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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,385 180 17.3 14.1-21.0 1,205 82.7 79.0-85.9
-Eastern NC 409 66 19.7 14.2-26.5 343 80.3 73.5-85.8
GENDER
Male 133 14 12.9 6.3-24.5 119 87.1 75.5-93.7
Female 276 52 24.6 17.3-33.7 224 75.4 66.3-82.7
RACE
White 245 31 17.0 10.9-25.4 214 83.0 74.6-89.1
African American 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 393 61 17.6 12.5-24.0 332 82.4 76.0-87.5
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 115 13 12.3 5.9-23.7 102 87.7 76.3-94.1
75+ 91 *** *** *** 90 97.5 84.1-99.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 68 *** *** *** 64 94.4 84.4-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 231 40 24.2 16.3-34.4 191 75.8 65.6-83.7
No 176 26 14.7 8.5-24.3 150 85.3 75.7-91.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 333 63 22.4 16.1-30.3 270 77.6 69.7-83.9

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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