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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 478 *** *** *** 17 4.1 2.3- 7.3 30 6.8 4.3-10.7 420 85.8 80.8-89.6
GENDER
Male 212 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 186 85.8 78.5-90.9
Female 266 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 234 85.7 78.4-90.9
AGE
18-34 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 85.3 75.4-91.6
65-74 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 87.9 80.5-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 134 84.8 75.2-91.1
College Graduate 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 249 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 9.2 5.2-15.6 211 84.3 77.4-89.4
No 225 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 206 87.6 79.5-92.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 258 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 10.7 6.4-17.3 215 82.1 75.0-87.5
No 218 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 390 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 7.5 4.6-12.1 340 84.5 78.8-88.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 84.3 73.2-91.3
Rural 280 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 7.5 4.1-13.1 245 86.1 79.6-90.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 224 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 194 86.4 79.7-91.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 134 85.1 74.6-91.8

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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 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.

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