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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 677 87 15.6 12.3-19.7 590 84.4 80.3-87.7
GENDER
Male 274 35 13.8 9.5-19.5 239 86.2 80.5-90.5
Female 403 52 17.5 12.8-23.6 351 82.5 76.4-87.2
RACE
White 462 37 8.5 5.8-12.1 425 91.5 87.9-94.2
Other 213 50 25.6 18.9-33.6 163 74.4 66.4-81.1
AGE
18-44 200 31 17.3 11.8-24.5 169 82.7 75.5-88.2
45+ 467 56 14.4 10.8-19.0 411 85.6 81.0-89.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 33 23.7 16.3-33.3 149 76.3 66.7-83.7
Some College + 491 54 12.0 8.8-16.1 437 88.0 83.9-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 55 24.5 18.0-32.4 212 75.5 67.6-82.0
$50,000+ 316 27 10.0 6.6-14.9 289 90.0 85.1-93.4

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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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