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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 12,122 1,762 17.5 16.3-18.7 10,360 82.5 81.3-83.7
-Eastern NC 3,143 513 18.2 15.9-20.7 2,630 81.8 79.3-84.1
GENDER
Male 1,092 151 15.3 12.1-19.1 941 84.7 80.9-87.9
Female 2,051 362 20.9 17.8-24.3 1,689 79.1 75.7-82.2
RACE
White 2,095 267 14.8 12.2-17.9 1,828 85.2 82.1-87.8
African American 745 163 25.5 20.6-31.3 582 74.5 68.7-79.4
Other Minorities 286 80 22.2 15.5-30.8 206 77.8 69.2-84.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 37 23.0 14.4-34.7 95 77.0 65.3-85.6
Non-Hispanic 3,004 473 17.7 15.4-20.3 2,531 82.3 79.7-84.6
AGE
18-24 130 29 19.9 12.2-30.7 101 80.1 69.3-87.8
25-34 317 70 20.8 14.7-28.6 247 79.2 71.4-85.3
35-44 428 104 22.3 17.1-28.7 324 77.7 71.3-82.9
45-54 577 129 23.0 18.3-28.3 448 77.0 71.7-81.7
55-64 685 123 17.8 13.8-22.8 562 82.2 77.2-86.2
65+ 974 55 5.5 3.7- 8.1 919 94.5 91.9-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 432 105 30.8 23.8-38.9 327 69.2 61.1-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,010 185 20.4 16.3-25.2 825 79.6 74.8-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 835 156 19.8 15.7-24.6 679 80.2 75.4-84.3
College Graduate 863 67 8.0 5.1-12.4 796 92.0 87.6-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 137 37.3 29.2-46.1 245 62.7 53.9-70.8
$15,000- 24,999 549 160 36.8 29.7-44.5 389 63.2 55.5-70.3
$25,000- 34,999 350 58 20.6 13.6-30.0 292 79.4 70.0-86.4
$35,000- 49,999 379 51 17.5 12.1-24.6 328 82.5 75.4-87.9
$50,000-74,999 378 25 9.2 5.0-16.2 353 90.8 83.8-95.0
$75,000+ 570 16 3.2 1.1- 8.9 554 96.8 91.1-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,248 281 26.6 22.5-31.1 967 73.4 68.9-77.5
No 1,756 202 13.7 11.0-16.9 1,554 86.3 83.1-89.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 503 46 9.4 5.8-14.8 457 90.6 85.2-94.2
Non-Veteran 2,639 467 20.0 17.4-22.9 2,172 80.0 77.1-82.6

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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