
Davidson 23,034 10.4 2,068 2,032 203 5,489 106
Davie 27,937 7.5 2,997 2,910 217 4,710 112
Duplin 20,574 19.6 1,935 1,897 189 4,945 136
Durham 28,492 12.4 506 484 46 1,576 102
Edgecombe 19,349 22.6 3,178 3,071 190 4,912 147
Forsyth 31,304 10.8 827 790 66 1,790 112
Franklin 20,932 14.6 3,022 2,970 210 5,667 103
Gaston 23,210 11.3 1,417 1,381 140 2,879 109
Gates 17,775 14.9 5,057 4,895 361 10,114 69
Graham 16,877 19.3 2,507 2,352 203 7,522 129
Granville 21,007 12.7 1,420 1,378 100 2,841 97
Greene 18,001 16.6 9,149 7,853 269 4,575 93
Guilford 29,229 11.7 1,207 1,160 88 1,865 104
Halifax 18,357 25.3 1,659 1,614 133 4,977 112
Harnett 19,129 15.3 2,509 2,406 253 5,332 109
Haywood 21,494 13.8 1,371 1,343 146 2,368 135
Henderson 26,115 11.3 1,056 1,027 109 2,112 149
Hertford 17,626 24.6 924 889 94 2,658 140
Hoke 13,582 18.8 2,073 1,986 273 6,220 83
Hyde 18,157 25.7 2,806 2,342 187 154
Iredell 24,382 9.3 1,267 1,243 102 2,356 137
Jackson 20,777 17.3 852 824 105 2,293 98
Johnston 23,288 13.3 2,492 2,414 266 5,903 102
Jones 19,160 19.4 665 658 282 153
Lee 24,563 13.5 1,331 1,290 125 2,462 142
Lenoir 21,287 19.6 1,573 1,514 100 2,079 170
Lincoln 21,422 9.6 1,717 1,701 215 4,622 109
McDowell 18,657 11.5 1,935 1,837 183 3,695 115
Macon 19,522 14.3 1,245 1,227 135 4,090 116
Madison 21,191 17.7 2,109 2,049 351 9,489 97
Martin 18,599 19.7 1,836 1,794 202 5,142 199
Mecklenburg 35,245 10.9 1,062 1,033 79 1,651 93
Mitchell 19,449 13.9 1,049 1,020 121 2,938 148
Montgomery 19,789 16.7 2,499 2,330 225 4,165 128
Moore 28,493 10.8 1,339 1,289 79 1,954 141
Nash 23,572 14.1 1,254 1,213 112 2,545 95
New Hanover 26,346 14.1 913 879 72 1,600 107
Northampton 18,452 24.6 3,492 3,275 262 20,949 113
Onslow 22,109 15.6 1,685 1,652 198 2,966 110
Orange 28,256 10.4 346 339 52 825 79
Pamlico 21,256 17.3 2,520 2,394 332 6,301 113
Pasquotank 19,581 19.5 936 918 82 2,665 107
Pender 18,535 15.7 5,567 5,044 232 3,897 102
Perquimans 17,609 21.2 5,436 5,099 311 5,436 113
Person 20,990 11.8 2,590 2,538 212 4,809 119
Pitt 22,772 19.6 703 682 57 2,507 102
Polk 28,614 9.0 2,116 2,065 119 2,821 93
Randolph 22,622 8.9 1,943 1,920 241 3,828 96
Richmond 18,845 18.2 1,290 1,259 123 3,763 200
Robeson 17,179 24.1 1,671 1,594 188 4,119 154
Rockingham 20,866 12.8 1,693 1,654 163 3,324 132
Rowan 21,594 11.4 1,634 1,590 131 3,400 113
Rutherford 20,183 13.4 1,476 1,455 162 4,654 109
Sampson 19,880 18.3 2,579 2,441 157 6,769 138
Scotland 19,026 19.4 1,451 1,408 129 5,804 133
Stanly 21,689 10.7 2,003 1,930 175 3,505 128
Stokes 20,714 10.3 2,913 2,851 297 8,740 99
Surry 21,939 11.9 1,324 1,272 123 2,648 149
Swain 16,156 24.5 879 859 118 6,156 130
Transylvania 23,378 12.6 1,091 1,077 131 2,578 120
Tyrrell 15,475 25.5 2,013 1,948 252 103
Union 22,277 9.3 2,218 2,171 242 6,071 92
Vance 19,008 19.9 2,114 2,014 192 4,227 121
Wake 33,780 7.8 1,154 1,120 98 1,707 85
Warren 15,874 23.9 1,898 1,826 306 4,745 81
Washington 18,366 20.7 3,213 3,160 186 4,283 147
Watauga 20,996 15.7 1,133 1,111 115 1,854 88
Wayne 19,710 16.7 1,686 1,633 118 2,627 116
Wilkes 22,014 13.6 1,723 1,655 165 4,905 127
Wilson 23,823 19.4 1,938 1,883 123 3,034 121
Yadkin 21,860 10.5 2,125 2,053 296 6,021 126
Yancey 18,308 16.8 1,531 1,453 231 4,210 122
  1. A dash (-) indicates county had no resource of the type stated. Practitioners are by county of practice October 1999.
  2. Active federal and nonfederal physicians in general or family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics/gynecology. Physicians providing very little direct patient care are excluded.
  3. Physician extenders are nurse practitioners and physician assistants, each weighted as .66 of a physician and added to the number of primary care physicians.
  4. Active federal and nonfederal.
  5. Based on county of residence. Rates are per 1,000 population, excluding estimated military in Cumberland, Onslow, Craven, and Wayne counties. Numerators are 1999 discharges from nonfederal hospitals located in North Carolina. Normal newborn babies are excluded. Only North Carolina residents served in North Carolina hospitals are included. Counties with a large percentage of patients leaving North Carolina for hospital care are: Camden, Caswell, Clay, Currituck, Dare, and Gates.

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