2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 909 114 12.5 10.1-15.4 795 87.5 84.6-89.9
GENDER
Male 417 45 8.6 6.0-12.2 372 91.4 87.8-94.0
Female 492 69 16.3 12.5-21.0 423 83.7 79.0-87.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 564 66 12.7 9.6-16.5 498 87.3 83.5-90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 149 16 9.1 5.2-15.4 133 90.9 84.6-94.8
Other 196 32 15.7 10.6-22.7 164 84.3 77.3-89.4
AGE
18-44 274 50 14.9 10.8-20.3 224 85.1 79.7-89.2
45-64 302 46 14.2 10.3-19.2 256 85.8 80.8-89.7
65+ 307 14 5.6 3.1- 9.9 293 94.4 90.1-96.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 368 62 16.1 12.1-21.1 306 83.9 78.9-87.9
Some Post-H.S. 245 28 11.0 7.0-16.8 217 89.0 83.2-93.0
College Graduate 285 22 7.7 4.7-12.4 263 92.3 87.6-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 404 71 17.4 13.4-22.4 333 82.6 77.6-86.6
$50,000+ 299 18 6.9 3.8-12.2 281 93.1 87.8-96.2
Don't know/Not Sure 186 24 11.6 7.4-17.7 162 88.4 82.3-92.6

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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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