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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-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
GENDER
Male 187 7 3.0 1.3- 7.2 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 11 7.8 4.0-14.6 168 88.7 81.8-93.3
Female 307 10 2.9 1.3- 6.2 3 2.4 0.6- 8.8 23 7.0 4.3-10.9 271 87.7 82.0-91.8
RACE
White 445 15 2.6 1.4- 5.0 3 1.6 0.4- 5.6 28 5.9 3.9- 8.9 399 89.8 85.8-92.8
African American 21 1 6.9 1.0-36.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.4 3.8-53.1 17 75.7 43.6-92.6
Other Minorities 27 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-20.8 3 30.0 10.3-61.6 23 66.6 36.8-87.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.8 0.7-34.0 1 23.0 3.4-71.6 7 71.3 28.1-94.0
Non-Hispanic 482 17 3.0 1.7- 5.4 3 1.5 0.4- 5.3 33 7.0 4.7-10.4 429 88.4 84.2-91.6
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
25-34 16 1 6.6 0.9-35.3 1 6.6 0.9-35.3 1 6.6 0.9-35.3 13 80.1 52.7-93.5
35-44 34 1 3.8 0.5-22.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.2 1.5-22.4 31 90.0 72.6-96.8
45-54 85 4 3.0 0.9- 9.9 3 5.2 1.2-19.8 16 16.6 9.6-27.2 62 75.3 62.7-84.7
55-64 131 8 6.0 2.7-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 11 9.5 4.3-19.7 112 84.5 74.4-91.1
65-74 118 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 116 98.8 94.9-99.7
75+ 105 3 1.2 0.4- 4.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 100 96.8 91.7-98.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 2 1.5 0.3- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 11 16.9 8.6-30.5 83 81.6 68.2-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 179 7 3.7 1.5- 8.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 12 5.8 3.0-10.9 158 89.7 83.5-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 135 7 4.5 1.7-11.2 2 4.5 1.1-16.8 8 6.1 2.8-12.9 118 84.9 74.6-91.5
College Graduate 83 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.8 0.8- 9.8 79 96.8 90.1-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 6 2.4 0.9- 6.4 1 2.5 0.3-15.4 13 13.8 6.6-26.4 92 81.3 68.6-89.7
$15,000- 24,999 99 5 6.4 2.5-15.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 9 10.3 5.1-19.7 84 82.3 71.7-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 65 4 5.2 1.6-16.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 2 3.5 0.7-16.1 58 90.3 78.2-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 57 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.3 3.0-20.8 53 91.7 79.2-97.0
$50,000-74,999 54 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 53 98.8 92.0-99.8
$75,000+ 42 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.2-40.1 1 2.3 0.3-14.6 40 89.4 62.0-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 290 14 3.7 1.9- 6.9 3 2.1 0.5- 8.7 29 10.9 7.1-16.5 244 83.3 76.9-88.2
No 201 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 4 2.6 1.0- 7.0 193 94.3 88.6-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 5 4.3 1.4-12.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.5 0.3- 6.4 80 94.2 86.5-97.6
Non-Veteran 407 12 2.7 1.3- 5.3 4 1.9 0.6- 6.2 32 8.5 5.7-12.6 359 86.9 82.0-90.6

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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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