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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Health Care Access

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
Region 1 & 2 1,009 138 16.2 13.2-19.6 871 83.8 80.4-86.8
GENDER
Male 444 57 14.0 10.3-18.9 387 86.0 81.1-89.7
Female 565 81 18.1 13.9-23.4 484 81.9 76.6-86.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 849 101 15.0 11.9-18.8 748 85.0 81.2-88.1
Non-Hispanic Black 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 261 58 23.7 17.6-31.0 203 76.3 69.0-82.4
44-64 363 58 15.3 11.2-20.6 305 84.7 79.4-88.8
65+ 374 21 6.5 3.9-10.7 353 93.5 89.3-96.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 391 69 22.4 17.0-28.9 322 77.6 71.1-83.0
Some College + 615 69 11.2 8.5-14.7 546 88.8 85.3-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 508 109 24.4 19.5-30.0 399 75.6 70.0-80.5
$50,000+ 303 11 5.1 2.5-10.0 292 94.9 90.0-97.5

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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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