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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 666 31 8.2 4.7-13.9 14 3.5 1.2-10.0 37 7.4 4.8-11.3 584 80.8 74.2-86.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 55 4 11.0 2.5-37.3 3 7.5 2.0-24.7 6 10.8 3.8-27.1 42 70.8 47.3-86.7
AGE
18-44 78 11 19.9 9.1-38.0 7 5.9 2.5-13.2 21 20.2 11.6-33.0 39 54.0 38.5-68.7
45-54 136 12 6.5 3.2-12.8 8 11.2 3.3-31.6 12 10.3 4.7-21.1 104 71.9 56.8-83.3
55-64 255 17 9.6 4.5-19.3 14 11.0 5.1-22.0 16 7.7 4.1-14.0 208 71.8 61.0-80.5
65+ 490 10 2.4 0.9- 6.7 6 1.6 0.5- 4.5 16 2.7 1.3- 5.5 458 93.3 88.8-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 9 8.7 3.0-22.5 11 10.7 3.8-26.6 19 6.8 3.7-12.4 188 73.8 59.8-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 344 20 10.0 5.1-18.9 12 7.2 3.1-15.9 24 8.0 4.9-12.7 288 74.8 65.5-82.2
Some Post-H.S. 231 15 7.5 3.9-13.9 5 2.9 1.0- 8.1 18 13.8 7.6-23.8 193 75.8 65.8-83.5
College Graduate 157 5 2.6 0.9- 7.3 7 4.6 1.9-10.4 4 2.5 0.7- 8.5 141 90.3 83.1-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 18 10.4 5.4-19.1 12 6.6 3.1-13.5 22 10.5 6.0-17.8 173 72.4 62.4-80.6
$15,000- 24,999 202 11 9.4 3.7-21.8 7 7.3 2.3-21.2 20 13.4 8.0-21.6 164 69.9 57.5-80.0
$25,000- 34,999 98 4 3.7 1.3-10.4 4 4.8 1.5-14.6 6 13.3 5.0-30.8 84 78.1 62.6-88.4
$35,000- 49,999 109 4 3.4 1.0-10.9 2 2.8 0.7-10.7 8 10.1 4.0-23.2 95 83.8 71.0-91.6
$50,000- 74,999 91 3 6.1 1.7-19.8 4 4.4 1.4-13.2 3 7.9 2.1-25.6 81 81.6 65.6-91.1
$75,000+ 67 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 65 97.9 91.6-99.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 614 36 7.0 4.5-10.7 25 8.5 4.5-15.7 44 8.8 6.1-12.6 509 75.7 69.1-81.3
No 340 14 9.2 4.2-19.1 10 3.6 1.7- 7.3 20 7.1 3.7-13.2 296 80.1 70.9-86.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 1 5.2 0.7-30.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.7 1 2.5 0.3-16.7 15 90.7 69.9-97.6
Non-Veteran 848 46 8.6 5.4-13.2 30 6.9 4.0-11.9 58 8.5 6.0-11.8 714 76.0 70.3-81.0

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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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