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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 971 864 88.5 85.5-90.9 50 5.2 3.7- 7.2 57 6.4 4.5- 9.0
AGE
18-24 57 51 90.4 77.5-96.3 5 7.8 2.7-20.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.3
25-34 186 162 88.6 82.8-92.6 14 6.7 3.7-11.8 10 4.7 2.4- 8.9
35-44 201 175 85.8 77.3-91.5 8 4.5 1.9-10.3 18 9.7 5.1-17.9
45-54 197 170 84.1 75.2-90.2 9 5.5 2.4-12.1 18 10.4 5.4-18.9
55-64 144 132 91.2 83.6-95.4 7 5.6 2.3-12.7 5 3.2 1.2- 8.8
65-74 104 99 95.3 87.4-98.3 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 4 4.4 1.5-12.5
75+ 77 70 92.4 84.1-96.5 6 6.9 3.0-15.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 156 90.1 82.9-94.5 6 4.2 1.7- 9.9 8 5.7 2.6-12.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 300 268 89.4 83.5-93.3 14 4.0 2.3- 7.1 18 6.6 3.4-12.6
Some Post-H.S. 275 245 87.8 81.1-92.3 13 5.0 2.5- 9.7 17 7.2 3.7-13.5
College Graduate 224 193 87.0 80.6-91.5 17 7.5 4.1-13.3 14 5.5 2.9-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 155 88.2 81.6-92.6 8 3.5 1.6- 7.6 14 8.3 4.6-14.5
$15,000- 24,999 238 218 91.5 86.5-94.8 9 4.7 2.4- 9.2 11 3.8 1.9- 7.4
$25,000- 34,999 146 129 85.7 75.1-92.3 10 6.2 3.0-12.2 7 8.1 3.0-20.0
$35,000- 49,999 103 88 86.3 76.5-92.4 4 5.4 1.7-16.2 11 8.3 4.3-15.2
$50,000-74,999 64 57 85.7 65.7-95.0 5 5.7 1.8-16.7 2 8.6 1.7-33.7
$75,000+ 49 45 89.8 72.9-96.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.2 3.3-27.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 300 269 89.5 84.9-92.9 11 3.1 1.6- 6.0 20 7.4 4.6-11.7
No 644 570 87.8 83.8-90.9 37 6.0 4.1- 8.9 37 6.2 3.9- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 29 79.5 41.2-95.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 20.5 4.4-58.8
Non-Veteran 932 827 88.8 85.9-91.1 50 5.4 3.8- 7.5 55 5.9 4.2- 8.2
Currently Serving 7 7 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/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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