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2013 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%)
North Carolina 8,840 1,430 18.5 17.3-19.6 7,410 81.5 80.4-82.7
-Whites 6,141 820 15.2 14.0-16.5 5,321 84.8 83.5-86.0
GENDER
Male 2,405 252 12.6 10.9-14.4 2,153 87.4 85.6-89.1
Female 3,736 568 17.6 16.0-19.4 3,168 82.4 80.6-84.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 142 30 20.6 13.7-29.9 112 79.4 70.1-86.3
Non-Hispanic 5,985 788 15.1 13.9-16.4 5,197 84.9 83.6-86.1
AGE
18-34 817 161 19.3 16.4-22.6 656 80.7 77.4-83.6
35-44 720 146 20.7 17.4-24.5 574 79.3 75.5-82.6
45-54 1,015 180 16.6 14.0-19.7 835 83.4 80.3-86.0
55-64 1,274 215 16.1 13.7-18.7 1,059 83.9 81.3-86.3
65-74 1,230 70 5.1 3.8- 6.8 1,160 94.9 93.2-96.2
75+ 1,039 45 4.3 2.8- 6.4 994 95.7 93.6-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 614 138 25.1 20.8-30.0 476 74.9 70.0-79.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,683 264 17.6 15.3-20.2 1,419 82.4 79.8-84.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,709 269 16.5 14.4-18.9 1,440 83.5 81.1-85.6
College Graduate 2,128 149 6.8 5.5- 8.2 1,979 93.2 91.8-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 588 186 37.7 32.3-43.5 402 62.3 56.5-67.7
$15,000- 24,999 923 252 32.2 28.3-36.4 671 67.8 63.6-71.7
$25,000- 34,999 549 82 20.3 15.9-25.5 467 79.7 74.5-84.1
$35,000- 49,999 761 75 13.5 10.5-17.3 686 86.5 82.7-89.5
$50,000- 74,999 727 48 6.6 4.8- 9.1 679 93.4 90.9-95.2
$75,000+ 1,357 50 4.3 3.1- 6.1 1,307 95.7 93.9-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,796 394 25.8 23.0-28.7 1,402 74.2 71.3-77.0
No 4,274 414 11.6 10.4-13.0 3,860 88.4 87.0-89.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 875 54 6.9 5.0- 9.5 821 93.1 90.5-95.0
Non-Veteran 5,265 766 16.5 15.2-17.9 4,499 83.5 82.1-84.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,113 473 17.1 15.4-19.0 2,640 82.9 81.0-84.6
No 3,028 347 13.1 11.5-14.9 2,681 86.9 85.1-88.5

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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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