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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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During the past 12 months, was there any time that you did not have testing supplies (strips, lancets, and meter) due to lack of money?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,845 349 20.3 17.9-22.9 1,496 79.7 77.1-82.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 53 11 21.3 11.4-36.4 42 78.7 63.6-88.6
Buncombe 32 6 20.2 7.9-42.6 26 79.8 57.4-92.1
Cabarrus 43 11 24.6 13.1-41.2 32 75.4 58.8-86.9
Catawba 56 12 26.7 14.6-43.8 44 73.3 56.2-85.4
Cumberland 39 2 7.6 1.6-29.8 37 92.4 70.2-98.4
Davidson 62 12 20.2 10.9-34.3 50 79.8 65.7-89.1
Durham 38 5 13.6 5.4-30.1 33 86.4 69.9-94.6
Forsyth 57 4 8.1 3.1-19.9 53 91.9 80.1-96.9
Gaston 52 12 20.9 11.3-35.2 40 79.1 64.8-88.7
Guilford 55 12 24.0 12.4-41.2 43 76.0 58.8-87.6
Iredell 37 2 8.7 2.1-29.5 35 91.3 70.5-97.9
Johnston 51 8 17.0 8.3-31.7 43 83.0 68.3-91.7
Mecklenburg 69 15 18.7 10.7-30.6 54 81.3 69.4-89.3
New Hanover 39 7 13.1 6.0-26.2 32 86.9 73.8-94.0
Onslow 45 4 13.9 4.6-35.1 41 86.1 64.9-95.4
Orange 30 3 7.2 1.7-25.5 27 92.8 74.5-98.3
Pitt 40 10 23.3 11.1-42.5 30 76.7 57.5-88.9
Randolph 29 7 21.0 9.3-40.6 22 79.0 59.4-90.7
Robeson 64 12 27.4 16.0-42.9 52 72.6 57.1-84.0
Rowan 76 16 18.2 10.8-28.9 60 81.8 71.1-89.2
Union 32 5 20.1 7.9-42.5 27 79.9 57.5-92.1
Wake 56 7 18.9 7.5-40.1 49 81.1 59.9-92.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 39 9 30.3 15.1-51.6 30 69.7 48.4-84.9
Northeast Partnership II 71 17 24.1 15.0-36.3 54 75.9 63.7-85.0
Northeast Partnership I 102 19 15.9 9.4-25.7 83 84.1 74.3-90.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 10 16.7 8.0-31.5 41 83.3 68.5-92.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 74 22 32.2 20.7-46.3 52 67.8 53.7-79.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 49 11 29.4 15.6-48.3 38 70.6 51.7-84.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 12 28.1 15.5-45.5 41 71.9 54.5-84.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 47 7 15.8 7.4-30.6 40 84.2 69.4-92.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 73 15 19.0 10.9-31.1 58 81.0 68.9-89.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 56 10 18.4 9.4-33.0 46 81.6 67.0-90.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 40 9 24.1 12.5-41.3 31 75.9 58.7-87.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 56 8 13.0 6.3-24.9 48 87.0 75.1-93.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 79 17 23.3 12.7-38.8 62 76.7 61.2-87.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 185 40 23.5 16.6-32.3 145 76.5 67.7-83.4
No 1,660 309 20.0 17.5-22.8 1,351 80.0 77.2-82.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 665 131 23.1 19.1-27.7 534 76.9 72.3-80.9
Piedmont 986 181 18.6 15.5-22.1 805 81.4 77.9-84.5
Western NC 194 37 20.1 13.7-28.6 157 79.9 71.4-86.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 111 23 22.5 13.5-35.1 88 77.5 64.9-86.5
Northwest 399 65 15.2 11.7-19.6 334 84.8 80.4-88.3
Charlotte 244 49 18.3 13.5-24.4 195 81.7 75.6-86.5
Greensboro 214 41 21.8 14.8-30.9 173 78.2 69.1-85.2
Southern Regional 203 39 24.1 17.0-32.8 164 75.9 67.2-83.0
Coastal 90 20 29.5 18.1-44.2 70 70.5 55.8-81.9
Wake 225 38 18.7 11.9-28.2 187 81.3 71.8-88.1
Area L 99 20 17.9 10.7-28.3 79 82.1 71.7-89.3
Eastern 260 54 23.3 17.4-30.6 206 76.7 69.4-82.6

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.

*** 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.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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