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2009 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 medicince No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,613 79 6.3 4.5- 8.9 50 4.8 3.1- 7.2 112 8.3 6.5-10.6 1,372 80.5 77.1-83.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 54 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 17.3 7.3-35.7 48 80.2 62.1-90.9
Buncombe 31 2 8.9 2.1-30.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.0 3.0-33.0 26 80.2 58.2-92.2
Cabarrus 44 2 13.1 2.5-47.5 5 13.8 5.3-31.3 3 5.2 1.5-17.2 34 67.9 44.4-84.9
Catawba 36 1 8.0 1.2-39.2 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 2 4.3 1.0-16.4 32 85.6 62.5-95.5
Cumberland 70 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 5 7.7 2.9-18.7 4 7.4 2.5-20.0 60 83.5 70.3-91.6
Davidson 60 4 6.6 2.4-17.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.2 5 10.7 4.0-25.5 50 80.0 65.2-89.5
Durham 52 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 2 3.6 0.7-16.6 49 95.7 84.0-99.0
Forsyth 39 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.5 2.9-26.6 5 16.2 6.6-34.4 31 74.4 55.5-87.1
Gaston 45 3 5.4 1.6-16.6 2 11.5 2.1-44.7 0 0.0 . - . 40 83.1 56.5-94.9
Guilford 60 4 7.9 2.9-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.6 2.4-21.7 53 84.5 70.1-92.7
Iredell 43 3 7.2 2.2-21.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 2 6.3 1.6-22.2 37 85.1 69.5-93.5
Johnston 44 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.0 0.9-15.9 4 16.0 6.1-35.9 38 80.1 61.1-91.1
Mecklenburg 54 4 9.4 3.0-26.2 3 7.8 2.5-21.6 5 15.5 6.5-32.3 42 67.3 50.5-80.7
New Hanover 68 4 7.2 2.2-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.6 1.9-15.5 60 87.2 73.8-94.3
Onslow 50 2 3.9 0.8-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.8 1.1-18.6 46 91.3 77.3-97.0
Orange 22 1 2.3 0.3-15.2 1 2.5 0.3-16.0 2 8.4 1.9-30.0 18 86.8 66.9-95.6
Pitt 35 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 3 8.8 2.6-25.8 31 89.5 73.1-96.4
Randolph 35 2 5.8 1.1-24.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.6 1.3-21.2 31 88.6 70.2-96.3
Robeson 57 3 3.9 1.1-12.3 1 1.8 0.3-12.1 6 17.3 7.0-36.5 47 77.0 59.2-88.6
Rowan 63 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.0 1.9-32.8 5 11.0 4.1-26.3 56 80.0 60.7-91.2
Union 30 4 17.4 6.3-39.7 1 7.1 1.0-36.2 2 7.4 1.3-33.2 23 68.1 44.8-84.8
Wake 41 4 9.5 3.2-25.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 3 10.8 2.9-32.8 33 78.3 59.0-90.0
Wayne 65 4 5.3 1.8-14.8 5 9.1 3.2-23.1 7 20.1 8.9-39.1 49 65.5 48.7-79.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 531 23 5.3 2.6-10.3 17 3.5 1.6- 7.3 36 6.7 4.3-10.2 455 84.6 78.8-89.0
Piedmont 744 36 7.1 4.4-11.1 27 6.1 3.5-10.4 51 9.4 6.6-13.2 630 77.4 72.0-82.0
Western NC 338 20 6.5 3.7-11.0 6 3.0 1.2- 7.0 25 8.7 5.5-13.5 287 81.9 75.8-86.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 224 16 8.1 4.4-14.3 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 17 9.4 5.3-16.0 188 80.5 72.7-86.5
Northwest 366 12 3.2 1.5- 6.4 11 5.0 2.5- 9.6 27 9.2 5.9-14.0 316 82.7 76.7-87.4
Charlotte 191 15 14.2 7.2-26.2 14 12.6 6.0-24.4 11 8.9 4.4-17.1 151 64.3 52.5-74.6
Greensboro 187 9 5.9 2.7-12.3 3 4.8 1.1-18.8 14 9.4 5.1-16.7 161 79.9 69.2-87.5
Southern Regional 181 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0 7 3.6 1.5- 8.4 15 11.6 6.0-21.4 152 83.1 73.4-89.7
Coastal 91 7 14.1 4.7-35.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.3 0.7- 6.7 80 83.6 64.0-93.6
Wake 155 4 3.5 1.1-10.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4 11 10.8 4.9-22.1 136 84.6 73.7-91.5
Area L 21 1 2.2 0.3-14.5 2 12.6 2.9-41.2 0 0.0 . - . 18 85.3 58.5-96.0
Eastern 197 8 5.6 1.7-16.8 6 1.5 0.6- 4.0 13 5.3 2.6-10.4 170 87.6 78.1-93.3

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed 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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