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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Primary Care Provider

Do you have one person you think of as your personal doctor or health care provider?

Denominator includes all respondents except those do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes, One

C.I.

More than one

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

11274

72.6

71.5-73.6

10.1

9.42-10.8

17.3

16.4-18.3

 

Personal Health Care Provider by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes, One

C.I.

More than one

C.I.

No

C.I.

18-24

553

56.8

52.1-61.6

10.0

7.26-12.7

33.2

28.6-37.8

25-34

1561

66.0

63.1-68.8

7.0

5.56-8.42

27.0

24.2-29.8

35-44

2442

73.2

71.1-75.3

8.5

7.30-9.76

18.3

16.4-20.1

45-54

2353

76.3

74.2-78.4

9.8

8.41-11.2

13.9

12.1-15.7

55-64

1699

79.9

77.6-82.3

10.2

8.44-12.0

9.8

8.11-11.6

65+

2473

77.9

76.0-79.9

14.9

13.3-16.6

7.1

5.76-8.50

 

Personal Health Care Provider by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes, One

C.I.

More than one

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

4497

69.1

67.4-70.8

9.0

7.99-9.99

21.9

20.3-23.5

Female

6779

75.7

74.4-77.0

11.1

10.2-12.0

13.2

12.1-14.3

 

Personal Health Care Provider by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes, One

C.I.

More than one

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

710

58.6

53.6-63.6

10.1

7.17-13.1

31.3

26.2-36.3

$15,000-24,999

1434

63.8

60.5-67.1

9.4

7.51-11.2

26.8

23.7-30.0

$25,000-34,999

1002

71.9

68.4-75.5

9.7

7.48-12.0

18.3

15.2-21.4

$35,000-49,999

1461

75.4

72.6-78.2

10.5

8.69-12.3

14.2

11.7-16.6

$50,000-74,999

1652

78.0

75.5-80.4

8.8

7.23-10.3

13.3

11.1-15.4

$75,000+

3393

78.0

76.4-79.7

10.1

8.94-11.2

11.9

10.5-13.2

 

Personal Health Care Provider by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes, One

C.I.

More than one

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

886

59.3

55.0-63.6

9.3

6.85-11.7

31.4

27.2-35.7

H.S. or G.E.D.

3077

72.2

70.1-74.2

9.1

7.98-10.3

18.7

16.8-20.6

Some Post-H.S.

2629

74.1

71.9-76.2

11.6

10.1-13.1

14.4

12.6-16.2

College Graduate

4639

75.5

74.1-77.0

10.1

9.13-11.1

14.3

13.1-15.6

 

Personal Health Care Provider by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes, One

C.I.

More than one

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8508

76.5

75.4-77.6

11.1

10.3-11.9

12.4

11.5-13.3

Black or African American/Non-Hispanic

1028

75.2

71.9-78.6

9.9

7.64-12.1

14.9

12.1-17.7

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

532

68.5

63.9-73.2

7.9

5.39-10.4

23.6

19.2-28.0

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

71.7

58.6-84.8

10.8

1.87-19.8

17.4

6.40-28.5

Hispanic

993

54.6

50.9-58.3

6.0

4.25-7.77

39.4

35.7-43.1

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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