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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

State Added:Health Care Access

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Was there a time during the last 12 months when you needed to see a doctor, but could not because of the cost?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,194 406 12.5 11.2-13.9 2,788 87.5 86.1-88.8
GENDER
Male 1,266 115 9.3 7.6-11.4 1,151 90.7 88.6-92.4
Female 1,928 291 15.4 13.6-17.4 1,637 84.6 82.6-86.4
RACE
White 2,388 264 10.8 9.4-12.3 2,124 89.2 87.7-90.6
African American 670 112 16.0 13.0-19.7 558 84.0 80.3-87.0
Other Minorities 103 25 21.4 14.1-31.1 78 78.6 68.9-85.9
HISPANIC
Yes 83 21 20.2 12.3-31.5 62 79.8 68.5-87.7
No 3,092 379 12.2 10.9-13.6 2,713 87.8 86.4-89.1
AGE
18-24 276 42 15.0 10.8-20.5 234 85.0 79.5-89.2
25-34 601 86 13.6 10.7-17.2 515 86.4 82.8-89.3
35-44 676 106 15.1 12.3-18.3 570 84.9 81.7-87.7
45-54 639 81 13.3 10.3-17.0 558 86.7 83.0-89.7
55-64 423 51 10.8 8.0-14.3 372 89.2 85.7-92.0
65+ 523 33 6.4 4.3- 9.2 490 93.6 90.8-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 421 92 22.1 17.7-27.4 329 77.9 72.6-82.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 967 129 12.4 10.1-15.0 838 87.6 85.0-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 902 124 13.3 11.0-16.0 778 86.7 84.0-89.0
College Graduate 896 60 6.4 4.9- 8.4 836 93.6 91.6-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 87 25.3 20.2-31.1 218 74.7 68.9-79.8
$15,000- 24,999 528 122 24.5 20.1-29.4 406 75.5 70.6-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 465 53 10.5 7.7-14.3 412 89.5 85.7-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 535 50 8.1 6.0-10.9 485 91.9 89.1-94.0
$50,000+ 880 34 4.6 3.1- 6.7 846 95.4 93.3-96.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 26 10.9 7.2-16.1 176 89.1 83.9-92.8
Appalachia II 389 35 10.5 7.3-14.9 354 89.5 85.1-92.7
Appalachia III 220 24 10.7 6.9-16.4 196 89.3 83.6-93.1
Catawba 204 28 14.0 9.0-21.2 176 86.0 78.8-91.0
Edisto 92 17 20.7 11.8-33.8 75 79.3 66.2-88.2
Low Country 152 14 10.1 5.8-16.8 138 89.9 83.2-94.2
Palmetto 503 58 11.2 8.3-14.9 445 88.8 85.1-91.7
Pee Dee 218 32 16.8 11.6-23.7 186 83.2 76.3-88.4
Savannah 141 15 9.0 5.2-15.1 126 91.0 84.9-94.8
Trident 407 41 8.0 5.7-11.0 366 92.0 89.0-94.3
Upper Savannah 176 31 16.2 11.0-23.4 145 83.8 76.6-89.0
Waccamaw 246 49 17.4 12.9-22.9 197 82.6 77.1-87.1
Wateree 188 26 15.7 10.1-23.8 162 84.3 76.2-89.9

#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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