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TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Rural, Appalachian Ohio Counties Where Participants Lived

CountyPrevalence of Diabetes in 2011 (%)aAppalachian Regional Commission Designation in Fiscal Year 2011bPoverty Level (%) and USDA Poverty Designation in 2012c,dUSDA Rural/Urban Designatione
Athens 10.9 Distressed 33.3 (Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Hocking 11.4 Transitional 20.1 (No Persistent Poverty) Metro 
Meigs 14.0 Distressed 22.5 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Morgan 14.2 Distressed 18.6 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Perry 11.7 At-Risk 19.3 (No Persistent Poverty) Metro 
Vinton 12.6 Distressed 21.9 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Washingtonf 12.1 Transitional 16.2 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
CountyPrevalence of Diabetes in 2011 (%)aAppalachian Regional Commission Designation in Fiscal Year 2011bPoverty Level (%) and USDA Poverty Designation in 2012c,dUSDA Rural/Urban Designatione
Athens 10.9 Distressed 33.3 (Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Hocking 11.4 Transitional 20.1 (No Persistent Poverty) Metro 
Meigs 14.0 Distressed 22.5 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Morgan 14.2 Distressed 18.6 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Perry 11.7 At-Risk 19.3 (No Persistent Poverty) Metro 
Vinton 12.6 Distressed 21.9 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
Washingtonf 12.1 Transitional 16.2 (No Persistent Poverty) Non-metro 
a

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC county diabetes health data. Available from https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/data/county.html. Accessed 7 December 2017.

b

Appalachian Regional Commission. ARC-designated distressed counties, fiscal year 2011. Available from https://www.arc.gov/program_areas/ARCDesignatedDistressedCountiesFiscalYear2011.asp. Accessed 25 January 2018.

c

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Poverty 2014 (county level data sets). Available from http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/county-level-data-sets/poverty.aspx#.U-6496NAJI0. Accessed 15 August 2014.

d

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Persistent poverty counties (updated 2013). Available from http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/county-typology-codes.aspx#.U-68eqNAJI0. Accessed 15 August 2014.

e

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Rural-urban continuum codes, 2013. Available from http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/rural-urban-continuum-codes.aspx#.U-66yqNAJI0. Accessed 15 August 2014.

f

County in Diabetes Belt (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). CDC identifies diabetes belt. Available from https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/data/county.html. Accessed 25 January 2018.

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