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2010 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 12,122 1,762 17.5 16.3-18.7 10,360 82.5 81.3-83.7
GENDER
Male 4,484 519 14.9 13.2-16.8 3,965 85.1 83.2-86.8
Female 7,638 1,243 19.8 18.3-21.5 6,395 80.2 78.5-81.7
RACE
White 9,450 1,155 14.3 13.1-15.5 8,295 85.7 84.5-86.9
African American 1,876 398 23.3 20.3-26.6 1,478 76.7 73.4-79.7
Asian 106 15 21.3 11.1-37.0 91 78.7 63.0-88.9
Native American 268 70 27.7 19.8-37.2 198 72.3 62.8-80.2
Other Minorities 350 109 31.7 24.4-40.1 241 68.3 59.9-75.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 417 131 31.2 24.6-38.7 286 68.8 61.3-75.4
-English Speaking 238 52 24.4 16.6-34.3 186 75.6 65.7-83.4
-Spanish Speaking 179 79 37.8 27.7-49.0 100 62.2 51.0-72.3
Non-Hispanic 11,675 1,623 16.4 15.2-17.6 10,052 83.6 82.4-84.8
AGE
18-24 353 71 19.6 14.8-25.7 282 80.4 74.3-85.2
25-34 975 220 22.9 19.3-27.0 755 77.1 73.0-80.7
35-44 1,715 380 21.7 19.2-24.4 1,335 78.3 75.6-80.8
45-54 2,287 455 19.9 17.8-22.3 1,832 80.1 77.7-82.2
55-64 2,689 402 14.7 12.9-16.7 2,287 85.3 83.3-87.1
65-74 2,260 131 5.4 4.4- 6.8 2,129 94.6 93.2-95.6
75+ 1,717 93 6.3 4.2- 9.2 1,624 93.7 90.8-95.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,537 366 31.7 27.6-36.1 1,171 68.3 63.9-72.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,498 595 20.3 17.9-22.9 2,903 79.7 77.1-82.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,029 497 18.8 16.7-21.1 2,532 81.2 78.9-83.3
College Graduate 4,038 304 8.4 7.1-10.0 3,734 91.6 90.0-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,330 424 36.3 32.3-40.6 906 63.7 59.4-67.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,910 507 33.7 29.9-37.7 1,403 66.3 62.3-70.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,295 207 21.1 17.4-25.2 1,088 78.9 74.8-82.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,507 178 18.6 15.1-22.7 1,329 81.4 77.3-84.9
$50,000-74,999 1,595 137 11.2 8.8-14.0 1,458 88.8 86.0-91.2
$75,000+ 2,534 75 3.8 2.6- 5.4 2,459 96.2 94.6-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,553 940 25.8 23.6-28.1 3,613 74.2 71.9-76.4
No 7,064 737 13.0 11.7-14.4 6,327 87.0 85.6-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,679 136 9.1 7.0-11.6 1,543 90.9 88.4-93.0
Non-Veteran 10,438 1,626 18.7 17.4-20.1 8,812 81.3 79.9-82.6

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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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