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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 2,124 479 23.6 21.3-26.0 1,645 76.4 74.0-78.7
GENDER
Female 2,124 479 23.6 21.3-26.0 1,645 76.4 74.0-78.7
RACE
African American 2,124 479 23.6 21.3-26.0 1,645 76.4 74.0-78.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 12 30.1 14.0-53.3 29 69.9 46.7-86.0
-English Speaking 11 3 29.6 8.7-65.1 8 70.4 34.9-91.3
-Spanish Speaking 30 9 30.2 12.2-57.4 21 69.8 42.6-87.8
Non-Hispanic 2,083 467 23.3 21.1-25.7 1,616 76.7 74.3-78.9
AGE
18-24 128 27 22.3 14.8-32.2 101 77.7 67.8-85.2
25-34 342 81 25.3 19.5-32.2 261 74.7 67.8-80.5
35-44 445 107 25.8 21.0-31.2 338 74.2 68.8-79.0
45-54 435 123 30.8 25.7-36.5 312 69.2 63.5-74.3
55-64 361 82 20.5 16.1-25.8 279 79.5 74.2-83.9
65-74 237 32 14.6 9.5-21.8 205 85.4 78.2-90.5
75+ 161 25 14.0 9.3-20.5 136 86.0 79.5-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 415 113 27.9 22.3-34.3 302 72.1 65.7-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 732 173 24.2 20.5-28.4 559 75.8 71.6-79.5
Some Post-H.S. 528 124 25.7 21.1-30.8 404 74.3 69.2-78.9
College Graduate 444 67 15.8 12.0-20.4 377 84.2 79.6-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 463 153 35.0 29.8-40.7 310 65.0 59.3-70.2
$15,000- 24,999 512 140 28.2 23.5-33.5 372 71.8 66.5-76.5
$25,000- 34,999 317 64 18.7 14.2-24.3 253 81.3 75.7-85.8
$35,000- 49,999 218 28 17.7 11.7-25.8 190 82.3 74.2-88.3
$50,000-74,999 162 18 9.1 5.5-14.7 144 90.9 85.3-94.5
$75,000+ 132 5 3.3 1.2- 8.7 127 96.7 91.3-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 760 227 31.7 27.6-36.1 533 68.3 63.9-72.4
No 1,270 230 19.0 16.3-22.1 1,040 81.0 77.9-83.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 11 16.1 7.0-32.7 61 83.9 67.3-93.0
Non-Veteran 2,046 468 23.9 21.5-26.4 1,578 76.1 73.6-78.5

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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.

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