Connections

Explore more than 150 data sets to see how North Carolina and its counties are measuring up. Use the easy-to-understand charts and graphs to better comprehend our challenges and find the connections among them.

69 Connections / Showing 1 - 25 Filters: Health

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in 2011, 24 counties did not have a Psychologist.

At 29%, Onlsow county had the lowest percentage of children in publicly funded healthcare in 2011.

In 2011, Clay County had 9.6 dental hygienists per 10,000 people, the highest of any county.

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9 counties saw the average cost of dental services to low-income children rise continuously from 2009 to 2011.

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In 2011, Person County had the highest average cost of dental services to low-income adults.

In 2011, almost half of North Carolina low-income children relied on Medicaid for dental services.

In 2011, nearly a third of North Carolina low-income adults relied on Medicaid for dental services.

One-third of Jones County kindergarteners suffered from untreated tooth decay in 2009, the most of any county.

One-tenth of Robeson County fifth graders suffered from untreated tooth decay in 2009, the most of any county.

44% of North Carolina fifth graders had dental sealants in 2009.

Every kindergartener in 5 counties received dental screening in 2009; the state average was 83%.

5th graders in Guilford & Wake counties were least likely to receive dental screening in 2009, compared to 77% statewide

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Alleghany, Camden, Hyde, and Tyrrell Counties had no dental hygienists in 2011.

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In 2011, Clay County had the highest average cost of dental services to low-income children.

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41 counties saw the average cost of dental services to low-income adults rise continuously from 2009 to 2011.

Union county had the highest average healthcare expenditures in 2012, at $4,895

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Average household healthcare expenditures decreased 5% from 2007-2012.

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In 2010, there were 10,576 alcohol related motor vehicle accidents across the state.

In 2010, 30% of low-income children ages 1-5 years received dental services in Chowan County via Medicaid, NC's lowest.

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20 counties had a decrease in the percent of low-income children ages 1-5 years receiving dental services from 2009-2010

52% of low-income children ages 1-5 years received dental services in the state in 2010.

Dare county, in the outer banks, had the highest per capita ABC Alcohol sales at $309 in 2012.

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In 2012, four counties reported no ABC alcohol sales per capita.

At 22.5%, Tyrrell county had the largest percent of uninsured individuals aged less than 65 years in 2010.

At 14.7%, Catawba county had the smallest percent of uninsured individuals aged less than 65 years in 2010.