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.

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Duplin County had the highest percent of children (ages 0-17) without health insurance at 10% in 2011

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Four counties in NC, Clay, Hyde, Tyrrell and Washington, do not have any occupational therapist in 2012.

Union County has had the largest increase in number of pharmacists per 10,000 people from 2000-2012.

Hyde County has not had have any pharmacist since 2002.

Ashe county has had the largest decrease for the number of licensed practical nurses per 10,000 people from 2000-2012.

Hyde county has had the largest increase for the number of licensed practical nurses per 10,000 people from 2000-2012.

Washington County has had the largest increase in physician assistant per 10,000 population from 2000-2012.

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Six counties in North Carolina had 0 physician assistants in 2012.

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Camden and Tyrrell County had 0 physician in 2012, according to NC Health Professions Data System.

Greene County has the largest increase in number of physicians per 10,000 population from 2000-2012.

NC experienced a 45% decrease in violent crimes from 1997-2013.

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In 2012, 20 counties did not have a Psychologist.

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

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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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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.