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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 1,208 199 17.1 14.3-20.3 1,009 82.9 79.7-85.7
-Piedmont NC 672 111 18.1 14.4-22.5 561 81.9 77.5-85.6
GENDER
Male 285 40 15.9 11.3-21.9 245 84.1 78.1-88.7
Female 387 71 20.3 15.0-26.9 316 79.7 73.1-85.0
RACE
White 466 58 13.1 9.4-18.1 408 86.9 81.9-90.6
African American 179 48 29.8 21.5-39.7 131 70.2 60.3-78.5
Other minorities 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 654 107 18.0 14.2-22.4 547 82.0 77.6-85.8
AGE
18-34 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 123 42 30.0 21.3-40.5 81 70.0 59.5-78.7
55-64 163 26 15.2 9.3-23.7 137 84.8 76.3-90.7
65-74 202 27 17.0 10.9-25.6 175 83.0 74.4-89.1
75+ 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 30 25.0 16.5-36.0 108 75.0 64.0-83.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 217 33 16.4 10.9-24.0 184 83.6 76.0-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 173 26 16.4 10.2-25.2 147 83.6 74.8-89.8
College Graduate 143 22 13.6 8.0-22.2 121 86.4 77.8-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 156 36 23.9 15.8-34.3 120 76.1 65.7-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 347 68 22.3 16.7-29.0 279 77.7 71.0-83.3
No 322 42 14.1 9.7-20.1 280 85.9 79.9-90.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 552 104 20.0 15.8-25.1 448 80.0 74.9-84.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 270 48 20.7 14.5-28.6 222 79.3 71.4-85.5
No 402 63 16.7 12.4-22.1 339 83.3 77.9-87.6

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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 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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