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2010 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 1,634 71 4.7 3.5- 6.3 36 1.9 1.2- 3.0 102 8.5 6.6-11.0 1,425 84.9 82.1-87.3
GENDER
Male 617 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5 8 1.5 0.6- 3.9 33 8.2 5.3-12.4 557 87.6 83.1-91.0
Female 1,017 52 6.5 4.5- 9.3 28 2.2 1.3- 3.5 69 8.8 6.4-12.1 868 82.5 78.6-85.8
RACE
White 1,145 39 3.8 2.6- 5.7 19 1.2 0.7- 2.3 51 5.5 3.8- 7.9 1,036 89.4 86.5-91.7
African American 383 24 5.1 3.0- 8.3 12 2.4 1.1- 4.8 38 14.4 9.5-21.0 309 78.2 71.5-83.7
Asian 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Native American 59 2 1.0 0.3- 4.3 3 5.9 1.8-17.8 10 33.0 15.9-56.2 44 60.0 38.8-78.0
Other Minorities 27 5 20.7 7.1-47.1 2 10.0 1.6-42.7 3 7.9 2.4-23.3 17 61.4 37.3-81.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 7 23.6 10.1-46.1 3 2.2 0.6- 7.6 4 7.4 2.5-19.7 26 66.8 46.3-82.4
-English Speaking 29 3 8.8 2.7-25.2 2 2.8 0.6-12.4 2 4.6 1.0-17.7 22 83.9 66.7-93.1
-Spanish Speaking 11 4 44.7 16.5-76.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.4 2 11.4 2.5-39.2 4 42.6 15.8-74.6
Non-Hispanic 1,586 64 4.1 3.0- 5.6 33 1.9 1.2- 3.0 97 8.3 6.4-10.8 1,392 85.7 82.9-88.1
AGE
18-24 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
25-34 35 2 3.8 0.8-16.5 2 5.7 1.0-26.6 6 19.9 8.2-40.8 25 70.7 49.6-85.5
35-44 70 9 14.1 6.8-27.1 3 3.2 0.7-14.0 14 17.8 9.9-30.0 44 64.8 50.6-76.8
45-54 218 17 7.7 4.4-13.2 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 26 10.8 6.2-18.3 168 79.9 72.0-86.1
55-64 481 27 4.5 2.7- 7.3 14 1.7 0.9- 3.0 42 10.8 7.0-16.2 398 83.0 77.5-87.4
65-74 496 14 2.3 1.2- 4.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.3 12 3.3 1.5- 7.0 464 93.4 89.7-95.8
75+ 325 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 4 2.1 0.6- 7.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 317 96.6 91.9-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 365 21 6.7 3.9-11.3 13 3.2 1.4- 7.1 23 10.1 5.8-16.9 308 80.0 72.7-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 536 26 5.2 3.1- 8.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 45 12.3 8.3-17.7 458 81.7 76.0-86.3
Some Post-H.S. 392 20 5.3 3.1- 9.0 8 2.1 0.7- 5.9 28 7.8 5.0-12.0 336 84.8 79.4-89.0
College Graduate 339 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 8 1.7 0.8- 3.7 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 321 96.1 93.5-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 18 5.6 2.9-10.3 8 1.9 0.9- 4.2 35 17.7 11.7-25.8 235 74.8 66.6-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 352 32 11.8 7.6-18.0 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0 30 12.1 7.2-19.8 280 74.5 66.4-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 191 4 2.9 1.0- 8.6 6 3.9 1.1-12.3 13 8.0 4.1-14.9 168 85.3 76.4-91.2
$35,000- 49,999 205 7 3.7 1.6- 8.1 5 1.6 0.7- 3.9 8 3.3 1.6- 7.0 185 91.4 86.3-94.7
$50,000-74,999 157 4 1.2 0.4- 4.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 2 2.4 0.5-11.6 150 95.7 88.5-98.5
$75,000+ 176 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 2 3.0 0.6-14.0 172 96.2 86.7-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,020 50 5.3 3.7- 7.5 28 2.2 1.3- 3.7 76 10.6 7.9-14.1 866 81.9 78.0-85.2
No 602 20 3.8 2.2- 6.5 8 1.4 0.5- 3.8 25 5.1 2.9- 8.7 549 89.8 85.6-92.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 6 1.7 0.6- 4.2 271 96.8 93.9-98.3
Non-Veteran 1,351 66 5.5 4.0- 7.4 35 2.2 1.4- 3.6 96 10.1 7.7-13.0 1,154 82.3 78.9-85.2

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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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