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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 725 124 19.5 15.6-24.1 601 80.5 75.9-84.4
AGE
18-24 28 8 23.1 10.4-43.5 20 76.9 56.5-89.6
25-34 69 13 21.5 11.0-37.9 56 78.5 62.1-89.0
35-44 130 27 23.1 15.2-33.6 103 76.9 66.4-84.8
45-54 180 38 22.2 15.0-31.6 142 77.8 68.4-85.0
55-64 155 27 16.2 10.5-24.2 128 83.8 75.8-89.5
65-74 93 7 9.1 3.8-20.2 86 90.9 79.8-96.2
75+ 63 4 4.8 1.7-12.8 59 95.2 87.2-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 27 21.9 13.6-33.4 102 78.1 66.6-86.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 287 59 24.1 17.3-32.4 228 75.9 67.6-82.7
Some Post-H.S. 172 23 19.0 11.8-29.1 149 81.0 70.9-88.2
College Graduate 134 15 8.7 4.7-15.5 119 91.3 84.5-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 32 39.6 26.7-54.1 73 60.4 45.9-73.3
$15,000- 24,999 135 31 26.7 16.1-41.1 104 73.3 58.9-83.9
$25,000- 34,999 94 14 17.3 9.0-30.7 80 82.7 69.3-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 129 19 16.2 9.5-26.5 110 83.8 73.5-90.5
$50,000-74,999 88 7 6.6 2.5-16.1 81 93.4 83.9-97.5
$75,000+ 101 7 9.8 4.5-20.1 94 90.2 79.9-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 295 56 21.7 15.7-29.1 239 78.3 70.9-84.3
No 390 62 18.7 13.5-25.2 328 81.3 74.8-86.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 28 11.1 7.0-17.1 215 88.9 82.9-93.0
Non-Veteran 482 96 23.0 17.9-29.0 386 77.0 71.0-82.1

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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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