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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Whites

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
-Whites 5,173 611 14.2 13.0-15.5 4,562 85.8 84.5-87.0
GENDER
Male 2,236 223 11.5 10.0-13.3 2,013 88.5 86.7-90.0
Female 2,937 388 16.7 15.0-18.6 2,549 83.3 81.4-85.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 182 50 25.4 19.1-33.0 132 74.6 67.0-80.9
Non-Hispanic 4,978 559 13.8 12.6-15.1 4,419 86.2 84.9-87.4
AGE
18-34 755 144 18.5 15.6-21.8 611 81.5 78.2-84.4
35-44 587 116 19.8 16.4-23.7 471 80.2 76.3-83.6
45-54 744 124 16.1 13.4-19.3 620 83.9 80.7-86.6
55-64 1,118 147 13.8 11.6-16.3 971 86.2 83.7-88.4
65-74 1,108 47 4.7 3.4- 6.5 1,061 95.3 93.5-96.6
75+ 803 27 3.8 2.5- 5.7 776 96.2 94.3-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 512 115 25.0 20.6-30.1 397 75.0 69.9-79.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,362 193 17.1 14.7-19.8 1,169 82.9 80.2-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,385 168 13.3 11.3-15.5 1,217 86.7 84.5-88.7
College Graduate 1,899 134 7.7 6.4- 9.3 1,765 92.3 90.7-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 464 125 32.8 27.6-38.4 339 67.2 61.6-72.4
$15,000- 24,999 724 179 29.4 25.2-33.9 545 70.6 66.1-74.8
$25,000- 34,999 475 65 18.5 14.3-23.5 410 81.5 76.5-85.7
$35,000- 49,999 625 63 14.7 11.2-19.0 562 85.3 81.0-88.8
$50,000- 74,999 625 41 8.0 5.7-11.0 584 92.0 89.0-94.3
$75,000+ 1,232 40 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,192 96.6 95.2-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,440 251 22.3 19.6-25.2 1,189 77.7 74.8-80.4
No 3,585 341 11.6 10.3-13.0 3,244 88.4 87.0-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 782 54 7.8 5.8-10.4 728 92.2 89.6-94.2
Non-Veteran 4,387 555 15.2 13.9-16.7 3,832 84.8 83.3-86.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,095 380 14.7 13.1-16.4 2,715 85.3 83.6-86.9
No 2,078 231 13.5 11.8-15.5 1,847 86.5 84.5-88.2

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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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