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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 1,613 79 6.3 4.5- 8.9 50 4.8 3.1- 7.2 112 8.3 6.5-10.6 1,372 80.5 77.1-83.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 355 19 6.5 3.1-13.0 23 9.4 5.4-15.6 41 12.7 8.7-18.2 272 71.4 63.7-78.1
GENDER
Male 118 4 6.3 1.7-20.5 5 5.3 2.0-13.1 21 18.1 10.9-28.7 88 70.2 57.5-80.4
Female 237 15 6.7 2.8-15.0 18 12.3 6.5-22.0 20 8.8 4.9-15.4 184 72.3 62.1-80.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 353 19 6.7 3.2-13.3 23 9.6 5.6-16.0 41 13.0 8.9-18.7 270 70.7 62.9-77.4
AGE
18-44 31 4 29.6 11.5-57.7 7 19.0 8.1-38.6 10 22.5 10.7-41.1 10 28.9 13.9-50.6
45-54 63 6 3.6 1.5- 8.7 4 3.9 1.0-14.3 14 28.6 15.1-47.3 39 63.9 46.2-78.5
55-64 118 4 2.6 0.6-10.4 9 14.5 6.2-30.3 11 8.9 4.3-17.4 94 74.0 59.5-84.6
65+ 141 5 2.3 0.8- 6.7 3 2.8 0.8-10.0 6 3.5 1.4- 8.8 127 91.3 84.0-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 3 4.9 1.3-16.8 5 5.2 1.6-15.3 7 8.6 3.7-18.5 69 81.3 67.9-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 142 8 8.3 2.7-23.1 9 12.5 5.6-25.8 22 15.4 8.9-25.3 103 63.7 50.5-75.2
Some Post-H.S. 69 5 3.3 1.3- 8.2 4 10.1 3.3-27.0 11 21.5 10.5-39.2 49 65.0 47.6-79.2
College Graduate 58 3 7.7 1.6-29.9 5 6.6 2.3-17.4 1 2.7 0.4-17.1 49 83.0 65.1-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 6 6.5 2.3-16.9 8 8.6 3.6-19.3 10 9.0 4.2-18.5 71 75.9 62.6-85.6
$15,000- 24,999 77 7 11.6 3.1-34.8 5 14.1 4.5-36.4 14 22.7 12.4-37.8 51 51.6 34.7-68.2
$25,000- 34,999 39 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 2 5.9 1.3-23.2 7 25.7 10.4-50.9 29 67.8 43.1-85.5
$35,000- 49,999 31 2 13.8 2.3-52.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.0 4 7.4 2.3-21.5 24 75.9 46.9-91.8
$50,000- 74,999 36 1 10.0 1.5-45.2 2 3.6 0.6-18.8 2 6.9 1.7-24.0 31 79.5 53.9-92.8
$75,000+ 18 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.0 1.2-43.5 0 0.0 . - . 17 91.0 56.5-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 226 11 3.4 1.6- 7.4 14 11.0 5.5-20.9 26 12.1 7.8-18.3 175 73.5 64.1-81.1
No 122 8 11.7 4.4-27.9 9 7.2 3.3-14.9 15 14.4 7.3-26.4 90 66.6 52.3-78.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 2 2.1 0.4-10.6 4 11.8 4.2-28.6 42 85.0 68.5-93.6
Non-Veteran 273 17 6.2 2.8-13.1 18 10.9 6.1-18.6 31 11.7 7.4-18.1 207 71.2 62.3-78.7

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed 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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