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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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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
-Rowan County 444 88 17.5 13.9-21.7 356 82.5 78.3-86.1
GENDER
Male 156 26 14.4 9.4-21.2 130 85.6 78.8-90.6
Female 288 62 20.3 15.7-25.9 226 79.7 74.1-84.3
RACE
White 370 67 15.2 11.8-19.4 303 84.8 80.6-88.2
Other 71 21 28.1 17.6-41.7 50 71.9 58.3-82.4
AGE
18-44 175 34 18.5 12.9-25.8 141 81.5 74.2-87.1
45+ 268 54 16.8 12.6-22.1 214 83.2 77.9-87.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 59 21.7 16.4-28.0 180 78.3 72.0-83.6
Some College + 205 29 12.1 8.2-17.6 176 87.9 82.4-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 65 23.7 18.3-30.2 191 76.3 69.8-81.7
$50,000+ 103 8 5.8 2.7-12.0 95 94.2 88.0-97.3

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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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