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2011 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 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
-Western NC 246 29 17.1 11.1-25.4 217 82.9 74.6-88.9
GENDER
Male 98 *** *** *** 88 88.5 77.6-94.5
Female 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 219 27 18.7 12.1-27.8 192 81.3 72.2-87.9
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 237 29 17.7 11.5-26.2 208 82.3 73.8-88.5
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 69 *** *** *** 66 93.9 81.3-98.2
75+ 59 *** *** *** 59 100 95.0- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 77 *** *** *** 71 90.7 77.2-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 68 *** *** *** 60 86.6 73.5-93.8
College Graduate 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 114 *** *** *** 109 95.2 88.1-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 204 27 19.2 12.3-28.7 177 80.8 71.3-87.7

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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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