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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 8,042 6,862 85.6 84.6-86.5 502 6.3 5.6- 6.9 678 8.2 7.4- 9.0
GENDER
Male 2,820 2,467 87.3 85.7-88.8 182 6.5 5.5- 7.7 171 6.2 5.1- 7.4
Female 5,222 4,395 84.1 82.8-85.3 320 6.0 5.3- 6.9 507 9.9 8.9-10.9
RACE
White 6,072 5,119 84.7 83.5-85.8 398 6.5 5.7- 7.3 555 8.9 8.0- 9.8
African American 1,437 1,277 88.6 86.2-90.6 77 5.9 4.4- 7.8 83 5.5 4.2- 7.2
Asian 32 24 74.9 53.8-88.4 5 12.3 4.4-30.0 3 12.8 3.8-35.2
Native American 152 133 88.6 81.0-93.4 4 2.9 0.8-10.4 15 8.5 4.7-14.8
Other Minorities 311 277 87.5 81.3-91.8 15 5.3 3.0- 9.3 19 7.2 3.9-13.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 311 275 87.0 80.8-91.4 16 6.2 3.6-10.6 20 6.8 3.5-12.6
-English Speaking 125 112 85.4 74.1-92.3 6 9.9 4.3-21.1 7 4.7 1.6-12.7
-Spanish Speaking 186 163 87.7 79.7-92.9 10 4.5 2.3- 8.8 13 7.8 3.6-16.1
Non-Hispanic 7,724 6,581 85.5 84.5-86.5 486 6.3 5.6- 7.0 657 8.2 7.5- 9.0
AGE
18-24 325 286 87.5 82.3-91.4 25 8.6 5.4-13.4 14 3.8 2.0- 7.2
25-34 1,200 991 83.5 80.8-85.9 105 8.4 6.7-10.4 104 8.1 6.4-10.2
35-44 1,565 1,228 79.5 76.9-82.0 128 8.0 6.4- 9.8 209 12.5 10.6-14.8
45-54 1,651 1,380 83.9 81.5-86.0 110 6.5 5.2- 8.1 161 9.6 7.9-11.6
55-64 1,448 1,273 88.7 86.6-90.4 69 4.6 3.5- 6.0 106 6.8 5.4- 8.5
65-74 1,075 995 93.2 91.1-94.8 35 2.8 1.9- 4.2 45 4.0 2.7- 5.8
75+ 746 678 91.0 88.2-93.3 29 4.2 2.7- 6.5 39 4.7 3.2- 6.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,185 1,047 87.5 84.8-89.8 53 5.2 3.7- 7.1 85 7.3 5.6- 9.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,303 1,965 86.0 84.1-87.7 151 6.0 5.0- 7.2 187 8.0 6.7- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,129 1,798 84.3 82.2-86.2 128 6.0 4.8- 7.4 203 9.7 8.3-11.5
College Graduate 2,418 2,045 85.4 83.6-87.0 170 7.3 6.1- 8.7 203 7.4 6.3- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 820 709 85.8 81.9-88.9 44 5.4 3.7- 7.7 67 8.9 6.2-12.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,276 1,096 86.5 83.9-88.7 76 6.1 4.6- 8.0 104 7.4 5.8- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 932 783 84.0 80.8-86.7 61 6.7 5.0- 9.0 88 9.3 7.2-11.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,137 951 83.8 80.9-86.3 82 7.3 5.6- 9.4 104 9.0 7.1-11.3
$50,000-74,999 1,094 937 86.3 83.7-88.6 71 5.8 4.4- 7.7 86 7.8 6.1-10.1
$75,000+ 1,169 973 84.1 81.4-86.4 81 6.4 5.0- 8.3 115 9.5 7.7-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,488 2,177 87.1 85.4-88.7 126 5.5 4.4- 6.8 185 7.4 6.2- 8.8
No 5,359 4,514 84.9 83.7-86.1 366 6.6 5.8- 7.4 479 8.5 7.6- 9.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,088 984 90.6 88.2-92.5 50 4.3 3.1- 6.0 54 5.1 3.7- 7.1
Non-Veteran 6,847 5,786 84.6 83.5-85.6 445 6.6 5.9- 7.4 616 8.8 8.0- 9.7
Currently Serving 94 80 85.3 75.2-91.7 7 6.5 2.8-14.4 7 8.2 3.6-17.6

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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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