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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 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 6,516 983 16.2 15.1-17.4 5,533 83.8 82.6-84.9
Regions 1 & 2 1,064 134 14.9 12.0-18.5 930 85.1 81.5-88.0
GENDER
Male 466 51 11.6 7.9-16.6 415 88.4 83.4-92.1
Female 598 83 18.0 13.7-23.3 515 82.0 76.7-86.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 918 99 13.7 10.6-17.5 819 86.3 82.5-89.4
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 276 60 21.3 15.3-28.9 216 78.7 71.1-84.7
45-64 374 57 15.8 11.6-21.3 317 84.2 78.7-88.4
65+ 398 17 5.6 3.1- 9.9 381 94.4 90.1-96.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 435 76 20.0 14.9-26.2 359 80.0 73.8-85.1
Some College + 630 59 10.5 7.6-14.3 571 89.5 85.7-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 539 95 19.5 15.3-24.5 444 80.5 75.5-84.7
$50,000+ 326 19 7.1 3.6-13.7 307 92.9 86.3-96.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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