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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 719 661 94.2 91.8-95.9 34 3.7 2.3- 5.8 24 2.2 1.3- 3.5
GENDER
Female 719 661 94.2 91.8-95.9 34 3.7 2.3- 5.8 24 2.2 1.3- 3.5
RACE
African American 719 661 94.2 91.8-95.9 34 3.7 2.3- 5.8 24 2.2 1.3- 3.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 9 96.7 76.0-99.6 1 3.3 0.4-24.0 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 10 9 96.7 76.0-99.6 1 3.3 0.4-24.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 709 652 94.1 91.8-95.9 33 3.7 2.3- 5.8 24 2.2 1.3- 3.6
AGE
18-24 48 45 98.7 95.4-99.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 128 121 97.0 92.2-98.9 4 2.0 0.5- 7.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
35-44 149 130 87.7 79.3-93.0 11 7.3 3.4-15.0 8 5.0 2.2-11.0
45-54 160 148 95.6 89.9-98.1 6 3.0 0.9- 9.5 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3
55-64 105 97 90.6 78.9-96.1 5 6.1 1.8-18.4 3 3.3 0.9-10.8
65-74 74 67 90.2 77.2-96.2 4 5.2 1.5-16.7 3 4.6 1.1-16.9
75+ 47 46 99.0 93.3-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 124 92.9 84.6-96.9 6 6.0 2.3-14.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 237 221 95.6 91.6-97.8 8 2.0 0.7- 5.8 8 2.4 1.0- 5.3
Some Post-H.S. 185 165 94.4 89.8-97.0 13 4.0 1.9- 8.4 7 1.5 0.6- 4.2
College Graduate 163 150 92.4 85.7-96.1 7 4.2 1.6-10.5 6 3.3 1.3- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 123 114 95.2 89.9-97.8 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2 6 2.8 1.0- 7.6
$15,000- 24,999 168 155 96.2 91.7-98.3 10 2.2 0.9- 5.3 3 1.6 0.4- 6.6
$25,000- 34,999 109 99 93.8 87.2-97.1 6 4.6 1.8-11.1 4 1.7 0.5- 5.1
$35,000- 49,999 70 63 90.3 75.6-96.5 4 7.4 2.1-23.2 3 2.3 0.5- 9.8
$50,000-74,999 47 41 89.5 75.7-95.9 4 6.6 2.0-19.7 2 3.8 0.9-15.6
$75,000+ 38 36 95.0 75.7-99.1 1 4.4 0.6-25.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 9 8 87.3 45.8-98.3 1 12.7 1.7-54.2 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 43 36 85.6 70.4-93.7 5 9.7 3.5-24.1 2 4.7 1.1-17.7
Mecklenburg 54 52 95.7 83.8-98.9 1 2.7 0.4-16.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
Orange 16 14 87.3 60.4-96.9 1 6.1 0.8-33.5 1 6.5 0.9-35.0
Wake 35 32 92.5 78.7-97.6 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 2 4.8 1.2-17.8
Chatham/Lee 35 32 95.1 85.2-98.5 2 3.1 0.7-12.1 1 1.8 0.2-12.0
Nash/Wilson 52 49 89.4 71.0-96.7 3 10.6 3.3-29.0 0 0.0 . - .
Craven/Pamlico 26 24 95.8 83.5-99.0 2 4.2 1.0-16.5 0 0.0 . - .
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 4 3 72.0 20.8-96.2 1 28.0 3.8-79.2 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 52 50 97.4 89.3-99.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.7 0 0.0 . - .
Graham/Swain/Jackson 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 55 48 88.8 75.6-95.3 2 3.7 0.8-15.6 5 7.5 2.6-19.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 50 44 86.5 71.6-94.2 2 3.9 0.9-15.0 4 9.5 3.3-24.7
Northeast NC I 91 85 94.8 87.2-98.0 4 4.0 1.2-11.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2
Northeast NC II 59 53 92.9 83.9-97.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 5 6.5 2.5-15.6
Northeastern Partnership 150 138 93.9 88.7-96.8 5 2.4 0.8- 6.6 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2
Mountain AHEC 16 15 92.1 59.6-98.9 1 7.9 1.1-40.4 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 376 342 92.9 88.9-95.6 18 4.8 2.5- 8.9 16 2.3 1.3- 4.0
Piedmont 316 294 95.0 91.7-97.0 14 2.9 1.4- 5.7 8 2.1 1.0- 4.6
Western NC 27 25 95.3 79.8-99.0 2 4.7 1.0-20.2 0 0.0 . - .

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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