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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Males 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
Females 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 1 3.4 0.5-21.4 1 1.4 0.2-10.1 1 1.4 0.2-10.1 15 93.7 79.1-98.3
Non-Hispanic 1,870 59 3.9 2.6- 5.8 20 1.5 0.8- 2.6 78 4.5 3.3- 6.0 1,713 90.1 87.8-92.0
AGE
18-24 10 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
25-34 47 2 10.5 2.0-40.2 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 43 86.5 60.8-96.3
35-44 126 3 4.7 1.4-14.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 12 12.6 6.5-22.8 110 81.3 70.0-89.0
45-54 292 18 5.7 3.2- 9.9 7 4.0 1.7- 9.3 29 7.3 4.7-11.2 238 83.0 76.9-87.7
55-64 537 21 3.5 2.2- 5.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.4 24 3.9 2.4- 6.3 487 91.9 88.8-94.2
65-74 508 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 487 96.0 93.6-97.5
75+ 368 7 2.2 0.7- 6.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9 353 96.2 92.1-98.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 14 5.2 2.8- 9.7 4 1.1 0.3- 3.4 20 5.6 3.5- 9.0 275 88.1 83.0-91.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 616 20 3.3 1.9- 5.7 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1 27 5.8 3.5- 9.5 565 90.1 86.2-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 532 14 4.2 1.7-10.4 9 3.0 1.3- 6.8 21 4.6 2.6- 7.9 488 88.1 82.2-92.3
College Graduate 429 12 3.7 1.7- 7.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0 402 93.6 89.5-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 15 5.3 2.9- 9.6 2 1.1 0.2- 5.4 18 5.9 3.3-10.2 246 87.8 82.1-91.8
$15,000- 24,999 361 14 5.1 2.4-10.5 8 2.9 1.1- 7.2 22 5.9 3.7- 9.3 317 86.1 80.2-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 240 9 6.5 1.9-19.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 9 5.1 2.3-11.0 220 87.8 76.6-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 255 6 2.7 1.1- 6.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 10 4.3 2.2- 8.4 237 92.6 87.7-95.6
$50,000-74,999 234 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 4 3.6 1.1-11.0 228 95.0 87.9-98.0
$75,000+ 267 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2 5 3.4 1.2- 9.3 258 93.6 87.1-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,067 42 5.0 3.0- 8.2 15 2.1 1.0- 4.2 55 5.0 3.6- 7.0 955 87.9 84.4-90.8
No 817 18 2.8 1.5- 5.0 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 23 3.8 2.2- 6.5 770 92.6 89.5-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 379 10 1.8 0.9- 3.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 2.4 0.9- 6.7 362 95.8 91.9-97.8
Non-Veteran 1,513 50 4.4 2.9- 6.8 21 1.8 1.0- 3.2 72 5.0 3.6- 6.7 1,370 88.8 86.0-91.1

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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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