2020 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 5,826 634 11.5 10.4-12.5 5,192 88.5 87.5-89.6
Medicaid Region 1 687 73 11.2 8.7-14.3 614 88.8 85.7-91.3
GENDER
Male 299 31 11.3 7.6-16.4 268 88.7 83.6-92.4
Female 388 42 11.2 8.1-15.2 346 88.8 84.8-91.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 565 60 11.2 8.5-14.6 505 88.8 85.4-91.5
Non-Hispanic Black 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 12 14.1 7.7-24.5 86 85.9 75.5-92.3
AGE
18-44 215 35 16.6 11.7-23.0 180 83.4 77.0-88.3
45-64 218 23 9.9 6.3-15.1 195 90.1 84.9-93.7
65+ 239 12 4.1 2.2- 7.4 227 95.9 92.6-97.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 37 14.1 9.8-19.9 225 85.9 80.1-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 191 21 10.2 6.5-15.5 170 89.8 84.5-93.5
College Graduate 232 15 7.0 4.2-11.5 217 93.0 88.5-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 319 45 14.9 10.8-20.1 274 85.1 79.9-89.2
$50,000+ 232 12 4.2 2.3- 7.6 220 95.8 92.4-97.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 123 14 12.6 7.1-21.4 109 87.4 78.6-92.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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