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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 5,706 658 14.7 13.3-16.2 5,048 85.3 83.8-86.7
RACE
White 4,367 419 12.2 10.8-13.9 3,948 87.8 86.1-89.2
African American 786 107 13.5 10.7-16.8 679 86.5 83.2-89.3
Asian 34 6 16.9 6.1-38.7 28 83.1 61.3-93.9
Native American 109 29 30.5 19.9-43.8 80 69.5 56.2-80.1
Other Minorities 383 95 27.6 22.1-33.9 288 72.4 66.1-77.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 377 86 26.3 20.8-32.7 291 73.7 67.3-79.2
-English Speaking 104 25 31.8 20.9-45.2 79 68.2 54.8-79.1
-Spanish Speaking 273 61 25.1 19.0-32.4 212 74.9 67.6-81.0
Non-Hispanic 5,316 570 13.0 11.7-14.5 4,746 87.0 85.5-88.3
AGE
18-24 240 47 18.4 13.5-24.7 193 81.6 75.3-86.5
25-34 651 114 20.8 17.0-25.2 537 79.2 74.8-83.0
35-44 1,004 144 15.9 13.2-19.1 860 84.1 80.9-86.8
45-54 1,144 143 13.3 11.0-16.1 1,001 86.7 83.9-89.0
55-64 1,171 131 11.8 9.6-14.3 1,040 88.2 85.7-90.4
65-74 891 55 5.6 4.2- 7.6 836 94.4 92.4-95.8
75+ 583 20 3.4 2.0- 5.6 563 96.6 94.4-98.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 932 191 25.4 21.2-30.1 741 74.6 69.9-78.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,717 215 16.5 14.0-19.4 1,502 83.5 80.6-86.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,245 145 12.7 10.2-15.7 1,100 87.3 84.3-89.8
College Graduate 1,799 106 7.9 6.2-10.0 1,693 92.1 90.0-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 468 135 36.6 29.4-44.5 333 63.4 55.5-70.6
$15,000- 24,999 858 198 28.7 24.5-33.4 660 71.3 66.6-75.5
$25,000- 34,999 699 87 15.3 11.9-19.4 612 84.7 80.6-88.1
$35,000- 49,999 867 81 12.7 9.8-16.3 786 87.3 83.7-90.2
$50,000-74,999 830 54 8.9 6.1-12.9 776 91.1 87.1-93.9
$75,000+ 1,294 36 3.9 2.6- 5.8 1,258 96.1 94.2-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,000 378 26.2 23.2-29.4 1,622 73.8 70.6-76.8
No 3,513 256 9.5 8.1-11.1 3,257 90.5 88.9-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,055 141 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,914 92.3 90.6-93.7
Non-Veteran 3,636 513 17.1 15.3-19.0 3,123 82.9 81.0-84.7

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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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