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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
25-34 8 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.8 1.7-56.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 87.2 43.7-98.3
35-44 41 3 11.1 2.3-39.9 3 6.4 1.7-21.3 6 11.3 4.4-25.9 29 71.2 50.0-86.0
45-54 80 3 2.0 0.4- 8.8 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9 20 22.4 11.4-39.4 55 74.1 57.7-85.7
55-64 109 9 9.8 4.6-19.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 10 12.1 4.9-26.9 88 77.6 63.8-87.1
65-74 104 5 7.4 2.8-18.2 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 5 5.6 1.8-16.2 93 86.6 74.8-93.3
75+ 57 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 57 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 5 6.7 2.5-16.8 3 2.1 0.5- 8.3 9 9.2 4.4-18.0 83 82.0 71.1-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 138 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 4 4.8 1.5-14.2 15 7.9 4.3-14.1 113 84.4 75.5-90.4
Some Post-H.S. 85 5 6.2 2.2-16.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 9 14.6 6.0-31.2 70 79.0 63.2-89.2
College Graduate 81 4 9.4 2.1-32.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 9 10.9 3.5-29.1 67 79.2 58.9-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 8 10.4 4.8-21.3 2 1.5 0.3- 7.6 14 9.2 5.0-16.1 81 78.9 67.9-86.9
$15,000- 24,999 93 4 3.1 1.0- 9.8 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 14 21.3 10.3-38.9 72 74.4 57.8-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 46 2 3.7 0.8-15.9 2 6.4 1.2-27.6 6 9.5 3.7-22.0 36 80.3 63.2-90.7
$35,000- 49,999 34 2 1.6 0.3- 7.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 13.2 2.9-43.7 28 85.2 56.6-96.2
$50,000-74,999 25 1 3.8 0.5-22.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.5 1.4-44.0 23 86.7 57.3-96.9
$75,000+ 29 1 13.1 1.9-53.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 28 86.9 46.7-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 236 12 4.9 2.6- 9.1 4 1.1 0.3- 3.4 28 13.4 7.6-22.5 192 80.6 71.8-87.2
No 165 8 7.0 2.5-17.8 5 3.6 1.2-10.9 14 7.1 3.8-12.7 138 82.3 72.3-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 402 20 5.9 3.1-10.6 9 2.2 0.9- 5.4 42 10.5 6.8-16.0 331 81.4 75.0-86.4

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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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