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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only testing supplies Yes, only medicines Yes, testing supplies and medicince No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,640 101 5.2 3.8- 6.9 35 1.4 0.9- 2.2 154 6.7 5.5- 8.3 2,350 86.7 84.5-88.6
-Eastern NC 969 37 5.2 3.4- 7.9 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 57 6.3 4.6- 8.5 860 87.5 84.4-90.1
GENDER
Male 359 19 7.6 4.4-12.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1 322 88.1 82.7-92.0
Female 610 18 3.0 1.7- 5.5 12 1.4 0.8- 2.7 42 8.5 6.0-11.9 538 87.0 83.2-90.1
RACE
White 556 20 4.8 2.7- 8.3 7 0.6 0.3- 1.3 13 2.3 1.2- 4.5 516 92.3 88.7-94.9
African American 329 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 36 9.7 6.7-13.8 278 84.8 79.4-89.0
Other Minorities 81 6 10.1 3.4-26.3 4 3.9 1.4-10.8 8 17.1 8.0-32.9 63 68.9 53.1-81.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 5 16.0 4.7-42.4 2 2.4 0.5-11.0 7 28.5 12.7-52.4 20 53.1 32.4-72.7
Non-Hispanic 931 32 4.7 3.0- 7.3 13 0.9 0.5- 1.6 50 5.2 3.8- 7.1 836 89.2 86.3-91.5
AGE
18-24 6 1 24.0 3.3-74.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 76.0 25.7-96.7
25-34 24 1 3.6 0.5-22.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.7 0.5-22.7 22 92.7 74.1-98.3
35-44 74 5 13.3 5.2-29.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 10 10.9 5.4-21.0 58 74.6 59.7-85.3
45-54 163 12 7.0 3.4-13.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2 26 14.7 9.2-22.5 121 77.2 68.5-84.0
55-64 267 11 4.2 2.2- 7.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7 241 90.8 86.1-94.0
65-74 255 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.6 241 95.0 91.3-97.2
75+ 175 3 1.9 0.5- 7.1 2 1.0 0.2- 5.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 168 96.6 91.7-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 234 11 6.9 3.5-13.2 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6 20 10.5 6.2-17.5 195 79.9 72.1-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 304 12 3.2 1.7- 6.1 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 16 5.4 3.0- 9.4 273 90.8 86.4-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 250 8 5.0 1.8-13.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 11 4.5 2.3- 8.4 228 90.2 82.9-94.5
College Graduate 180 6 6.6 2.7-15.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 10 5.0 2.5- 9.6 163 88.3 80.0-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 8 6.0 2.8-12.1 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 22 15.6 9.4-24.7 146 75.9 66.6-83.3
$15,000- 24,999 195 10 6.0 2.3-15.0 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9 15 9.6 5.6-16.1 166 83.4 74.7-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 123 6 3.8 1.5- 9.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 6 4.4 1.7-10.8 108 90.2 82.9-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 130 4 4.6 1.5-13.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 6 3.6 1.4- 9.0 119 91.6 83.5-95.9
$50,000-74,999 88 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 87 98.3 88.6-99.8
$75,000+ 111 3 6.9 2.1-20.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 107 92.5 79.6-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 584 26 7.3 4.5-11.7 10 1.1 0.5- 2.2 36 6.2 4.2- 9.0 512 85.4 80.9-89.0
No 377 11 2.4 1.2- 4.8 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 21 6.6 4.0-10.8 340 90.2 85.8-93.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 186 7 4.4 1.5-12.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.3 0.3- 5.3 176 94.3 86.9-97.6
Non-Veteran 782 30 5.5 3.5- 8.5 15 1.2 0.7- 2.1 54 7.7 5.6-10.5 683 85.6 82.0-88.7

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

**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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