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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 816 118 15.7 12.9-19.1 698 84.3 80.9-87.1
GENDER
Male 350 39 13.6 9.6-18.9 311 86.4 81.1-90.4
Female 466 79 17.7 13.9-22.2 387 82.3 77.8-86.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 489 44 10.1 7.3-13.6 445 89.9 86.4-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 206 44 26.1 19.0-34.7 162 73.9 65.3-81.0
Other 115 29 20.5 13.7-29.4 86 79.5 70.6-86.3
AGE
18-44 311 60 19.9 15.1-25.6 251 80.1 74.4-84.9
45-64 300 46 16.0 11.8-21.4 254 84.0 78.6-88.2
65+ 195 *** *** *** 186 96.5 93.2-98.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 272 64 25.8 19.9-32.8 208 74.2 67.2-80.1
Some College + 541 53 10.3 7.6-13.7 488 89.7 86.3-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 323 80 27.8 22.0-34.4 243 72.2 65.6-78.0
$50,000+ 347 26 8.2 5.5-12.0 321 91.8 88.0-94.5

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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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