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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 413 67 16.9 12.5-22.3 346 83.1 77.7-87.5
GENDER
Male 171 24 11.8 7.5-18.1 147 88.2 81.9-92.5
Female 242 43 21.6 14.8-30.4 199 78.4 69.6-85.2
RACE
White 352 52 17.0 12.1-23.5 300 83.0 76.5-87.9
Other 61 15 16.3 8.8-28.2 46 83.7 71.8-91.2
AGE
18-44 110 23 17.3 10.4-27.4 87 82.7 72.6-89.6
45+ 300 44 16.6 12.0-22.5 256 83.4 77.5-88.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 41 17.4 12.2-24.4 180 82.6 75.6-87.8
Some College + 191 26 16.2 9.7-25.8 165 83.8 74.2-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 50 23.0 16.7-30.7 171 77.0 69.3-83.3
$50,000+ 123 7 12.0 4.9-26.4 116 88.0 73.6-95.1

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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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