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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

A test for hemoglobin 'A one C' measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months. About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 time 2 times 3-4 times 5+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,259 174 14.9 12.5-17.7 302 24.4 21.5-27.6 599 45.6 42.1-49.1 77 6.0 4.6- 7.8 107 9.0 7.2-11.3
-Eastern NC 463 65 14.4 11.1-18.6 109 24.7 19.8-30.3 219 43.3 37.8-48.9 30 7.1 4.7-10.8 40 10.5 7.3-14.8
GENDER
Male 166 22 11.6 7.3-17.8 42 28.1 20.1-37.9 76 42.4 33.7-51.5 13 8.6 4.7-15.4 13 9.3 5.0-16.4
Female 297 43 17.3 12.6-23.3 67 21.2 16.4-26.9 143 44.2 37.8-50.8 17 5.6 3.3- 9.4 27 11.7 7.6-17.5
RACE
White 276 35 14.4 10.1-20.2 69 23.2 17.9-29.5 133 45.0 37.9-52.2 14 5.3 2.9- 9.5 25 12.1 7.8-18.5
African American 156 25 15.5 10.1-23.0 36 25.0 17.5-34.2 69 39.4 30.8-48.7 13 10.9 5.9-19.5 13 9.2 4.9-16.5
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 2 28.6 7.0-68.1 4 28.8 9.3-61.6 3 35.5 10.4-72.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.0 0.9-38.2
25-34 19 7 37.2 17.6-62.1 4 27.8 10.7-55.5 4 12.8 4.1-33.9 2 12.1 2.8-39.3 2 10.1 2.4-33.8
35-44 31 4 14.1 5.0-33.9 8 16.6 7.4-33.2 10 36.6 20.4-56.6 0 0.0 . - . 9 32.7 16.9-53.6
45-54 81 17 19.9 11.5-32.2 26 38.7 24.8-54.7 32 27.7 18.2-39.6 3 2.9 0.8-10.3 3 10.9 3.7-28.3
55-64 126 15 11.4 6.4-19.6 32 25.7 17.6-36.0 61 46.3 36.2-56.8 8 10.0 4.7-20.2 10 6.5 3.2-12.7
65-74 124 13 10.3 5.5-18.3 23 17.0 10.5-26.5 71 59.2 48.4-69.2 9 6.0 2.9-12.1 8 7.5 3.6-14.8
75+ 69 7 11.1 5.0-22.9 11 15.9 7.9-29.3 37 47.3 33.6-61.4 8 13.7 5.9-28.7 6 11.9 4.8-26.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 12 8.8 4.7-16.1 16 17.2 7.4-35.2 57 48.0 34.8-61.5 10 11.8 5.4-23.8 12 14.2 7.2-25.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 162 25 16.5 10.7-24.5 35 22.5 15.4-31.5 77 43.9 35.2-53.0 10 6.6 3.3-12.7 15 10.5 5.7-18.8
Some Post-H.S. 115 17 17.0 10.3-26.8 36 30.4 21.5-41.1 49 38.5 28.8-49.1 7 6.2 2.6-13.9 6 8.0 3.3-17.9
College Graduate 78 11 14.7 7.6-26.6 21 29.7 19.4-42.6 36 43.0 31.1-55.8 3 3.5 1.0-11.7 7 9.0 4.1-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 12 11.7 6.4-20.5 19 16.9 10.0-26.9 53 46.4 35.0-58.1 12 16.8 8.7-30.0 9 8.2 4.0-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 100 13 16.6 9.0-28.6 25 29.1 16.8-45.6 43 32.6 22.7-44.3 10 9.3 4.4-18.7 9 12.4 5.7-24.9
$25,000- 34,999 49 9 12.2 5.8-23.9 15 30.9 17.4-48.7 18 38.6 24.3-55.2 4 9.1 3.1-23.6 3 9.1 2.8-25.9
$35,000- 49,999 49 7 17.4 7.7-34.7 15 24.0 13.5-38.8 25 46.0 30.5-62.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.6 3.3-37.6
$50,000-74,999 31 7 23.1 11.0-42.3 6 19.2 8.1-39.0 15 46.2 28.3-65.2 1 4.7 0.7-26.9 2 6.7 1.3-27.7
$75,000+ 25 3 8.8 2.5-26.8 8 37.0 18.7-60.0 11 42.4 22.7-64.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.8 3.4-33.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 278 35 12.4 8.6-17.5 60 20.7 15.5-27.1 133 44.2 37.3-51.4 25 9.9 6.2-15.4 25 12.8 8.2-19.5
No 175 30 18.1 12.3-25.9 47 30.6 21.9-41.0 83 42.4 33.6-51.7 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8 12 6.7 3.6-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 12 12.5 6.7-22.4 20 23.8 15.2-35.3 46 53.4 41.6-64.8 4 4.9 1.6-14.5 5 5.3 2.1-12.6
Non-Veteran 376 53 15.0 11.2-19.8 89 24.9 19.3-31.6 173 40.2 34.2-46.5 26 7.8 4.9-12.2 35 12.1 8.2-17.4

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^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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