2020 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 5,826 634 11.5 10.4-12.5 5,192 88.5 87.5-89.6
Medicaid Region 5 1,398 183 13.4 11.4-15.7 1,215 86.6 84.3-88.6
GENDER
Male 621 70 10.1 7.7-13.2 551 89.9 86.8-92.3
Female 777 113 16.5 13.4-20.1 664 83.5 79.9-86.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 811 89 12.2 9.7-15.2 722 87.8 84.8-90.3
Non-Hispanic Black 319 39 11.7 8.1-16.7 280 88.3 83.3-91.9
Other 268 55 20.3 15.1-26.8 213 79.7 73.2-84.9
AGE
18-44 454 88 17.6 14.0-21.8 366 82.4 78.2-86.0
45-64 462 71 13.9 10.6-17.9 391 86.1 82.1-89.4
65+ 444 18 4.7 2.8- 8.0 426 95.3 92.0-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 517 90 16.8 13.3-21.0 427 83.2 79.0-86.7
Some Post-H.S. 405 54 13.1 9.7-17.3 351 86.9 82.7-90.3
College Graduate 464 37 8.3 5.5-12.2 427 91.7 87.8-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 607 124 21.9 18.0-26.3 483 78.1 73.7-82.0
$50,000+ 484 24 4.7 3.0- 7.4 460 95.3 92.6-97.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 277 33 10.8 7.4-15.4 244 89.2 84.6-92.6

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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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