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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 561 88 16.9 13.4-21.0 473 83.1 79.0-86.6
GENDER
Male 249 33 15.5 10.5-22.1 216 84.5 77.9-89.5
Female 312 55 18.2 13.7-23.7 257 81.8 76.3-86.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 313 33 10.6 7.2-15.4 280 89.4 84.6-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 163 31 20.3 13.6-29.4 132 79.7 70.6-86.4
Other 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 216 41 19.1 13.7-26.1 175 80.9 73.9-86.3
45-64 180 38 20.0 14.3-27.2 142 80.0 72.8-85.7
65+ 159 *** *** *** 150 93.1 86.7-96.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 234 45 19.7 14.2-26.6 189 80.3 73.4-85.8
Some College + 325 43 14.3 10.4-19.5 282 85.7 80.5-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 292 58 21.4 16.1-27.9 234 78.6 72.1-83.9
$50,000+ 159 *** *** *** 150 94.1 88.6-97.0

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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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