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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 1,062 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
GENDER
Male 434 10 2.0 1.0- 3.8 7 2.1 1.0- 4.6 27 7.6 4.8-11.8 390 88.3 83.8-91.7
Female 628 42 6.0 4.2- 8.6 15 2.1 1.2- 3.8 57 10.3 7.4-14.3 514 81.6 77.2-85.2
AGE
18-24 10 1 3.4 0.4-23.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 96.6 76.2-99.6
25-34 31 7 22.3 10.1-42.4 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 3 11.5 3.7-30.6 20 65.1 45.2-80.9
35-44 61 3 2.9 0.9- 9.2 2 3.4 0.8-12.8 13 19.1 9.1-35.7 43 74.7 58.6-86.0
45-54 172 12 6.3 3.2-11.9 5 2.1 0.8- 5.7 25 17.0 10.4-26.6 130 74.6 65.1-82.2
55-64 273 16 3.3 1.8- 5.9 6 2.4 0.9- 6.3 25 8.7 5.6-13.2 226 85.6 80.3-89.7
65-74 294 10 3.1 1.5- 6.4 4 1.7 0.6- 5.2 10 4.7 1.9-10.9 270 90.5 84.3-94.4
75+ 217 3 1.5 0.4- 5.1 4 2.2 0.7- 6.3 7 2.5 1.1- 5.6 203 93.9 89.1-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 16 6.0 3.4-10.3 8 3.1 1.3- 6.9 25 11.8 7.2-18.9 207 79.1 71.6-85.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 348 16 3.8 2.1- 6.6 7 2.2 0.9- 5.2 34 12.8 8.5-19.0 291 81.2 74.9-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 237 11 3.4 1.6- 7.2 6 3.0 1.2- 7.1 17 6.9 3.5-13.0 203 86.8 80.1-91.4
College Graduate 219 9 2.6 1.2- 5.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 8 2.3 1.1- 4.8 201 94.9 91.4-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 17 7.6 4.4-12.9 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7 25 12.0 7.7-18.1 148 78.0 70.6-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 201 10 4.8 2.2-10.1 8 4.9 2.2-10.8 22 11.9 7.0-19.5 161 78.4 70.0-84.9
$25,000- 34,999 118 9 7.0 3.3-14.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 14 12.3 6.7-21.6 94 80.3 70.2-87.5
$35,000- 49,999 110 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 5 4.4 1.6-11.2 8 11.4 5.5-22.3 96 83.7 72.9-90.8
$50,000-74,999 93 4 3.1 0.9- 9.6 1 2.0 0.3-12.6 3 1.6 0.5- 5.6 85 93.3 85.2-97.1
$75,000+ 73 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 72 99.5 96.8-99.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 641 40 5.3 3.7- 7.6 17 2.6 1.5- 4.6 67 12.4 9.2-16.6 517 79.7 75.2-83.5
No 395 12 2.2 1.1- 4.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 15 4.1 2.0- 8.1 363 92.1 87.8-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 216 4 1.5 0.5- 4.8 3 2.1 0.6- 6.4 4 2.2 0.8- 6.1 205 94.2 89.2-97.0
Non-Veteran 844 48 4.7 3.4- 6.6 19 2.2 1.3- 3.7 80 11.1 8.4-14.6 697 82.0 78.3-85.2
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 or YES to ever having a blood sugar test

^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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