2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 5,826 634 11.5 10.4-12.5 5,192 88.5 87.5-89.6
Region 3 632 62 11.2 8.3-14.9 570 88.8 85.1-91.7
GENDER
Male 290 26 9.2 5.8-14.2 264 90.8 85.8-94.2
Female 342 36 13.0 8.8-18.8 306 87.0 81.2-91.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 478 38 8.6 6.1-12.2 440 91.4 87.8-93.9
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 191 30 16.8 11.1-24.7 161 83.2 75.3-88.9
45-64 215 25 9.8 6.4-14.8 190 90.2 85.2-93.6
65+ 214 *** *** *** 208 96.8 92.1-98.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 229 30 11.9 7.8-17.7 199 88.1 82.3-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 194 19 12.9 7.7-20.8 175 87.1 79.2-92.3
College Graduate 208 13 7.4 3.9-13.5 195 92.6 86.5-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 272 41 15.6 11.1-21.5 231 84.4 78.5-88.9
$50,000+ 225 14 8.5 4.3-16.2 211 91.5 83.8-95.7
Don't know/Not Sure 127 *** *** *** 120 93.0 83.5-97.2

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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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