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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,505 1,100 74.3 71.6-76.9 154 10.0 8.2-12.0 153 9.0 7.5-10.8 98 6.7 5.3- 8.5
GENDER
Male 563 409 74.6 70.2-78.5 59 9.6 7.1-12.8 51 8.3 6.2-11.2 44 7.5 5.4-10.5
Female 942 691 74.1 70.5-77.4 95 10.3 8.1-13.0 102 9.6 7.6-11.9 54 6.0 4.2- 8.3
RACE
White 1,031 779 77.0 73.7-79.9 97 8.8 6.9-11.1 81 7.1 5.5- 9.2 74 7.1 5.4- 9.3
African American 391 272 69.0 63.2-74.3 47 13.5 9.7-18.4 57 12.6 9.4-16.6 15 4.9 2.8- 8.6
Asian 3 1 62.1 12.8-94.8 1 22.0 2.2-78.1 1 15.9 1.5-69.4 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 42 26 64.6 43.8-81.1 6 6.6 2.5-16.2 8 22.9 9.3-46.3 2 5.9 1.0-27.8
Other Minorities 28 17 69.1 46.0-85.5 3 8.5 2.4-26.2 3 6.7 2.0-20.7 5 15.7 5.4-38.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 22 66.9 46.0-82.7 5 14.9 5.5-34.3 3 5.6 1.6-17.6 5 12.6 4.4-31.3
-English Speaking 22 16 68.6 43.6-86.1 3 18.5 5.5-46.7 2 8.1 1.9-28.7 1 4.7 0.7-27.3
-Spanish Speaking 13 6 64.9 30.6-88.6 2 10.9 2.1-40.8 1 2.7 0.3-18.8 4 21.5 5.6-56.0
Non-Hispanic 1,466 1,075 74.6 71.8-77.2 149 9.8 8.1-11.9 150 9.1 7.6-10.9 92 6.5 5.1- 8.3
AGE
18-24 14 8 63.0 30.5-86.9 2 14.9 2.9-50.8 2 10.1 1.8-41.0 2 12.0 2.5-42.1
25-34 54 38 70.5 55.3-82.2 5 11.6 4.8-25.7 4 8.8 3.0-22.8 7 9.1 4.0-19.5
35-44 101 68 69.8 58.2-79.4 12 11.5 5.6-21.9 9 6.2 3.0-12.2 12 12.6 6.8-22.2
45-54 260 173 70.0 62.9-76.3 29 9.6 6.3-14.4 34 10.4 7.0-15.4 24 10.0 6.2-15.5
55-64 393 286 73.7 68.1-78.6 47 12.6 9.0-17.4 38 8.6 6.0-12.3 22 5.1 3.0- 8.4
65-74 400 310 78.8 73.5-83.2 32 7.6 5.0-11.4 38 9.0 6.3-12.7 20 4.7 2.7- 8.1
75+ 273 210 79.1 72.7-84.3 25 7.5 4.6-12.0 28 9.7 6.2-14.8 10 3.8 1.7- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 412 278 69.6 63.8-74.9 50 11.3 8.1-15.5 58 12.6 9.2-16.9 26 6.6 4.1-10.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 492 354 73.3 68.3-77.8 48 9.5 6.7-13.3 54 9.9 7.4-13.2 36 7.3 4.8-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 332 257 77.0 71.0-82.1 27 8.1 5.2-12.6 28 7.4 4.8-11.1 20 7.4 4.4-12.2
College Graduate 265 207 78.7 72.2-83.9 29 11.5 7.5-17.2 13 4.6 2.4- 8.7 16 5.2 3.0- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 210 66.3 59.8-72.3 45 13.1 9.2-18.3 50 15.7 11.5-21.1 15 4.8 2.7- 8.5
$15,000- 24,999 311 215 70.6 63.9-76.5 34 12.5 8.4-18.3 43 11.9 8.4-16.6 19 5.0 2.8- 8.8
$25,000- 34,999 156 122 80.5 72.5-86.7 12 6.6 3.5-11.9 12 8.3 4.4-15.1 10 4.6 2.0- 9.8
$35,000- 49,999 154 119 75.7 66.4-83.0 15 7.4 4.1-13.3 7 4.4 2.0- 9.8 13 12.4 6.9-21.3
$50,000-74,999 110 88 82.0 72.7-88.6 9 8.9 4.4-17.2 9 7.0 3.3-14.1 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0
$75,000+ 85 72 79.8 66.9-88.5 5 7.1 2.6-18.0 3 4.8 1.5-14.3 5 8.3 3.2-20.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 903 611 69.2 65.4-72.8 111 11.8 9.4-14.6 128 12.8 10.5-15.6 53 6.2 4.5- 8.5
No 565 463 81.3 77.0-84.9 38 7.4 5.1-10.6 21 3.8 2.3- 6.0 43 7.6 5.3-10.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 272 209 77.6 71.2-82.9 21 8.0 4.7-13.3 26 8.6 5.6-13.0 16 5.8 3.3-10.0
Non-Veteran 1,231 889 73.4 70.2-76.3 133 10.5 8.6-12.8 127 9.1 7.4-11.1 82 7.0 5.4- 9.0
Currently Serving 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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^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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