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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

STATE-ADDED QUESTIONS

Was there a time during 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%)
TOTAL 4,092 494 11.7 10.5-13.1 3,598 88.3 86.9-89.5
GENDER
Male 1,587 128 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,459 92.0 90.1-93.6
Female 2,505 366 15.1 13.3-17.1 2,139 84.9 82.9-86.7
RACE
White 3,122 314 9.8 8.6-11.2 2,808 90.2 88.8-91.4
African American 847 157 16.0 13.0-19.7 690 84.0 80.3-87.0
Other Minorities 86 16 21.4 11.8-35.6 70 78.6 64.4-88.2
HISPANIC
Yes 90 10 9.7 4.2-20.7 80 90.3 79.3-95.8
No 3,943 476 11.7 10.5-13.1 3,467 88.3 86.9-89.5
AGE
18-24 283 37 9.9 6.6-14.7 246 90.1 85.3-93.4
25-34 660 88 12.4 9.6-15.8 572 87.6 84.2-90.4
35-44 805 132 13.7 11.1-16.8 673 86.3 83.2-88.9
45-54 815 127 17.3 13.8-21.3 688 82.7 78.7-86.2
55-64 666 75 11.3 8.5-14.9 591 88.7 85.1-91.5
65+ 837 34 4.3 2.7- 6.9 803 95.7 93.1-97.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 603 130 23.7 19.0-29.0 473 76.3 71.0-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,275 175 12.3 10.1-14.9 1,100 87.7 85.1-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,032 119 10.8 8.7-13.4 913 89.2 86.6-91.3
College Graduate 1,178 69 6.0 4.6- 8.0 1,109 94.0 92.0-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 538 143 26.3 21.3-31.8 395 73.7 68.2-78.7
$15,000- 24,999 713 155 22.1 18.2-26.5 558 77.9 73.5-81.8
$25,000- 34,999 527 68 13.6 10.1-18.2 459 86.4 81.8-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 664 45 6.7 4.7- 9.4 619 93.3 90.6-95.3
$50,000+ 1,163 40 3.7 2.5- 5.4 1,123 96.3 94.6-97.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 170 17 8.1 4.7-13.7 153 91.9 86.3-95.3
Appalachia II 348 37 12.6 8.8-17.5 311 87.4 82.5-91.2
Appalachia III 251 34 13.6 9.5-19.0 217 86.4 81.0-90.5
Catawba 187 29 14.6 9.8-21.1 158 85.4 78.9-90.2
Edisto 85 11 16.1 8.7-28.0 74 83.9 72.0-91.3
Low Country 174 19 10.3 6.0-17.0 155 89.7 83.0-94.0
Palmetto 446 49 12.2 8.7-16.8 397 87.8 83.2-91.3
Pee Dee 1,220 152 12.5 10.2-15.2 1,068 87.5 84.8-89.8
Savannah 145 17 12.8 7.3-21.6 128 87.2 78.4-92.7
Trident 385 45 10.9 7.9-14.8 340 89.1 85.2-92.1
Upper Savannah 263 36 8.4 5.4-12.8 227 91.6 87.2-94.6
Waccamaw 241 30 10.9 7.3-16.1 211 89.1 83.9-92.7
Wateree 137 11 7.6 3.8-14.4 126 92.4 85.6-96.2

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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