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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,098 1,006 15.2 14.2-16.4 6,092 84.8 83.6-85.8
GENDER
Male 2,726 279 11.8 10.3-13.6 2,447 88.2 86.4-89.7
Female 4,372 727 18.4 17.0-19.8 3,645 81.6 80.2-83.0
RACE
White 5,455 659 12.4 11.4-13.5 4,796 87.6 86.5-88.6
African American 1,400 309 22.2 19.6-25.1 1,091 77.8 74.9-80.4
Other 181 30 18.3 11.6-27.6 151 81.7 72.4-88.4
HISPANIC
Yes 129 30 19.1 12.6-27.9 99 80.9 72.1-87.4
No 6,886 959 14.9 13.9-16.0 5,927 85.1 84.0-86.1
AGE
18-24 417 85 19.9 15.7-24.8 332 80.1 75.2-84.3
25-34 1,049 194 17.7 15.2-20.6 855 82.3 79.4-84.8
35-44 1,260 215 16.8 14.5-19.3 1,045 83.2 80.7-85.5
45-54 1,434 234 15.9 13.9-18.3 1,200 84.1 81.7-86.1
55-64 1,315 190 15.4 13.1-18.0 1,125 84.6 82.0-86.9
65+ 1,556 84 6.1 4.8- 7.8 1,472 93.9 92.2-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 813 200 28.2 24.2-32.6 613 71.8 67.4-75.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,205 382 18.6 16.6-20.8 1,823 81.4 79.2-83.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,798 272 14.3 12.5-16.4 1,526 85.7 83.6-87.5
College Graduate 2,267 149 7.0 5.8- 8.5 2,118 93.0 91.5-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 838 274 34.7 30.5-39.2 564 65.3 60.8-69.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,167 303 28.3 25.0-31.9 864 71.7 68.1-75.0
$25,000- $34,999 855 129 14.6 12.0-17.7 726 85.4 82.3-88.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,096 99 10.4 8.4-12.9 997 89.6 87.1-91.6
$50,000+ 2,209 102 5.0 4.0- 6.3 2,107 95.0 93.7-96.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 433 70 23.7 18.3-30.2 363 76.3 69.8-81.7
Appalachia II 854 121 13.7 11.3-16.6 733 86.3 83.4-88.7
Appalachia III 548 85 15.5 11.8-20.1 463 84.5 79.9-88.2
Catawba 489 61 12.1 9.1-16.0 428 87.9 84.0-90.9
Edisto Savannah 538 94 18.3 14.4-22.9 444 81.7 77.1-85.6
Low Country 366 45 12.7 8.9-17.8 321 87.3 82.2-91.1
Palmetto 1,068 125 12.9 10.5-15.7 943 87.1 84.3-89.5
Pee Dee 524 107 20.1 16.4-24.5 417 79.9 75.5-83.6
Trident 895 95 11.8 9.3-14.9 800 88.2 85.1-90.7
Upper Savannah 339 44 13.9 10.0-19.2 295 86.1 80.8-90.0
Waccamaw 589 83 14.7 11.6-18.6 506 85.3 81.4-88.4
Wateree 383 69 20.0 15.1-26.1 314 80.0 73.9-84.9
Region***
Region I 772 114 19.3 15.6-23.5 658 80.7 76.5-84.4
Region II 1,402 206 14.5 12.3-16.9 1,196 85.5 83.1-87.7
Region III 1,557 186 12.6 10.7-14.9 1,371 87.4 85.1-89.3
Region IV 907 176 20.1 17.0-23.6 731 79.9 76.4-83.0
Region V 538 94 18.3 14.4-22.9 444 81.7 77.1-85.6
Region VI 589 83 14.7 11.6-18.6 506 85.3 81.4-88.4
Region VII 895 95 11.8 9.3-14.9 800 88.2 85.1-90.7
Region VIII 366 45 12.7 8.9-17.8 321 87.3 82.2-91.1

#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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