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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 667 99 16.8 13.5-20.6 568 83.2 79.4-86.5
GENDER
Male 279 38 15.2 10.7-21.1 241 84.8 78.9-89.3
Female 388 61 18.3 14.0-23.6 327 81.7 76.4-86.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 442 49 13.8 10.3-18.4 393 86.2 81.6-89.7
Non-Hispanic Black 125 22 18.0 11.2-27.8 103 82.0 72.2-88.8
Other 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 217 38 18.4 13.2-25.1 179 81.6 74.9-86.8
44-64 245 49 20.8 15.4-27.4 196 79.2 72.6-84.6
65+ 194 11 7.3 4.0-13.0 183 92.7 87.0-96.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 281 58 22.3 16.9-28.8 223 77.7 71.2-83.1
Some College + 384 41 11.9 8.6-16.4 343 88.1 83.6-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 316 67 22.0 17.1-27.9 249 78.0 72.1-82.9
$50,000+ 209 12 8.3 4.4-15.1 197 91.7 84.9-95.6

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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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