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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,970 300 18.7 16.2-21.5 1,670 81.3 78.5-83.8
GENDER
Male 768 82 14.5 11.0-18.9 686 85.5 81.1-89.0
Female 1,202 218 22.7 19.4-26.3 984 77.3 73.7-80.6
RACE
White 1,808 263 17.1 14.7-19.7 1,545 82.9 80.3-85.3
African American 49 15 45.0 24.5-67.4 34 55.0 32.6-75.5
Other Minorities 99 18 27.4 14.4-45.9 81 72.6 54.1-85.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 10 28.3 13.2-50.6 33 71.7 49.4-86.8
Non-Hispanic 1,924 289 18.3 15.8-21.1 1,635 81.7 78.9-84.2
AGE
18-24 45 9 22.1 9.3-44.0 36 77.9 56.0-90.7
25-34 126 30 22.0 14.4-32.0 96 78.0 68.0-85.6
35-44 243 76 30.7 24.4-37.9 167 69.3 62.1-75.6
45-54 318 70 19.8 15.3-25.3 248 80.2 74.7-84.7
55-64 462 66 14.9 11.5-19.2 396 85.1 80.8-88.5
65+ 756 46 4.9 3.5- 6.8 710 95.1 93.2-96.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 60 25.2 18.9-32.9 231 74.8 67.1-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 114 23.8 18.9-29.5 493 76.2 70.5-81.1
Some Post-H.S. 514 84 20.5 15.6-26.6 430 79.5 73.4-84.4
College Graduate 554 42 7.4 5.0-10.7 512 92.6 89.3-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 80 36.2 28.7-44.5 193 63.8 55.5-71.3
$15,000- 24,999 367 85 32.4 25.4-40.3 282 67.6 59.7-74.6
$25,000- 34,999 245 38 20.2 13.0-30.0 207 79.8 70.0-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 259 22 12.7 7.1-21.8 237 87.3 78.2-92.9
$50,000-74,999 252 22 11.5 7.2-18.0 230 88.5 82.0-92.8
$75,000+ 247 9 3.4 1.6- 6.7 238 96.6 93.3-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 849 173 26.4 22.1-31.1 676 73.6 68.9-77.9
No 1,054 118 14.3 11.2-18.0 936 85.7 82.0-88.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 21 8.3 4.2-15.7 259 91.7 84.3-95.8
Non-Veteran 1,690 279 20.2 17.5-23.3 1,411 79.8 76.7-82.5

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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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