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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 to 5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,042 6,862 85.6 84.6-86.5 502 6.3 5.6- 6.9 678 8.2 7.4- 9.0
-Alamance County 216 183 84.6 78.5-89.1 12 5.4 3.0- 9.6 21 10.0 6.4-15.4
GENDER
Male 62 51 85.9 75.0-92.6 6 7.4 3.2-16.2 5 6.7 2.5-16.7
Female 154 132 83.7 76.0-89.2 6 4.2 1.8- 9.4 16 12.1 7.4-19.4
RACE
White 166 139 82.5 75.1-88.0 12 7.5 4.2-13.1 15 10.0 5.9-16.5
Other 49 44 91.1 79.0-96.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.9 3.4-21.0
AGE
18-44 74 56 76.8 65.2-85.4 7 9.9 4.6-19.9 11 13.3 7.2-23.4
45+ 141 126 89.1 81.9-93.6 5 2.8 1.1- 6.8 10 8.1 4.2-15.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 87 80.9 71.5-87.7 7 6.8 3.1-14.1 13 12.3 7.0-20.7
Some College + 109 96 88.1 79.6-93.3 5 4.1 1.6-10.0 8 7.8 3.6-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 118 84.1 76.0-89.8 7 5.5 2.5-11.5 14 10.4 5.9-17.7
$50,000+ 45 36 82.4 68.4-91.0 4 6.9 2.4-18.0 5 10.7 4.4-24.0

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/diabetes and answered NO to diabetes core question

^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 (MAHEC): 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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