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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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 910 156 16.6 13.7-20.0 754 83.4 80.0-86.3
GENDER
Male 910 156 16.6 13.7-20.0 754 83.4 80.0-86.3
RACE
African American 910 156 16.6 13.7-20.0 754 83.4 80.0-86.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 6 8.0 3.1-19.0 38 92.0 81.0-96.9
-English Speaking 16 1 3.4 0.4-22.0 15 96.6 78.0-99.6
-Spanish Speaking 28 5 9.9 3.5-25.1 23 90.1 74.9-96.5
Non-Hispanic 866 150 17.3 14.2-20.9 716 82.7 79.1-85.8
AGE
18-24 55 6 10.8 4.6-23.4 49 89.2 76.6-95.4
25-34 132 19 16.8 9.9-27.0 113 83.2 73.0-90.1
35-44 175 31 17.8 12.0-25.6 144 82.2 74.4-88.0
45-54 215 48 22.3 16.3-29.8 167 77.7 70.2-83.7
55-64 169 32 19.3 12.9-27.8 137 80.7 72.2-87.1
65-74 109 16 14.4 8.0-24.7 93 85.6 75.3-92.0
75+ 53 4 4.2 1.5-11.5 49 95.8 88.5-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 49 18.7 13.0-26.2 154 81.3 73.8-87.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 340 62 18.8 14.1-24.7 278 81.2 75.3-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 196 30 17.9 11.3-27.1 166 82.1 72.9-88.7
College Graduate 169 15 7.6 4.3-12.9 154 92.4 87.1-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 45 25.7 18.3-34.9 105 74.3 65.1-81.7
$15,000- 24,999 202 48 25.0 18.2-33.3 154 75.0 66.7-81.8
$25,000- 34,999 131 20 17.4 10.0-28.5 111 82.6 71.5-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 122 10 7.8 3.9-15.0 112 92.2 85.0-96.1
$50,000-74,999 85 4 7.8 2.3-23.1 81 92.2 76.9-97.7
$75,000+ 88 2 3.3 0.7-14.4 86 96.7 85.6-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 327 80 25.1 19.4-31.9 247 74.9 68.1-80.6
No 536 72 13.3 10.0-17.5 464 86.7 82.5-90.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 247 26 9.2 5.7-14.4 221 90.8 85.6-94.3
Non-Veteran 658 130 18.8 15.2-23.0 528 81.2 77.0-84.8

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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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