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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 13,259 1,914 17.1 15.9-18.4 11,345 82.9 81.6-84.1
-Buncombe County 398 63 18.8 14.2-24.6 335 81.2 75.4-85.8
GENDER
Male 144 23 19.2 11.9-29.3 121 80.8 70.7-88.1
Female 254 40 18.6 13.1-25.6 214 81.4 74.4-86.9
RACE
White 363 54 17.6 13.1-23.4 309 82.4 76.6-86.9
Other 32 8 29.4 12.0-56.2 24 70.6 43.8-88.0
AGE
18-44 107 25 26.1 17.6-36.8 82 73.9 63.2-82.4
45+ 290 38 12.1 8.6-16.6 252 87.9 83.4-91.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 22 21.3 12.9-33.2 99 78.7 66.8-87.1
Some College + 274 41 18.2 12.8-25.1 233 81.8 74.9-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 41 29.2 21.0-39.0 147 70.8 61.0-79.0
$50,000+ 160 13 8.1 4.2-14.9 147 91.9 85.1-95.8

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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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