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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,685 949 15.5 14.4-16.6 5,736 84.5 83.4-85.6
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,305 237 18.1 15.7-20.8 1,068 81.9 79.2-84.3
GENDER
Male 488 90 15.8 12.5-19.7 398 84.2 80.3-87.5
Female 817 147 20.0 16.7-23.8 670 80.0 76.2-83.3
AGE
18-34 252 39 13.4 9.5-18.6 213 86.6 81.4-90.5
35-44 217 49 22.9 17.0-30.0 168 77.1 70.0-83.0
45-54 257 62 24.8 19.2-31.4 195 75.2 68.6-80.8
55-64 280 60 22.7 16.9-29.7 220 77.3 70.3-83.1
65-74 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 37 22.9 16.0-31.7 125 77.1 68.3-84.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 477 92 19.0 15.0-23.6 385 81.0 76.4-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 355 68 18.2 14.0-23.3 287 81.8 76.7-86.0
College Graduate 310 40 11.8 8.4-16.2 270 88.2 83.8-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 49 25.7 18.8-34.0 149 74.3 66.0-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 301 85 30.4 24.3-37.3 216 69.6 62.7-75.7
$25,000- 34,999 130 26 19.5 12.9-28.3 104 80.5 71.7-87.1
$35,000- 49,999 141 23 15.6 9.9-23.6 118 84.4 76.4-90.1
$50,000- 74,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 357 93 25.4 20.3-31.4 264 74.6 68.6-79.7
No 906 137 16.0 13.3-19.1 769 84.0 80.9-86.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 165 17 9.2 5.3-15.6 148 90.8 84.4-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,138 220 19.3 16.6-22.2 918 80.7 77.8-83.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 492 95 18.6 15.0-22.9 397 81.4 77.1-85.0
Regional City or Suburban 217 46 22.8 16.6-30.5 171 77.2 69.5-83.4
Rural 596 96 15.4 12.0-19.4 500 84.6 80.6-88.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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