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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-WHITE 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 4,192 474 11.8 10.7-13.1 3,718 88.2 86.9-89.3
AGE
18-24 205 34 17.3 11.6-24.8 171 82.7 75.2-88.4
25-34 616 82 13.3 10.3-16.9 534 86.7 83.1-89.7
35-44 813 108 15.7 12.7-19.3 705 84.3 80.7-87.3
45-54 809 113 14.1 11.4-17.3 696 85.9 82.7-88.6
55-64 798 87 10.6 8.3-13.4 711 89.4 86.6-91.7
65-74 572 29 3.8 2.5- 5.7 543 96.2 94.3-97.5
75+ 369 21 5.1 3.1- 8.3 348 94.9 91.7-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 533 113 22.8 18.6-27.7 420 77.2 72.3-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,159 158 14.9 12.5-17.8 1,001 85.1 82.2-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,032 125 12.5 10.1-15.3 907 87.5 84.7-89.9
College Graduate 1,462 77 5.1 4.0- 6.6 1,385 94.9 93.4-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 93 28.8 22.7-35.7 212 71.2 64.3-77.3
$15,000- 24,999 490 104 24.8 20.1-30.1 386 75.2 69.9-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 500 64 16.5 12.5-21.4 436 83.5 78.6-87.5
$35,000- 49,999 666 47 7.1 5.2- 9.7 619 92.9 90.3-94.8
$50,000-74,999 661 42 6.4 4.6- 9.0 619 93.6 91.0-95.4
$75,000+ 800 23 3.3 2.0- 5.6 777 96.7 94.4-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,231 243 21.9 19.1-24.9 988 78.1 75.1-80.9
No 2,810 211 7.7 6.6- 9.1 2,599 92.3 90.9-93.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,461 124 8.2 6.7-10.0 1,337 91.8 90.0-93.3
Non-Veteran 2,632 345 13.9 12.3-15.7 2,287 86.1 84.3-87.7
Currently Serving 87 4 5.3 1.8-14.3 83 94.7 85.7-98.2

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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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