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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 15,804 2,225 16.5 15.6-17.5 13,579 83.5 82.5-84.4
-Eastern NC 5,295 791 17.4 15.8-19.0 4,504 82.6 81.0-84.2
GENDER
Male 1,921 222 14.5 12.2-17.2 1,699 85.5 82.8-87.8
Female 3,374 569 20.1 18.1-22.1 2,805 79.9 77.9-81.9
RACE
White 3,552 399 14.0 12.2-16.1 3,153 86.0 83.9-87.8
African American 1,225 265 22.3 19.2-25.7 960 77.7 74.3-80.8
Other Minorities 489 124 26.0 20.7-32.1 365 74.0 67.9-79.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 226 62 26.8 19.8-35.3 164 73.2 64.7-80.2
Non-Hispanic 5,048 723 16.6 15.0-18.3 4,325 83.4 81.7-85.0
AGE
18-24 184 44 23.3 16.5-31.8 140 76.7 68.2-83.5
25-34 528 95 16.8 13.4-20.8 433 83.2 79.2-86.6
35-44 823 175 21.9 18.6-25.6 648 78.1 74.4-81.4
45-54 1,025 212 21.3 18.2-24.7 813 78.7 75.3-81.8
55-64 1,090 158 14.6 12.2-17.3 932 85.4 82.7-87.8
65-74 939 65 6.8 4.9- 9.3 874 93.2 90.7-95.1
75+ 670 37 6.1 4.3- 8.8 633 93.9 91.2-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 841 203 28.4 23.7-33.5 638 71.6 66.5-76.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,647 272 20.4 17.2-23.9 1,375 79.6 76.1-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,426 207 15.4 13.0-18.0 1,219 84.6 82.0-87.0
College Graduate 1,367 108 8.1 6.4-10.2 1,259 91.9 89.8-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 685 209 34.0 28.9-39.6 476 66.0 60.4-71.1
$15,000- 24,999 852 219 34.8 29.6-40.4 633 65.2 59.6-70.4
$25,000- 34,999 592 93 16.1 12.3-20.9 499 83.9 79.1-87.7
$35,000- 49,999 752 72 11.0 8.5-14.2 680 89.0 85.8-91.5
$50,000-74,999 770 54 7.7 5.5-10.6 716 92.3 89.4-94.5
$75,000+ 941 37 5.4 3.7- 7.9 904 94.6 92.1-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,089 414 23.5 20.7-26.6 1,675 76.5 73.4-79.3
No 3,043 352 14.2 12.4-16.3 2,691 85.8 83.7-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 950 67 8.8 6.5-11.8 883 91.2 88.2-93.5
Non-Veteran 4,342 724 19.3 17.5-21.2 3,618 80.7 78.8-82.5

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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.

**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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