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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,386 78 3.8 2.7- 5.2 29 1.4 0.8- 2.3 91 4.2 3.2- 5.6 2,188 90.6 88.7-92.2
No 250 23 14.8 8.5-24.6 6 1.6 0.6- 4.4 63 23.6 16.9-31.8 158 60.0 50.1-69.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 15 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
Recommended Range 407 11 4.2 2.0- 8.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 10 1.8 0.8- 4.1 385 93.9 89.5-96.5
Overweight 865 29 5.5 3.1- 9.4 11 1.3 0.5- 3.0 37 5.8 3.9- 8.5 788 87.5 83.3-90.8
Obese 1,222 56 5.4 3.6- 8.1 21 2.0 1.2- 3.5 99 8.7 6.6-11.3 1,046 83.9 80.4-86.9
Current Smoker
No 2,199 75 4.9 3.4- 7.0 28 1.3 0.7- 2.2 116 6.3 4.9- 8.0 1,980 87.5 85.1-89.6
Yes 427 26 6.6 4.1-10.6 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3 36 8.8 5.7-13.5 358 82.3 76.7-86.8
History of CVD**
Yes 665 28 3.5 2.3- 5.3 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 37 5.8 3.6- 9.1 595 89.9 86.3-92.5
No 1,936 72 5.7 4.1- 7.9 30 1.6 1.0- 2.6 115 7.0 5.6- 8.9 1,719 85.7 83.0-88.0
Binge Drinker
No 2,524 97 5.4 4.0- 7.2 35 1.5 1.0- 2.4 147 6.7 5.4- 8.3 2,245 86.4 84.1-88.4
Yes 103 4 2.3 0.8- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.2 2.7-17.9 93 90.5 80.3-95.7
Heavy Drinker
No 2,562 98 5.3 3.9- 7.1 34 1.5 0.9- 2.3 150 6.8 5.5- 8.4 2,280 86.4 84.2-88.4
Yes 56 2 1.5 0.3- 6.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 52 96.4 88.9-98.9
Current Asthma
Yes 330 16 6.2 3.3-11.3 8 2.8 1.1- 6.7 35 10.3 6.5-16.0 271 80.8 73.9-86.2
No 2,293 84 5.0 3.6- 7.0 27 1.2 0.7- 2.1 118 6.3 5.0- 7.9 2,064 87.4 85.1-89.5
Disability
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

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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