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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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
-Mecklenburg County 86 4 5.6 2.0-15.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.2 3.7-21.1 77 85.2 72.9-92.5
GENDER
Male 41 2 6.9 1.7-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.1 4.3-29.6 35 81.1 62.9-91.5
Female 45 2 3.9 0.9-15.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.4 0.8-29.5 42 90.7 71.8-97.4
RACE
White 52 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 51 98.5 89.8-99.8
Other 34 4 10.9 3.7-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.3 6.2-36.8 26 72.8 52.6-86.5
AGE
18-44 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
45+ 82 4 6.0 2.1-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.8 4.0-22.3 73 84.2 71.3-91.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 3 9.7 2.7-29.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 17.3 6.2-39.9 23 73.0 50.9-87.6
Some College + 55 1 3.1 0.4-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.6-23.6 53 92.9 75.5-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 3 6.4 1.8-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 14.3 5.5-32.3 45 79.4 61.7-90.2
$50,000+ 24 1 5.7 0.8-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 22 92.1 70.1-98.3

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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.

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