2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 695 69 11.1 8.5-14.4 626 88.9 85.6-91.5
GENDER
Male 311 25 9.4 5.9-14.6 286 90.6 85.4-94.1
Female 384 44 12.6 9.0-17.2 340 87.4 82.8-91.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 423 37 11.0 7.7-15.5 386 89.0 84.5-92.3
Non-Hispanic Black 171 16 9.5 5.4-16.2 155 90.5 83.8-94.6
Other 101 16 13.9 8.0-23.3 85 86.1 76.7-92.0
AGE
18-44 258 37 14.2 9.9-19.9 221 85.8 80.1-90.1
45-64 234 22 10.2 6.3-16.0 212 89.8 84.0-93.7
65+ 188 *** *** *** 179 93.7 85.6-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 30 17.7 11.8-25.7 160 82.3 74.3-88.2
Some Post-H.S. 182 24 11.7 7.6-17.7 158 88.3 82.3-92.4
College Graduate 323 15 4.4 2.6- 7.5 308 95.6 92.5-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 41 18.2 13.1-24.9 216 81.8 75.1-86.9
$50,000+ 292 13 5.9 3.0-11.2 279 94.1 88.8-97.0
Don't know/Not Sure 134 14 8.3 4.5-14.6 120 91.7 85.4-95.5

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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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