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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 586 71 13.4 10.1-17.5 515 86.6 82.5-89.9
GENDER
Male 242 24 10.7 6.8-16.5 218 89.3 83.5-93.2
Female 344 47 15.9 11.1-22.1 297 84.1 77.9-88.9
RACE
White 434 36 8.4 5.6-12.5 398 91.6 87.5-94.4
Other 151 35 23.6 16.2-32.9 116 76.4 67.1-83.8
AGE
18-44 205 33 15.2 10.3-22.0 172 84.8 78.0-89.7
45+ 375 36 10.6 7.1-15.4 339 89.4 84.6-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 34 27.3 18.7-38.1 106 72.7 61.9-81.3
Some College + 445 37 7.9 5.4-11.6 408 92.1 88.4-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 44 24.8 17.6-33.7 169 75.2 66.3-82.4
$50,000+ 311 16 5.1 3.0- 8.6 295 94.9 91.4-97.0

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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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