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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 8,286 1,287 18.6 17.1-20.2 6,999 81.4 79.8-82.9
RACE
White 6,527 881 15.6 14.1-17.2 5,646 84.4 82.8-85.9
African American 1,244 261 24.7 20.6-29.4 983 75.3 70.6-79.4
Other Minorities 473 136 29.3 23.5-35.8 337 70.7 64.2-76.5
AGE
18-24 204 49 21.3 14.6-30.0 155 78.7 70.0-85.4
25-34 805 208 26.7 22.7-31.2 597 73.3 68.8-77.3
35-44 1,266 306 24.3 20.7-28.2 960 75.7 71.8-79.3
45-54 1,519 340 20.3 17.6-23.3 1,179 79.7 76.7-82.4
55-64 1,681 248 16.8 14.2-19.9 1,433 83.2 80.1-85.8
65+ 2,714 123 4.2 3.2- 5.5 2,591 95.8 94.5-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,043 228 25.5 20.8-30.8 815 74.5 69.2-79.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,484 436 23.5 20.3-27.0 2,048 76.5 73.0-79.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,183 367 19.9 17.1-23.1 1,816 80.1 76.9-82.9
College Graduate 2,564 254 10.5 8.8-12.5 2,310 89.5 87.5-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 278 37.4 31.3-43.8 745 62.6 56.2-68.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,374 351 32.2 27.9-37.0 1,023 67.8 63.0-72.1
$25,000- 34,999 853 169 27.1 22.2-32.5 684 72.9 67.5-77.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,061 154 16.8 13.5-20.7 907 83.2 79.3-86.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,090 100 11.8 8.7-15.8 990 88.2 84.2-91.3
$75,000+ 1,458 58 4.2 3.0- 5.9 1,400 95.8 94.1-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,951 630 28.0 25.0-31.2 2,321 72.0 68.8-75.0
No 4,870 580 14.6 12.9-16.4 4,290 85.4 83.6-87.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 23 14.1 7.9-24.0 160 85.9 76.0-92.1
Non-Veteran 7,399 1,167 18.9 17.4-20.6 6,232 81.1 79.4-82.6

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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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