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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 4,163 667 19.0 17.5-20.6 3,496 81.0 79.4-82.5
RACE
White 2,937 388 16.7 15.0-18.6 2,549 83.3 81.4-85.0
African American 905 174 20.7 17.7-24.1 731 79.3 75.9-82.3
Other Minorities 268 88 32.5 26.4-39.3 180 67.5 60.7-73.6
AGE
18-34 671 154 22.6 19.3-26.3 517 77.4 73.7-80.7
35-44 525 131 25.8 21.7-30.3 394 74.2 69.7-78.3
45-54 621 141 22.2 18.7-26.2 480 77.8 73.8-81.3
55-64 828 157 20.0 17.1-23.4 671 80.0 76.6-82.9
65-74 824 44 5.8 4.1- 8.1 780 94.2 91.9-95.9
75+ 630 30 5.4 3.7- 8.0 600 94.6 92.0-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 478 131 29.8 25.1-35.0 347 70.2 65.0-74.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,151 207 21.8 18.9-25.0 944 78.2 75.0-81.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,151 189 18.4 15.9-21.2 962 81.6 78.8-84.1
College Graduate 1,363 135 10.7 8.9-12.8 1,228 89.3 87.2-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 527 161 34.3 29.5-39.5 366 65.7 60.5-70.5
$15,000- 24,999 710 206 31.6 27.6-35.9 504 68.4 64.1-72.4
$25,000- 34,999 416 80 25.7 20.6-31.5 336 74.3 68.5-79.4
$35,000- 49,999 466 46 15.4 11.1-21.0 420 84.6 79.0-88.9
$50,000- 74,999 409 23 6.5 4.1-10.1 386 93.5 89.9-95.9
$75,000+ 705 32 5.1 3.5- 7.5 673 94.9 92.5-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,183 253 26.8 23.6-30.3 930 73.2 69.7-76.4
No 2,856 387 16.3 14.7-18.1 2,469 83.7 81.9-85.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 16 14.4 8.4-23.6 94 85.6 76.4-91.6
Non-Veteran 4,046 649 19.1 17.6-20.7 3,397 80.9 79.3-82.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,434 387 19.0 17.1-21.1 2,047 81.0 78.9-82.9
No 1,729 280 19.0 16.8-21.4 1,449 81.0 78.6-83.2

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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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