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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 427 60 14.6 11.0-19.1 367 85.4 80.9-89.0
Region 3 368 59 18.9 14.2-24.6 309 81.1 75.4-85.8
Region 4 838 126 17.1 14.3-20.5 712 82.9 79.5-85.7
Region 5 621 90 14.2 11.5-17.5 531 85.8 82.5-88.5
Region 6 430 63 15.6 12.0-20.1 367 84.4 79.9-88.0
Region 7 691 104 14.1 11.4-17.4 587 85.9 82.6-88.6
Region 8 507 78 16.0 12.3-20.5 429 84.0 79.5-87.7
Region 9 & 10 397 67 18.0 13.9-22.9 330 82.0 77.1-86.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,406 218 15.8 13.7-18.2 1,188 84.2 81.8-86.3
Piedmont 2,319 345 15.8 14.1-17.7 1,974 84.2 82.3-85.9
Western NC 554 84 16.5 12.9-20.7 470 83.5 79.3-87.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 341 45 13.6 9.7-18.6 296 86.4 81.4-90.3
Northwest 648 96 17.1 13.7-21.1 552 82.9 78.9-86.3
Charlotte 652 104 17.9 14.6-21.6 548 82.1 78.4-85.4
Greensboro 468 68 14.3 11.2-18.2 400 85.7 81.8-88.8
Southern Regional 558 94 17.2 13.7-21.4 464 82.8 78.6-86.3
Southeast 241 33 17.0 11.9-23.6 208 83.0 76.4-88.1
Wake 772 113 13.9 11.2-17.0 659 86.1 83.0-88.8
Area L & Eastern 599 94 15.8 12.7-19.5 505 84.2 80.5-87.3
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 527 76 15.9 12.3-20.2 451 84.1 79.8-87.7
Region 2 500 71 16.7 12.8-21.4 429 83.3 78.6-87.2
Region 3 606 98 17.2 13.9-20.9 508 82.8 79.1-86.1
Region 4 575 87 15.2 12.3-18.8 488 84.8 81.2-87.7
Region 5 550 91 15.2 12.0-19.1 459 84.8 80.9-88.0
Region 6 509 73 13.4 10.2-17.4 436 86.6 82.6-89.8

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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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