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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 13,259 1,914 17.1 15.9-18.4 11,345 82.9 81.6-84.1
GENDER
Male 4,973 627 15.5 13.6-17.6 4,346 84.5 82.4-86.4
Female 8,286 1,287 18.6 17.1-20.2 6,999 81.4 79.8-82.9
RACE
White 10,483 1,298 13.8 12.7-15.0 9,185 86.2 85.0-87.3
African American 1,860 382 23.7 20.5-27.3 1,478 76.3 72.7-79.5
Asian 105 19 18.1 10.7-28.8 86 81.9 71.2-89.3
Native American 311 75 24.1 17.4-32.3 236 75.9 67.7-82.6
Other Minorities 410 124 30.7 22.7-40.0 286 69.3 60.0-77.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 444 137 32.3 24.5-41.1 307 67.7 58.9-75.5
-English Speaking 233 43 16.6 11.2-23.9 190 83.4 76.1-88.8
-Spanish Speaking 211 94 40.6 29.3-53.0 117 59.4 47.0-70.7
Non-Hispanic 12,778 1,768 15.9 14.8-17.1 11,010 84.1 82.9-85.2
AGE
18-24 409 82 17.1 12.8-22.6 327 82.9 77.4-87.2
25-34 1,226 290 25.0 21.2-29.3 936 75.0 70.7-78.8
35-44 1,996 428 20.8 18.1-23.7 1,568 79.2 76.3-81.9
45-54 2,566 516 19.6 17.2-22.1 2,050 80.4 77.9-82.8
55-64 2,771 388 14.5 12.6-16.7 2,383 85.5 83.3-87.4
65-74 2,353 120 4.7 3.7- 6.0 2,233 95.3 94.0-96.3
75+ 1,818 73 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,745 96.3 94.8-97.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,735 379 24.9 21.0-29.2 1,356 75.1 70.8-79.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,939 667 22.2 19.5-25.1 3,272 77.8 74.9-80.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,352 510 16.7 14.6-19.1 2,842 83.3 80.9-85.4
College Graduate 4,211 355 9.2 7.9-10.8 3,856 90.8 89.2-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,450 411 38.9 33.1-45.0 1,039 61.1 55.0-66.9
$15,000- 24,999 2,099 531 30.9 27.3-34.8 1,568 69.1 65.2-72.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,361 253 25.5 21.3-30.2 1,108 74.5 69.8-78.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,706 225 15.3 12.8-18.1 1,481 84.7 81.9-87.2
$50,000-74,999 1,810 152 11.8 9.2-15.1 1,658 88.2 84.9-90.8
$75,000+ 2,798 97 3.3 2.5- 4.2 2,701 96.7 95.8-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,595 934 25.7 23.3-28.3 3,661 74.3 71.7-76.7
No 7,865 862 13.4 12.0-14.9 7,003 86.6 85.1-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,729 155 9.8 7.8-12.3 1,574 90.2 87.7-92.2
Non-Veteran 10,420 1,619 18.3 16.9-19.8 8,801 81.7 80.2-83.1

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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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