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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 17,239 2,534 15.6 14.8-16.4 14,705 84.4 83.6-85.2
-Alamance County 461 82 19.0 14.5-24.5 379 81.0 75.5-85.5
GENDER
Male 147 18 15.5 8.3-27.0 129 84.5 73.0-91.7
Female 314 64 21.6 16.7-27.6 250 78.4 72.4-83.3
RACE
White 347 53 15.9 11.8-21.1 294 84.1 78.9-88.2
Other 112 28 25.5 15.4-39.3 84 74.5 60.7-84.6
AGE
18-44 176 38 21.8 14.8-31.0 138 78.2 69.0-85.2
45+ 284 44 15.6 11.3-21.1 240 84.4 78.9-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 43 24.0 16.5-33.6 178 76.0 66.4-83.5
Some College + 237 38 14.1 9.8-19.9 199 85.9 80.1-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 62 26.4 19.3-34.9 204 73.6 65.1-80.7
$50,000+ 116 10 7.5 3.8-14.1 106 92.5 85.9-96.2

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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