2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

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 4,279 647 15.9 14.7-17.3 3,632 84.1 82.7-85.3
Medicaid Region 5 550 91 15.2 12.0-19.1 459 84.8 80.9-88.0
GENDER
Male 219 28 11.9 7.7-17.8 191 88.1 82.2-92.3
Female 331 63 18.4 13.9-23.9 268 81.6 76.1-86.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 261 34 12.3 8.5-17.5 227 87.7 82.5-91.5
Non-Hispanic Black 155 25 17.1 10.9-25.8 130 82.9 74.2-89.1
Other 134 32 24.7 17.3-34.0 102 75.3 66.0-82.7
AGE
18-44 207 37 16.6 11.5-23.4 170 83.4 76.6-88.5
45-64 187 42 21.4 15.4-28.8 145 78.6 71.2-84.6
65+ 149 12 5.1 2.6- 9.8 137 94.9 90.2-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 240 50 16.5 12.0-22.3 190 83.5 77.7-88.0
Some Post-H.S. 164 31 18.3 12.2-26.5 133 81.7 73.5-87.8
College Graduate 143 *** *** *** 133 92.3 85.6-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 260 60 19.9 14.8-26.1 200 80.1 73.9-85.2
$50,000+ 165 14 10.5 5.9-17.8 151 89.5 82.2-94.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 116 14 10.4 5.7-18.2 102 89.6 81.8-94.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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