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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Cost as a barrier to care

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

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

11290

11.5

10.7-12.3

88.5

87.7-89.3

 

Cost as a barrier to care by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

18-24

558

17.9

14.2-21.7

82.0

78.2-85.9

25-34

1562

14.5

12.3-16.8

85.5

83.2-87.7

35-44

2442

13.9

12.2-15.7

86.0

84.3-87.8

45-54

2356

12.2

10.6-13.8

87.8

86.2-89.4

55-64

1703

7.8

6.25-9.31

92.2

90.7-93.7

65+

2475

4.2

3.14-5.34

95.8

94.6-96.9

 

Cost as a barrier to care by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

4502

10.8

9.58-12.1

89.1

87.9-90.4

Female

6788

12.2

11.2-13.2

87.8

86.8-88.8

 

Cost as a barrier to care by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

709

26.2

22.0-30.4

73.8

69.6-78.0

$15,000-24,999

1435

22.0

19.1-24.8

78.0

75.2-80.9

$25,000-34,999

1003

15.2

12.4-17.9

84.8

82.0-87.6

$35,000-49,999

1463

11.9

9.75-14.0

88.1

86.0-90.2

$50,000-74,999

1653

6.8

5.26-8.32

93.2

91.7-94.8

$75,000+

3396

4.7

3.68-5.72

95.3

94.3-96.3

 

Cost as a barrier to care by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

887

21.0

17.3-24.7

79.0

75.3-82.7

H.S. or G.E.D.

3084

13.2

11.6-14.8

86.8

85.2-88.4

Some Post-H.S.

2635

12.9

11.2-14.5

87.1

85.5-88.8

College Graduate

4641

7.0

6.03-7.95

93.0

92.0-94.0

 

Cost as a barrier to care by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8518

7.5

6.79-8.21

92.5

91.8-93.2

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1030

15.1

12.5-17.7

84.9

82.3-87.5

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

531

16.4

12.3-20.5

83.6

79.4-87.7

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

29.8

16.5-43.1

70.2

56.9-83.5

Hispanic

997

23.7

20.5-27.0

76.3

73.0-79.5

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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