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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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
Region 3 573 94 18.8 15.0-23.2 479 81.2 76.8-85.0
GENDER
Male 250 37 16.1 11.1-22.9 213 83.9 77.1-88.9
Female 323 57 21.2 16.1-27.4 266 78.8 72.6-83.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 427 63 17.3 13.0-22.5 364 82.7 77.5-87.0
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 180 39 24.0 17.2-32.4 141 76.0 67.6-82.8
45-64 213 40 19.9 14.3-27.0 173 80.1 73.0-85.7
65+ 172 15 8.2 4.7-13.8 157 91.8 86.2-95.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 53 24.7 18.5-32.3 178 75.3 67.7-81.5
Some College + 342 41 13.6 9.7-18.7 301 86.4 81.3-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 292 65 25.3 19.6-32.1 227 74.7 67.9-80.4
$50,000+ 181 11 6.1 3.1-11.5 170 93.9 88.5-96.9

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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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