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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Health Care Access

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
-Rowan County 473 74 14.6 11.4-18.5 399 85.4 81.5-88.6
GENDER
Male 166 19 10.0 6.2-15.7 147 90.0 84.3-93.8
Female 307 55 18.8 14.3-24.4 252 81.2 75.6-85.7
RACE
White 391 54 14.3 10.7-18.8 337 85.7 81.2-89.3
Other 79 19 15.0 8.8-24.5 60 85.0 75.5-91.2
AGE
18-44 154 35 16.2 11.2-22.8 119 83.8 77.2-88.8
45+ 319 39 13.2 9.4-18.2 280 86.8 81.8-90.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 52 19.3 14.3-25.5 210 80.7 74.5-85.7
Some College + 211 22 9.0 5.7-13.9 189 91.0 86.1-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 307 65 20.5 15.8-26.2 242 79.5 73.8-84.2
$50,000+ 98 5 4.0 1.6- 9.7 93 96.0 90.3-98.4

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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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