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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-African Americans

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 8,840 1,430 18.5 17.3-19.6 7,410 81.5 80.4-82.7
-African Americans 1,704 368 23.9 21.2-26.9 1,336 76.1 73.1-78.8
GENDER
Male 597 112 20.1 16.3-24.4 485 79.9 75.6-83.7
Female 1,107 256 27.1 23.3-31.3 851 72.9 68.7-76.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,681 362 23.9 21.1-26.9 1,319 76.1 73.1-78.9
AGE
18-34 309 80 25.1 19.7-31.4 229 74.9 68.6-80.3
35-44 239 76 32.2 25.1-40.2 163 67.8 59.8-74.9
45-54 316 86 28.5 22.5-35.4 230 71.5 64.6-77.5
55-64 378 76 19.1 14.5-24.8 302 80.9 75.2-85.5
65-74 273 32 10.1 6.0-16.5 241 89.9 83.5-94.0
75+ 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 65 33.7 25.7-42.7 199 66.3 57.3-74.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 120 22.1 17.9-27.0 427 77.9 73.0-82.1
Some Post-H.S. 491 124 24.5 19.8-29.8 367 75.5 70.2-80.2
College Graduate 402 59 15.1 11.2-20.2 343 84.9 79.8-88.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 107 36.5 29.5-44.2 231 63.5 55.8-70.5
$15,000- 24,999 385 122 34.4 28.5-40.8 263 65.6 59.2-71.5
$25,000- 34,999 207 40 20.8 14.3-29.1 167 79.2 70.9-85.7
$35,000- 49,999 196 27 14.9 8.8-24.2 169 85.1 75.8-91.2
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 505 132 31.2 25.4-37.7 373 68.8 62.3-74.6
No 1,163 226 21.5 18.4-24.9 937 78.5 75.1-81.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 23 10.5 6.5-16.6 179 89.5 83.4-93.5
Non-Veteran 1,502 345 25.8 22.8-29.1 1,157 74.2 70.9-77.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 812 173 24.7 20.6-29.2 639 75.3 70.8-79.4
No 892 195 23.2 19.6-27.3 697 76.8 72.7-80.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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