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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 244 208 85.8 80.3-90.0 14 5.6 3.2- 9.8 22 8.5 5.4-13.3
GENDER
Male 83 74 90.0 81.0-95.0 6 5.5 2.3-12.2 3 4.5 1.4-13.7
Female 161 134 82.5 74.7-88.2 8 5.8 2.6-12.2 19 11.8 7.3-18.5
RACE
White 180 148 84.6 78.1-89.4 11 5.2 2.7- 9.9 21 10.2 6.4-16.0
Other 63 59 89.6 75.3-96.0 3 7.0 2.3-19.6 1 3.4 0.5-20.3
AGE
18-44 81 68 83.7 72.8-90.8 6 8.2 3.5-18.1 7 8.0 3.5-17.3
45+ 163 140 87.0 80.3-91.7 8 4.2 2.0- 8.9 15 8.8 5.0-14.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 92 78 82.0 71.0-89.4 8 10.7 5.2-20.5 6 7.4 3.1-16.7
Some College + 152 130 88.2 81.6-92.6 6 2.7 1.1- 6.5 16 9.2 5.3-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 104 81.9 73.0-88.4 11 10.1 5.5-18.0 10 7.9 4.0-15.2
$50,000+ 82 71 88.2 78.4-93.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 9 11.1 5.5-21.0

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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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