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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 495 77 16.8 12.8-21.8 418 83.2 78.2-87.2
GENDER
Male 210 32 15.6 10.2-23.1 178 84.4 76.9-89.8
Female 285 45 18.1 12.7-25.1 240 81.9 74.9-87.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 312 48 18.8 13.5-25.6 264 81.2 74.4-86.5
Non-Hispanic Black 140 20 12.4 7.2-20.5 120 87.6 79.5-92.8
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 130 25 20.1 12.9-29.9 105 79.9 70.1-87.1
45-64 196 43 22.2 15.6-30.5 153 77.8 69.5-84.4
65+ 166 *** *** *** 157 95.6 91.3-97.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 206 35 18.9 12.7-27.1 171 81.1 72.9-87.3
Some College + 288 42 15.1 10.4-21.4 246 84.9 78.6-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 236 45 19.4 13.5-27.2 191 80.6 72.8-86.5
$50,000+ 166 13 8.8 4.5-16.5 153 91.2 83.5-95.5

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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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