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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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 medicinces No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 649 29 4.6 2.7- 7.9 15 2.9 1.6- 5.2 47 8.5 5.8-12.3 558 83.9 79.3-87.7
Female 964 50 7.9 5.1-12.0 35 6.5 3.8-10.8 65 8.2 5.9-11.2 814 77.5 72.3-82.0
RACE
White 1,145 53 6.3 4.2- 9.4 23 2.8 1.3- 5.9 57 6.2 4.3- 9.0 1,012 84.7 80.6-88.0
African American 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
Asian 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Native American 65 4 5.1 1.5-15.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 6 12.7 5.1-28.3 54 80.9 65.0-90.6
Other Minorities 32 3 8.7 2.0-31.3 3 7.1 2.0-22.3 4 5.6 1.5-19.5 22 78.6 56.1-91.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 3 8.7 2.0-31.0 3 7.0 2.0-21.9 6 8.3 2.8-21.9 20 76.0 54.1-89.4
-English Speaking 16 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.0 0.8-18.4 14 96.0 81.6-99.2
-Spanish Speaking 16 3 18.3 4.0-54.5 3 14.8 3.9-42.7 4 13.0 3.3-39.2 6 53.9 21.4-83.5
Non-Hispanic 1,575 76 6.3 4.4- 8.9 47 4.7 3.0- 7.3 105 8.3 6.5-10.7 1,347 80.7 77.1-83.8
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.5 0.8-52.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 91.5 47.6-99.2
25-34 29 5 26.8 9.9-54.8 2 2.2 0.5- 9.7 5 11.5 4.2-28.0 17 59.5 35.3-79.9
35-44 85 9 16.1 6.8-33.4 9 11.3 5.5-21.9 24 23.4 14.3-35.8 43 49.3 35.6-63.1
45-54 228 23 8.0 4.8-12.9 11 7.2 2.6-18.3 31 13.0 8.0-20.6 163 71.8 62.0-79.8
55-64 471 32 6.2 3.5-10.8 19 6.2 3.2-11.7 29 8.0 4.8-12.9 391 79.7 73.0-85.0
65-74 480 4 0.8 0.2- 2.7 5 1.5 0.5- 4.3 17 3.5 1.9- 6.6 454 94.2 90.5-96.5
75+ 309 6 2.3 0.5- 9.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 6 1.8 0.6- 5.0 294 95.5 89.8-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 16 6.3 2.7-14.0 13 6.5 2.5-16.2 29 7.4 4.6-11.6 294 79.8 70.5-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 557 31 8.7 5.1-14.4 20 6.5 3.6-11.5 46 10.5 7.1-15.4 460 74.3 67.5-80.1
Some Post-H.S. 398 22 5.3 3.1- 9.1 8 2.6 1.1- 6.4 30 11.1 7.1-16.9 338 80.9 74.5-86.0
College Graduate 300 9 3.6 1.4- 8.9 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5 6 1.4 0.5- 4.0 276 92.4 87.2-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 308 24 8.0 4.5-14.0 15 5.8 3.1-10.7 33 10.9 6.9-16.7 236 75.3 67.2-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 326 17 7.7 3.7-15.1 13 6.5 2.9-14.3 34 13.7 9.3-19.8 262 72.1 63.5-79.3
$25,000- 34,999 169 7 3.5 1.6- 7.5 5 3.0 1.1- 8.4 14 11.8 6.0-21.7 143 81.7 71.8-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 200 13 7.4 3.4-15.2 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 11 5.8 2.7-12.3 174 85.6 77.1-91.3
$50,000-74,999 171 6 6.8 2.4-17.6 5 2.4 0.9- 6.6 7 6.6 2.8-15.0 153 84.2 73.6-91.1
$75,000+ 174 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 171 98.2 93.6-99.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 991 59 6.4 4.6- 8.8 33 6.1 3.5-10.3 76 9.3 6.9-12.4 823 78.2 73.7-82.2
No 603 20 6.5 3.4-12.2 17 3.2 1.9- 5.5 35 7.2 4.6-11.1 531 83.1 77.2-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 5 1.7 0.5- 5.6 10 6.5 2.7-14.6 258 91.2 83.5-95.5
Non-Veteran 1,187 70 7.6 5.3-10.8 40 5.8 3.7- 9.1 91 8.8 6.7-11.4 986 77.8 73.6-81.6

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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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