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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 479 22 4.2 2.5- 6.9 9 2.1 0.9- 4.6 20 4.9 2.5- 9.5 428 88.8 84.0-92.3
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.6 0.9-43.2 6 92.4 56.8-99.1
Non-Hispanic 1,134 53 6.4 4.2- 9.5 23 2.9 1.4- 6.0 55 6.2 4.2- 9.0 1,003 84.6 80.4-88.0
AGE
18-44 68 9 17.5 7.4-36.0 5 5.7 2.2-14.4 12 16.4 8.2-30.3 42 60.4 44.3-74.5
45-54 142 14 10.1 5.5-17.9 4 7.2 1.6-27.7 14 6.5 3.3-12.4 110 76.2 62.9-85.8
55-64 330 26 7.9 4.2-14.5 10 2.5 1.1- 5.6 17 7.7 3.9-14.8 277 81.8 73.9-87.7
65+ 600 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 4 0.4 0.1- 1.0 14 2.1 1.0- 4.4 578 97.4 95.1-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 12 8.2 2.8-21.6 4 6.2 1.1-28.0 14 5.6 2.6-11.7 202 80.0 65.0-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 379 18 7.7 3.9-14.4 11 3.6 1.8- 7.4 21 8.0 4.3-14.5 329 80.7 72.9-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 311 17 6.1 3.3-11.0 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 18 8.2 4.5-14.5 272 84.9 78.0-89.9
College Graduate 221 6 2.5 1.0- 6.5 4 1.6 0.6- 4.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 207 95.0 91.0-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 15 10.7 5.0-21.3 5 3.0 1.1- 7.4 19 12.6 6.9-21.9 145 73.7 62.7-82.4
$15,000- 24,999 222 10 7.1 3.5-14.1 7 3.2 1.1- 9.0 14 8.1 4.3-14.8 191 81.6 73.1-87.8
$25,000- 34,999 126 6 5.1 2.2-11.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3 5 3.9 1.5- 9.5 112 89.4 82.2-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 155 11 6.3 3.1-12.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 6 5.5 2.0-14.2 137 87.2 78.4-92.7
$50,000- 74,999 125 5 5.9 2.1-15.5 3 2.1 0.7- 6.4 5 7.1 2.3-19.5 112 85.0 72.8-92.3
$75,000+ 147 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 145 99.0 96.0-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 688 42 7.3 5.0-10.5 16 3.8 1.5- 9.7 41 7.2 4.5-11.4 589 81.7 76.0-86.2
No 447 11 5.1 2.0-12.3 7 1.7 0.7- 3.8 16 5.1 2.7- 9.3 413 88.2 81.5-92.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 3 1.7 0.4- 7.9 4 4.9 1.2-18.5 199 92.8 81.2-97.5
Non-Veteran 827 46 8.3 5.4-12.5 18 3.3 1.4- 7.8 49 7.0 4.8-10.1 714 81.4 76.2-85.7

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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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