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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-WHITES 10,483 1,298 13.8 12.7-15.0 9,185 86.2 85.0-87.3
GENDER
Male 3,956 417 11.7 10.1-13.7 3,539 88.3 86.3-89.9
Female 6,527 881 15.6 14.1-17.2 5,646 84.4 82.8-85.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 28 20.9 11.3-35.3 102 79.1 64.7-88.7
Non-Hispanic 10,335 1,263 13.6 12.5-14.8 9,072 86.4 85.2-87.5
AGE
18-24 262 46 13.8 9.6-19.6 216 86.2 80.4-90.4
25-34 856 186 20.9 17.2-25.2 670 79.1 74.8-82.8
35-44 1,486 275 18.6 15.5-22.1 1,211 81.4 77.9-84.5
45-54 1,985 354 15.3 13.3-17.6 1,631 84.7 82.4-86.7
55-64 2,235 279 11.7 9.9-13.8 1,956 88.3 86.2-90.1
65+ 3,574 144 3.5 2.8- 4.5 3,430 96.5 95.5-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,161 216 21.3 17.1-26.2 945 78.7 73.8-82.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,049 453 18.4 16.0-21.2 2,596 81.6 78.8-84.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,699 366 14.8 12.6-17.3 2,333 85.2 82.7-87.4
College Graduate 3,562 263 7.2 6.0- 8.7 3,299 92.8 91.3-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 931 235 31.1 25.7-37.2 696 68.9 62.8-74.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,498 348 30.6 26.0-35.5 1,150 69.4 64.5-74.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,058 178 21.9 17.7-26.7 880 78.1 73.3-82.3
$35,000-49,999 1,406 178 14.7 12.1-17.9 1,228 85.3 82.1-87.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,511 112 8.8 6.4-12.0 1,399 91.2 88.0-93.6
$75,000+ 2,478 80 2.9 2.2- 3.9 2,398 97.1 96.1-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,570 639 20.2 18.1-22.6 2,931 79.8 77.4-81.9
No 6,364 592 10.9 9.5-12.3 5,772 89.1 87.7-90.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,412 101 7.5 5.6-10.0 1,311 92.5 90.0-94.4
Non-Veteran 8,191 1,096 14.7 13.4-16.1 7,095 85.3 83.9-86.6

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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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