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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 700 111 16.9 13.8-20.6 589 83.1 79.4-86.2
GENDER
Male 341 44 13.4 9.7-18.2 297 86.6 81.8-90.3
Female 359 67 20.1 15.5-25.6 292 79.9 74.4-84.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 438 55 14.1 10.6-18.4 383 85.9 81.6-89.4
Non-Hispanic Black 161 25 17.5 11.6-25.5 136 82.5 74.5-88.4
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 263 60 21.0 16.0-27.2 203 79.0 72.8-84.0
45-64 232 38 16.3 11.5-22.6 194 83.7 77.4-88.5
65+ 192 12 8.4 4.5-15.2 180 91.6 84.8-95.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 46 20.6 15.0-27.7 177 79.4 72.3-85.0
Some College + 477 65 14.8 11.4-18.9 412 85.2 81.1-88.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 302 74 26.0 20.4-32.5 228 74.0 67.5-79.6
$50,000+ 275 22 9.3 6.0-14.3 253 90.7 85.7-94.0

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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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