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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-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 4,705 2,871 59.1 57.3-60.8 1,834 40.9 39.2-42.7
RACE
White 3,527 2,209 62.2 60.2-64.1 1,318 37.8 35.9-39.8
African American 755 471 59.4 54.9-63.7 284 40.6 36.3-45.1
Asian 37 13 30.7 16.7-49.4 24 69.3 50.6-83.3
Native American 74 40 46.2 32.1-60.9 34 53.8 39.1-67.9
Other Minorities 285 128 40.7 33.7-48.2 157 59.3 51.8-66.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 282 119 39.1 32.2-46.5 163 60.9 53.5-67.8
-English Speaking 89 44 46.0 33.8-58.6 45 54.0 41.4-66.2
-Spanish Speaking 193 75 36.9 28.7-45.8 118 63.1 54.2-71.3
Non-Hispanic 4,415 2,749 61.2 59.4-62.9 1,666 38.8 37.1-40.6
AGE
18-24 325 104 28.2 22.5-34.7 221 71.8 65.3-77.5
25-34 853 385 42.6 38.6-46.6 468 57.4 53.4-61.4
35-44 1,005 575 57.6 53.8-61.3 430 42.4 38.7-46.2
45-54 889 607 68.5 64.7-72.1 282 31.5 27.9-35.3
55-64 798 572 73.6 69.7-77.1 226 26.4 22.9-30.3
65-74 507 399 79.2 74.7-83.0 108 20.8 17.0-25.3
75+ 312 220 70.1 63.4-76.0 92 29.9 24.0-36.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 792 437 50.3 45.8-54.7 355 49.7 45.3-54.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,334 815 59.9 56.6-63.2 519 40.1 36.8-43.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,107 700 63.3 59.7-66.7 407 36.7 33.3-40.3
College Graduate 1,462 916 60.7 57.6-63.8 546 39.3 36.2-42.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 372 224 59.3 52.2-65.9 148 40.7 34.1-47.8
$15,000- 24,999 701 393 51.8 47.0-56.5 308 48.2 43.5-53.0
$25,000- 34,999 574 346 58.9 54.0-63.6 228 41.1 36.4-46.0
$35,000- 49,999 712 464 65.5 61.1-69.6 248 34.5 30.4-38.9
$50,000-74,999 705 470 65.3 61.0-69.3 235 34.7 30.7-39.0
$75,000+ 795 506 63.4 59.3-67.3 289 36.6 32.7-40.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,256 851 65.4 61.9-68.8 405 34.6 31.2-38.1
No 3,270 1,922 57.3 55.2-59.4 1,348 42.7 40.6-44.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,419 998 71.1 68.2-73.9 421 28.9 26.1-31.8
Non-Veteran 3,141 1,794 54.5 52.4-56.7 1,347 45.5 43.3-47.6
Currently Serving 128 71 54.9 44.9-64.4 57 45.1 35.6-55.1

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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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