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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,505 1,100 74.3 71.6-76.9 154 10.0 8.2-12.0 153 9.0 7.5-10.8 98 6.7 5.3- 8.5
-Eastern NC 575 407 72.7 68.1-76.8 62 10.5 7.8-13.9 69 9.9 7.6-12.8 37 7.0 4.8-10.1
GENDER
Male 206 151 75.7 68.3-81.8 20 9.3 5.5-15.3 21 8.2 5.1-12.9 14 6.8 3.8-12.0
Female 369 256 69.7 64.1-74.8 42 11.7 8.4-15.9 48 11.5 8.5-15.5 23 7.1 4.3-11.4
RACE
White 332 244 74.8 68.8-80.0 33 9.5 6.4-14.0 27 6.8 4.3-10.5 28 8.9 5.8-13.5
African American 203 139 69.5 61.7-76.4 22 11.7 7.2-18.4 35 14.0 9.8-19.7 7 4.8 2.0-10.8
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 9 7 69.0 27.7-92.8 1 23.2 3.5-71.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.7 1.0-41.2
25-34 22 16 72.4 48.8-87.8 2 10.9 2.5-36.5 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 3 11.8 3.6-32.8
35-44 38 27 69.3 51.0-83.0 3 6.7 2.0-20.2 4 10.3 3.8-25.0 4 13.7 4.7-33.6
45-54 89 60 74.0 61.5-83.5 11 8.0 4.1-15.0 11 7.7 3.8-14.9 7 10.4 4.1-23.6
55-64 153 107 72.3 63.4-79.7 21 14.5 8.9-22.7 15 7.7 4.4-13.0 10 5.6 2.8-10.9
65-74 167 118 72.1 63.3-79.5 17 10.6 5.9-18.5 23 11.7 7.4-18.1 9 5.5 2.7-11.0
75+ 93 68 74.1 62.1-83.4 7 6.0 2.6-13.3 15 16.5 9.1-27.9 3 3.4 0.8-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 157 100 67.4 57.5-75.9 18 12.0 6.7-20.3 29 14.8 9.6-22.0 10 5.9 2.9-11.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 196 134 71.2 63.3-77.9 24 10.9 7.1-16.5 25 10.4 6.8-15.6 13 7.5 3.7-14.6
Some Post-H.S. 135 106 79.2 70.2-86.1 12 8.3 4.4-15.2 10 6.4 3.2-12.5 7 6.1 2.5-13.9
College Graduate 85 65 74.4 61.7-83.9 8 10.7 4.5-23.3 5 5.9 2.2-14.9 7 9.1 4.2-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 84 62.4 52.3-71.6 24 18.2 11.3-27.9 23 15.4 10.0-23.0 5 4.0 1.5-10.2
$15,000- 24,999 128 91 76.6 67.3-83.9 15 10.4 5.8-18.2 18 10.7 6.3-17.6 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 58 42 74.8 60.3-85.3 6 10.8 4.5-23.6 5 6.0 2.3-14.8 5 8.4 2.9-22.0
$35,000- 49,999 53 42 73.3 54.8-86.1 4 4.1 1.5-11.1 2 5.6 1.3-21.9 5 17.0 6.5-37.4
$50,000-74,999 35 27 78.7 60.4-89.9 3 9.8 3.1-27.1 2 6.2 1.3-25.0 3 5.3 1.5-17.3
$75,000+ 25 21 76.7 49.1-91.8 1 11.0 1.6-47.9 1 5.7 0.8-31.3 2 6.6 1.3-26.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 228 66.4 60.2-72.1 47 13.3 9.5-18.3 56 13.2 9.8-17.5 20 7.1 4.1-11.9
No 207 168 82.6 76.1-87.6 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 11 5.1 2.7- 9.5 16 6.6 3.8-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 83 80.8 70.6-88.0 4 4.8 1.4-15.2 11 9.8 5.1-18.1 6 4.6 2.0-10.0
Non-Veteran 471 324 70.3 65.0-75.0 58 12.2 9.1-16.2 58 9.9 7.4-13.1 31 7.7 5.0-11.6

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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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