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2010 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 1,634 71 4.7 3.5- 6.3 36 1.9 1.2- 3.0 102 8.5 6.6-11.0 1,425 84.9 82.1-87.3
-Western NC 294 18 7.9 4.5-13.7 6 2.3 0.7- 7.3 14 7.2 3.9-12.8 256 82.6 75.5-88.0
GENDER
Male 120 4 3.8 1.3-10.8 3 3.8 0.9-14.2 5 5.5 1.9-14.8 108 86.9 76.2-93.2
Female 174 14 12.1 6.3-22.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7 9 8.9 4.3-17.6 148 78.3 67.8-86.1
RACE
White 254 14 6.9 3.7-12.7 5 2.3 0.6- 8.2 12 6.0 3.1-11.1 223 84.8 77.6-89.9
African American 13 3 22.5 4.4-64.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 31.7 8.1-71.0 8 45.8 17.7-76.8
Other Minorities 26 1 8.8 1.2-43.5 1 4.3 0.6-26.5 0 0.0 . - . 24 86.8 56.5-97.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 19.0 2.3-70.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 81.0 29.7-97.7
Non-Hispanic 288 17 7.7 4.3-13.6 6 2.3 0.7- 7.5 14 7.3 4.0-13.0 251 82.6 75.4-88.1
AGE
18-44 22 2 10.0 2.4-33.2 2 9.2 1.6-38.4 3 15.2 4.0-43.4 15 65.6 39.1-85.0
45-54 41 6 17.2 6.9-36.9 3 3.4 0.8-12.9 2 5.4 1.3-19.7 30 74.0 55.1-86.8
55-64 78 6 9.6 3.3-24.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 7 13.1 6.3-25.4 64 76.8 62.5-86.8
65+ 153 4 1.7 0.6- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.3 0.2- 8.0 147 97.0 91.8-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 5 9.7 3.0-27.0 2 6.4 1.0-32.2 2 4.4 1.1-16.0 60 79.6 60.4-90.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 102 6 6.6 2.6-15.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 10 13.8 6.8-25.9 85 78.6 66.1-87.4
Some Post-H.S. 68 6 12.3 4.4-30.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 2 3.1 0.6-15.5 59 83.6 66.9-92.8
College Graduate 55 1 2.8 0.4-17.6 2 2.0 0.5- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 52 95.1 83.7-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 6 13.1 4.5-32.1 3 4.3 1.2-14.3 3 12.8 3.7-35.6 49 69.9 50.4-84.1
$15,000- 24,999 61 7 19.2 8.2-38.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 3 5.4 1.4-18.7 50 74.3 55.9-86.9
$25,000- 34,999 35 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.3 2.1-27.6 33 91.7 72.4-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 35 3 12.8 3.8-35.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.8 2.6-30.3 29 77.4 55.5-90.4
$50,000-74,999 23 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 22 99.7 97.7- 100
$75,000+ 25 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 25 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 181 11 8.4 4.0-16.8 5 3.4 0.9-11.9 10 10.1 5.1-18.8 155 78.1 68.0-85.7
No 111 6 6.4 2.4-16.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 4 2.9 0.9- 8.8 100 90.2 80.6-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 2 3.5 0.9-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.4-17.8 52 93.6 81.4-98.0
Non-Veteran 239 16 9.1 4.9-16.2 6 2.9 0.9- 9.1 13 8.3 4.4-15.1 204 79.7 71.2-86.2

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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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