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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 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
AGE
18-24 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
25-34 2 1 32.2 2.9-88.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 67.8 11.6-97.1
35-44 22 2 10.5 2.6-34.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.7 4.9-43.7 17 72.8 47.4-88.9
45-54 42 2 5.7 1.1-24.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.9 1.7-23.7 37 87.4 68.9-95.6
55-64 52 3 6.0 1.6-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 13.1 4.9-30.5 43 80.9 63.1-91.3
65-74 36 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.9 0.7-11.7 33 95.7 86.6-98.7
75+ 26 1 3.3 0.5-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 25 96.7 79.4-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 4 9.2 3.0-24.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.8 3.8-26.9 41 80.0 63.2-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 70 3 3.9 1.0-13.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 10.9 4.2-25.4 60 85.2 70.8-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 36 2 11.7 3.0-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 33 87.3 63.4-96.4
College Graduate 27 1 3.0 0.4-18.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.3 1.8-30.8 24 88.7 67.4-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 3 8.7 2.3-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 15.3 4.6-40.2 27 76.0 52.5-90.1
$15,000- 24,999 36 2 3.3 0.7-13.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 13.3 4.4-33.8 29 83.5 63.5-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 25 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 14.5 3.7-43.2 22 85.5 56.8-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 29 1 3.8 0.5-22.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 27 95.0 78.7-99.0
$50,000-74,999 18 1 11.2 1.6-49.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 17 88.8 50.7-98.4
$75,000+ 23 1 8.1 1.2-40.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.3 0.9-33.7 21 85.6 57.2-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 105 7 6.8 2.8-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 9.5 4.2-20.0 89 83.7 72.5-90.9
No 75 3 5.3 1.6-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.3 2.5-19.9 67 87.4 74.4-94.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 2 4.1 0.9-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.6 0.3- 7.5 66 94.3 82.8-98.3
Non-Veteran 114 8 7.4 3.4-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 13.1 6.6-24.1 94 79.5 68.1-87.6

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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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