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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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 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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 454 13 4.2 1.9- 9.1 3 0.7 0.1- 4.1 20 5.7 3.3- 9.6 418 89.4 84.0-93.1
Female 723 34 7.0 4.2-11.4 13 2.5 1.3- 4.6 43 7.9 5.3-11.6 633 82.7 77.6-86.7
RACE
White 891 25 4.0 2.2- 7.2 11 1.8 0.9- 3.7 38 4.9 3.2- 7.4 817 89.3 85.5-92.2
African American 238 18 6.8 3.7-12.2 5 1.7 0.6- 5.1 17 9.1 4.9-16.4 198 82.4 74.6-88.1
Other Minorities 45 4 19.5 6.2-47.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 16.9 7.5-33.7 34 63.6 42.4-80.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 3 25.4 6.8-61.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 25.6 10.7-49.8 17 49.0 25.5-72.9
Non-Hispanic 1,150 44 4.9 3.2- 7.4 16 1.7 0.9- 3.2 57 6.1 4.3- 8.5 1,033 87.3 84.0-90.0
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 28 1 12.8 1.9-52.3 1 3.7 0.5-22.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.7 25 81.3 49.4-95.1
35-44 111 6 10.0 3.8-24.1 3 2.2 0.6- 7.8 13 14.2 7.8-24.3 89 73.6 61.0-83.2
45-54 195 7 4.2 1.8- 9.5 5 3.7 1.3-10.0 17 7.9 4.0-15.2 166 84.2 75.8-90.0
55-64 344 17 5.5 3.1- 9.6 4 0.8 0.2- 2.8 20 7.7 4.4-13.2 303 86.0 80.0-90.4
65-74 303 14 4.8 2.7- 8.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 9 3.3 1.5- 7.2 278 91.1 86.4-94.3
75+ 185 2 2.1 0.5- 9.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.8 179 96.4 90.3-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 16 14.5 6.7-28.5 2 0.8 0.1- 4.1 12 9.7 4.9-18.1 161 75.1 62.4-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 387 11 3.1 1.5- 6.3 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 24 7.9 4.6-13.1 347 87.2 81.6-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 296 8 5.4 2.0-13.5 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6 16 7.1 3.8-13.0 267 84.8 76.5-90.5
College Graduate 299 12 5.0 2.2-10.8 4 0.9 0.2- 3.2 11 3.9 1.7- 9.0 272 90.2 83.8-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 15 14.7 6.7-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 8.6 3.7-18.5 141 76.7 62.8-86.5
$15,000- 24,999 236 9 5.7 2.5-12.1 7 2.7 1.0- 7.4 22 11.8 6.6-20.1 198 79.8 70.8-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 144 3 6.0 1.1-26.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6 12 9.0 4.4-17.7 127 83.2 69.1-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 146 5 2.2 0.7- 6.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 5 4.9 1.5-15.3 135 92.6 83.4-96.9
$50,000-74,999 144 2 2.0 0.4- 8.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 4 5.7 2.0-15.4 137 91.2 81.6-96.0
$75,000+ 181 2 2.5 0.5-10.6 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 5 4.7 1.8-11.7 173 91.4 82.7-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 618 28 4.9 2.6- 8.9 9 2.0 0.9- 4.6 37 7.3 4.7-11.2 544 85.8 80.8-89.7
No 552 19 6.6 3.6-11.6 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2 26 6.4 4.0-10.2 500 85.7 80.3-89.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 195 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.1 1.0- 9.1 187 95.8 90.2-98.3
Non-Veteran 982 44 6.6 4.3-10.2 16 2.0 1.1- 3.7 58 7.6 5.4-10.5 864 83.8 79.7-87.2

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*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.

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