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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Have you ever had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,466 983 65.1 61.9-68.1 483 34.9 31.9-38.1
AGE
18-24 110 58 42.2 31.6-53.6 52 57.8 46.4-68.4
25-34 303 188 59.8 52.7-66.5 115 40.2 33.5-47.3
35-44 320 202 64.0 57.4-70.2 118 36.0 29.8-42.6
45-54 283 198 69.2 62.1-75.5 85 30.8 24.5-37.9
55-64 184 147 77.4 68.3-84.5 37 22.6 15.5-31.7
65-74 143 104 72.9 62.5-81.2 39 27.1 18.8-37.5
75+ 115 81 73.4 63.2-81.7 34 26.6 18.3-36.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 176 62.2 54.9-69.0 95 37.8 31.0-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 303 61.5 55.7-66.9 170 38.5 33.1-44.3
Some Post-H.S. 403 278 67.9 61.8-73.4 125 32.1 26.6-38.2
College Graduate 317 224 68.0 61.1-74.1 93 32.0 25.9-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 182 58.3 50.9-65.4 104 41.7 34.6-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 368 239 61.0 54.5-67.2 129 39.0 32.8-45.5
$25,000- 34,999 206 146 67.3 58.5-75.0 60 32.7 25.0-41.5
$35,000- 49,999 148 104 70.5 61.2-78.3 44 29.5 21.7-38.8
$50,000-74,999 83 64 74.5 60.9-84.6 19 25.5 15.4-39.1
$75,000+ 73 50 69.7 56.6-80.2 23 30.3 19.8-43.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 442 307 68.7 63.0-73.9 135 31.3 26.1-37.0
No 971 649 64.6 60.7-68.4 322 35.4 31.6-39.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 32 71.0 52.4-84.4 13 29.0 15.6-47.6
Non-Veteran 1,410 943 64.8 61.6-67.9 467 35.2 32.1-38.4
Currently Serving 10 7 71.4 37.8-91.1 3 28.6 8.9-62.2

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*Asked of all respondents that answered NO to diabetes Core question: Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have diabetes?

^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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