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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Counseling--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,363 75 5.5 4.1- 7.2 38 3.1 2.2- 4.6 107 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,143 83.5 80.9-85.9
No 188 21 11.7 6.0-21.4 8 4.1 1.8- 9.2 62 34.1 25.8-43.4 97 50.2 40.8-59.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 24.5 3.6-74.0 5 75.5 26.0-96.4
Recommended Range 251 11 6.5 2.4-16.5 5 4.8 2.0-11.4 24 9.7 6.2-14.9 211 78.9 70.1-85.7
Overweight 476 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0 12 2.7 1.4- 5.0 39 9.8 6.7-14.3 401 82.5 77.5-86.5
Obese 731 54 7.3 5.2-10.1 28 3.2 2.1- 5.0 95 13.4 10.5-17.0 554 76.1 71.9-79.8
Current Smoker
No 1,292 71 5.7 4.3- 7.5 32 2.7 1.8- 4.0 131 11.1 9.0-13.7 1,058 80.5 77.6-83.2
Yes 253 24 9.6 5.0-17.7 15 6.4 3.4-11.7 37 13.5 9.3-19.1 177 70.5 62.3-77.6
Binge Drinker
No 1,508 90 6.2 4.7- 8.2 47 3.4 2.4- 4.7 166 11.7 9.7-14.0 1,205 78.7 75.8-81.3
Yes 26 4 16.0 5.3-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.4 1.4-25.3 20 77.6 54.3-91.0
Heavy Drinker
No 1,527 93 6.3 4.8- 8.3 47 3.4 2.4- 4.7 167 11.6 9.7-13.9 1,220 78.7 75.8-81.3
Yes 16 3 11.7 2.9-37.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.7-29.0 12 83.3 57.5-94.9
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 876 61 6.7 4.9- 9.1 32 4.0 2.7- 6.1 115 14.5 11.6-17.9 668 74.8 70.9-78.3
No 671 34 6.0 3.7- 9.5 14 2.4 1.3- 4.4 53 8.1 5.8-11.2 570 83.5 79.3-87.1
Current Asthma
Yes 177 18 10.6 5.6-19.3 11 7.3 3.6-14.2 21 11.5 7.1-18.0 127 70.6 61.2-78.5
No 1,365 76 5.8 4.3- 7.8 36 2.8 1.9- 4.2 147 11.6 9.5-14.0 1,106 79.8 76.8-82.4
Diabetes
Yes 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
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No, Bordeline Diabetes 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .

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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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