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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-MALES 5,981 680 13.5 12.1-15.0 5,301 86.5 85.0-87.9
RACE
White 4,760 451 10.2 9.0-11.5 4,309 89.8 88.5-91.0
African American 725 124 19.5 15.6-24.1 601 80.5 75.9-84.4
Other Minorities 471 101 22.7 16.9-29.8 370 77.3 70.2-83.1
AGE
18-24 201 39 18.0 11.8-26.5 162 82.0 73.5-88.2
25-34 563 69 13.4 10.1-17.5 494 86.6 82.5-89.9
35-44 952 155 16.5 13.7-19.7 797 83.5 80.3-86.3
45-54 1,199 187 15.3 12.8-18.2 1,012 84.7 81.8-87.2
55-64 1,367 162 12.5 10.5-14.9 1,205 87.5 85.1-89.5
65-74 994 46 5.1 3.6- 7.2 948 94.9 92.8-96.4
75+ 674 20 2.4 1.5- 4.0 654 97.6 96.0-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 895 180 23.1 19.0-27.7 715 76.9 72.3-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,770 235 17.0 13.8-20.7 1,535 83.0 79.3-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,367 151 11.9 9.6-14.6 1,216 88.1 85.4-90.4
College Graduate 1,935 114 6.1 4.9- 7.6 1,821 93.9 92.4-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 528 162 31.0 25.3-37.3 366 69.0 62.7-74.7
$15,000- 24,999 903 200 28.5 23.0-34.8 703 71.5 65.2-77.0
$25,000- 34,999 646 78 14.3 10.7-18.9 568 85.7 81.1-89.3
$35,000- 49,999 892 80 10.6 7.9-13.9 812 89.4 86.1-92.1
$50,000-74,999 962 53 5.7 4.1- 7.9 909 94.3 92.1-95.9
$75,000+ 1,504 48 4.1 3.0- 5.7 1,456 95.9 94.3-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,166 376 21.4 18.8-24.2 1,790 78.6 75.8-81.2
No 3,628 289 10.3 8.6-12.2 3,339 89.7 87.8-91.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,172 158 8.2 6.7-10.0 2,014 91.8 90.0-93.3
Non-Veteran 3,802 522 15.4 13.6-17.5 3,280 84.6 82.5-86.4

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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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