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2016 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, 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
-Piedmont NC 297 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 7.6 4.6-12.2 259 85.6 79.9-89.9
GENDER
Male 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 88.0 79.8-93.2
Female 178 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 155 83.9 75.6-89.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 165 87.2 79.3-92.3
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 78 84.0 73.6-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 112 83.9 75.4-89.9
No 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 146 87.2 78.6-92.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 11.0 6.1-19.3 120 82.5 74.0-88.7
No 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 8.2 4.9-13.4 222 84.7 78.4-89.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 119 88.4 79.9-93.6
Regional City or Suburban County 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 96 86.9 78.2-92.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 145 85.4 76.7-91.2

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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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