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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 7,042 1,140 16.7 15.6-17.8 5,902 83.3 82.2-84.4
AGE
18-24 315 61 20.2 15.3-26.1 254 79.8 73.9-84.7
25-34 968 199 22.1 19.0-25.5 769 77.9 74.5-81.0
35-44 1,235 252 19.0 16.5-21.7 983 81.0 78.3-83.5
45-54 1,322 296 22.4 19.7-25.4 1,026 77.6 74.6-80.3
55-64 1,232 183 14.2 11.9-16.8 1,049 85.8 83.2-88.1
65-74 1,036 86 7.9 6.1-10.2 950 92.1 89.8-93.9
75+ 900 60 6.0 4.4- 8.0 840 94.0 92.0-95.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 909 222 27.8 24.1-31.8 687 72.2 68.2-75.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,078 370 19.2 17.1-21.4 1,708 80.8 78.6-82.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,876 337 17.9 15.9-20.2 1,539 82.1 79.8-84.1
College Graduate 2,171 209 9.5 8.1-11.2 1,962 90.5 88.8-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 742 247 37.3 32.9-41.9 495 62.7 58.1-67.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,095 294 29.1 25.9-32.6 801 70.9 67.4-74.1
$25,000- 34,999 781 145 23.1 19.3-27.5 636 76.9 72.5-80.7
$35,000- 49,999 910 130 16.1 13.2-19.4 780 83.9 80.6-86.8
$50,000-74,999 880 69 8.0 6.1-10.4 811 92.0 89.6-93.9
$75,000+ 1,008 38 4.0 2.8- 5.9 970 96.0 94.1-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,317 580 26.6 24.3-29.0 1,737 73.4 71.0-75.7
No 4,583 543 12.4 11.2-13.6 4,040 87.6 86.4-88.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 16 18.7 10.6-30.8 83 81.3 69.2-89.4
Non-Veteran 6,919 1,123 16.7 15.6-17.9 5,796 83.3 82.1-84.4
Currently Serving 20 1 5.3 0.7-30.0 19 94.7 70.0-99.3

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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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