2020 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 5,826 634 11.5 10.4-12.5 5,192 88.5 87.5-89.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 687 73 11.1 8.7-14.1 614 88.9 85.9-91.3
Region 3 632 62 11.2 8.3-14.9 570 88.8 85.1-91.7
Region 4 923 98 12.3 9.8-15.3 825 87.7 84.7-90.2
Region 5 695 69 11.1 8.5-14.4 626 88.9 85.6-91.5
Region 6 663 87 13.9 11.0-17.4 576 86.1 82.6-89.0
Region 7 765 73 10.0 7.8-12.7 692 90.0 87.3-92.2
Region 8 909 114 12.5 10.1-15.4 795 87.5 84.6-89.9
Region 9 & 10 552 58 9.8 7.3-13.0 494 90.2 87.0-92.7
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,113 244 10.9 9.4-12.7 1,869 89.1 87.3-90.6
Piedmont 2,839 305 11.9 10.5-13.5 2,534 88.1 86.5-89.5
Western NC 874 85 10.0 7.9-12.6 789 90.0 87.4-92.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 578 61 11.1 8.5-14.5 517 88.9 85.5-91.5
Northwest 940 93 10.9 8.5-13.8 847 89.1 86.2-91.5
Charlotte 735 79 12.6 9.8-16.0 656 87.4 84.0-90.2
Greensboro 507 53 11.5 8.5-15.4 454 88.5 84.6-91.5
Southern Regional 908 118 12.9 10.5-15.8 790 87.1 84.2-89.5
Southeast 462 60 13.8 10.4-18.0 402 86.2 82.0-89.6
Wake 918 92 10.7 8.5-13.3 826 89.3 86.7-91.5
Area L & Eastern 778 78 9.6 7.4-12.5 700 90.4 87.5-92.6
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 687 73 11.2 8.7-14.3 614 88.8 85.7-91.3
Region 2 937 88 10.6 8.3-13.4 849 89.4 86.6-91.7
Region 3 934 98 12.3 9.8-15.2 836 87.7 84.8-90.2
Region 4 1,110 113 10.7 8.7-13.0 997 89.3 87.0-91.3
Region 5 1,398 183 13.4 11.4-15.7 1,215 86.6 84.3-88.6
Region 6 760 79 10.3 7.9-13.2 681 89.7 86.8-92.1

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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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