SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 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?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only testing supplies Yes, only medicines Yes, testing supplies and medicince No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,640 101 5.2 3.8- 6.9 35 1.4 0.9- 2.2 154 6.7 5.5- 8.3 2,350 86.7 84.5-88.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 68 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.1 1.2-13.1 65 95.9 86.9-98.8
Buncombe 52 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.6 2.6-15.8 47 93.4 84.2-97.4
Cabarrus 51 4 5.3 1.8-14.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 2 2.5 0.5-10.3 44 90.8 80.6-95.9
Catawba 75 2 1.5 0.3- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.9 2.0-16.3 69 92.6 82.7-97.0
Cumberland 95 3 3.5 1.1-11.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 7 6.3 2.8-13.8 84 89.3 80.5-94.4
Davidson 72 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.1 2.1-16.0 66 92.2 82.0-96.9
Durham 55 4 5.8 2.0-15.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.3 3.0-29.8 48 83.9 66.8-93.1
Forsyth 57 1 2.6 0.4-16.0 1 3.9 0.5-22.6 4 7.7 2.3-22.8 51 85.9 69.5-94.2
Gaston 58 1 1.8 0.2-11.7 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 2 7.2 1.8-24.3 54 89.5 74.1-96.2
Guilford 54 3 12.4 4.0-32.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.4 0.9-19.4 49 83.2 63.7-93.3
Iredell 58 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.3 1.1-15.9 55 94.4 83.4-98.3
Johnston 69 6 8.8 3.5-20.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.4 2.1-18.0 59 84.8 71.8-92.4
Mecklenburg 86 4 5.6 2.0-15.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.2 3.7-21.1 77 85.2 72.9-92.5
New Hanover 65 2 7.3 1.3-31.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 2 3.7 0.8-14.7 60 88.6 68.8-96.5
Onslow 64 4 7.1 2.2-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.3 1.8-14.8 56 87.6 74.6-94.4
Orange 42 2 4.2 1.0-15.5 1 2.8 0.4-17.7 2 5.7 1.2-22.9 37 87.3 71.4-95.0
Pitt 56 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.4 2.0-14.1 51 93.6 84.9-97.4
Randolph 71 2 6.0 1.5-21.0 2 3.5 0.7-15.7 5 8.0 3.0-19.5 62 82.5 68.2-91.2
Robeson 90 3 4.6 1.2-15.7 4 3.7 1.3-10.1 7 13.2 5.2-29.6 76 78.5 63.5-88.4
Rowan 91 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 7 7.5 3.4-15.7 80 89.3 80.7-94.3
Union 54 3 4.2 1.2-13.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 1 4.7 0.7-26.7 49 89.7 73.9-96.4
Wake 100 5 8.9 3.0-23.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 8 9.4 4.3-19.3 86 80.8 67.2-89.6
Wayne 81 3 1.8 0.6- 5.5 4 3.5 1.2- 9.5 5 9.4 3.6-22.5 69 85.3 73.2-92.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 969 37 5.2 3.4- 7.9 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 57 6.3 4.6- 8.5 860 87.5 84.4-90.1
Piedmont 1,177 47 5.7 3.7- 8.7 16 1.7 0.9- 3.0 63 6.8 4.9- 9.4 1,051 85.8 82.3-88.7
Western NC 494 17 2.9 1.6- 5.3 4 1.6 0.5- 5.1 34 7.3 4.9-10.7 439 88.2 84.0-91.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 326 15 4.3 2.3- 7.9 2 1.1 0.2- 4.7 25 9.4 6.0-14.4 284 85.3 79.6-89.6
Northwest 554 10 1.6 0.8- 3.4 5 1.4 0.4- 4.6 35 7.0 4.5-10.8 504 90.0 85.7-93.0
Charlotte 294 14 4.5 2.3- 8.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4 13 7.6 4.2-13.4 262 86.6 80.4-91.1
Greensboro 272 12 8.5 4.2-16.3 5 3.3 1.1- 9.7 11 3.8 1.7- 8.4 244 84.4 76.1-90.2
Southern Regional 309 9 3.7 1.8- 7.4 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3 19 6.1 3.5-10.2 273 88.7 83.8-92.3
Coastal 135 3 3.9 0.9-15.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 5 6.0 2.2-15.5 126 89.9 78.8-95.5
Wake 277 19 8.4 4.1-16.5 3 1.5 0.5- 4.5 17 7.5 4.1-13.4 238 82.6 74.4-88.6
Area L 96 5 9.2 3.3-22.9 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 4 3.0 1.0- 8.7 85 86.1 73.7-93.2
Eastern 377 14 4.6 2.2- 9.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 25 6.9 4.4-10.7 334 88.0 82.9-91.8

Back to Diabetes Control.

*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09JUN09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook