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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-MALES

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 2,820 2,467 87.3 85.7-88.8 182 6.5 5.5- 7.7 171 6.2 5.1- 7.4
RACE
White 2,163 1,889 87.4 85.6-89.0 142 6.4 5.3- 7.7 132 6.2 5.1- 7.6
African American 466 413 88.7 84.7-91.8 27 6.8 4.3-10.7 26 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Asian 13 10 76.3 43.0-93.2 2 11.2 2.4-38.7 1 12.5 1.8-53.2
Native American 40 37 95.6 86.2-98.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6 2 3.5 0.8-13.3
Other Minorities 128 108 82.0 71.6-89.2 10 7.8 3.9-14.7 10 10.2 4.7-20.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 118 97 80.9 70.2-88.4 12 9.8 5.3-17.6 9 9.2 4.0-20.0
-English Speaking 43 37 81.6 62.1-92.3 5 17.2 6.9-37.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
-Spanish Speaking 75 60 80.6 66.9-89.6 7 6.8 3.0-14.6 8 12.5 5.3-27.0
Non-Hispanic 2,700 2,368 87.7 86.2-89.2 170 6.3 5.3- 7.5 162 6.0 5.0- 7.1
AGE
18-24 101 85 84.7 74.8-91.2 9 10.5 5.1-20.2 7 4.8 2.1-10.5
25-34 379 301 80.1 74.9-84.4 32 8.7 5.8-12.7 46 11.3 8.0-15.5
35-44 570 478 83.1 78.7-86.7 49 8.5 6.0-11.7 43 8.4 5.8-12.2
45-54 601 530 88.1 84.5-90.9 41 7.0 4.9- 9.9 30 4.9 3.2- 7.5
55-64 564 515 91.9 88.9-94.2 25 3.7 2.3- 5.8 24 4.4 2.8- 6.9
65-74 390 361 93.0 89.4-95.5 16 4.0 2.3- 6.8 13 3.0 1.5- 6.0
75+ 207 190 91.1 85.1-94.8 9 4.9 2.3-10.4 8 4.0 1.9- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 425 365 84.5 79.6-88.4 27 7.4 4.8-11.1 33 8.1 5.3-12.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 800 702 88.9 85.9-91.2 57 6.1 4.5- 8.2 41 5.0 3.3- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 693 600 86.1 82.6-89.0 42 6.2 4.3- 8.8 51 7.7 5.6-10.5
College Graduate 899 797 88.3 85.4-90.6 56 6.7 4.9- 9.1 46 5.0 3.6- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 190 85.4 77.4-91.0 11 5.3 2.7-10.1 19 9.3 4.8-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 382 326 85.2 80.2-89.1 31 7.9 5.2-12.0 25 6.8 4.3-10.8
$25,000- 34,999 337 288 86.0 81.1-89.8 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 26 6.9 4.4-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 463 405 86.9 82.5-90.4 34 7.0 4.6-10.5 24 6.0 3.7- 9.6
$50,000-74,999 465 408 88.0 84.2-91.0 27 5.3 3.4- 8.0 30 6.8 4.5-10.0
$75,000+ 498 443 89.0 85.4-91.8 31 6.1 4.1- 9.0 24 4.9 3.1- 7.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 830 745 88.4 85.3-91.0 46 6.0 4.3- 8.4 39 5.5 3.8- 8.0
No 1,895 1,637 86.9 84.9-88.6 133 6.7 5.5- 8.1 125 6.4 5.2- 7.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 980 894 91.4 89.0-93.2 45 4.3 3.1- 6.1 41 4.3 3.0- 6.1
Non-Veteran 1,761 1,505 85.3 83.1-87.2 131 7.6 6.2- 9.3 125 7.1 5.7- 8.8
Currently Serving 71 60 85.1 73.6-92.1 6 7.2 2.9-16.7 5 7.7 3.0-18.2

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/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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