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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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 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
-Rowan County 91 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 7 7.5 3.4-15.7 80 89.3 80.7-94.3
GENDER
Male 43 2 4.6 1.1-16.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 3 5.9 1.8-17.4 37 88.6 75.8-95.1
Female 48 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 4 9.1 3.2-23.5 43 90.0 75.9-96.2
RACE
White 73 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 4 5.1 1.9-13.3 67 92.9 84.5-96.9
Other 17 1 5.5 0.8-31.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.9 2 7.4 1.8-26.6 13 85.0 63.0-94.9
AGE
18-44 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
45+ 86 2 2.6 0.6- 9.8 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 7 8.6 3.9-17.7 75 87.8 78.4-93.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 4 7.0 2.6-17.8 47 90.0 78.4-95.7
Some College + 38 1 2.3 0.3-14.7 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 3 8.2 2.4-24.7 33 88.5 72.7-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 1 2.6 0.4-16.0 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3 5 9.5 3.9-21.4 43 86.1 73.4-93.3
$50,000+ 29 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.1 0.7-28.5 28 94.9 71.5-99.3

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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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