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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 353 301 86.6 82.4-89.9 21 5.7 3.6- 9.0 31 7.7 5.3-11.1
GENDER
Male 119 105 89.7 82.5-94.2 8 5.9 2.7-12.1 6 4.4 1.9-10.2
Female 234 196 84.1 78.5-88.5 13 5.6 3.2- 9.8 25 10.2 6.9-15.0
RACE
White 250 207 84.6 79.3-88.7 14 4.9 2.8- 8.4 29 10.6 7.2-15.2
Other 102 93 90.9 82.5-95.5 7 7.7 3.5-16.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8
AGE
18-44 169 134 82.5 75.9-87.6 14 8.0 4.6-13.6 21 9.5 6.1-14.7
45+ 184 167 90.8 85.1-94.4 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5 10 5.8 3.0-11.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 80 90.5 82.1-95.2 4 4.0 1.2-12.3 7 5.5 2.5-11.9
Some College + 262 221 85.1 79.9-89.1 17 6.4 3.9-10.3 24 8.6 5.6-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 132 90.9 84.5-94.8 7 4.8 2.0-10.7 7 4.3 2.0- 8.9
$50,000+ 142 114 82.9 75.6-88.3 8 4.5 2.1- 9.3 20 12.6 8.0-19.3

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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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