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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Diabetes Screening

Have you ever had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,031 5,312 61.9 60.1-63.7 2,719 38.1 36.3-39.9
-Guilford County 389 247 62.0 55.9-67.7 142 38.0 32.3-44.1
GENDER
Male 146 89 57.4 47.6-66.6 57 42.6 33.4-52.4
Female 243 158 66.3 59.2-72.8 85 33.7 27.2-40.8
RACE
White 274 173 62.8 55.7-69.5 101 37.2 30.5-44.3
Other 114 73 59.7 48.1-70.4 41 40.3 29.6-51.9
AGE
18-44 165 86 51.1 41.9-60.2 79 48.9 39.8-58.1
45+ 221 159 72.9 65.8-79.1 62 27.1 20.9-34.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 83 61.5 50.8-71.2 43 38.5 28.8-49.2
Some College + 261 162 61.6 54.1-68.5 99 38.4 31.5-45.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 108 60.2 50.4-69.2 61 39.8 30.8-49.6
$50,000+ 129 75 59.2 49.2-68.5 54 40.8 31.5-50.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 392 276 67.6 61.5-73.1 116 32.4 26.9-38.5
Guilford 389 247 62.0 55.9-67.7 142 38.0 32.3-44.1
Mecklenburg 382 258 58.7 51.8-65.2 124 41.3 34.8-48.2
Orange 397 242 57.3 49.3-65.0 155 42.7 35.0-50.7
Wake 396 243 58.5 52.4-64.4 153 41.5 35.6-47.6
Chatham/Lee 347 233 59.4 52.6-65.9 114 40.6 34.1-47.4
Nash/Wilson 322 225 67.5 61.1-73.4 97 32.5 26.6-38.9
Craven/Pamlico 380 271 67.2 60.8-73.1 109 32.8 26.9-39.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 371 236 62.0 55.7-67.8 135 38.0 32.2-44.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 397 261 61.0 53.5-67.9 136 39.0 32.1-46.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 433 267 52.8 43.8-61.6 166 47.2 38.4-56.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 352 224 51.9 39.3-64.2 128 48.1 35.8-60.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 385 250 59.2 53.2-64.9 135 40.8 35.1-46.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 350 219 57.1 50.1-63.8 131 42.9 36.2-49.9
Northeast NC I 367 247 63.6 55.5-71.0 120 36.4 29.0-44.5
Northeast NC II 422 298 63.7 57.4-69.5 124 36.3 30.5-42.6
Northeastern Partnership 789 545 63.6 58.7-68.3 244 36.4 31.7-41.3
Mountain AHEC 1,108 751 63.3 58.1-68.2 357 36.7 31.8-41.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,763 1,879 63.9 60.6-67.1 884 36.1 32.9-39.4
Piedmont 3,496 2,254 60.9 58.4-63.3 1,242 39.1 36.7-41.6
Western NC 1,772 1,179 61.9 57.8-65.8 593 38.1 34.2-42.2

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*Asked of all respondents that answered NO to diabetes Core question: Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have diabetes?

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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