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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 515 94 18.4 14.8-22.5 421 81.6 77.5-85.2
GENDER
Male 224 46 18.5 13.5-24.9 178 81.5 75.1-86.5
Female 291 48 18.2 13.5-24.1 243 81.8 75.9-86.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 284 40 15.5 11.2-21.2 244 84.5 78.8-88.8
Non-Hispanic Black 150 30 16.8 11.4-24.2 120 83.2 75.8-88.6
Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 189 45 21.8 16.0-28.9 144 78.2 71.1-84.0
44-64 196 43 21.3 15.7-28.2 153 78.7 71.8-84.3
65+ 123 *** *** *** 119 95.9 88.4-98.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 57 26.0 20.0-33.2 157 74.0 66.8-80.0
Some College + 300 37 12.3 8.5-17.4 263 87.7 82.6-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 65 27.1 21.1-34.2 173 72.9 65.8-78.9
$50,000+ 164 12 6.9 3.7-12.4 152 93.1 87.6-96.3

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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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