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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,860 382 23.7 20.5-27.3 1,478 76.3 72.7-79.5
GENDER
Male 616 121 22.4 17.5-28.1 495 77.6 71.9-82.5
Female 1,244 261 24.7 20.6-29.4 983 75.3 70.6-79.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 3 32.2 9.7-67.6 13 67.8 32.4-90.3
Non-Hispanic 1,843 379 23.6 20.4-27.2 1,464 76.4 72.8-79.6
AGE
18-24 89 22 20.4 11.7-33.2 67 79.6 66.8-88.3
25-34 207 58 31.4 23.2-41.1 149 68.6 58.9-76.8
35-44 290 76 26.4 19.3-35.0 214 73.6 65.0-80.7
45-54 407 111 29.8 22.6-38.0 296 70.2 62.0-77.4
55-64 407 83 24.5 18.6-31.6 324 75.5 68.4-81.4
65+ 443 31 6.3 4.0- 9.9 412 93.7 90.1-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 66 24.1 16.6-33.6 251 75.9 66.4-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 661 149 25.6 20.1-32.1 512 74.4 67.9-79.9
Some Post-H.S. 461 102 25.0 18.5-32.8 359 75.0 67.2-81.5
College Graduate 417 63 18.8 13.7-25.2 354 81.2 74.8-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 105 40.6 31.7-50.1 252 59.4 49.9-68.3
$15,000- 24,999 390 108 30.4 23.5-38.2 282 69.6 61.8-76.5
$25,000- 34,999 206 48 34.3 22.9-47.8 158 65.7 52.2-77.1
$35,000-49,999 219 33 16.5 10.0-25.9 186 83.5 74.1-90.0
$50,000- 74,999 208 30 23.6 15.0-35.1 178 76.4 64.9-85.0
$75,000+ 197 9 3.7 1.6- 8.4 188 96.3 91.6-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 717 179 33.1 26.7-40.1 538 66.9 59.9-73.3
No 979 169 19.2 15.6-23.3 810 80.8 76.7-84.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 44 22.8 15.4-32.4 184 77.2 67.6-84.6
Non-Veteran 1,479 309 23.7 20.1-27.7 1,170 76.3 72.3-79.9

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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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