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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 825 114 13.8 11.3-16.8 711 86.2 83.2-88.7
GENDER
Male 355 40 10.2 7.2-14.1 315 89.8 85.9-92.8
Female 470 74 17.1 13.4-21.6 396 82.9 78.4-86.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 496 52 10.7 8.0-14.2 444 89.3 85.8-92.0
Non-Hispanic Black 191 31 17.8 12.2-25.3 160 82.2 74.7-87.8
Other 122 27 20.0 13.1-29.1 95 80.0 70.9-86.9
AGE
18-44 314 62 18.8 14.4-24.2 252 81.2 75.8-85.6
44-64 288 37 11.1 7.9-15.4 251 88.9 84.6-92.1
65+ 209 *** *** *** 199 95.0 90.6-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 291 51 17.5 13.1-23.2 240 82.5 76.8-86.9
Some College + 528 59 10.9 8.2-14.2 469 89.1 85.8-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 349 70 20.6 16.1-25.9 279 79.4 74.1-83.9
$50,000+ 300 15 5.5 3.1- 9.6 285 94.5 90.4-96.9

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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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