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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 507 78 16.0 12.3-20.5 429 84.0 79.5-87.7
GENDER
Male 228 32 11.8 8.1-17.0 196 88.2 83.0-91.9
Female 279 46 20.0 14.2-27.4 233 80.0 72.6-85.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 322 39 14.0 9.9-19.4 283 86.0 80.6-90.1
Non-Hispanic Black 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 163 29 20.5 13.9-29.2 134 79.5 70.8-86.1
45-64 179 37 16.7 11.8-23.0 142 83.3 77.0-88.2
65+ 163 12 6.4 3.4-11.6 151 93.6 88.4-96.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 47 20.9 14.9-28.5 165 79.1 71.5-85.1
Some Post-H.S. 156 22 13.4 8.2-21.2 134 86.6 78.8-91.8
College Graduate 136 *** *** *** 127 92.1 85.0-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 222 50 23.3 16.8-31.4 172 76.7 68.6-83.2
$50,000+ 166 11 5.9 3.1-10.8 155 94.1 89.2-96.9
Don't know/Not Sure 114 17 18.0 10.6-28.9 97 82.0 71.1-89.4

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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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