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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 5,391 967 20.8 19.2-22.4 4,424 79.2 77.6-80.8
RACE
White 3,736 568 17.6 16.0-19.4 3,168 82.4 80.6-84.0
African American 1,107 256 27.1 23.3-31.3 851 72.9 68.7-76.7
Other Minorities 474 130 31.1 24.8-38.2 344 68.9 61.8-75.2
AGE
18-34 762 203 25.6 22.1-29.6 559 74.4 70.4-77.9
35-44 655 177 28.3 24.1-32.9 478 71.7 67.1-75.9
45-54 901 211 22.8 19.4-26.6 690 77.2 73.4-80.6
55-64 1,099 228 20.1 17.2-23.4 871 79.9 76.6-82.8
65-74 1,021 91 7.9 6.0-10.4 930 92.1 89.6-94.0
75+ 890 51 5.5 3.8- 8.0 839 94.5 92.0-96.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 684 186 34.5 29.3-40.0 498 65.5 60.0-70.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,496 288 22.0 19.1-25.1 1,208 78.0 74.9-80.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,549 311 21.1 18.4-23.9 1,238 78.9 76.1-81.6
College Graduate 1,657 182 11.0 9.1-13.2 1,475 89.0 86.8-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 731 248 41.1 35.8-46.6 483 58.9 53.4-64.2
$15,000- 24,999 965 305 36.5 32.4-40.9 660 63.5 59.1-67.6
$25,000- 34,999 537 98 22.6 17.9-28.1 439 77.4 71.9-82.1
$35,000- 49,999 626 79 17.2 13.0-22.4 547 82.8 77.6-87.0
$50,000- 74,999 539 44 7.8 5.4-11.2 495 92.2 88.8-94.6
$75,000+ 844 44 6.7 4.5- 9.8 800 93.3 90.2-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,599 407 30.7 27.4-34.3 1,192 69.3 65.7-72.6
No 3,720 540 17.6 15.9-19.4 3,180 82.4 80.6-84.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 21 17.7 10.4-28.5 104 82.3 71.5-89.6
Non-Veteran 5,266 946 20.8 19.3-22.5 4,320 79.2 77.5-80.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,834 529 20.9 18.8-23.2 2,305 79.1 76.8-81.2
No 2,557 438 20.6 18.4-22.9 2,119 79.4 77.1-81.6

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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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