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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Health Care Access

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
-New Hanover County 371 34 10.7 7.1-15.8 337 89.3 84.2-92.9
GENDER
Male 146 15 12.5 6.9-21.6 131 87.5 78.4-93.1
Female 225 19 8.8 5.2-14.4 206 91.2 85.6-94.8
RACE
White 319 27 10.3 6.6-15.8 292 89.7 84.2-93.4
Other 49 7 12.6 4.7-29.8 42 87.4 70.2-95.3
AGE
18-44 82 11 13.6 6.9-25.1 71 86.4 74.9-93.1
45+ 287 23 8.7 5.5-13.6 264 91.3 86.4-94.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 11 15.0 7.5-27.9 93 85.0 72.1-92.5
Some College + 266 22 8.8 5.2-14.5 244 91.2 85.5-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 26 19.1 11.8-29.3 136 80.9 70.7-88.2
$50,000+ 161 6 4.4 1.8-10.4 155 95.6 89.6-98.2

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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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