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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 610 80 15.0 11.5-19.4 530 85.0 80.6-88.5
GENDER
Male 271 36 16.2 10.5-24.2 235 83.8 75.8-89.5
Female 339 44 13.9 10.1-18.8 295 86.1 81.2-89.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 477 57 13.5 10.2-17.6 420 86.5 82.4-89.8
Non-Hispanic Black 73 *** *** *** 64 91.5 83.1-96.0
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 183 33 18.5 12.0-27.4 150 81.5 72.6-88.0
44-64 233 37 17.4 12.4-23.9 196 82.6 76.1-87.6
65+ 188 *** *** *** 179 95.6 90.9-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 248 43 16.9 12.1-23.0 205 83.1 77.0-87.9
Some College + 360 37 13.4 8.6-20.4 323 86.6 79.6-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 306 58 21.0 15.2-28.4 248 79.0 71.6-84.8
$50,000+ 192 13 8.1 4.5-14.1 179 91.9 85.9-95.5

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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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