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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-African Americans

Was there a time during the last 12 months when you needed to see a doctor, but could not because of the cost?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,269 1,043 16.2 15.2-17.3 6,226 83.8 82.7-84.8
-African Americans 1,430 265 19.4 17.1-22.0 1,165 80.6 78.0-82.9
GENDER
Male 525 91 17.8 14.3-22.0 434 82.2 78.0-85.7
Female 905 174 20.7 17.7-24.1 731 79.3 75.9-82.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,394 253 18.9 16.6-21.5 1,141 81.1 78.5-83.4
AGE
18-34 291 50 16.7 12.6-21.9 241 83.3 78.1-87.4
35-44 206 42 22.3 16.4-29.6 164 77.7 70.4-83.6
45-54 263 64 24.0 18.6-30.4 199 76.0 69.6-81.4
55-64 305 73 24.7 19.5-30.8 232 75.3 69.2-80.5
65-74 219 19 9.3 5.4-15.4 200 90.7 84.6-94.6
75+ 126 16 14.8 8.5-24.5 110 85.2 75.5-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 46 24.8 18.3-32.7 167 75.2 67.3-81.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 104 21.1 17.2-25.6 372 78.9 74.4-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 391 74 18.6 14.7-23.3 317 81.4 76.7-85.3
College Graduate 348 40 12.1 8.5-16.8 308 87.9 83.2-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 90 31.7 25.7-38.4 196 68.3 61.6-74.3
$15,000- 24,999 310 91 29.2 23.6-35.5 219 70.8 64.5-76.4
$25,000- 34,999 147 24 19.2 12.8-27.8 123 80.8 72.2-87.2
$35,000- 49,999 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 381 106 30.3 25.0-36.2 275 69.7 63.8-75.0
No 977 146 16.5 13.9-19.5 831 83.5 80.5-86.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 167 21 11.9 7.5-18.5 146 88.1 81.5-92.5
Non-Veteran 1,258 243 20.4 17.8-23.2 1,015 79.6 76.8-82.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 776 132 17.9 14.8-21.5 644 82.1 78.5-85.2
No 654 133 21.0 17.6-24.9 521 79.0 75.1-82.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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