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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 10,333 1,323 15.1 14.0-16.2 9,010 84.9 83.8-86.0
GENDER
Male 3,894 347 11.5 9.9-13.3 3,547 88.5 86.7-90.1
Female 6,439 976 18.5 17.1-19.9 5,463 81.5 80.1-82.9
RACE
White 7,616 791 12.7 11.6-13.9 6,825 87.3 86.1-88.4
African American 2,021 401 18.2 16.0-20.7 1,620 81.8 79.3-84.0
Other 483 97 25.2 19.4-32.0 386 74.8 68.0-80.6
HISPANIC
Yes 162 30 23.2 14.5-35.1 132 76.8 64.9-85.5
No 10,006 1,264 14.8 13.7-15.9 8,742 85.2 84.1-86.3
AGE
18-24 356 79 22.2 17.3-28.1 277 77.8 71.9-82.7
25-34 930 191 20.0 16.9-23.5 739 80.0 76.5-83.1
35-44 1,567 262 16.3 13.9-19.0 1,305 83.7 81.0-86.1
45-54 2,172 363 15.8 14.0-17.8 1,809 84.2 82.2-86.0
55-64 2,263 301 12.8 11.2-14.5 1,962 87.2 85.5-88.8
65+ 3,045 127 5.2 4.1- 6.5 2,918 94.8 93.5-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,315 285 26.9 23.1-31.2 1,030 73.1 68.8-76.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,118 478 18.8 16.8-21.1 2,640 81.2 78.9-83.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,591 334 14.3 12.3-16.5 2,257 85.7 83.5-87.7
College Graduate 3,280 226 7.3 6.1- 8.7 3,054 92.7 91.3-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,003 287 33.2 29.0-37.7 716 66.8 62.3-71.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,470 325 27.6 24.0-31.4 1,145 72.4 68.6-76.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,151 202 22.6 19.0-26.8 949 77.4 73.2-81.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,479 158 13.0 10.5-16.1 1,321 87.0 83.9-89.5
$50,000+ 3,750 180 5.6 4.6- 6.8 3,570 94.4 93.2-95.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 748 88 12.6 9.8-16.1 660 87.4 83.9-90.2
Appalachia II 703 98 18.0 14.2-22.7 605 82.0 77.3-85.8
Appalachia III 524 62 14.0 10.2-18.8 462 86.0 81.2-89.8
Catawba 422 53 15.4 11.4-20.6 369 84.6 79.4-88.6
Edisto Savannah 1,291 177 15.9 13.4-18.9 1,114 84.1 81.1-86.6
Low Country 1,219 147 17.1 13.8-21.1 1,072 82.9 78.9-86.2
Palmetto 856 93 12.3 9.5-15.8 763 87.7 84.2-90.5
Pee Dee 797 131 16.7 13.8-20.1 666 83.3 79.9-86.2
Trident 1,246 140 13.3 10.7-16.4 1,106 86.7 83.6-89.3
Upper Savannah 619 81 15.2 11.7-19.6 538 84.8 80.4-88.3
Waccamaw 1,269 164 16.4 13.7-19.5 1,105 83.6 80.5-86.3
Wateree 505 71 16.5 12.3-21.7 434 83.5 78.3-87.7
Region***
Region I 1,367 169 13.8 11.5-16.4 1,198 86.2 83.6-88.5
Region II 1,227 160 16.3 13.4-19.5 1,067 83.7 80.5-86.6
Region III 1,278 146 13.3 10.9-16.1 1,132 86.7 83.9-89.1
Region IV 1,302 202 16.6 14.1-19.5 1,100 83.4 80.5-85.9
Region V 1,291 177 15.9 13.4-18.9 1,114 84.1 81.1-86.6
Region VI 1,269 164 16.4 13.7-19.5 1,105 83.6 80.5-86.3
Region VII 1,246 140 13.3 10.7-16.4 1,106 86.7 83.6-89.3
Region VIII 1,219 147 17.1 13.8-21.1 1,072 82.9 78.9-86.2

#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 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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