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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,219 195 16.6 14.3-19.2 1,024 83.4 80.8-85.7
GENDER
Male 513 75 14.9 11.7-18.8 438 85.1 81.2-88.3
Female 706 120 18.1 14.9-21.7 586 81.9 78.3-85.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 803 85 11.7 9.2-14.6 718 88.3 85.4-90.8
Non-Hispanic Black 240 59 23.4 17.8-30.1 181 76.6 69.9-82.2
Other 152 45 28.6 21.2-37.3 107 71.4 62.7-78.8
AGE
18-44 417 86 18.2 14.6-22.4 331 81.8 77.6-85.4
44-64 478 91 19.9 15.9-24.5 387 80.1 75.5-84.1
65+ 306 14 5.4 3.0- 9.5 292 94.6 90.5-97.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 437 84 20.2 16.2-25.0 353 79.8 75.0-83.8
Some College + 774 110 14.2 11.5-17.3 664 85.8 82.7-88.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 521 131 25.6 21.4-30.2 390 74.4 69.8-78.6
$50,000+ 430 37 8.6 6.0-12.2 393 91.4 87.8-94.0

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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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