2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

Health Care Access

Was there a time in the past 12 months when you needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,715 664 15.1 13.8-16.5 4,051 84.9 83.5-86.2
Medicaid Region 1 769 112 16.3 12.6-20.9 657 83.7 79.1-87.4
GENDER
Male 354 43 13.0 8.4-19.5 311 87.0 80.5-91.6
Female 415 69 19.5 14.1-26.2 346 80.5 73.8-85.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 663 92 15.8 11.9-20.7 571 84.2 79.3-88.1
Non-Hispanic Black 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 199 48 21.6 15.3-29.6 151 78.4 70.4-84.7
45-64 261 45 18.9 11.9-28.8 216 81.1 71.2-88.1
65+ 290 16 6.3 3.2-12.1 274 93.7 87.9-96.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 274 42 18.8 12.6-27.2 232 81.2 72.8-87.4
Some Post-H.S. 231 47 17.7 11.8-25.6 184 82.3 74.4-88.2
College Graduate 264 23 10.0 6.0-16.3 241 90.0 83.7-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 340 66 21.7 15.5-29.5 274 78.3 70.5-84.5
$50,000+ 259 16 8.4 4.4-15.5 243 91.6 84.5-95.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 161 28 16.7 10.0-26.4 133 83.3 73.6-90.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 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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