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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,122 1,762 17.5 16.3-18.7 10,360 82.5 81.3-83.7
-Buncombe County 263 34 14.3 9.4-21.2 229 85.7 78.8-90.6
GENDER
Male 101 9 15.0 7.4-28.1 92 85.0 71.9-92.6
Female 162 25 13.7 8.7-20.9 137 86.3 79.1-91.3
RACE
White 246 32 15.1 9.8-22.4 214 84.9 77.6-90.2
Other 13 1 5.6 0.6-34.8 12 94.4 65.2-99.4
AGE
18-44 50 11 21.2 11.2-36.5 39 78.8 63.5-88.8
45+ 208 22 9.1 5.8-14.2 186 90.9 85.8-94.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 20 25.1 14.9-39.0 77 74.9 61.0-85.1
Some College + 166 14 6.9 3.7-12.3 152 93.1 87.7-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 23 23.0 14.1-35.3 115 77.0 64.7-85.9
$50,000+ 80 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 78 97.5 90.3-99.4

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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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