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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 12,712 8,190 62.2 61.1-63.3 4,522 37.8 36.7-38.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 337 219 59.7 53.2-65.8 118 40.3 34.2-46.8
Buncombe 305 180 57.8 51.4-63.9 125 42.2 36.1-48.6
Cabarrus 366 231 62.3 56.6-67.8 135 37.7 32.2-43.4
Catawba 315 211 64.4 57.9-70.4 104 35.6 29.6-42.1
Cumberland 375 247 62.2 56.3-67.8 128 37.8 32.2-43.7
Davidson 326 211 61.8 55.0-68.3 115 38.2 31.7-45.0
Durham 363 223 58.4 52.2-64.4 140 41.6 35.6-47.8
Forsyth 381 247 66.1 60.6-71.2 134 33.9 28.8-39.4
Gaston 310 207 65.7 59.5-71.4 103 34.3 28.6-40.5
Guilford 364 218 59.1 53.1-64.8 146 40.9 35.2-46.9
Iredell 371 253 67.0 61.1-72.3 118 33.0 27.7-38.9
Johnston 406 252 62.5 56.6-68.1 154 37.5 31.9-43.4
Mecklenburg 569 360 59.9 55.3-64.4 209 40.1 35.6-44.7
New Hanover 313 210 63.4 56.8-69.5 103 36.6 30.5-43.2
Onslow 332 207 61.1 54.9-66.9 125 38.9 33.1-45.1
Orange 355 210 56.1 50.0-62.1 145 43.9 37.9-50.0
Pitt 338 189 53.4 47.3-59.4 149 46.6 40.6-52.7
Randolph 295 201 65.8 59.2-71.9 94 34.2 28.1-40.8
Robeson 306 179 54.0 47.4-60.5 127 46.0 39.5-52.6
Rowan 376 254 62.0 56.0-67.7 122 38.0 32.3-44.0
Union 376 240 63.6 57.7-69.2 136 36.4 30.8-42.3
Wake 523 301 55.2 50.2-60.1 222 44.8 39.9-49.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 311 205 63.7 57.3-69.7 106 36.3 30.3-42.7
Northeast Partnership II 385 256 63.8 57.9-69.3 129 36.2 30.7-42.1
Northeast Partnership I 335 226 61.1 53.5-68.2 109 38.9 31.8-46.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 303 206 65.7 59.0-71.9 97 34.3 28.1-41.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 393 251 58.5 52.5-64.2 142 41.5 35.8-47.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 357 233 66.1 60.5-71.3 124 33.9 28.7-39.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 331 210 64.9 59.0-70.4 121 35.1 29.6-41.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 387 261 66.8 60.8-72.3 126 33.2 27.7-39.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 437 299 68.2 62.8-73.1 138 31.8 26.9-37.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 308 204 65.9 59.8-71.6 104 34.1 28.4-40.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 310 204 66.9 60.3-72.9 106 33.1 27.1-39.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 359 249 66.1 60.1-71.6 110 33.9 28.4-39.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 494 336 66.2 60.7-71.3 158 33.8 28.7-39.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 827 551 62.0 57.6-66.2 276 38.0 33.8-42.4
No 11,885 7,639 62.2 61.1-63.3 4,246 37.8 36.7-38.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,226 2,707 61.9 60.1-63.8 1,519 38.1 36.2-39.9
Piedmont 7,112 4,586 61.8 60.3-63.3 2,526 38.2 36.7-39.7
Western NC 1,374 897 64.1 60.9-67.2 477 35.9 32.8-39.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 780 503 63.8 59.4-67.9 277 36.2 32.1-40.6
Northwest 2,474 1,642 64.7 62.3-67.0 832 35.3 33.0-37.7
Charlotte 1,902 1,239 63.1 60.3-65.8 663 36.9 34.2-39.7
Greensboro 1,656 1,047 61.0 57.9-64.0 609 39.0 36.0-42.1
Southern Regional 1,301 839 61.8 58.4-65.1 462 38.2 34.9-41.6
Coastal 649 421 61.6 57.0-66.0 228 38.4 34.0-43.0
Wake 1,751 1,080 58.2 55.1-61.3 671 41.8 38.7-44.9
Area L 496 343 67.3 62.2-72.0 153 32.7 28.0-37.8
Eastern 1,595 1,013 62.3 59.2-65.2 582 37.7 34.8-40.8

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Click here to learn about other NC Area Health Education Centers

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