2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

Health Care Access

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 4,905 725 16.1 14.7-17.5 4,180 83.9 82.5-85.3
Region 3 & 5 929 137 15.5 12.8-18.6 792 84.5 81.4-87.2
GENDER
Male 395 57 15.0 11.2-19.8 338 85.0 80.2-88.8
Female 534 80 15.9 12.3-20.3 454 84.1 79.7-87.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 629 73 12.1 9.3-15.6 556 87.9 84.4-90.7
Non-Hispanic Black 178 38 22.4 15.4-31.3 140 77.6 68.7-84.6
Other 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 332 59 17.6 13.2-23.1 273 82.4 76.9-86.8
45-64 334 60 16.1 12.1-21.2 274 83.9 78.8-87.9
65+ 255 17 9.4 5.1-16.9 238 90.6 83.1-94.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 309 65 22.2 17.0-28.3 244 77.8 71.7-83.0
Some College + 616 71 11.2 8.5-14.7 545 88.8 85.3-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 396 87 23.7 18.9-29.4 309 76.3 70.6-81.1
$50,000+ 374 26 6.6 4.1-10.5 348 93.4 89.5-95.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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