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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,663 383 25.9 22.9-29.2 1,280 74.1 70.8-77.1
AGE
18-24 53 17 34.6 20.2-52.4 36 65.4 47.6-79.8
25-34 203 63 32.5 25.1-40.9 140 67.5 59.1-74.9
35-44 281 76 27.1 20.6-34.8 205 72.9 65.2-79.4
45-54 357 99 28.7 22.7-35.6 258 71.3 64.4-77.3
55-64 310 66 22.3 16.9-28.9 244 77.7 71.1-83.1
65-74 261 38 15.0 10.1-21.6 223 85.0 78.4-89.9
75+ 178 20 9.8 6.0-15.6 158 90.2 84.4-94.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 80 27.3 20.2-35.7 234 72.7 64.3-79.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 132 28.2 23.0-34.1 417 71.8 65.9-77.0
Some Post-H.S. 414 104 27.2 21.6-33.7 310 72.8 66.3-78.4
College Graduate 382 67 20.6 15.1-27.4 315 79.4 72.6-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 100 32.9 26.6-39.9 228 67.1 60.1-73.4
$15,000- 24,999 374 118 38.2 31.0-45.9 256 61.8 54.1-69.0
$25,000- 34,999 211 52 28.8 20.7-38.5 159 71.2 61.5-79.3
$35,000- 49,999 195 23 16.4 9.1-27.6 172 83.6 72.4-90.9
$50,000-74,999 165 21 17.5 10.7-27.4 144 82.5 72.6-89.3
$75,000+ 141 16 14.5 7.9-25.2 125 85.5 74.8-92.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 653 193 32.6 27.7-37.9 460 67.4 62.1-72.3
No 940 177 22.7 18.9-27.0 763 77.3 73.0-81.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 8 20.6 8.7-41.6 44 79.4 58.4-91.3
Non-Veteran 1,611 375 26.1 23.0-29.4 1,236 73.9 70.6-77.0

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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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