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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,388 507 23.0 20.5-25.7 1,881 77.0 74.3-79.5
GENDER
Males 725 124 19.5 15.6-24.1 601 80.5 75.9-84.4
Females 1,663 383 25.9 22.9-29.2 1,280 74.1 70.8-77.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 3 8.1 2.1-26.4 22 91.9 73.6-97.9
Non-Hispanic 2,351 502 23.2 20.7-25.9 1,849 76.8 74.1-79.3
AGE
18-24 81 25 28.5 18.0-42.1 56 71.5 57.9-82.0
25-34 272 76 28.1 21.5-35.8 196 71.9 64.2-78.5
35-44 411 103 25.2 19.9-31.4 308 74.8 68.6-80.1
45-54 537 137 25.6 20.7-31.1 400 74.4 68.9-79.3
55-64 465 93 19.6 15.4-24.5 372 80.4 75.5-84.6
65-74 354 45 12.6 8.7-17.9 309 87.4 82.1-91.3
75+ 241 24 8.0 5.2-12.3 217 92.0 87.7-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 107 25.0 19.3-31.8 336 75.0 68.2-80.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 836 191 26.1 21.6-31.1 645 73.9 68.9-78.4
Some Post-H.S. 586 127 23.8 19.1-29.2 459 76.2 70.8-80.9
College Graduate 516 82 15.8 11.9-20.7 434 84.2 79.3-88.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 433 132 35.5 28.9-42.6 301 64.5 57.4-71.1
$15,000- 24,999 509 149 33.2 26.5-40.6 360 66.8 59.4-73.5
$25,000- 34,999 305 66 23.9 17.5-31.7 239 76.1 68.3-82.5
$35,000- 49,999 324 42 16.3 11.0-23.5 282 83.7 76.5-89.0
$50,000-74,999 253 28 12.1 7.7-18.5 225 87.9 81.5-92.3
$75,000+ 242 23 12.2 7.5-19.0 219 87.8 81.0-92.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 948 249 27.4 23.4-31.8 699 72.6 68.2-76.6
No 1,330 239 20.9 17.7-24.6 1,091 79.1 75.4-82.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 36 12.4 8.3-18.2 259 87.6 81.8-91.7
Non-Veteran 2,093 471 24.9 22.2-27.9 1,622 75.1 72.1-77.8

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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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