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2016 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, only testing supplies Yes, only medicines Yes, testing supplies and medicinces No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 771 23 3.0 1.7- 5.3 24 3.8 2.4- 6.0 62 8.5 6.3-11.5 662 84.6 81.0-87.7
-Eastern NC 336 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 9.1 6.0-13.5 287 85.8 80.6-89.7
GENDER
Male 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 129 85.2 76.5-91.0
Female 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 8.4 4.8-14.3 158 86.3 79.5-91.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 149 88.1 80.7-93.0
Non-Hispanic Black 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 11.2 6.3-19.3 104 83.2 74.3-89.5
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 81 84.8 74.8-91.3
65-74 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 11.4 6.4-19.5 98 82.9 74.2-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 84.4 73.0-91.5
College Graduate 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 13.1 8.3-20.0 135 81.1 73.3-87.0
No 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 14.6 9.4-22.1 141 79.3 71.0-85.8
No 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 269 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 10.4 6.8-15.8 225 83.4 77.3-88.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 256 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 8.3 5.1-13.3 221 87.3 81.4-91.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 18.3 10.6-29.7 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 115 89.7 82.0-94.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 122 84.5 76.4-90.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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