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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,663 2,273 85.9 84.3-87.4 171 6.3 5.3- 7.5 219 7.8 6.7- 9.1
GENDER
Male 930 815 87.8 85.1-90.1 57 6.0 4.5- 8.0 58 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Female 1,733 1,458 84.3 82.2-86.2 114 6.5 5.2- 8.0 161 9.2 7.7-10.9
RACE
White 1,776 1,496 84.7 82.6-86.6 122 6.6 5.4- 8.1 158 8.7 7.3-10.4
African American 668 583 87.8 84.6-90.4 39 6.1 4.2- 8.7 46 6.2 4.5- 8.5
Other Minorities 7 6 84.7 39.0-97.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.3 2.1-61.0
AGE
18-24 125 110 91.7 85.7-95.3 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3 8 4.6 2.2- 9.6
25-34 418 346 84.6 80.4-88.1 36 8.0 5.5-11.6 36 7.3 5.1-10.4
35-44 476 378 80.4 76.0-84.2 44 9.2 6.6-12.7 54 10.5 7.7-14.0
45-54 548 454 82.3 78.0-86.0 41 7.9 5.5-11.1 53 9.8 7.1-13.5
55-64 494 435 89.2 85.5-92.0 22 3.8 2.4- 6.2 37 7.0 4.7-10.3
65-74 345 317 91.5 87.1-94.6 10 2.9 1.3- 6.1 18 5.6 3.2- 9.5
75+ 250 226 91.8 87.6-94.7 11 3.8 2.0- 7.0 13 4.4 2.4- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 393 356 89.5 84.6-92.9 14 4.3 2.3- 7.9 23 6.2 3.6-10.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 809 687 86.2 83.3-88.7 55 6.2 4.6- 8.4 67 7.5 5.7- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 755 627 83.5 80.1-86.4 58 7.7 5.7-10.3 70 8.8 6.7-11.5
College Graduate 705 602 86.1 82.8-88.8 44 5.9 4.2- 8.3 59 8.0 6.0-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 309 270 87.6 81.5-91.9 13 3.8 1.8- 7.7 26 8.6 5.1-14.2
$15,000- 24,999 466 401 87.0 82.9-90.3 30 6.3 4.1- 9.5 35 6.7 4.4-10.1
$25,000- 34,999 332 281 84.0 78.8-88.1 22 6.9 4.3-10.9 29 9.0 6.0-13.4
$35,000- 49,999 383 319 83.0 78.2-87.0 36 9.7 6.7-13.8 28 7.3 4.9-10.8
$50,000-74,999 328 275 87.0 82.5-90.5 26 6.3 3.9- 9.8 27 6.7 4.4-10.3
$75,000+ 316 269 84.0 78.4-88.3 19 6.9 4.1-11.3 28 9.1 5.9-13.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 907 797 87.7 84.8-90.1 47 5.5 3.9- 7.6 63 6.8 5.0- 9.2
No 1,682 1,412 85.0 82.9-86.9 120 6.8 5.5- 8.3 150 8.3 6.9- 9.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 408 369 91.2 87.6-93.9 18 3.9 2.3- 6.5 21 4.9 2.9- 7.9
Non-Veteran 2,170 1,833 84.8 82.9-86.5 147 6.8 5.6- 8.2 190 8.4 7.1- 9.9
Currently Serving 78 65 83.0 71.2-90.6 6 7.0 2.8-16.6 7 10.0 4.4-21.0

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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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