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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access-MALES

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
-MALES 3,254 2,766 83.3 81.5-85.0 101 3.5 2.7- 4.5 69 2.7 2.0- 3.6 65 2.1 1.6- 2.9 253 8.3 7.2- 9.7
RACE
White 2,276 1,970 84.3 82.2-86.3 72 3.8 2.8- 5.1 35 2.0 1.3- 2.9 29 1.4 0.9- 2.2 170 8.4 7.0-10.1
African American 573 479 82.3 78.0-85.9 *** *** *** 17 3.6 2.1- 5.9 21 3.8 2.2- 6.5 45 8.1 5.7-11.3
Other Minorities 373 290 77.9 71.4-83.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 8.4 5.5-12.5
AGE
18-34 508 415 82.4 78.3-85.8 18 3.5 2.1- 5.7 16 3.4 2.0- 5.5 *** *** *** 48 8.4 6.1-11.5
35-44 485 384 78.1 73.3-82.2 24 4.6 2.9- 7.2 17 4.5 2.5- 8.0 16 3.0 1.7- 5.3 44 9.8 7.1-13.4
45-54 552 448 81.4 76.7-85.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 2.4 1.3- 4.2 53 10.0 7.1-13.9
55-64 690 590 83.8 79.7-87.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 9.1 6.7-12.3
65-74 591 529 89.1 85.5-91.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 6.0 4.1- 8.8
75+ 402 377 94.4 91.1-96.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 492 385 76.1 70.9-80.6 17 3.7 2.1- 6.6 22 5.5 3.3- 9.0 21 4.8 2.8- 8.1 47 9.9 7.2-13.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 925 773 82.9 79.6-85.7 27 3.1 1.9- 4.9 25 3.2 2.1- 5.0 31 2.9 1.8- 4.5 69 8.0 6.0-10.5
Some Post-H.S. 805 676 82.7 78.9-85.9 31 4.4 2.7- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 74 9.9 7.4-13.0
College Graduate 1,026 927 90.5 88.1-92.5 26 2.8 1.7- 4.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 5.7 4.2- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 342 227 62.8 56.0-69.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 9.7 6.3-14.8 54 17.2 12.8-22.8
$15,000- 24,999 565 449 77.7 72.9-81.8 22 5.2 3.3- 8.3 22 4.6 2.8- 7.4 *** *** *** 54 9.3 6.8-12.7
$25,000- 34,999 303 259 84.2 78.5-88.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 8.9 5.6-13.9
$35,000- 49,999 379 336 85.7 80.3-89.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 9.4 6.2-14.0
$50,000- 74,999 371 341 91.2 85.9-94.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 732 671 91.7 88.9-93.9 20 2.6 1.6- 4.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 4.6 3.0- 6.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 905 686 72.2 68.1-76.0 51 6.4 4.6- 9.0 26 3.4 2.1- 5.5 43 5.5 3.8- 7.9 99 12.5 9.8-15.7
No 2,306 2,046 86.9 84.9-88.7 49 2.6 1.8- 3.7 42 2.5 1.7- 3.5 21 1.1 0.6- 1.9 148 7.0 5.7- 8.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 967 854 87.1 83.9-89.8 24 2.8 1.7- 4.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 7.3 5.3-10.0
Non-Veteran 2,283 1,909 82.2 80.0-84.1 76 3.7 2.8- 4.9 55 3.1 2.3- 4.3 49 2.4 1.7- 3.3 194 8.7 7.3-10.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,644 1,377 81.4 78.6-83.8 47 3.1 2.1- 4.5 37 3.3 2.2- 4.8 41 2.6 1.7- 3.8 142 9.7 7.9-11.8
No 1,610 1,389 85.3 83.0-87.4 54 3.9 2.7- 5.4 32 2.1 1.4- 3.2 24 1.7 1.0- 2.8 111 7.0 5.6- 8.7

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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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