SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,461 55 5.0 3.4- 7.3 37 4.3 2.6- 7.0 76 6.1 4.5- 8.1 1,293 84.7 81.3-87.6
No 149 23 17.8 8.8-32.7 13 9.3 5.0-16.6 36 28.1 18.0-41.0 77 44.8 32.4-57.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 13 1 12.2 1.7-52.1 2 22.5 4.9-62.3 0 0.0 . - . 10 65.3 31.3-88.6
Recommended Range 239 9 6.4 2.3-16.4 7 3.9 1.5- 9.9 18 6.3 3.4-11.5 205 83.4 74.1-89.8
Overweight 491 27 6.4 3.4-11.8 11 2.4 1.2- 4.7 30 6.7 3.9-11.3 423 84.5 78.4-89.1
Obese 779 37 6.6 4.1-10.3 26 5.1 3.0- 8.6 60 10.1 7.4-13.8 656 78.2 73.1-82.5
Current Smoker
No 1,376 58 5.0 3.3- 7.4 44 5.0 3.2- 7.8 83 7.1 5.4- 9.4 1,191 82.9 79.3-86.0
Yes 231 21 14.0 7.5-24.7 6 3.8 1.4- 9.6 29 15.0 9.0-24.0 175 67.1 56.5-76.3
History of CVD**
Yes 464 23 7.1 3.8-13.2 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9 34 9.4 5.7-15.1 398 81.7 74.7-87.0
No 1,119 55 6.0 4.0- 9.1 41 5.9 3.8- 9.2 76 8.2 6.1-10.8 947 79.8 75.6-83.5
Binge Drinker
No 1,564 77 6.4 4.5- 9.1 48 4.9 3.2- 7.5 107 8.3 6.4-10.6 1,332 80.4 76.8-83.5
Yes 41 2 5.5 1.3-20.3 2 3.1 0.5-16.1 4 3.2 0.9-10.5 33 88.2 73.2-95.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,577 78 6.4 4.5- 9.0 50 4.9 3.2- 7.5 107 8.0 6.2-10.3 1,342 80.6 77.1-83.7
Yes 19 1 7.3 1.0-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.0 0.7-19.5 16 88.7 62.9-97.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 203 19 12.8 5.7-26.2 9 11.3 4.4-26.0 28 15.2 9.5-23.3 147 60.7 48.3-71.9
No 1,362 58 5.4 3.7- 7.8 41 3.9 2.5- 6.1 80 7.3 5.4- 9.8 1,183 83.4 79.9-86.3
Current Asthma
Yes 207 16 5.9 3.1-10.7 9 12.5 4.7-28.9 18 8.8 5.0-15.1 164 72.9 59.8-82.9
No 1,392 63 6.4 4.4- 9.3 41 3.8 2.5- 5.7 92 8.2 6.2-10.8 1,196 81.6 78.0-84.7
Disability
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

Back to Diabetes Control.

*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 13JUL10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook