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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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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 #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,415 1,229 16.1 15.1-17.1 7,186 83.9 82.9-84.9
GENDER
Male 3,315 367 12.9 11.4-14.5 2,948 87.1 85.5-88.6
Female 5,100 862 19.0 17.7-20.4 4,238 81.0 79.6-82.3
RACE
White 6,338 782 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,556 86.6 85.5-87.6
African American 1,808 398 22.0 19.6-24.5 1,410 78.0 75.5-80.4
Other 208 37 18.9 13.0-26.7 171 81.1 73.3-87.0
HISPANIC
Yes 117 21 22.1 13.4-34.2 96 77.9 65.8-86.6
No 8,159 1,189 15.9 14.9-16.9 6,970 84.1 83.1-85.1
AGE
18-24 403 88 19.9 15.9-24.5 315 80.1 75.5-84.1
25-34 1,028 211 20.4 17.8-23.3 817 79.6 76.7-82.2
35-44 1,483 264 17.8 15.7-20.2 1,219 82.2 79.8-84.3
45-54 1,687 318 18.0 16.1-20.2 1,369 82.0 79.8-83.9
55-64 1,641 226 13.7 11.9-15.6 1,415 86.3 84.4-88.1
65+ 2,098 111 6.3 5.1- 7.8 1,987 93.7 92.2-94.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,130 270 27.0 23.6-30.6 860 73.0 69.4-76.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,675 489 19.5 17.7-21.5 2,186 80.5 78.5-82.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,120 308 15.1 13.3-17.1 1,812 84.9 82.9-86.7
College Graduate 2,468 159 7.7 6.4- 9.3 2,309 92.3 90.7-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,015 330 34.8 30.7-39.0 685 65.2 61.0-69.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,340 360 30.4 27.3-33.7 980 69.6 66.3-72.7
$25,000- $34,999 982 169 20.6 17.5-24.0 813 79.4 76.0-82.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,235 130 12.3 10.2-14.8 1,105 87.7 85.2-89.8
$50,000+ 2,698 113 4.5 3.6- 5.5 2,585 95.5 94.5-96.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 526 81 18.2 14.3-23.0 445 81.8 77.0-85.7
Appalachia II 938 112 12.0 9.7-14.7 826 88.0 85.3-90.3
Appalachia III 700 131 21.1 17.5-25.3 569 78.9 74.7-82.5
Catawba 544 81 15.9 12.5-20.0 463 84.1 80.0-87.5
Edisto Savannah 630 98 16.7 13.3-20.7 532 83.3 79.3-86.7
Low Country 446 53 15.9 11.0-22.6 393 84.1 77.4-89.0
Palmetto 1,282 169 14.3 12.0-17.0 1,113 85.7 83.0-88.0
Pee Dee 694 116 15.9 12.9-19.4 578 84.1 80.6-87.1
Trident 992 130 14.7 12.1-17.9 862 85.3 82.1-87.9
Upper Savannah 463 69 18.4 14.3-23.3 394 81.6 76.7-85.7
Waccamaw 671 108 19.5 15.8-23.9 563 80.5 76.1-84.2
Wateree 416 61 14.4 10.9-18.7 355 85.6 81.3-89.1
Region***
Region I 989 150 18.3 15.4-21.6 839 81.7 78.4-84.6
Region II 1,638 243 15.8 13.7-18.2 1,395 84.2 81.8-86.3
Region III 1,826 250 14.8 12.8-17.0 1,576 85.2 83.0-87.2
Region IV 1,110 177 15.3 13.0-18.0 933 84.7 82.0-87.0
Region V 630 98 16.7 13.3-20.7 532 83.3 79.3-86.7
Region VI 671 108 19.5 15.8-23.9 563 80.5 76.1-84.2
Region VII 992 130 14.7 12.1-17.9 862 85.3 82.1-87.9
Region VIII 446 53 15.9 11.0-22.6 393 84.1 77.4-89.0

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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