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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 582 22 4.9 2.8- 8.3 17 3.8 2.2- 6.2 48 8.9 6.3-12.3 495 82.5 78.0-86.2
Female 971 74 7.8 5.8-10.3 30 2.9 1.9- 4.3 121 14.1 11.4-17.2 746 75.3 71.6-78.6
RACE
White 1,062 52 3.9 2.8- 5.4 22 2.1 1.3- 3.5 84 8.9 6.7-11.6 904 85.1 82.0-87.7
African American 405 36 10.5 7.1-15.2 23 6.8 4.2-10.8 71 17.3 13.3-22.0 275 65.5 59.5-71.0
Asian 4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Native American 42 5 21.3 7.9-46.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.0 3.4-30.2 33 67.6 45.4-84.0
Other Minorities 30 3 23.9 5.4-63.2 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3 7 25.7 11.3-48.6 18 48.1 25.2-71.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 4 21.1 5.2-56.5 2 3.3 0.7-13.8 7 21.3 9.4-41.3 22 54.3 31.8-75.2
-English Speaking 22 1 3.0 0.4-18.8 1 4.2 0.6-25.0 3 13.0 3.6-37.5 17 79.8 56.6-92.3
-Spanish Speaking 13 3 41.6 10.6-81.0 1 2.2 0.3-15.7 4 30.7 9.3-65.5 5 25.6 7.3-60.1
Non-Hispanic 1,514 92 5.9 4.6- 7.5 45 3.3 2.3- 4.7 160 11.2 9.3-13.5 1,217 79.6 76.9-82.1
AGE
18-24 15 1 2.2 0.3-15.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.4 4.5-44.9 11 81.4 53.4-94.4
25-34 55 11 21.3 11.2-36.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 9 18.6 9.4-33.4 34 59.6 44.2-73.3
35-44 104 6 6.5 2.2-17.6 4 5.2 1.8-13.8 25 20.7 12.7-31.9 69 67.7 55.4-77.9
45-54 266 23 10.8 6.1-18.3 13 4.3 2.2- 8.1 47 18.8 13.4-25.9 183 66.1 58.0-73.3
55-64 401 36 7.0 4.7-10.3 10 2.5 1.2- 5.2 44 10.4 7.4-14.4 311 80.1 75.2-84.3
65-74 416 12 2.5 1.3- 5.0 14 4.2 2.3- 7.8 21 5.3 2.8- 9.6 369 88.0 83.0-91.7
75+ 286 7 3.2 1.3- 7.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.1 16 6.6 3.8-11.2 258 88.3 82.8-92.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 430 32 8.3 4.9-13.8 22 6.3 3.8-10.2 63 16.7 12.4-22.0 313 68.8 62.3-74.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 29 6.6 4.3-10.0 16 3.4 1.9- 5.9 60 14.2 10.5-18.9 402 75.8 70.6-80.4
Some Post-H.S. 341 23 6.0 3.4-10.2 7 2.2 0.9- 5.0 33 9.2 6.0-13.8 278 82.7 77.0-87.2
College Graduate 271 12 3.8 1.9- 7.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 13 2.9 1.6- 5.3 244 92.8 89.0-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 25 5.9 3.7- 9.4 16 5.4 2.9- 9.8 60 19.8 15.0-25.7 236 68.9 62.3-74.8
$15,000- 24,999 318 31 13.7 8.5-21.3 15 5.0 2.8- 8.9 48 14.8 10.5-20.3 224 66.5 59.0-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 159 13 9.3 5.1-16.3 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 17 10.8 6.2-18.1 127 79.3 70.7-85.9
$35,000- 49,999 156 5 3.5 1.2-10.3 6 4.5 1.8-10.9 11 10.4 5.6-18.5 134 81.6 72.5-88.2
$50,000-74,999 111 5 3.7 1.3- 9.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 102 93.2 85.8-96.9
$75,000+ 87 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 85 98.7 94.4-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 939 68 6.9 5.2- 9.2 38 4.4 3.0- 6.4 124 14.6 11.8-18.0 709 74.1 70.3-77.5
No 575 27 5.9 3.4- 9.9 9 2.0 0.9- 4.1 41 7.3 5.1-10.4 498 84.9 80.3-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 282 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 4 2.1 0.8- 5.6 10 3.4 1.6- 6.7 261 92.0 87.5-95.0
Non-Veteran 1,269 89 7.5 5.6- 9.9 43 3.6 2.5- 5.2 159 13.9 11.6-16.7 978 74.9 71.6-78.0
Currently Serving 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .

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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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