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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 15,804 2,225 16.5 15.6-17.5 13,579 83.5 82.5-84.4
-Buncombe County 344 49 16.5 11.9-22.5 295 83.5 77.5-88.1
GENDER
Male 126 10 11.2 5.6-21.1 116 88.8 78.9-94.4
Female 218 39 20.7 14.4-28.8 179 79.3 71.2-85.6
RACE
White 311 42 16.4 11.5-22.8 269 83.6 77.2-88.5
Other 31 6 17.2 6.8-36.9 25 82.8 63.1-93.2
AGE
18-44 74 15 19.6 11.1-32.3 59 80.4 67.7-88.9
45+ 269 33 14.3 9.8-20.4 236 85.7 79.6-90.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 20 18.7 11.2-29.6 94 81.3 70.4-88.8
Some College + 229 29 15.5 10.1-23.1 200 84.5 76.9-89.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 39 23.0 16.1-31.7 145 77.0 68.3-83.9
$50,000+ 123 6 9.5 3.9-21.2 117 90.5 78.8-96.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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