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2011 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 No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,385 180 17.3 14.1-21.0 1,205 82.7 79.0-85.9
GENDER
Male 541 48 12.5 8.5-18.1 493 87.5 81.9-91.5
Female 844 132 21.2 16.8-26.5 712 78.8 73.5-83.2
RACE
White 981 106 14.7 11.5-18.7 875 85.3 81.3-88.5
African American 316 59 23.8 16.7-32.9 257 76.2 67.1-83.3
Native American 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,340 173 17.0 13.8-20.7 1,167 83.0 79.3-86.2
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 186 51 30.1 21.1-40.8 135 69.9 59.2-78.9
55-64 382 68 18.8 13.3-25.8 314 81.2 74.2-86.7
65-74 407 28 7.3 4.4-11.8 379 92.7 88.2-95.6
75+ 318 *** *** *** 310 93.7 80.7-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 48 18.9 12.8-26.8 236 81.1 73.2-87.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 460 58 16.8 11.5-24.0 402 83.2 76.0-88.5
Some Post-H.S. 347 52 21.5 15.2-29.5 295 78.5 70.5-84.8
College Graduate 291 21 6.5 4.0-10.5 270 93.5 89.5-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 65 25.7 18.4-34.6 197 74.3 65.4-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 279 44 21.1 14.4-29.8 235 78.9 70.2-85.6
$25,000- 34,999 164 *** *** *** 149 84.0 71.0-91.8
$35,000- 49,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 121 *** *** *** 112 86.4 73.5-93.6
$75,000+ 143 *** *** *** 137 93.2 79.8-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 741 110 19.6 15.1-24.9 631 80.4 75.1-84.9
No 638 68 14.8 10.6-20.3 570 85.2 79.7-89.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 260 11 9.8 4.4-20.3 249 90.2 79.7-95.6
Non-Veteran 1,125 169 19.0 15.4-23.1 956 81.0 76.9-84.6

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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