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2006 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 1,805 366 20.4 18.1-22.9 1,439 79.6 77.1-81.9
GENDER
Female 1,805 366 20.4 18.1-22.9 1,439 79.6 77.1-81.9
RACE
African American 1,805 366 20.4 18.1-22.9 1,439 79.6 77.1-81.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 3 57.6 23.0-86.1 7 42.4 13.9-77.0
-English Speaking 10 3 57.6 23.0-86.1 7 42.4 13.9-77.0
Non-Hispanic 1,791 362 20.2 17.9-22.7 1,429 79.8 77.3-82.1
AGE
18-24 87 20 20.2 12.2-31.4 67 79.8 68.6-87.8
25-34 258 61 24.9 19.0-31.9 197 75.1 68.1-81.0
35-44 318 78 24.5 19.1-30.7 240 75.5 69.3-80.9
45-54 379 91 23.4 18.7-28.8 288 76.6 71.2-81.3
55-64 344 69 17.8 13.7-22.7 275 82.2 77.3-86.3
65-74 244 29 13.0 8.5-19.4 215 87.0 80.6-91.5
75+ 159 12 6.0 3.2-10.8 147 94.0 89.2-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 90 23.5 18.6-29.3 291 76.5 70.7-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 639 128 19.2 15.7-23.3 511 80.8 76.7-84.3
Some Post-H.S. 444 97 20.9 16.8-25.7 347 79.1 74.3-83.2
College Graduate 339 51 19.2 13.7-26.3 288 80.8 73.7-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 397 111 28.8 23.5-34.8 286 71.2 65.2-76.5
$15,000- 24,999 458 110 25.3 20.4-30.9 348 74.7 69.1-79.6
$25,000- 34,999 245 46 19.0 13.3-26.4 199 81.0 73.6-86.7
$35,000- 49,999 196 33 18.3 12.6-25.7 163 81.7 74.3-87.4
$50,000-74,999 137 8 7.1 3.3-14.5 129 92.9 85.5-96.7
$75,000+ 102 11 9.9 4.8-19.4 91 90.1 80.6-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 694 181 26.9 22.9-31.2 513 73.1 68.8-77.1
No 1,028 165 17.1 14.3-20.3 863 82.9 79.7-85.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 62 8 9.9 4.4-20.6 54 90.1 79.4-95.6
Non-Veteran 1,738 356 20.8 18.5-23.4 1,382 79.2 76.6-81.5

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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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