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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Diabetes Screening

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%)
North Carolina 12,712 8,190 62.2 61.1-63.3 4,522 37.8 36.7-38.9
-Buncombe County 305 180 57.8 51.4-63.9 125 42.2 36.1-48.6
GENDER
Male 109 70 61.0 50.6-70.5 39 39.0 29.5-49.4
Female 196 110 55.0 47.2-62.5 86 45.0 37.5-52.8
RACE
White 272 162 59.3 52.6-65.6 110 40.7 34.4-47.4
Other 32 17 45.6 27.9-64.5 15 54.4 35.5-72.1
AGE
18-44 125 59 45.5 36.2-55.2 66 54.5 44.8-63.8
45+ 180 121 68.1 60.1-75.2 59 31.9 24.8-39.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 56 52.6 41.7-63.2 47 47.4 36.8-58.3
Some College + 202 124 60.5 52.7-67.8 78 39.5 32.2-47.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 91 50.9 42.5-59.3 79 49.1 40.7-57.5
$50,000+ 82 57 69.5 57.7-79.2 25 30.5 20.8-42.3

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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 (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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