2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 1,013 164 17.5 14.5-21.0 849 82.5 79.0-85.5
GENDER
Male 485 52 10.2 7.3-14.1 433 89.8 85.9-92.7
Female 528 112 24.3 19.5-29.8 416 75.7 70.2-80.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 579 65 14.0 10.4-18.5 514 86.0 81.5-89.6
Non-Hispanic Black 279 63 24.2 17.9-31.9 216 75.8 68.1-82.1
Other 155 36 19.7 12.8-28.9 119 80.3 71.1-87.2
AGE
18-44 389 70 19.0 14.4-24.8 319 81.0 75.2-85.6
45-64 399 76 20.9 16.1-26.7 323 79.1 73.3-83.9
65+ 216 17 7.2 3.4-14.6 199 92.8 85.4-96.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 344 87 23.9 18.6-30.3 257 76.1 69.7-81.4
Some College + 666 75 13.2 9.9-17.4 591 86.8 82.6-90.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 447 105 23.1 18.1-28.9 342 76.9 71.1-81.9
$50,000+ 380 31 10.8 7.2-15.9 349 89.2 84.1-92.8

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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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