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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening

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 12,712 8,190 62.2 61.1-63.3 4,522 37.8 36.7-38.9
GENDER
Male 4,705 2,871 59.1 57.3-60.8 1,834 40.9 39.2-42.7
Female 8,007 5,319 65.1 63.8-66.4 2,688 34.9 33.6-36.2
RACE
White 9,522 6,200 64.0 62.7-65.2 3,322 36.0 34.8-37.3
African American 2,221 1,454 62.5 59.8-65.1 767 37.5 34.9-40.2
Asian 83 33 32.4 21.8-45.2 50 67.6 54.8-78.2
Native American 242 152 55.4 46.6-63.9 90 44.6 36.1-53.4
Other Minorities 568 313 49.3 43.8-54.7 255 50.7 45.3-56.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 605 314 47.5 42.3-52.9 291 52.5 47.1-57.7
-English Speaking 244 128 51.0 42.9-59.0 116 49.0 41.0-57.1
-Spanish Speaking 361 186 46.1 39.4-52.9 175 53.9 47.1-60.6
Non-Hispanic 12,091 7,868 63.3 62.2-64.4 4,223 36.7 35.6-37.8
AGE
18-24 792 331 36.2 32.1-40.6 461 63.8 59.4-67.9
25-34 2,234 1,209 50.5 47.9-53.1 1,025 49.5 46.9-52.1
35-44 2,598 1,581 60.6 58.2-62.9 1,017 39.4 37.1-41.8
45-54 2,399 1,665 69.4 67.0-71.6 734 30.6 28.4-33.0
55-64 2,046 1,476 72.9 70.4-75.3 570 27.1 24.7-29.6
65-74 1,467 1,102 75.7 73.0-78.3 365 24.3 21.7-27.0
75+ 1,116 791 70.0 66.3-73.4 325 30.0 26.6-33.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,939 1,218 57.5 54.4-60.4 721 42.5 39.6-45.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,685 2,348 61.9 59.8-63.9 1,337 38.1 36.1-40.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,253 2,163 65.4 63.3-67.4 1,090 34.6 32.6-36.7
College Graduate 3,814 2,454 62.4 60.4-64.3 1,360 37.6 35.7-39.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,304 848 61.4 57.5-65.2 456 38.6 34.8-42.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,105 1,300 58.1 55.2-60.9 805 41.9 39.1-44.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,483 948 62.0 58.8-65.0 535 38.0 35.0-41.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,723 1,152 66.8 64.0-69.5 571 33.2 30.5-36.0
$50,000-74,999 1,617 1,102 66.6 63.7-69.4 515 33.4 30.6-36.3
$75,000+ 1,815 1,184 63.9 61.1-66.6 631 36.1 33.4-38.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,607 2,554 68.9 66.8-70.9 1,053 31.1 29.1-33.2
No 8,729 5,436 60.2 58.9-61.5 3,293 39.8 38.5-41.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,569 1,108 71.0 68.2-73.7 461 29.0 26.3-31.8
Non-Veteran 10,958 6,975 60.8 59.6-62.0 3,983 39.2 38.0-40.4
Currently Serving 162 94 57.5 48.5-66.1 68 42.5 33.9-51.5

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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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