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2012 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 supplie Yes, only medicines Yes, testing supplies and No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,476 60 4.6 3.3- 6.5 31 3.3 2.1- 5.0 129 10.1 8.2-12.5 1,256 82.0 79.0-84.6
-Western NC 204 10 7.9 3.9-15.2 6 4.3 1.7-10.6 25 11.3 7.1-17.5 163 76.5 68.0-83.3
GENDER
Male 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 14.0 7.9-23.7 92 77.5 66.5-85.6
RACE
White 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 10.6 6.3-17.4 138 78.7 69.4-85.7
Other minorities 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 197 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 11.9 7.5-18.3 157 75.5 66.7-82.5
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 20.0 12.4-30.6 *** *** ***
No 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 13.1 8.2-20.1 133 74.2 64.9-81.8

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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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