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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,226 2,707 61.9 60.1-63.8 1,519 38.1 36.2-39.9
GENDER
Male 1,540 941 59.1 56.1-62.1 599 40.9 37.9-43.9
Female 2,686 1,766 64.5 62.3-66.7 920 35.5 33.3-37.7
RACE
White 2,805 1,812 63.9 61.8-66.0 993 36.1 34.0-38.2
African American 1,032 674 60.7 56.7-64.6 358 39.3 35.4-43.3
Other Minorities 13 8 52.8 22.8-80.9 5 47.2 19.1-77.2
AGE
18-24 315 127 33.9 27.3-41.0 188 66.1 59.0-72.7
25-34 763 419 54.4 50.1-58.6 344 45.6 41.4-49.9
35-44 809 480 58.8 54.6-63.0 329 41.2 37.0-45.4
45-54 798 548 67.6 63.6-71.4 250 32.4 28.6-36.4
55-64 686 501 71.5 67.1-75.6 185 28.5 24.4-32.9
65-74 473 355 78.0 73.5-81.8 118 22.0 18.2-26.5
75+ 368 269 74.3 68.4-79.5 99 25.7 20.5-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 666 402 54.5 49.3-59.7 264 45.5 40.3-50.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,344 823 58.9 55.6-62.2 521 41.1 37.8-44.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,138 768 67.1 63.7-70.3 370 32.9 29.7-36.3
College Graduate 1,072 713 65.9 62.4-69.1 359 34.1 30.9-37.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 498 318 62.1 56.2-67.7 180 37.9 32.3-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 779 474 56.8 52.0-61.5 305 43.2 38.5-48.0
$25,000- 34,999 510 336 64.6 59.6-69.3 174 35.4 30.7-40.4
$35,000- 49,999 586 386 65.3 60.5-69.7 200 34.7 30.3-39.5
$50,000-74,999 487 331 67.1 62.1-71.7 156 32.9 28.3-37.9
$75,000+ 494 319 64.5 59.5-69.1 175 35.5 30.9-40.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,317 922 68.3 65.0-71.4 395 31.7 28.6-35.0
No 2,767 1,708 60.0 57.7-62.2 1,059 40.0 37.8-42.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 588 415 71.3 66.9-75.3 173 28.7 24.7-33.1
Non-Veteran 3,497 2,207 60.2 58.1-62.2 1,290 39.8 37.8-41.9
Currently Serving 131 78 60.3 50.1-69.7 53 39.7 30.3-49.9

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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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