2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

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 3 934 98 12.3 9.8-15.2 836 87.7 84.8-90.2
GENDER
Male 426 40 11.2 7.7-15.8 386 88.8 84.2-92.3
Female 508 58 13.3 10.1-17.2 450 86.7 82.8-89.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 617 50 9.5 7.0-12.6 567 90.5 87.4-93.0
Non-Hispanic Black 168 20 14.6 8.7-23.5 148 85.4 76.5-91.3
Other 149 28 20.5 13.8-29.4 121 79.5 70.6-86.2
AGE
18-44 343 42 14.7 10.6-19.9 301 85.3 80.1-89.4
45-64 319 42 12.9 9.2-17.7 277 87.1 82.3-90.8
65+ 244 12 6.0 3.3-10.7 232 94.0 89.3-96.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 317 50 17.3 12.7-23.2 267 82.7 76.8-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 248 32 13.2 9.2-18.5 216 86.8 81.5-90.8
College Graduate 366 16 4.4 2.6- 7.3 350 95.6 92.7-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 315 59 21.6 16.4-28.0 256 78.4 72.0-83.6
$50,000+ 406 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 391 95.9 93.0-97.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 195 19 11.7 7.2-18.5 176 88.3 81.5-92.8

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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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