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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 350 60 20.9 15.7-27.2 290 79.1 72.8-84.3
GENDER
Male 133 23 21.4 13.7-31.8 110 78.6 68.2-86.3
Female 217 37 20.5 14.1-28.8 180 79.5 71.2-85.9
RACE
White 297 46 18.5 13.3-25.3 251 81.5 74.7-86.7
Other 53 14 31.1 17.6-48.9 39 68.9 51.1-82.4
AGE
18-44 95 25 25.3 16.5-36.8 70 74.7 63.2-83.5
45+ 251 34 17.0 11.8-23.9 217 83.0 76.1-88.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 40 28.2 20.3-37.7 152 71.8 62.3-79.7
Some College + 156 20 14.6 8.6-23.6 136 85.4 76.4-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 46 28.1 20.4-37.3 149 71.9 62.7-79.6
$50,000+ 86 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 85 99.1 93.8-99.9

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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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