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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
-WHITES 12,270 1,421 13.0 12.1-14.0 10,849 87.0 86.0-87.9
GENDER
Males 4,760 451 10.2 9.0-11.5 4,309 89.8 88.5-91.0
Females 7,510 970 15.5 14.2-16.9 6,540 84.5 83.1-85.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 20 21.1 12.3-33.8 93 78.9 66.2-87.7
Non-Hispanic 12,134 1,398 12.9 12.0-13.9 10,736 87.1 86.1-88.0
AGE
18-24 270 49 16.2 11.6-22.3 221 83.8 77.7-88.4
25-34 985 168 16.8 14.1-19.9 817 83.2 80.1-85.9
35-44 1,760 303 16.2 14.2-18.3 1,457 83.8 81.7-85.8
45-54 2,352 368 14.8 13.1-16.6 1,984 85.2 83.4-86.9
55-64 2,765 361 12.3 10.9-13.9 2,404 87.7 86.1-89.1
65-74 2,293 111 4.8 3.8- 5.9 2,182 95.2 94.1-96.2
75+ 1,773 58 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,715 97.4 96.4-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,392 267 25.5 21.8-29.5 1,125 74.5 70.5-78.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,528 474 15.8 13.8-18.0 3,054 84.2 82.0-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,307 419 14.2 12.5-16.2 2,888 85.8 83.8-87.5
College Graduate 4,020 259 6.3 5.4- 7.3 3,761 93.7 92.7-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,129 318 35.8 30.9-40.9 811 64.2 59.1-69.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,715 368 30.0 26.4-33.8 1,347 70.0 66.2-73.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,230 161 15.0 12.4-18.1 1,069 85.0 81.9-87.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,767 189 13.3 11.2-15.8 1,578 86.7 84.2-88.8
$50,000-74,999 1,899 133 7.5 6.1- 9.2 1,766 92.5 90.8-93.9
$75,000+ 2,878 94 3.8 2.9- 4.9 2,784 96.2 95.1-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,555 816 20.8 19.0-22.7 3,739 79.2 77.3-81.0
No 7,441 575 9.4 8.4-10.5 6,866 90.6 89.5-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,987 135 7.2 5.8- 8.8 1,852 92.8 91.2-94.2
Non-Veteran 10,279 1,286 14.0 13.0-15.1 8,993 86.0 84.9-87.0

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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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