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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 8,998 1,240 14.9 13.8-15.9 7,758 85.1 84.1-86.2
GENDER
Male 3,474 338 11.6 10.2-13.3 3,136 88.4 86.7-89.8
Female 5,524 902 17.8 16.5-19.3 4,622 82.2 80.7-83.5
RACE
White 6,817 774 12.3 11.2-13.4 6,043 87.7 86.6-88.8
African American 1,857 403 20.2 17.8-22.8 1,454 79.8 77.2-82.2
Other 244 50 22.6 16.3-30.5 194 77.4 69.5-83.7
HISPANIC
Yes 177 36 20.4 13.3-29.8 141 79.6 70.2-86.7
No 8,646 1,177 14.6 13.6-15.7 7,469 85.4 84.3-86.4
AGE
18-24 337 78 21.9 17.1-27.6 259 78.1 72.4-82.9
25-34 949 170 17.2 14.5-20.3 779 82.8 79.7-85.5
35-44 1,435 258 17.3 15.0-19.9 1,177 82.7 80.1-85.0
45-54 1,821 346 16.2 14.3-18.3 1,475 83.8 81.7-85.7
55-64 1,890 261 13.5 11.8-15.4 1,629 86.5 84.6-88.2
65+ 2,478 120 5.0 4.0- 6.1 2,358 95.0 93.9-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,312 291 23.5 20.4-26.8 1,021 76.5 73.2-79.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,762 466 18.3 16.3-20.5 2,296 81.7 79.5-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,221 291 14.6 12.5-16.9 1,930 85.4 83.1-87.5
College Graduate 2,674 189 7.2 6.0- 8.6 2,485 92.8 91.4-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,073 335 33.6 29.7-37.8 738 66.4 62.2-70.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,348 345 28.0 24.7-31.6 1,003 72.0 68.4-75.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,010 147 14.9 12.0-18.3 863 85.1 81.7-88.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,253 132 13.5 10.9-16.5 1,121 86.5 83.5-89.1
$50,000+ 3,010 128 4.8 3.9- 6.0 2,882 95.2 94.0-96.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 706 109 17.4 13.5-22.0 597 82.6 78.0-86.5
Appalachia II 653 75 13.1 10.1-16.9 578 86.9 83.1-89.9
Appalachia III 500 75 15.3 11.6-19.8 425 84.7 80.2-88.4
Catawba 383 43 12.6 8.8-17.8 340 87.4 82.2-91.2
Edisto Savannah 1,063 172 18.1 15.2-21.4 891 81.9 78.6-84.8
Low Country 935 137 17.2 13.6-21.6 798 82.8 78.4-86.4
Palmetto 846 96 12.1 9.5-15.2 750 87.9 84.8-90.5
Pee Dee 740 118 19.7 16.1-23.8 622 80.3 76.2-83.9
Trident 1,042 112 12.1 9.6-15.1 930 87.9 84.9-90.4
Upper Savannah 584 79 14.5 11.0-18.8 505 85.5 81.2-89.0
Waccamaw 952 148 19.8 16.5-23.5 804 80.2 76.5-83.5
Wateree 481 64 13.3 10.0-17.4 417 86.7 82.6-90.0
Region***
Region I 1,290 188 16.1 13.4-19.2 1,102 83.9 80.8-86.6
Region II 1,153 150 14.1 11.7-16.9 1,003 85.9 83.1-88.3
Region III 1,229 139 12.2 10.1-14.8 1,090 87.8 85.2-89.9
Region IV 1,221 182 17.1 14.5-20.0 1,039 82.9 80.0-85.5
Region V 1,063 172 18.1 15.2-21.4 891 81.9 78.6-84.8
Region VI 952 148 19.8 16.5-23.5 804 80.2 76.5-83.5
Region VII 1,042 112 12.1 9.6-15.1 930 87.9 84.9-90.4
Region VIII 935 137 17.2 13.6-21.6 798 82.8 78.4-86.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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