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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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 medicinces No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,000 39 5.1 3.3- 7.9 7 0.6 0.2- 2.1 46 5.4 3.7- 7.7 908 88.9 85.6-91.6
Female 1,640 62 5.2 3.5- 7.7 28 2.2 1.3- 3.4 108 7.9 6.1-10.1 1,442 84.7 81.6-87.3
RACE
White 1,892 60 3.9 2.6- 5.8 21 1.5 0.8- 2.6 79 4.5 3.3- 6.0 1,732 90.1 87.8-92.1
African American 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
Asian 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Native American 77 3 9.2 2.4-29.7 2 2.3 0.5-10.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.2 70 85.7 68.2-94.3
Other Minorities 70 7 18.0 6.4-41.3 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 16 26.4 15.4-41.4 44 53.9 37.7-69.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 8 20.3 7.5-44.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 14 26.5 14.9-42.6 44 52.0 35.3-68.2
-English Speaking 31 2 15.5 2.9-52.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 2 3.5 0.7-16.0 26 80.3 48.4-94.6
-Spanish Speaking 38 6 21.9 6.7-52.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.0 12 34.6 18.7-54.9 18 42.0 24.0-62.4
Non-Hispanic 2,563 93 4.6 3.4- 6.1 32 1.4 0.9- 2.3 140 5.9 4.7- 7.4 2,298 88.0 86.0-89.8
AGE
18-24 14 1 6.7 0.8-37.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 93.3 62.2-99.2
25-34 68 3 8.7 2.0-30.4 2 2.9 0.7-11.5 3 3.4 1.1-10.3 60 85.0 67.6-93.9
35-44 219 12 10.2 5.1-19.6 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 25 12.7 7.9-19.6 178 75.3 66.2-82.6
45-54 443 23 4.9 2.9- 8.1 12 3.1 1.5- 6.6 59 11.3 8.1-15.7 349 80.7 75.4-85.0
55-64 742 36 5.1 3.4- 7.6 7 0.5 0.2- 1.6 43 7.0 4.7-10.3 656 87.3 83.6-90.3
65-74 676 18 2.8 1.7- 4.8 7 1.0 0.4- 2.3 16 2.6 1.4- 4.7 635 93.5 90.9-95.5
75+ 465 8 1.9 0.7- 5.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9 447 96.5 93.5-98.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 521 29 9.4 5.3-16.1 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9 43 11.1 7.7-15.7 439 78.1 71.6-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 870 30 3.2 2.1- 5.1 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8 52 6.9 4.7- 9.9 778 88.6 85.2-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 681 23 5.1 2.7- 9.6 10 2.3 1.0- 5.1 35 6.2 4.0- 9.6 613 86.3 81.3-90.2
College Graduate 562 19 4.9 2.7- 8.9 5 0.6 0.2- 2.0 24 4.1 2.3- 7.1 514 90.4 86.0-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 458 29 9.6 5.2-17.3 6 1.3 0.5- 3.2 44 11.8 7.9-17.2 379 77.2 69.8-83.3
$15,000- 24,999 530 24 5.9 3.4- 9.9 12 2.0 0.9- 4.4 46 10.9 7.4-15.8 448 81.2 75.6-85.8
$25,000- 34,999 332 13 5.2 1.7-14.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.3 20 6.8 3.9-11.7 293 86.4 78.4-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 333 9 2.7 1.2- 5.7 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 15 5.0 2.5- 9.8 307 92.1 87.1-95.3
$50,000-74,999 286 3 1.6 0.5- 5.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 5 3.6 1.3- 9.7 277 94.0 88.0-97.1
$75,000+ 334 5 3.5 1.3- 8.7 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 7 3.4 1.4- 8.0 320 91.5 85.4-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,492 68 5.5 3.8- 7.9 22 1.7 0.9- 3.1 102 7.4 5.7- 9.6 1,300 85.3 82.3-87.9
No 1,130 33 4.9 2.9- 7.9 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2 51 6.0 4.2- 8.4 1,033 88.0 84.6-90.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 468 15 2.7 1.3- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 10 2.3 1.0- 5.2 443 95.1 91.6-97.1
Non-Veteran 2,171 86 5.7 4.2- 7.9 35 1.7 1.1- 2.7 144 7.8 6.2- 9.6 1,906 84.8 82.2-87.0

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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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