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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Diabetes Screening

How long has it been since you had your last blood test for high sugar or diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 3 years 3-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,225 4,605 88.6 87.2-89.8 288 5.7 4.8- 6.7 332 5.7 4.9- 6.7
-Guilford County 244 209 86.4 80.5-90.7 18 6.9 4.2-11.2 17 6.7 3.7-11.9
GENDER
Male 88 79 89.2 78.2-95.0 5 4.1 1.6-10.0 4 6.8 2.2-18.9
Female 156 130 84.1 76.7-89.5 13 9.2 5.1-16.0 13 6.7 3.7-11.8
RACE
White 172 146 86.5 80.1-91.1 12 7.0 3.8-12.5 14 6.5 3.6-11.5
Other 71 62 85.8 71.2-93.6 6 6.8 2.7-15.7 3 7.5 1.9-24.8
AGE
18-44 85 69 84.7 73.6-91.6 9 7.7 3.7-15.4 7 7.6 2.8-19.2
45+ 157 139 88.6 81.9-93.0 8 5.2 2.5-10.3 10 6.2 3.1-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 69 81.9 68.5-90.4 7 10.0 4.6-20.5 5 8.1 2.6-22.4
Some College + 161 138 88.3 82.1-92.6 11 5.4 2.9-10.1 12 6.2 3.3-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 107 94 88.0 77.1-94.1 8 6.3 2.8-13.4 5 5.7 1.6-18.2
$50,000+ 75 60 82.8 71.9-90.0 7 8.7 4.1-17.8 8 8.5 3.8-17.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 274 238 86.4 80.6-90.7 20 8.5 5.0-14.0 16 5.1 2.9- 8.7
Guilford 244 209 86.4 80.5-90.7 18 6.9 4.2-11.2 17 6.7 3.7-11.9
Mecklenburg 255 231 90.2 84.6-93.9 12 6.4 3.3-12.0 12 3.4 1.9- 6.2
Orange 238 209 89.3 84.0-93.0 9 3.7 1.7- 7.7 20 7.0 4.3-11.3
Wake 242 204 85.3 79.6-89.7 18 6.8 4.1-11.2 20 7.8 4.7-12.7
Chatham/Lee 231 206 89.8 84.6-93.4 9 3.9 1.8- 8.2 16 6.3 3.7-10.5
Nash/Wilson 221 197 87.8 81.5-92.2 15 8.3 4.8-14.0 9 3.9 1.7- 8.4
Craven/Pamlico 268 243 91.9 87.6-94.8 12 3.4 1.8- 6.3 13 4.7 2.5- 8.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 230 201 88.4 83.1-92.3 11 4.8 2.5- 9.0 18 6.8 4.1-11.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 256 224 86.6 80.7-90.9 15 5.3 3.0- 9.2 17 8.0 4.7-13.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 264 235 84.3 74.8-90.6 11 4.8 2.0-11.2 18 10.9 5.5-20.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 221 189 86.1 79.6-90.8 18 7.1 4.1-12.0 14 6.7 3.5-12.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 248 224 90.6 84.9-94.3 10 5.1 2.3-11.0 14 4.3 2.4- 7.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 209 184 87.9 82.1-92.0 12 5.7 3.1-10.0 13 6.5 3.6-11.3
Northeast NC I 243 223 93.7 89.7-96.2 13 4.5 2.4- 8.3 7 1.8 0.8- 3.9
Northeast NC II 292 254 87.4 82.6-91.0 14 4.1 2.4- 7.2 24 8.5 5.5-12.9
Northeastern Partnership 535 477 89.6 86.3-92.2 27 4.3 2.8- 6.5 31 6.1 4.1- 9.0
Mountain AHEC 739 638 86.1 82.5-89.1 50 6.9 4.8- 9.9 51 6.9 5.0- 9.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,844 1,643 89.3 86.8-91.3 99 6.1 4.5- 8.3 102 4.7 3.5- 6.1
Piedmont 2,223 1,956 88.7 86.8-90.4 112 5.1 4.0- 6.5 155 6.2 5.0- 7.7
Western NC 1,158 1,006 86.5 83.1-89.4 77 7.2 4.9-10.4 75 6.3 4.7- 8.4

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/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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