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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Whites

Have you delayed getting needed medical care for any of the following reasons in the past 12 months?

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  Total
Respond.^
Not delayed/no medical care needed Appt. not soon enough Wait time too long No transportation Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,874 5,685 81.4 80.2-82.5 311 5.2 4.5- 5.9 161 2.3 1.9- 2.8 219 3.3 2.8- 3.8 498 7.9 7.1- 8.7
-Whites 4,864 4,126 83.3 81.9-84.6 200 4.9 4.2- 5.8 92 1.9 1.5- 2.5 112 2.2 1.8- 2.8 334 7.7 6.8- 8.6
GENDER
Male 2,082 1,798 85.3 83.3-87.1 80 4.5 3.5- 5.8 33 1.7 1.1- 2.5 44 2.2 1.5- 3.1 127 6.3 5.2- 7.7
Female 2,782 2,328 81.5 79.5-83.2 120 5.3 4.3- 6.5 59 2.1 1.5- 2.9 68 2.2 1.7- 3.0 207 8.9 7.6-10.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 169 121 72.4 64.2-79.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 8.5 5.0-14.2
Non-Hispanic 4,686 4,000 83.8 82.4-85.1 187 4.9 4.1- 5.8 80 1.6 1.2- 2.2 103 2.1 1.7- 2.7 316 7.6 6.7- 8.6
AGE
18-34 607 481 80.4 76.7-83.6 36 6.3 4.4- 9.1 16 2.8 1.6- 4.8 16 2.3 1.3- 3.8 58 8.2 6.2-10.7
35-44 539 423 79.1 75.0-82.6 34 5.7 4.0- 8.2 *** *** *** 14 2.6 1.5- 4.6 59 11.1 8.4-14.4
45-54 716 572 80.5 77.0-83.5 37 5.3 3.8- 7.5 14 1.5 0.9- 2.6 24 3.0 1.9- 4.9 69 9.6 7.4-12.4
55-64 1,081 912 84.2 81.5-86.5 42 4.2 3.0- 5.9 20 1.6 1.0- 2.6 28 2.4 1.6- 3.6 79 7.6 6.0- 9.6
65-74 1,071 946 88.2 85.7-90.2 39 4.2 3.0- 5.9 23 2.2 1.3- 3.6 16 1.3 0.8- 2.1 47 4.2 3.0- 5.7
75+ 791 740 93.8 91.6-95.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 1.2 0.6- 2.1 18 2.1 1.2- 3.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 505 395 75.1 70.1-79.5 23 6.1 3.7- 9.8 18 4.4 2.6- 7.4 27 4.9 3.2- 7.6 42 9.4 6.8-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,312 1,120 84.7 82.1-86.9 34 3.2 2.2- 4.8 27 1.9 1.2- 2.9 44 3.1 2.2- 4.4 87 7.1 5.6- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 1,097 83.1 80.6-85.4 71 5.8 4.5- 7.6 22 1.3 0.8- 2.2 25 1.6 1.0- 2.5 100 8.2 6.5-10.1
College Graduate 1,718 1,502 86.2 84.2-88.1 72 5.0 3.8- 6.4 25 1.4 0.9- 2.2 *** *** *** 105 6.7 5.4- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 442 304 66.5 60.8-71.7 28 6.0 3.9- 9.0 15 3.5 1.9- 6.2 49 11.3 8.1-15.6 46 12.7 9.1-17.5
$15,000- 24,999 699 544 75.5 71.2-79.3 27 4.7 3.0- 7.2 18 2.4 1.3- 4.3 30 3.7 2.3- 5.7 80 13.7 10.7-17.5
$25,000- 34,999 445 374 82.8 77.8-86.8 23 6.2 3.6-10.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 6.6 4.4-10.0
$35,000- 49,999 584 513 86.3 82.5-89.4 20 3.6 2.2- 5.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 7.2 5.0-10.2
$50,000- 74,999 564 501 85.9 81.5-89.4 26 6.7 4.2-10.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 5.3 3.4- 8.1
$75,000+ 1,125 996 87.5 85.0-89.7 48 5.0 3.7- 6.9 18 1.5 0.8- 2.7 *** *** *** 61 5.6 4.2- 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,395 1,051 71.6 68.5-74.6 84 8.2 6.3-10.5 37 2.8 1.9- 4.1 85 5.9 4.6- 7.6 138 11.4 9.5-13.8
No 3,328 2,963 87.6 86.2-89.0 108 3.8 3.1- 4.7 51 1.6 1.1- 2.2 20 0.7 0.4- 1.2 186 6.3 5.3- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 713 626 88.1 85.1-90.5 32 4.7 3.2- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 4.1 2.8- 6.0
Non-Veteran 4,147 3,498 82.6 81.1-84.0 168 5.0 4.2- 5.9 81 2.0 1.5- 2.6 98 2.3 1.8- 2.9 302 8.2 7.2- 9.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,792 2,354 82.7 80.9-84.4 118 4.9 4.0- 6.0 61 2.1 1.5- 2.8 72 2.5 1.9- 3.4 187 7.8 6.6- 9.2
No 2,072 1,772 84.0 81.9-85.9 82 5.0 3.8- 6.4 31 1.7 1.1- 2.7 40 1.8 1.3- 2.6 147 7.5 6.2- 9.0

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*Other factors include cost, afforability, work constraints, and access problems.

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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