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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,091 154 14.2 12.0-16.8 937 85.8 83.2-88.0
GENDER
Male 524 69 13.7 10.6-17.5 455 86.3 82.5-89.4
Female 567 85 14.7 11.7-18.3 482 85.3 81.7-88.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 697 81 12.7 10.1-16.0 616 87.3 84.0-89.9
Non-Hispanic Black 205 30 12.7 8.7-18.3 175 87.3 81.7-91.3
Other 175 41 22.9 16.7-30.6 134 77.1 69.4-83.3
AGE
18-44 441 67 14.3 11.1-18.3 374 85.7 81.7-88.9
45-64 367 69 18.3 14.3-23.1 298 81.7 76.9-85.7
65+ 268 15 5.8 3.2-10.2 253 94.2 89.8-96.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 388 81 20.6 16.4-25.6 307 79.4 74.4-83.6
Some College + 698 71 9.8 7.7-12.5 627 90.2 87.5-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 449 114 25.7 21.4-30.7 335 74.3 69.3-78.6
$50,000+ 446 23 6.1 3.9- 9.3 423 93.9 90.7-96.1

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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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