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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-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
-FEMALES 9,823 1,545 19.4 18.1-20.7 8,278 80.6 79.3-81.9
RACE
White 7,510 970 15.5 14.2-16.9 6,540 84.5 83.1-85.8
African American 1,663 383 25.9 22.9-29.2 1,280 74.1 70.8-77.1
Other Minorities 611 182 36.7 30.6-43.3 429 63.3 56.7-69.4
AGE
18-24 271 69 27.9 21.2-35.7 202 72.1 64.3-78.8
25-34 946 232 25.8 22.3-29.5 714 74.2 70.5-77.7
35-44 1,496 335 22.4 19.8-25.1 1,161 77.6 74.9-80.2
45-54 1,881 384 21.7 19.3-24.4 1,497 78.3 75.6-80.7
55-64 2,015 330 15.8 13.9-17.9 1,685 84.2 82.1-86.1
65-74 1,739 120 7.2 5.8- 8.9 1,619 92.8 91.1-94.2
75+ 1,393 65 4.3 3.2- 5.8 1,328 95.7 94.2-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,357 324 32.4 28.4-36.8 1,033 67.6 63.2-71.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,881 501 22.5 19.8-25.4 2,380 77.5 74.6-80.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,739 465 21.0 18.6-23.5 2,274 79.0 76.5-81.4
College Graduate 2,822 253 9.4 8.0-11.0 2,569 90.6 89.0-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,253 367 37.5 32.5-42.8 886 62.5 57.2-67.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,626 430 37.1 33.2-41.2 1,196 62.9 58.8-66.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,033 186 23.5 19.6-27.8 847 76.5 72.2-80.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,303 165 16.8 13.8-20.2 1,138 83.2 79.8-86.2
$50,000-74,999 1,277 116 10.8 8.7-13.3 1,161 89.2 86.7-91.3
$75,000+ 1,728 82 6.2 4.7- 8.2 1,646 93.8 91.8-95.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,710 815 25.7 23.5-28.1 2,895 74.3 71.9-76.5
No 5,850 685 16.3 14.7-18.0 5,165 83.7 82.0-85.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 30 16.4 10.5-24.9 181 83.6 75.1-89.5
Non-Veteran 9,612 1,515 19.4 18.1-20.8 8,097 80.6 79.2-81.9

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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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