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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 591 105 18.2 14.9-22.2 486 81.8 77.8-85.1
GENDER
Male 277 42 14.4 10.4-19.6 235 85.6 80.4-89.6
Female 314 63 21.9 16.9-28.1 251 78.1 71.9-83.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 367 58 16.4 12.5-21.3 309 83.6 78.7-87.5
Non-Hispanic Black 120 21 18.5 11.2-28.9 99 81.5 71.1-88.8
Other 98 24 24.2 15.9-35.1 74 75.8 64.9-84.1
AGE
18-44 192 43 21.7 15.9-28.7 149 78.3 71.3-84.1
45-64 215 50 22.1 16.7-28.6 165 77.9 71.4-83.3
65+ 181 12 5.4 3.0- 9.8 169 94.6 90.2-97.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 271 61 22.0 16.8-28.3 210 78.0 71.7-83.2
Some College + 319 44 14.6 10.6-19.7 275 85.4 80.3-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 305 70 23.8 18.6-30.0 235 76.2 70.0-81.4
$50,000+ 166 17 10.2 6.1-16.4 149 89.8 83.6-93.9

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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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