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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-WHITE 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 3,772 2,570 66.8 64.5-69.1 1,202 33.2 30.9-35.5
AGE
18-24 210 102 48.1 38.1-58.3 108 51.9 41.7-61.9
25-34 554 317 59.2 53.3-64.8 237 40.8 35.2-46.7
35-44 694 454 64.3 59.0-69.2 240 35.7 30.8-41.0
45-54 751 497 68.3 63.4-72.8 254 31.7 27.2-36.6
55-64 616 468 74.8 68.8-79.9 148 25.2 20.1-31.2
65-74 517 405 80.7 75.6-84.9 112 19.3 15.1-24.4
75+ 403 310 79.1 73.0-84.1 93 20.9 15.9-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 438 310 72.1 65.2-78.2 128 27.9 21.8-34.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,106 743 66.4 62.1-70.5 363 33.6 29.5-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,021 736 70.1 65.4-74.4 285 29.9 25.6-34.6
College Graduate 1,198 778 62.5 58.4-66.5 420 37.5 33.5-41.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 356 249 68.9 60.5-76.2 107 31.1 23.8-39.5
$15,000- 24,999 628 414 66.0 60.1-71.5 214 34.0 28.5-39.9
$25,000- 34,999 418 286 66.3 58.6-73.2 132 33.7 26.8-41.4
$35,000- 49,999 525 355 64.2 57.6-70.3 170 35.8 29.7-42.4
$50,000-74,999 435 279 64.0 57.4-70.2 156 36.0 29.8-42.6
$75,000+ 535 366 67.0 61.4-72.1 169 33.0 27.9-38.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 215 154 72.7 65.4-78.9 61 27.3 21.1-34.6
Guilford 175 111 63.5 54.8-71.3 64 36.5 28.7-45.2
Mecklenburg 158 112 67.7 58.8-75.4 46 32.3 24.6-41.2
Orange 215 132 54.2 42.1-65.8 83 45.8 34.2-57.9
Wake 176 112 61.8 53.6-69.4 64 38.2 30.6-46.4
Chatham/Lee 148 104 65.9 56.0-74.5 44 34.1 25.5-44.0
Nash/Wilson 124 81 63.3 53.3-72.2 43 36.7 27.8-46.7
Craven/Pamlico 193 145 75.0 67.6-81.3 48 25.0 18.7-32.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 214 144 67.2 59.6-74.0 70 32.8 26.0-40.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 244 165 66.7 58.0-74.3 79 33.3 25.7-42.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 168 115 66.2 56.4-74.8 53 33.8 25.2-43.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 189 117 54.3 45.6-62.8 72 45.7 37.2-54.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 99 69 68.5 57.6-77.8 30 31.5 22.2-42.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 152 99 59.5 49.9-68.5 53 40.5 31.5-50.1
Northeast NC I 119 80 67.9 58.4-76.1 39 32.1 23.9-41.6
Northeast NC II 195 139 68.4 60.1-75.6 56 31.6 24.4-39.9
Northeastern Partnership 314 219 68.2 61.8-74.1 95 31.8 25.9-38.2
Mountain AHEC 634 435 69.5 64.4-74.1 199 30.5 25.9-35.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,144 800 68.0 63.3-72.4 344 32.0 27.6-36.7
Piedmont 1,595 1,070 66.4 63.1-69.6 525 33.6 30.4-36.9
Western NC 1,033 700 66.4 61.9-70.6 333 33.6 29.4-38.1

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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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