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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,800 427 22.4 20.2-24.9 1,373 77.6 75.1-79.8
AGE
18-24 116 20 17.7 10.7-28.1 96 82.3 71.9-89.3
25-34 326 68 19.3 14.8-24.9 258 80.7 75.1-85.2
35-44 353 101 26.3 21.1-32.2 252 73.7 67.8-78.9
45-54 347 108 29.1 23.7-35.2 239 70.9 64.8-76.3
55-64 262 58 20.7 15.7-26.8 204 79.3 73.2-84.3
65-74 223 47 17.6 12.2-24.7 176 82.4 75.3-87.8
75+ 162 22 14.7 9.4-22.4 140 85.3 77.6-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 96 27.5 22.4-33.3 288 72.5 66.7-77.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 157 24.0 20.2-28.3 435 76.0 71.7-79.8
Some Post-H.S. 467 123 24.1 19.6-29.2 344 75.9 70.8-80.4
College Graduate 354 49 13.4 9.7-18.2 305 86.6 81.8-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 131 31.6 26.4-37.3 255 68.4 62.7-73.6
$15,000- 24,999 443 128 29.8 24.8-35.4 315 70.2 64.6-75.2
$25,000- 34,999 234 49 19.2 13.8-26.1 185 80.8 73.9-86.2
$35,000- 49,999 180 28 15.8 10.4-23.3 152 84.2 76.7-89.6
$50,000-74,999 93 11 13.4 6.6-25.5 82 86.6 74.5-93.4
$75,000+ 80 3 3.6 1.1-10.7 77 96.4 89.3-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 644 199 30.2 26.1-34.6 445 69.8 65.4-73.9
No 1,094 211 18.5 15.8-21.5 883 81.5 78.5-84.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 9 13.2 6.4-25.3 41 86.8 74.7-93.6
Non-Veteran 1,739 416 22.7 20.4-25.2 1,323 77.3 74.8-79.6
Currently Serving 10 1 7.4 1.0-39.1 9 92.6 60.9-99.0

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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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