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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 906 109 13.1 10.7-16.0 797 86.9 84.0-89.3
GENDER
Male 390 39 10.8 7.6-15.1 351 89.2 84.9-92.4
Female 516 70 15.3 11.9-19.4 446 84.7 80.6-88.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 535 51 10.8 8.0-14.4 484 89.2 85.6-92.0
Non-Hispanic Black 218 35 17.3 12.0-24.2 183 82.7 75.8-88.0
Other 138 20 14.6 9.3-22.4 118 85.4 77.6-90.7
AGE
18-44 376 47 12.2 8.9-16.4 329 87.8 83.6-91.1
44-64 315 52 18.4 13.9-24.0 263 81.6 76.0-86.1
65+ 199 *** *** *** 191 94.3 86.5-97.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 314 49 17.0 12.5-22.8 265 83.0 77.2-87.5
Some College + 588 59 10.6 8.1-13.8 529 89.4 86.2-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 360 73 22.7 17.8-28.4 287 77.3 71.6-82.2
$50,000+ 356 19 4.9 3.0- 7.9 337 95.1 92.1-97.0

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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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