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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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 10,114 1,489 16.2 15.0-17.5 8,625 83.8 82.5-85.0
GENDER
Male 3,686 415 13.6 11.7-15.7 3,271 86.4 84.3-88.3
Female 6,428 1,074 18.6 17.0-20.4 5,354 81.4 79.6-83.0
RACE
White 6,645 732 13.1 11.8-14.6 5,913 86.9 85.4-88.2
African American 2,690 592 22.9 20.1-26.1 2,098 77.1 73.9-79.9
Other 482 101 20.6 15.1-27.4 381 79.4 72.6-84.9
HISPANIC
Yes 177 33 15.7 9.4-25.1 144 84.3 74.9-90.6
No 9,694 1,406 16.2 15.0-17.6 8,288 83.8 82.4-85.0
AGE
18-24 319 71 18.0 13.2-24.0 248 82.0 76.0-86.8
25-34 857 186 21.1 17.2-25.5 671 78.9 74.5-82.8
35-44 1,375 279 18.1 15.4-21.2 1,096 81.9 78.8-84.6
45-54 2,026 428 19.1 16.7-21.7 1,598 80.9 78.3-83.3
55-64 2,272 355 14.5 12.5-16.8 1,917 85.5 83.2-87.5
65+ 3,265 170 6.0 4.9- 7.2 3,095 94.0 92.8-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,354 335 31.6 27.3-36.2 1,019 68.4 63.8-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,402 612 20.8 18.5-23.4 2,790 79.2 76.6-81.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,454 349 15.0 12.6-17.8 2,105 85.0 82.2-87.4
College Graduate 2,884 192 6.7 5.3- 8.4 2,692 93.3 91.6-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,211 368 34.0 29.6-38.8 843 66.0 61.2-70.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,653 439 34.3 30.0-38.9 1,214 65.7 61.1-70.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,094 172 23.5 18.9-28.8 922 76.5 71.2-81.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,312 156 13.6 10.6-17.2 1,156 86.4 82.8-89.4
$50,000+ 3,282 151 5.7 4.5- 7.1 3,131 94.3 92.9-95.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 419 42 13.1 8.9-18.7 377 86.9 81.3-91.1
Appalachia II 681 90 15.3 11.5-20.0 591 84.7 80.0-88.5
Appalachia III 559 89 16.5 12.1-22.0 470 83.5 78.0-87.9
Catawba 261 42 17.5 12.2-24.3 219 82.5 75.7-87.8
Edisto Savannah 1,237 194 18.7 15.6-22.2 1,043 81.3 77.8-84.4
Low Country 1,208 156 15.6 12.3-19.5 1,052 84.4 80.5-87.7
Palmetto 1,065 147 13.4 10.0-17.6 918 86.6 82.4-90.0
Pee Dee 670 132 23.1 18.6-28.2 538 76.9 71.8-81.4
Trident 1,186 146 12.2 9.5-15.6 1,040 87.8 84.4-90.5
Upper Savannah 923 136 18.3 14.1-23.3 787 81.7 76.7-85.9
Waccamaw 1,243 201 18.9 15.5-22.8 1,042 81.1 77.2-84.5
Wateree 549 94 20.6 14.9-27.9 455 79.4 72.1-85.1
Region***
Region I 1,342 178 15.5 12.4-19.1 1,164 84.5 80.9-87.6
Region II 1,240 179 15.8 12.8-19.2 1,061 84.2 80.8-87.2
Region III 1,326 189 14.7 11.8-18.2 1,137 85.3 81.8-88.2
Region IV 1,219 226 22.1 18.5-26.2 993 77.9 73.8-81.5
Region V 1,237 194 18.7 15.6-22.2 1,043 81.3 77.8-84.4
Region VI 1,243 201 18.9 15.5-22.8 1,042 81.1 77.2-84.5
Region VII 1,186 146 12.2 9.5-15.6 1,040 87.8 84.4-90.5
Region VIII 1,208 156 15.6 12.3-19.5 1,052 84.4 80.5-87.7

#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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