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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 892 175 18.6 15.8-21.8 717 81.4 78.2-84.2
AGE
18-24 60 10 11.4 5.7-21.6 50 88.6 78.4-94.3
25-34 140 25 21.2 14.1-30.5 115 78.8 69.5-85.9
35-44 178 41 19.9 14.2-27.1 137 80.1 72.9-85.8
45-54 176 35 17.1 11.7-24.5 141 82.9 75.5-88.3
55-64 167 36 21.2 14.7-29.5 131 78.8 70.5-85.3
65-74 105 15 17.6 9.3-30.8 90 82.4 69.2-90.7
75+ 61 13 19.2 10.3-33.0 48 80.8 67.0-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 64 30.9 23.8-39.2 157 69.1 60.8-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 336 64 17.3 13.2-22.2 272 82.7 77.8-86.8
Some Post-H.S. 191 34 16.6 11.2-23.8 157 83.4 76.2-88.8
College Graduate 143 13 7.6 4.1-13.8 130 92.4 86.2-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 48 36.1 27.1-46.2 98 63.9 53.8-72.9
$15,000- 24,999 177 54 28.0 20.5-36.8 123 72.0 63.2-79.5
$25,000- 34,999 110 21 18.1 11.3-27.7 89 81.9 72.3-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 122 12 11.2 5.8-20.6 110 88.8 79.4-94.2
$50,000-74,999 99 8 8.1 3.8-16.6 91 91.9 83.4-96.2
$75,000+ 65 3 7.5 2.4-21.0 62 92.5 79.0-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 306 86 28.1 22.5-34.5 220 71.9 65.5-77.5
No 543 80 13.7 10.7-17.5 463 86.3 82.5-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 262 38 14.1 9.5-20.5 224 85.9 79.5-90.5
Non-Veteran 596 135 21.0 17.4-25.0 461 79.0 75.0-82.6
Currently Serving 28 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .

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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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