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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 2,007 124 8.5 6.9-10.6 50 3.0 2.1- 4.3 158 9.0 7.3-10.9 1,675 79.5 76.8-81.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 50 2 8.1 2.0-26.9 1 2.3 0.3-14.7 4 9.1 3.1-23.7 43 80.6 63.3-90.9
Buncombe 36 3 14.8 4.5-39.4 2 5.1 1.2-18.7 2 5.1 1.2-18.5 29 75.0 53.7-88.6
Cabarrus 48 3 14.0 2.9-47.2 4 17.7 5.8-42.8 6 8.5 3.4-19.8 35 59.8 38.1-78.2
Catawba 51 2 2.8 0.6-12.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 2 4.0 1.0-15.3 46 92.2 81.2-97.0
Cumberland 62 4 14.1 3.0-46.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 3 3.5 1.0-11.7 54 80.4 54.1-93.5
Davidson 47 4 5.7 1.6-18.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.8 4.2-51.6 40 76.5 47.8-92.1
Durham 29 1 14.8 2.3-56.3 1 2.7 0.4-17.2 2 9.3 1.8-36.2 25 73.3 42.5-91.1
Forsyth 41 3 12.2 3.5-34.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.4 4.4-41.9 35 72.4 49.2-87.6
Gaston 58 1 4.3 0.6-24.5 2 6.8 1.3-29.2 4 6.8 2.1-19.4 51 82.1 63.6-92.4
Guilford 52 5 9.3 3.7-21.5 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 1 3.0 0.4-18.3 45 85.3 71.2-93.2
Iredell 50 4 8.0 2.7-21.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 3 7.4 2.3-21.4 42 83.1 68.2-91.8
Johnston 50 5 11.7 4.3-28.1 1 13.2 2.1-52.5 3 6.2 1.7-19.8 41 68.9 44.7-85.9
Mecklenburg 73 5 9.4 3.6-22.5 2 3.0 0.7-11.4 4 7.1 2.6-17.8 62 80.4 67.2-89.2
New Hanover 48 1 3.1 0.4-19.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 3 4.6 1.4-14.2 43 91.4 78.7-96.8
Onslow 46 1 3.2 0.4-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 11.4 4.2-27.5 40 85.4 68.8-94.0
Orange 32 1 2.3 0.3-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 12.5 3.9-33.5 28 85.3 65.0-94.7
Pitt 53 2 6.5 1.2-28.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 6 9.8 4.1-21.7 44 82.7 66.2-92.1
Randolph 41 4 13.6 5.1-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 36 85.3 67.7-94.1
Robeson 56 3 4.5 1.3-14.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 9 21.8 11.4-37.7 43 72.6 57.2-84.0
Rowan 72 2 5.5 1.1-23.6 4 4.5 1.5-12.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.2 62 86.6 73.2-93.9
Union 34 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 2 11.4 2.0-45.1 31 87.4 55.9-97.4
Wake 60 3 3.5 0.9-12.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2 54 93.9 85.5-97.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 54 2 6.1 1.5-21.2 2 3.0 0.7-11.7 4 7.1 2.5-18.4 46 83.8 69.8-92.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 84 4 5.7 2.0-15.1 7 10.1 4.3-21.7 7 8.3 3.7-17.4 66 76.0 63.6-85.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 102 5 9.7 3.3-24.9 3 6.5 2.1-18.1 11 12.2 6.6-21.6 83 71.6 58.6-81.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 66 7 15.5 5.8-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.6 3.7-22.4 53 75.0 57.1-87.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 77 4 5.8 2.1-15.4 2 2.6 0.4-14.2 10 14.0 6.7-26.9 61 77.6 64.2-87.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 53 2 3.5 0.7-15.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.3 3.0-25.3 48 87.2 71.6-94.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 52 4 9.5 3.4-23.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 10 36.5 18.1-59.9 37 53.3 33.7-71.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 66 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 1 3.4 0.5-20.5 6 8.7 3.6-19.3 58 87.0 74.2-94.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 93 7 8.7 3.9-18.3 3 2.4 0.7- 7.5 6 8.8 3.7-19.8 77 80.1 68.5-88.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 65 4 4.4 1.6-11.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 13.1 6.1-26.2 53 82.4 69.6-90.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 53 6 12.8 4.9-29.5 2 4.1 1.0-15.9 5 13.4 5.3-29.9 40 69.7 52.7-82.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 78 10 13.3 6.8-24.3 1 2.3 0.3-14.8 4 3.1 0.9- 9.5 63 81.4 69.5-89.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 75 9 14.0 6.9-26.4 2 4.2 0.8-18.8 3 9.1 2.9-25.1 61 72.6 57.6-83.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 201 11 9.2 4.7-17.1 10 7.5 3.8-14.1 18 9.3 5.7-14.8 162 74.1 65.7-81.1
No 1,806 113 8.5 6.7-10.6 40 2.6 1.7- 3.9 140 8.9 7.2-11.1 1,513 80.0 77.2-82.5
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 762 40 6.8 4.3-10.4 19 3.4 1.9- 5.9 72 10.0 7.6-13.0 631 79.8 75.5-83.5
Piedmont 1,035 60 8.2 6.0-11.0 24 2.4 1.5- 4.0 72 8.3 6.1-11.3 879 81.1 77.4-84.3
Western NC 210 24 13.9 8.9-21.1 7 4.4 1.8-10.3 14 9.2 5.0-16.3 165 72.5 63.9-79.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 111 12 14.2 7.8-24.6 4 4.5 1.3-13.8 5 8.0 3.0-19.6 90 73.3 61.1-82.7
Northwest 394 30 9.7 6.2-14.8 9 2.0 0.8- 5.0 31 11.5 7.2-17.9 324 76.8 69.9-82.5
Charlotte 279 14 7.9 4.3-14.1 11 4.9 2.4- 9.8 19 6.7 4.0-11.1 235 80.5 73.5-86.0
Greensboro 249 16 8.2 4.9-13.5 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3 14 7.8 3.6-16.2 217 82.8 74.7-88.7
Southern Regional 236 15 9.0 3.9-19.6 5 3.0 1.0- 8.2 19 8.8 4.9-15.3 197 79.2 69.5-86.4
Coastal 102 3 3.2 0.9-10.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 8 9.1 4.2-18.5 90 87.4 77.6-93.3
Wake 227 16 9.8 5.3-17.6 5 2.8 0.9- 8.1 18 7.4 4.1-13.1 188 80.0 71.6-86.4
Area L 120 7 5.1 2.4-10.8 4 6.4 2.3-16.5 14 14.0 8.0-23.3 95 74.5 64.0-82.7
Eastern 289 11 5.6 3.0-10.5 9 2.9 1.4- 6.2 30 9.5 6.3-14.0 239 82.0 76.0-86.7

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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.

**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.

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

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