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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 755 471 59.4 54.9-63.7 284 40.6 36.3-45.1
AGE
18-24 60 17 25.8 14.8-41.0 43 74.2 59.0-85.2
25-34 134 66 47.3 37.7-57.0 68 52.7 43.0-62.3
35-44 168 108 60.9 50.8-70.2 60 39.1 29.8-49.2
45-54 154 103 67.5 58.3-75.5 51 32.5 24.5-41.7
55-64 125 98 78.8 69.1-86.1 27 21.2 13.9-30.9
65-74 70 54 80.7 68.3-89.0 16 19.3 11.0-31.7
75+ 40 23 54.0 35.0-71.9 17 46.0 28.1-65.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 103 57.9 48.6-66.7 70 42.1 33.3-51.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 172 56.9 49.6-63.9 117 43.1 36.1-50.4
Some Post-H.S. 159 106 66.0 56.7-74.2 53 34.0 25.8-43.3
College Graduate 131 89 59.3 47.9-69.8 42 40.7 30.2-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 65 61.0 49.5-71.3 43 39.0 28.7-50.5
$15,000- 24,999 151 85 52.5 42.1-62.7 66 47.5 37.3-57.9
$25,000- 34,999 99 75 76.1 65.7-84.1 24 23.9 15.9-34.3
$35,000- 49,999 106 72 64.3 52.9-74.3 34 35.7 25.7-47.1
$50,000-74,999 92 65 64.9 52.4-75.5 27 35.1 24.5-47.6
$75,000+ 58 43 68.5 49.8-82.7 15 31.5 17.3-50.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 225 152 67.2 59.3-74.3 73 32.8 25.7-40.7
No 489 294 57.9 52.4-63.2 195 42.1 36.8-47.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 144 68.7 60.5-75.8 62 31.3 24.2-39.5
Non-Veteran 516 315 57.5 52.0-62.9 201 42.5 37.1-48.0
Currently Serving 27 10 32.3 16.5-53.6 17 67.7 46.4-83.5

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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