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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 447 59 15.9 11.5-21.6 388 84.1 78.4-88.5
GENDER
Male 177 21 15.7 9.4-25.1 156 84.3 74.9-90.6
Female 270 38 16.0 10.5-23.6 232 84.0 76.4-89.5
RACE
White 389 48 13.9 9.7-19.5 341 86.1 80.5-90.3
Other 56 10 23.1 11.0-42.0 46 76.9 58.0-89.0
AGE
18-44 121 20 20.4 12.4-31.7 101 79.6 68.3-87.6
45+ 322 39 12.1 8.6-16.8 283 87.9 83.2-91.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 195 39 22.0 15.6-30.1 156 78.0 69.9-84.4
Some College + 252 20 10.7 5.4-20.2 232 89.3 79.8-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 50 25.7 18.6-34.4 190 74.3 65.6-81.4
$50,000+ 156 5 2.9 1.2- 7.2 151 97.1 92.8-98.8

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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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