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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-WHITE 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 2,521 2,171 85.6 83.5-87.5 148 6.4 5.1- 8.0 202 8.0 6.6- 9.6
AGE
18-24 101 93 93.7 84.5-97.6 6 5.6 1.9-15.2 2 0.7 0.1- 3.5
25-34 316 265 81.8 74.9-87.2 29 10.2 6.3-15.9 22 8.0 4.5-13.8
35-44 451 347 77.5 71.9-82.2 32 7.0 4.6-10.6 72 15.5 11.5-20.5
45-54 493 423 84.5 78.9-88.8 27 7.8 4.5-13.1 43 7.7 5.2-11.4
55-64 455 406 91.7 88.0-94.3 21 2.8 1.5- 4.9 28 5.6 3.4- 8.9
65-74 388 344 85.3 78.3-90.3 19 5.7 3.0-10.5 25 9.0 5.0-15.6
75+ 300 278 94.1 90.1-96.6 12 3.0 1.4- 6.1 10 2.9 1.3- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 260 84.7 77.1-90.1 19 6.3 3.1-12.4 21 9.0 5.0-15.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 630 87.3 83.3-90.4 43 6.5 4.2- 9.8 52 6.3 4.3- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 726 634 88.0 84.3-90.9 37 4.6 2.8- 7.3 55 7.4 5.2-10.5
College Graduate 767 646 82.2 77.9-85.8 48 8.1 5.6-11.4 73 9.7 7.1-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 210 84.0 74.8-90.2 17 8.7 4.0-18.0 17 7.4 3.9-13.5
$15,000- 24,999 406 346 88.1 83.1-91.8 29 5.9 3.6- 9.6 31 6.0 3.4-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 280 244 88.1 81.4-92.6 10 2.1 0.9- 5.0 26 9.7 5.6-16.4
$35,000- 49,999 350 307 87.6 81.6-91.9 18 5.6 2.9-10.5 25 6.7 3.8-11.7
$50,000-74,999 275 233 84.4 77.8-89.3 17 8.7 4.8-15.0 25 7.0 4.4-11.0
$75,000+ 362 296 78.9 72.5-84.2 22 7.9 4.6-13.4 44 13.1 9.3-18.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 152 128 83.9 76.1-89.4 13 9.6 5.4-16.6 11 6.5 3.4-12.2
Guilford 111 92 83.2 73.9-89.6 8 9.1 4.4-18.1 11 7.7 4.1-14.2
Mecklenburg 111 95 85.6 77.0-91.3 5 5.6 2.2-13.2 11 8.8 4.8-15.9
Orange 127 114 89.6 81.3-94.5 5 4.3 1.5-11.6 8 6.1 2.9-12.4
Wake 112 91 81.7 72.6-88.3 10 9.4 4.8-17.8 11 8.9 4.8-15.8
Chatham/Lee 102 91 89.1 80.9-94.1 3 3.3 1.0-10.5 8 7.6 3.7-14.8
Nash/Wilson 79 67 86.8 77.4-92.7 6 7.0 3.1-15.1 6 6.2 2.6-14.0
Craven/Pamlico 144 127 90.0 83.9-94.0 6 3.1 1.4- 7.2 11 6.8 3.6-12.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 141 121 86.3 78.8-91.4 7 5.2 2.3-11.3 13 8.5 4.7-14.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 162 140 85.0 76.3-90.9 10 5.7 2.8-11.4 12 9.3 4.8-17.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 113 98 86.1 76.2-92.3 5 5.1 1.8-13.5 10 8.8 4.2-17.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 114 100 89.9 82.5-94.4 8 5.7 2.6-11.7 6 4.5 1.8-10.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 69 64 92.8 83.2-97.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 4 5.7 2.0-15.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 94 83 86.2 76.4-92.3 5 6.4 2.7-14.7 6 7.4 3.3-16.0
Northeast NC I 78 68 90.5 82.3-95.1 7 6.4 2.8-13.7 3 3.1 1.0- 9.8
Northeast NC II 135 117 86.3 78.6-91.5 8 5.3 2.6-10.6 10 8.4 4.3-15.7
Northeastern Partnership 213 185 87.4 81.5-91.6 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6 13 7.0 3.8-12.4
Mountain AHEC 426 366 85.7 80.9-89.4 28 6.5 4.1-10.3 32 7.8 5.2-11.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 784 678 85.5 81.2-89.0 46 6.5 4.1-10.1 60 8.0 5.6-11.3
Piedmont 1,051 899 85.1 81.9-87.7 58 6.6 4.8- 8.9 94 8.4 6.4-10.9
Western NC 686 594 87.2 83.8-90.0 44 5.9 4.1- 8.5 48 6.8 4.9- 9.5

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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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