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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,025 729 71.1 66.4-75.4 296 28.9 24.6-33.6
GENDER
Female 1,025 729 71.1 66.4-75.4 296 28.9 24.6-33.6
RACE
African American 1,025 729 71.1 66.4-75.4 296 28.9 24.6-33.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 10 61.4 18.6-91.7 2 38.6 8.3-81.4
-English Speaking 12 10 61.4 18.6-91.7 2 38.6 8.3-81.4
Non-Hispanic 1,013 719 71.1 66.4-75.4 294 28.9 24.6-33.6
AGE
18-24 88 48 53.2 36.9-68.8 40 46.8 31.2-63.1
25-34 184 130 77.0 68.4-83.9 54 23.0 16.1-31.6
35-44 229 151 60.1 50.2-69.2 78 39.9 30.8-49.8
45-54 216 161 77.5 69.2-84.2 55 22.5 15.8-30.8
55-64 131 106 81.6 71.3-88.8 25 18.4 11.2-28.7
65-74 96 75 87.2 78.2-92.9 21 12.8 7.1-21.8
75+ 70 50 80.0 64.7-89.7 20 20.0 10.3-35.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 135 65.5 54.8-74.9 71 34.5 25.1-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 352 240 68.7 59.8-76.4 112 31.3 23.6-40.2
Some Post-H.S. 260 187 70.9 61.3-79.0 73 29.1 21.0-38.7
College Graduate 204 165 80.3 72.2-86.4 39 19.7 13.6-27.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 190 124 68.7 58.8-77.2 66 31.3 22.8-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 245 168 71.7 62.6-79.3 77 28.3 20.7-37.4
$25,000- 34,999 148 109 69.9 57.3-80.2 39 30.1 19.8-42.7
$35,000- 49,999 94 71 70.6 55.2-82.4 23 29.4 17.6-44.8
$50,000-74,999 58 48 90.6 78.9-96.1 10 9.4 3.9-21.1
$75,000+ 49 39 74.9 56.0-87.5 10 25.1 12.5-44.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 12 9 55.6 23.8-83.3 3 44.4 16.7-76.2
Guilford 60 45 80.6 68.9-88.6 15 19.4 11.4-31.1
Mecklenburg 71 56 76.6 63.3-86.2 15 23.4 13.8-36.7
Orange 23 16 66.1 43.6-83.1 7 33.9 16.9-56.4
Wake 47 35 73.4 56.3-85.6 12 26.6 14.4-43.7
Chatham/Lee 46 35 76.5 60.2-87.5 11 23.5 12.5-39.8
Nash/Wilson 72 53 71.0 57.8-81.3 19 29.0 18.7-42.2
Craven/Pamlico 42 26 54.9 33.5-74.6 16 45.1 25.4-66.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 5 4 71.7 22.0-95.8 1 28.3 4.2-78.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 89 52 56.1 43.9-67.5 37 43.9 32.5-56.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 4 44.2 15.6-77.2 4 55.8 22.8-84.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 75 56 70.2 56.3-81.2 19 29.8 18.8-43.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 76 51 67.9 55.4-78.2 25 32.1 21.8-44.6
Northeast NC I 137 92 70.0 60.7-77.8 45 30.0 22.2-39.3
Northeast NC II 75 59 78.8 66.7-87.3 16 21.2 12.7-33.3
Northeastern Partnership 212 151 73.9 66.7-80.0 61 26.1 20.0-33.3
Mountain AHEC 24 16 58.8 32.4-80.9 8 41.2 19.1-67.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 535 379 69.3 61.9-75.8 156 30.7 24.2-38.1
Piedmont 455 323 72.0 65.7-77.6 132 28.0 22.4-34.3
Western NC 35 27 79.8 54.6-92.9 8 20.2 7.1-45.4

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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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