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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Health Care Access

What is the main reason you did not get medical care?

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  Total
Respond.#
Cost(Include no insurance) Distance or No transportation Office was not open Too long a wait Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 288 183 63.3 55.5-70.4 15 4.3 2.3- 7.9 12 5.3 2.6-10.3 23 6.3 3.7-10.4 55 20.9 15.0-28.3
GENDER
Male 78 51 61.8 46.2-75.3 5 4.5 1.3-14.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 3 3.2 0.9-10.8 18 29.5 16.9-46.1
Female 210 132 64.0 55.3-71.9 10 4.2 2.1- 8.3 11 7.4 3.6-14.6 20 7.8 4.5-13.4 37 16.6 11.3-23.6
RACE
White 186 118 64.3 55.2-72.4 8 4.6 1.9-10.4 7 4.5 2.1- 9.5 20 7.9 4.5-13.4 33 18.8 12.5-27.2
African American 84 54 64.6 49.8-77.0 7 5.5 2.3-12.4 4 6.1 1.5-21.9 3 5.6 1.7-16.9 16 18.2 9.7-31.7

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported needing medical care, but could not get it in the past 12 months.

#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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