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2012 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%)
TOTAL 11,866 2,023 18.9 18.0-19.8 9,843 81.1 80.2-82.0
GENDER
Male 4,626 685 16.6 15.3-18.1 3,941 83.4 81.9-84.7
Female 7,240 1,338 21.0 19.8-22.3 5,902 79.0 77.7-80.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,187 1,140 15.9 14.9-17.0 7,047 84.1 83.0-85.1
Non-Hispanic Black 2,149 474 22.7 20.5-25.1 1,675 77.3 74.9-79.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 455 108 26.6 20.7-33.5 347 73.4 66.5-79.3
Non-Hispanic Other 300 61 20.2 14.7-27.2 239 79.8 72.8-85.3
Hispanic 687 227 33.4 29.2-37.7 460 66.6 62.3-70.8
AGE
18-34 2,026 481 22.4 20.4-24.5 1,545 77.6 75.5-79.6
35-44 1,625 400 24.2 21.8-26.7 1,225 75.8 73.3-78.2
45-54 2,050 485 22.8 20.6-25.1 1,565 77.2 74.9-79.4
55-64 2,363 429 18.0 16.0-20.1 1,934 82.0 79.9-84.0
65-74 2,112 146 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,966 93.7 92.3-94.9
75+ 1,562 61 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,501 96.2 94.8-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,492 409 30.4 27.4-33.5 1,083 69.6 66.5-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,438 671 20.1 18.5-21.9 2,767 79.9 78.1-81.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,205 589 19.0 17.4-20.8 2,616 81.0 79.2-82.6
College Graduate 3,689 349 9.7 8.5-11.0 3,340 90.3 89.0-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,449 533 43.2 39.8-46.7 916 56.8 53.3-60.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,049 586 31.6 29.1-34.3 1,463 68.4 65.7-70.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,274 224 17.9 15.4-20.7 1,050 82.1 79.3-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,437 185 13.8 11.5-16.4 1,252 86.2 83.6-88.5
$50,000-74,999 1,385 116 9.4 7.6-11.6 1,269 90.6 88.4-92.4
$75,000+ 2,197 102 4.9 3.9- 6.2 2,095 95.1 93.8-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,181 773 27.8 25.7-29.9 2,408 72.2 70.1-74.3
No 8,551 1,226 16.3 15.3-17.4 7,325 83.7 82.6-84.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,547 126 8.9 7.2-10.8 1,421 91.1 89.2-92.8
Non-Veteran 10,314 1,896 20.3 19.3-21.3 8,418 79.7 78.7-80.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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