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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-FEMALES

Have you delayed getting needed medical care for any of the following reasons in the past 12 months?

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  Total
Respond.^
Not delayed/no medical care needed Appt. not soon enough Wait time too long No transportation Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,458 6,917 80.1 78.8-81.2 357 4.5 4.0- 5.2 209 3.0 2.5- 3.6 220 2.7 2.2- 3.3 755 9.7 8.8-10.6
-FEMALES 5,204 4,151 77.1 75.4-78.8 256 5.5 4.7- 6.4 140 3.2 2.5- 4.1 155 3.2 2.6- 4.1 502 10.9 9.7-12.2
RACE
White 3,614 2,939 79.4 77.5-81.2 176 5.3 4.3- 6.3 68 2.2 1.6- 3.0 83 2.5 1.8- 3.5 348 10.6 9.3-12.1
African American 1,085 821 70.3 66.0-74.3 53 5.8 4.1- 8.1 54 6.8 4.6- 9.9 52 4.7 3.2- 7.0 105 12.4 9.7-15.9
Other Minorities 453 352 77.1 70.6-82.5 24 7.3 4.3-12.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 44 9.2 6.0-13.8
AGE
18-34 668 490 74.2 70.0-77.9 52 7.3 5.4- 9.8 29 4.6 2.9- 7.3 21 3.4 2.0- 5.6 76 10.5 8.2-13.4
35-44 622 454 70.0 64.9-74.6 49 7.0 4.9- 9.8 20 3.8 2.2- 6.8 18 3.7 2.1- 6.4 81 15.6 12.0-20.0
45-54 871 646 74.1 70.0-77.9 57 5.6 4.0- 7.7 26 3.4 2.1- 5.6 29 4.1 2.4- 7.0 113 12.8 10.2-16.0
55-64 1,083 839 77.7 74.2-80.8 50 5.0 3.5- 7.2 26 2.2 1.4- 3.4 41 3.4 2.2- 5.1 127 11.8 9.5-14.6
65-74 1,015 873 86.9 84.0-89.4 29 3.0 2.0- 4.7 23 2.2 1.4- 3.6 21 1.4 0.9- 2.4 69 6.3 4.5- 8.8
75+ 884 796 89.9 86.7-92.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 2.6 1.4- 4.6 33 4.8 3.0- 7.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 672 496 67.7 62.2-72.8 31 5.1 3.3- 7.8 24 5.6 3.1- 9.8 47 10.3 7.0-15.0 74 11.3 8.6-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,469 1,177 78.4 75.2-81.2 60 4.9 3.5- 6.8 43 3.2 2.1- 4.7 47 2.6 1.8- 3.9 142 10.9 8.8-13.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,492 1,175 76.8 73.7-79.7 75 5.6 4.2- 7.4 45 3.2 2.1- 4.8 47 2.5 1.7- 3.6 150 11.9 9.7-14.5
College Graduate 1,566 1,299 82.2 79.5-84.6 90 6.2 4.8- 8.1 28 1.9 1.1- 3.0 *** *** *** 135 9.1 7.4-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 718 479 61.5 55.9-66.7 51 7.9 5.6-11.1 *** *** *** 62 9.1 6.4-12.7 95 16.1 12.5-20.6
$15,000- 24,999 936 677 67.8 63.3-72.0 49 6.5 4.5- 9.3 31 4.3 2.7- 6.8 35 4.8 2.9- 7.9 144 16.5 13.5-20.0
$25,000- 34,999 517 414 74.7 68.8-79.9 27 6.0 3.8- 9.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 45 11.9 8.2-17.1
$35,000- 49,999 601 504 80.3 75.0-84.6 28 5.9 3.7- 9.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 46 10.2 6.8-15.1
$50,000- 74,999 512 434 85.3 80.8-88.9 25 4.9 3.0- 8.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 41 7.8 5.2-11.5
$75,000+ 797 681 84.6 80.7-87.7 46 5.7 3.9- 8.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 55 6.9 4.8- 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,564 1,072 63.0 59.2-66.5 103 7.4 5.7- 9.4 64 5.1 3.3- 7.8 109 8.7 6.6-11.4 216 15.9 13.4-18.7
No 3,568 3,025 81.9 80.0-83.6 147 4.7 3.9- 5.8 73 2.6 2.0- 3.5 45 1.4 0.9- 2.1 278 9.3 8.0-10.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,091 4,059 77.2 75.5-78.8 251 5.5 4.6- 6.4 137 3.2 2.5- 4.0 154 3.3 2.6- 4.1 490 10.9 9.7-12.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,768 2,200 76.8 74.4-79.0 131 5.1 4.1- 6.3 71 2.9 2.0- 4.2 76 3.0 2.1- 4.3 290 12.2 10.6-14.0
No 2,436 1,951 77.5 74.9-79.8 125 6.0 4.8- 7.5 69 3.6 2.6- 4.9 79 3.5 2.5- 4.7 212 9.5 7.9-11.3

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*Other factors include cost, afforability, work constraints, and access problems.

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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