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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 753 26 4.7 2.6- 8.5 6 0.7 0.2- 3.1 24 3.1 1.8- 5.3 697 91.4 87.5-94.3
African American 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
Other Minorities 59 2 5.2 0.9-25.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 8 18.1 8.5-34.4 48 75.5 58.2-87.2
AGE
18-24 3 1 13.0 1.2-65.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 87.0 34.6-98.8
25-34 12 2 21.9 4.3-63.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 78.1 36.4-95.7
35-44 77 4 8.6 3.2-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.2 3.6-21.9 67 82.1 68.4-90.7
45-54 176 9 5.0 2.4-10.1 2 1.9 0.3-10.1 16 8.9 5.1-15.1 149 84.1 76.4-89.7
55-64 308 14 3.9 2.1- 7.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 15 6.1 3.2-11.1 277 89.8 84.5-93.5
65-74 243 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.5 0.9- 6.5 232 96.0 92.0-98.0
75+ 177 4 1.9 0.6- 5.9 3 0.8 0.2- 3.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 167 96.5 92.5-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 183 8 5.0 2.3-10.5 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1 16 11.7 6.6-19.6 157 82.7 74.4-88.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 314 12 3.4 1.7- 6.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 17 7.1 3.9-12.8 284 89.3 83.5-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 239 10 7.9 3.1-18.6 3 1.6 0.3- 9.3 6 2.1 0.7- 6.7 220 88.3 78.0-94.2
College Graduate 260 9 4.7 2.1-10.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 7 2.8 1.1- 6.9 243 92.4 86.5-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 7 6.5 2.6-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 14 15.4 7.9-27.9 99 78.1 65.4-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 190 6 3.5 1.2-10.0 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 16 9.4 5.1-16.7 165 86.5 78.5-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 128 8 8.7 2.5-26.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 8 7.8 3.3-17.6 111 82.9 67.5-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 151 5 4.3 1.7-10.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 2 1.1 0.3- 5.0 143 94.5 88.2-97.5
$50,000-74,999 144 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.4 0.7-15.0 141 94.9 84.0-98.5
$75,000+ 179 4 3.8 1.3-10.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 173 93.5 85.8-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 548 26 6.5 3.6-11.4 7 1.1 0.3- 3.9 31 6.4 4.1- 9.9 484 86.0 80.7-90.0
No 444 13 3.6 1.8- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 15 4.3 2.3- 8.0 416 92.1 87.7-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 450 13 2.3 1.1- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 9 2.2 0.9- 5.3 428 95.5 92.0-97.5
Non-Veteran 549 26 6.9 4.1-11.3 7 0.9 0.3- 3.4 37 7.4 4.9-10.9 479 84.8 79.7-88.8

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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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