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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 588 30 5.9 3.7- 9.3 9 1.2 0.5- 3.0 56 9.6 6.6-13.7 493 83.2 78.4-87.1
GENDER
Males 184 10 6.1 3.0-11.9 0 0.0 . - . 14 8.5 4.4-15.6 160 85.4 77.6-90.9
Females 404 20 5.8 3.1-10.6 9 2.2 0.9- 5.4 42 10.5 6.7-16.0 333 81.4 75.1-86.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.8 2.9-69.6 5 79.2 30.4-97.1
Non-Hispanic 580 30 6.0 3.8- 9.4 9 1.3 0.5- 3.1 55 9.6 6.6-13.7 486 83.2 78.4-87.1
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 10 1 6.7 0.9-37.1 1 10.2 1.3-48.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 83.1 48.8-96.2
35-44 63 5 10.8 3.8-27.3 3 3.2 0.9-11.5 9 13.9 6.2-28.3 46 72.0 56.0-83.9
45-54 122 5 3.7 1.1-12.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 23 15.3 8.2-26.7 92 80.3 68.5-88.4
55-64 161 12 8.1 4.1-15.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 16 12.6 6.5-22.8 131 79.1 68.6-86.8
65-74 140 6 4.9 2.0-11.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 7 4.5 1.8-10.8 126 90.3 82.7-94.8
75+ 83 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 82 98.6 90.7-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 9 7.8 3.7-15.6 3 1.2 0.3- 4.8 13 9.9 5.3-17.5 124 81.1 72.1-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 208 9 3.4 1.5- 7.8 4 2.4 0.8- 7.5 22 9.4 5.1-16.6 173 84.8 77.0-90.3
Some Post-H.S. 121 7 8.2 3.5-18.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 10 9.7 4.1-21.5 103 81.9 69.7-89.9
College Graduate 108 5 6.5 1.9-20.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 11 9.7 3.9-22.1 91 83.4 69.2-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 11 9.7 4.9-18.5 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6 18 11.7 5.8-21.9 108 77.7 66.6-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 129 6 3.2 1.2- 7.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 19 17.8 9.6-30.6 101 78.3 65.8-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 71 2 2.0 0.4- 8.9 2 3.5 0.6-16.4 9 11.8 4.9-25.7 58 82.7 68.5-91.3
$35,000- 49,999 63 3 2.7 0.6-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.1 1.7-25.1 55 90.1 74.1-96.7
$50,000-74,999 43 2 7.7 1.6-29.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.5 0.6-25.7 40 87.8 66.6-96.3
$75,000+ 52 2 10.5 2.7-33.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.5-19.8 49 86.2 64.6-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 341 19 5.8 3.3- 9.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 37 11.6 7.3-18.0 281 82.0 75.3-87.2
No 240 11 6.3 2.9-13.2 5 2.2 0.7- 6.6 19 7.2 4.0-12.4 205 84.4 76.9-89.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 2 4.0 0.9-16.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.6 0.3- 7.5 68 94.4 83.0-98.3
Non-Veteran 516 28 6.4 3.9-10.2 9 1.5 0.6- 3.7 54 11.3 7.8-16.2 425 80.8 75.3-85.3

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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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