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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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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 15,019 2,492 16.6 15.8-17.4 12,527 83.4 82.6-84.2
-Eastern NC 5,038 875 17.1 15.8-18.4 4,163 82.9 81.6-84.2
GENDER
Male 1,817 248 13.7 11.8-15.9 1,569 86.3 84.1-88.2
Female 3,221 627 20.1 18.5-21.8 2,594 79.9 78.2-81.5
RACE
White 3,322 475 14.0 12.7-15.5 2,847 86.0 84.5-87.3
African American 1,272 291 21.4 18.9-24.3 981 78.6 75.7-81.1
Other Minorities 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 335 51 16.1 10.9-23.1 284 83.9 76.9-89.1
25-34 822 143 16.6 13.8-19.8 679 83.4 80.2-86.2
35-44 886 204 22.0 18.9-25.4 682 78.0 74.6-81.1
45-54 927 221 22.7 19.6-26.1 706 77.3 73.9-80.4
55-64 875 142 16.2 13.5-19.3 733 83.8 80.7-86.5
65-74 680 61 6.9 5.2- 9.2 619 93.1 90.8-94.8
75+ 494 50 10.8 7.9-14.7 444 89.2 85.3-92.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 865 213 25.3 21.4-29.5 652 74.7 70.5-78.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,623 323 19.5 17.3-21.9 1,300 80.5 78.1-82.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,321 235 16.2 14.1-18.6 1,086 83.8 81.4-85.9
College Graduate 1,220 101 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,119 92.0 90.1-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 670 223 34.9 29.9-40.1 447 65.1 59.9-70.1
$15,000- 24,999 947 258 27.5 24.0-31.3 689 72.5 68.7-76.0
$25,000- 34,999 593 90 15.5 12.3-19.2 503 84.5 80.8-87.7
$35,000- 49,999 666 65 9.8 7.5-12.8 601 90.2 87.2-92.5
$50,000-74,999 540 42 7.9 5.7-10.8 498 92.1 89.2-94.3
$75,000+ 549 20 4.5 2.7- 7.4 529 95.5 92.6-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,748 439 25.5 23.1-28.0 1,309 74.5 72.0-76.9
No 3,122 408 12.9 11.5-14.5 2,714 87.1 85.5-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 718 75 9.1 7.0-11.6 643 90.9 88.4-93.0
Non-Veteran 4,174 793 19.2 17.8-20.8 3,381 80.8 79.2-82.2
Currently Serving 136 5 3.4 1.2- 9.3 131 96.6 90.7-98.8

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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