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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes Counseling

During the past 12 months, was there any time that you did not have testing supplies(strips, lancets, meter) or diabetes medicines due to lack of money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only testing/supplies Yes, only medicines Yes testing supplies/and medicinces No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,553 96 6.4 4.8- 8.3 47 3.3 2.3- 4.6 169 11.5 9.6-13.8 1,241 78.8 76.0-81.4
-Eastern NC 597 39 7.0 4.3-11.1 16 3.5 2.0- 6.3 77 14.1 10.8-18.2 465 75.3 70.3-79.8
GENDER
Male 211 7 5.6 1.9-15.2 8 5.0 2.3-10.6 19 10.8 6.2-18.1 177 78.6 69.5-85.6
Female 386 32 8.3 5.5-12.4 8 2.1 1.0- 4.6 58 17.4 13.3-22.4 288 72.2 66.5-77.2
RACE
White 343 19 4.4 2.6- 7.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.5 27 9.6 5.9-15.3 293 84.3 78.3-88.8
African American 212 15 7.1 3.8-12.6 11 7.1 3.6-13.6 44 22.1 16.1-29.5 142 63.8 55.6-71.2
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 1 4.2 0.5-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.4 3.8-49.7 7 79.4 47.4-94.3
25-34 23 5 22.0 8.9-44.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.0 7.5-43.5 14 58.0 35.7-77.4
35-44 38 4 8.4 2.6-23.8 1 3.5 0.5-21.0 9 28.6 14.9-47.7 24 59.5 41.4-75.4
45-54 91 7 14.9 5.1-36.4 4 2.8 0.9- 8.1 20 20.1 11.8-32.2 60 62.2 46.9-75.4
55-64 157 16 7.9 4.4-13.9 5 4.5 1.6-11.8 19 11.9 7.0-19.4 117 75.7 66.8-82.9
65-74 174 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 6 5.6 2.1-13.8 10 7.2 2.7-17.7 154 86.1 75.8-92.5
75+ 100 2 2.2 0.5- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 11 15.4 8.0-27.5 87 82.4 70.3-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 12 10.3 3.8-24.9 7 6.1 2.5-14.5 31 23.2 15.2-33.7 118 60.4 48.9-70.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 204 13 6.9 3.7-12.7 7 4.2 1.8- 9.4 25 14.3 9.2-21.7 159 74.5 66.4-81.3
Some Post-H.S. 138 12 5.5 2.9-10.1 2 1.9 0.3-10.6 17 10.4 6.2-17.0 107 82.2 74.3-88.1
College Graduate 85 2 3.6 0.9-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.4 1.2- 9.0 79 93.1 84.5-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 4 5.4 1.6-17.1 35 29.2 20.7-39.4 99 62.8 52.3-72.3
$15,000- 24,999 131 17 18.0 8.5-33.9 8 7.1 3.2-14.9 20 12.8 7.8-20.3 86 62.1 49.5-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 59 6 9.6 3.8-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.9 3.6-24.5 49 80.5 65.7-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 53 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 14.7 5.3-34.7 49 85.3 65.3-94.7
$50,000-74,999 35 3 9.2 2.6-27.5 1 6.3 0.9-33.2 0 0.0 . - . 31 84.5 63.0-94.6
$75,000+ 25 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 25 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 368 24 5.3 3.3- 8.3 13 4.8 2.4- 9.1 60 17.7 13.3-23.3 271 72.2 66.1-77.6
No 210 15 10.0 4.6-20.5 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8 14 8.8 4.5-16.5 178 79.1 69.0-86.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 3 3.2 0.9-11.0 102 94.7 86.2-98.1
Non-Veteran 490 38 9.0 5.5-14.2 15 4.1 2.2- 7.5 74 17.4 13.4-22.4 363 69.5 63.6-74.9

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*Asked of all respondents that answered YES to diabetes Core question

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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