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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 447 77 25.9 19.3-33.9 370 74.1 66.1-80.7
GENDER
Male 176 29 24.8 15.4-37.3 147 75.2 62.7-84.6
Female 271 48 27.1 18.6-37.6 223 72.9 62.4-81.4
RACE
White 363 54 20.7 14.3-29.0 309 79.3 71.0-85.7
Other 82 21 36.1 21.7-53.6 61 63.9 46.4-78.3
AGE
18-44 99 25 32.1 20.7-46.2 74 67.9 53.8-79.3
45+ 345 52 21.3 14.2-30.6 293 78.7 69.4-85.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 48 33.7 23.4-45.7 180 66.3 54.3-76.6
Some College + 219 29 16.2 10.7-23.8 190 83.8 76.2-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 58 37.7 27.7-48.7 196 62.3 51.3-72.3
$50,000+ 132 13 10.7 6.1-18.3 119 89.3 81.7-93.9

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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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