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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Diabetes Counseling

During the past 12 months, was there any time that you did not have testing supplies(strips, lancets, meter) or diabetes medicines 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%)
North Carolina 1,553 96 6.4 4.8- 8.3 47 3.3 2.3- 4.6 169 11.5 9.6-13.8 1,241 78.8 76.0-81.4
-Northeastern Partnership 142 14 10.5 5.7-18.5 3 3.0 0.9- 9.5 24 16.8 11.0-24.8 101 69.6 60.2-77.7
GENDER
Male 41 2 5.3 1.3-18.8 2 6.5 1.6-22.7 5 10.6 4.3-24.0 32 77.6 61.4-88.3
Female 101 12 13.8 7.1-25.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 19 20.7 12.9-31.5 69 64.6 52.9-74.8
RACE
White 62 4 4.2 1.5-11.6 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.8 3.7-19.5 52 87.0 76.0-93.4
African American 75 10 15.7 7.9-28.9 3 5.3 1.6-16.3 16 22.0 13.2-34.3 46 56.9 43.7-69.3
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 43.8 6.5-89.7 1 56.2 10.3-93.5
25-34 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 53.8 19.7-84.7 4 46.2 15.3-80.3
45-54 30 4 18.8 6.4-44.1 2 6.9 1.6-25.6 7 23.0 10.3-44.0 17 51.2 31.5-70.5
55-64 38 5 14.3 5.3-33.1 1 5.6 0.8-30.5 7 16.4 7.6-31.9 25 63.7 45.0-79.1
65-74 42 2 2.2 0.5- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 40 97.8 91.5-99.5
75+ 19 2 10.5 2.3-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.2 5.1-44.3 14 72.4 46.1-88.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 3 4.5 1.3-14.3 1 4.4 0.6-25.3 8 19.6 9.4-36.4 34 71.5 54.3-84.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 52 6 16.3 6.6-34.8 2 4.3 1.0-16.9 6 13.2 5.7-28.0 38 66.1 49.1-79.8
Some Post-H.S. 28 5 14.8 5.7-33.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 20.9 9.7-39.3 15 64.3 44.5-80.2
College Graduate 16 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.3 2.9-39.6 14 87.7 60.4-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 3 3.4 1.1-10.4 2 6.5 1.4-25.0 11 31.9 18.2-49.5 30 58.2 41.4-73.4
$15,000- 24,999 31 8 33.6 16.8-55.9 1 5.2 0.7-28.7 7 20.6 9.5-39.1 15 40.7 24.0-59.8
$25,000- 34,999 8 1 18.2 2.5-65.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 81.8 34.6-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
$50,000-74,999 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
$75,000+ 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 88 8 7.5 3.5-15.1 3 5.0 1.5-15.5 19 21.9 13.6-33.2 58 65.6 53.6-75.9
No 51 6 15.9 6.5-33.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.2 2.9-21.0 41 76.0 58.8-87.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 1 2.0 0.3-13.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 17 98.0 86.7-99.7
Non-Veteran 124 13 12.3 6.6-21.8 3 3.6 1.1-11.4 24 20.4 13.5-29.7 84 63.6 53.2-72.8

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*Asked of all respondents that answered YES to diabetes Core question

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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