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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 177 147 82.2 74.9-87.8 10 7.0 3.6-13.0 20 10.8 6.6-17.1
GENDER
Male 70 59 82.7 70.5-90.5 5 7.6 2.9-18.5 6 9.7 4.2-20.7
Female 107 88 81.7 72.1-88.6 5 6.4 2.6-14.6 14 11.9 6.6-20.4
RACE
White 159 135 83.0 75.1-88.8 10 7.7 4.0-14.4 14 9.2 5.1-16.1
Other 17 12 78.0 53.6-91.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 22.0 8.4-46.4
AGE
18-44 59 45 74.1 59.7-84.6 6 13.3 5.9-27.2 8 12.7 5.9-25.2
45+ 118 102 87.0 78.6-92.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.0 12 9.7 5.1-17.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 44 77.7 62.5-88.0 3 8.0 2.5-22.9 8 14.2 6.5-28.3
Some College + 122 103 84.2 75.5-90.2 7 6.5 2.9-13.9 12 9.2 4.9-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 72 76.6 64.6-85.5 5 8.6 3.4-19.8 12 14.8 8.1-25.7
$50,000+ 57 48 86.1 73.7-93.2 3 4.7 1.4-14.6 6 9.2 3.7-21.0

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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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