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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 39 5 11.4 4.3-26.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 6 15.6 6.5-33.0 27 71.9 53.9-84.8
Buncombe 40 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 1 3.5 0.5-21.0 2 9.5 2.4-30.4 36 86.0 66.6-95.0
Cabarrus 38 2 5.0 1.2-18.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.2 2.9-20.8 32 86.8 72.7-94.2
Catawba 38 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 6 21.2 8.4-44.0 31 77.5 55.2-90.6
Cumberland 56 6 10.5 4.6-22.2 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 7 9.4 4.4-19.1 42 78.9 66.3-87.7
Davidson 36 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 2 3.4 0.8-13.5 5 14.3 5.7-31.7 28 79.0 61.4-89.9
Durham 27 2 4.3 1.0-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 29.3 13.4-52.7 18 66.4 43.9-83.2
Forsyth 33 3 12.4 3.6-34.8 1 6.6 0.9-34.4 5 15.7 6.2-34.2 24 65.3 44.4-81.6
Gaston 51 6 9.8 4.1-21.8 3 7.5 2.3-22.2 6 14.5 6.3-29.7 36 68.2 52.3-80.7
Guilford 43 3 8.1 2.5-23.2 2 3.2 0.8-12.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 37 86.9 72.4-94.4
Iredell 44 2 4.0 0.8-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.5 3.9-25.4 37 85.4 70.1-93.6
Johnston 53 6 10.3 4.3-22.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 6 9.6 4.1-20.9 40 79.3 65.4-88.6
Mecklenburg 46 4 16.5 5.1-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.5 2.0-19.3 39 77.0 54.8-90.2
New Hanover 31 2 5.4 1.1-22.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 29 94.6 77.8-98.9
Onslow 38 3 5.4 1.5-18.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.6 4 17.4 6.4-39.4 30 75.4 55.4-88.3
Orange 32 2 3.4 0.8-13.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 3 5.5 1.7-16.9 26 89.5 77.0-95.5
Pitt 28 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.2 5.3-40.2 24 83.8 59.8-94.7
Randolph 30 3 11.0 3.5-29.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.5 5.5-40.1 23 72.5 49.9-87.5
Robeson 52 4 4.9 1.6-14.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.4 3.9-20.7 42 85.8 73.6-92.8
Rowan 46 5 9.0 3.4-21.5 2 3.1 0.7-12.7 5 21.2 9.0-42.2 34 66.7 48.4-81.0
Union 36 1 2.5 0.3-16.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 0 0.0 . - . 34 96.2 84.9-99.1
Wake 42 3 8.4 2.6-23.8 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3 1 2.7 0.4-16.7 36 87.0 71.9-94.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 33 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.6 0.5-21.7 2 4.2 1.0-16.0 30 92.2 77.2-97.6
Northeast Partnership II 78 8 12.6 5.7-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 18.3 10.3-30.4 57 69.1 55.8-79.8
Northeast Partnership I 55 6 9.4 3.9-20.8 3 8.6 2.6-24.9 11 18.0 9.8-30.9 35 63.9 48.7-76.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 52 4 6.6 2.3-17.9 4 6.8 2.4-18.0 2 7.9 1.7-29.8 42 78.6 61.7-89.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 60 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 5 10.6 3.9-26.0 12 26.9 14.7-44.0 42 60.3 44.2-74.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 47 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.5 1.1-23.1 6 13.2 5.3-29.4 39 81.3 64.1-91.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 54 2 4.2 1.0-16.0 2 4.5 1.0-17.1 4 7.8 2.8-20.1 46 83.6 69.7-91.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 38 2 5.1 1.2-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.7 2.0-20.7 33 88.2 72.8-95.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 71 3 5.3 1.5-17.1 3 5.4 1.6-16.5 10 15.2 7.9-27.1 55 74.1 60.7-84.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 35 3 9.9 3.0-28.6 2 5.6 1.2-22.1 5 14.1 5.5-31.5 25 70.4 51.5-84.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 32 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.9 1.8-28.5 4 18.4 7.0-40.4 26 73.7 52.2-87.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 45 2 5.4 1.3-20.5 3 6.9 2.0-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 40 87.7 72.2-95.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 74 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 13.0 4.9-30.4 66 86.2 69.2-94.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 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
No 1,411 82 6.0 4.5- 8.1 44 3.3 2.3- 4.7 145 11.1 9.1-13.5 1,140 79.5 76.6-82.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 597 39 7.0 4.3-11.1 16 3.5 2.0- 6.3 77 14.1 10.8-18.2 465 75.3 70.3-79.8
Piedmont 784 52 7.0 5.0- 9.7 27 3.5 2.2- 5.4 79 10.0 7.8-12.7 626 79.6 75.9-82.8
Western NC 172 5 3.0 1.1- 7.8 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 13 10.8 5.5-20.0 150 84.0 74.9-90.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 113 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 9 12.2 5.4-25.2 101 85.8 73.3-93.1
Northwest 269 14 6.2 3.3-11.6 10 3.9 1.8- 8.3 32 14.0 9.6-20.0 213 75.9 68.8-81.7
Charlotte 217 15 7.2 3.7-13.4 8 4.4 2.0- 9.3 15 6.7 3.8-11.8 179 81.7 74.4-87.3
Greensboro 170 15 8.9 4.8-16.0 6 3.5 1.3- 8.9 18 8.8 5.1-14.7 131 78.8 70.5-85.2
Southern Regional 200 13 6.2 3.3-11.1 5 3.2 1.1- 8.6 25 13.4 8.2-21.2 157 77.3 69.1-83.8
Coastal 71 2 2.2 0.5- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.2 2.4-15.2 64 91.6 82.2-96.3
Wake 197 15 7.4 3.9-13.4 7 2.9 1.3- 6.5 20 9.3 5.5-15.2 155 80.5 73.0-86.3
Area L 85 7 9.0 3.8-19.9 3 4.0 1.2-12.8 10 12.4 5.6-25.2 65 74.6 61.4-84.5
Eastern 213 12 4.3 2.2- 8.2 7 5.2 2.2-12.2 33 19.2 13.3-26.9 161 71.2 62.9-78.3

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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