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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-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
-FEMALES 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 1,139 34 3.2 2.1- 5.0 15 2.1 1.1- 3.9 55 5.7 4.0- 8.0 1,035 89.0 86.0-91.3
African American 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
Other Minorities 94 8 21.6 8.3-45.6 4 2.3 0.8- 6.6 10 17.7 8.7-32.6 72 58.4 40.8-74.1
AGE
18-24 11 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .
25-34 56 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 2 4.5 1.1-16.8 3 5.3 1.7-15.3 50 88.6 76.3-95.0
35-44 142 8 11.5 4.4-26.9 4 3.2 1.0- 9.5 19 15.4 9.1-25.0 111 69.9 57.3-80.0
45-54 267 14 4.7 2.2- 9.6 10 4.4 2.0- 9.3 43 13.9 9.1-20.6 200 77.1 69.5-83.2
55-64 434 22 6.4 3.8-10.4 5 0.9 0.3- 3.2 28 7.9 4.7-13.0 379 84.8 79.1-89.2
65-74 433 13 3.9 2.1- 7.2 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 10 2.7 1.3- 5.6 403 91.6 87.5-94.4
75+ 288 4 1.9 0.4- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5 280 96.6 91.2-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 21 12.6 6.4-23.5 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4 27 10.6 6.6-16.8 282 74.7 65.1-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 556 18 3.1 1.7- 5.6 9 2.2 1.0- 4.9 35 6.6 4.2-10.4 494 88.1 83.7-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 442 13 3.0 1.5- 5.8 7 2.8 1.2- 6.6 29 9.3 5.8-14.5 393 84.9 79.2-89.2
College Graduate 302 10 5.2 2.1-12.4 4 1.2 0.3- 4.5 17 5.6 2.7-11.4 271 88.0 80.5-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 22 11.3 5.3-22.5 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9 30 9.9 6.1-15.6 280 76.8 67.2-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 340 18 7.8 4.2-14.1 9 3.1 1.2- 7.7 30 12.2 7.4-19.5 283 76.8 68.7-83.3
$25,000- 34,999 204 5 1.6 0.6- 4.4 5 2.7 0.9- 8.0 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 182 89.9 83.9-93.8
$35,000- 49,999 182 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 13 8.8 4.1-17.8 164 89.8 81.1-94.8
$50,000-74,999 142 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 3 4.0 1.1-13.2 136 93.1 84.2-97.1
$75,000+ 155 1 3.0 0.4-18.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 6 6.9 2.6-17.1 147 88.5 76.5-94.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 944 42 4.6 3.2- 6.7 15 2.3 1.2- 4.3 71 8.3 6.0-11.5 816 84.8 81.1-87.8
No 686 20 5.9 3.0-11.3 13 2.1 1.0- 4.1 36 7.4 5.0-11.0 617 84.6 79.2-88.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 2 15.5 3.7-46.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.9 0.7-28.6 15 79.6 50.2-93.8
Non-Veteran 1,622 60 5.1 3.4- 7.7 28 2.2 1.4- 3.5 107 7.9 6.2-10.2 1,427 84.7 81.7-87.4

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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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