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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 381 63 17.2 13.1-22.3 318 82.8 77.7-86.9
GENDER
Male 153 18 13.2 7.8-21.6 135 86.8 78.4-92.2
Female 228 45 21.6 16.1-28.5 183 78.4 71.5-83.9
RACE
White 319 40 13.3 9.3-18.9 279 86.7 81.1-90.7
Other 60 23 32.5 20.9-46.8 37 67.5 53.2-79.1
AGE
18-44 166 31 18.1 12.2-26.1 135 81.9 73.9-87.8
45+ 211 32 16.4 11.3-23.0 179 83.6 77.0-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 32 22.0 14.8-31.5 128 78.0 68.5-85.2
Some College + 220 30 13.6 9.2-19.5 190 86.4 80.5-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 44 26.3 18.8-35.4 136 73.7 64.6-81.2
$50,000+ 149 10 7.0 3.7-13.0 139 93.0 87.0-96.3

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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: 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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