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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 38 27 65.4 44.6-81.6 6 25.6 11.1-48.7 4 5.7 1.9-15.6 1 3.3 0.5-19.9
Buncombe 40 33 76.0 56.5-88.5 3 10.3 3.1-29.4 1 4.7 0.7-26.8 3 8.9 2.6-26.9
Cabarrus 38 28 67.8 48.9-82.3 3 7.3 2.2-21.8 2 7.4 1.6-28.3 5 17.5 7.3-36.2
Catawba 38 28 58.7 38.7-76.2 1 5.9 0.8-31.4 7 29.6 14.1-51.8 2 5.9 1.4-22.3
Cumberland 56 38 68.6 53.8-80.4 8 15.7 7.2-30.9 7 11.7 5.5-23.5 3 4.0 1.2-12.5
Davidson 35 21 60.6 41.9-76.6 4 11.8 4.1-29.8 4 9.6 3.2-25.1 6 18.0 7.9-36.1
Durham 25 18 72.9 49.6-88.1 1 8.6 1.2-41.4 4 14.7 5.2-35.2 2 3.7 0.9-14.2
Forsyth 31 24 75.8 54.8-89.0 2 4.5 1.1-16.7 4 12.8 4.5-31.5 1 6.9 1.0-35.4
Gaston 50 37 78.8 64.9-88.2 5 8.7 3.4-20.7 4 6.1 2.0-16.7 4 6.4 2.2-17.1
Guilford 40 30 77.1 60.7-88.0 5 14.2 5.8-30.9 3 4.4 1.3-13.4 2 4.3 1.0-16.1
Iredell 44 35 78.9 61.8-89.6 1 4.1 0.6-23.8 5 11.0 4.2-26.1 3 6.0 1.5-21.4
Johnston 51 37 78.5 64.3-88.1 5 8.8 3.4-21.0 5 5.9 2.3-14.5 4 6.8 2.3-18.1
Mecklenburg 44 33 75.3 58.2-87.0 5 11.0 3.9-27.3 3 7.0 2.1-21.1 3 6.7 2.1-19.7
New Hanover 29 21 85.4 70.2-93.5 2 3.0 0.7-11.7 3 4.4 1.4-13.4 3 7.2 1.9-23.4
Onslow 36 25 72.1 53.7-85.2 2 3.4 0.8-13.7 3 4.7 1.3-14.9 6 19.8 8.6-39.1
Orange 31 24 75.9 54.1-89.4 2 7.7 1.8-27.9 1 7.8 1.1-38.6 4 8.5 3.0-21.7
Pitt 28 20 66.0 44.3-82.6 1 8.6 1.2-41.0 6 19.9 8.8-39.1 1 5.5 0.8-30.0
Randolph 29 20 76.4 56.5-89.0 5 10.7 3.9-26.1 4 12.9 4.4-32.5 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 50 35 69.4 53.4-81.8 5 9.3 3.5-22.4 7 13.1 5.9-26.7 3 8.2 2.3-25.0
Rowan 45 36 81.8 67.1-90.9 6 12.8 5.5-27.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 2 3.2 0.7-13.0
Union 35 26 74.9 55.6-87.6 4 10.0 3.0-28.4 4 13.2 4.7-31.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.5
Wake 42 31 77.8 62.4-88.1 6 11.3 4.8-24.2 3 5.3 1.6-16.5 2 5.6 1.3-21.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 32 24 80.4 63.6-90.6 3 8.8 2.7-25.1 5 10.9 4.3-24.8 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast Partnership II 77 55 72.1 60.0-81.7 12 15.0 8.1-26.0 8 10.2 4.9-19.9 2 2.7 0.7-10.1
Northeast Partnership I 50 30 52.1 35.6-68.2 7 17.2 7.7-34.2 10 17.4 8.8-31.7 3 13.2 3.9-36.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 50 40 79.6 63.8-89.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 4 9.9 3.5-25.0 5 9.1 3.2-23.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 59 42 70.4 54.5-82.5 8 12.9 5.5-27.5 4 4.6 1.5-13.2 5 12.1 4.7-27.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 46 32 76.2 61.8-86.4 5 7.8 3.1-18.1 6 11.8 4.9-25.8 3 4.1 1.3-12.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 52 41 79.6 65.8-88.8 6 10.9 4.7-23.4 4 7.5 2.7-19.4 1 1.9 0.3-12.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 36 22 55.3 36.2-72.9 3 8.2 2.5-23.2 7 23.0 10.0-44.4 4 13.6 4.2-36.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 68 53 77.9 65.3-86.9 8 11.3 5.5-22.0 4 6.1 2.0-17.1 3 4.6 1.4-14.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 35 28 81.1 63.5-91.4 2 4.9 1.2-18.0 4 12.0 4.2-29.9 1 2.0 0.3-13.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 32 21 60.0 40.1-77.0 4 12.7 4.3-31.9 2 9.6 2.4-31.3 5 17.7 6.8-39.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 44 38 90.4 79.3-95.8 4 5.9 2.2-15.2 1 2.5 0.3-15.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 69 47 76.0 60.8-86.6 9 8.4 2.8-22.7 9 8.1 3.4-18.2 4 7.4 2.3-21.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 136 93 66.4 56.7-75.0 19 14.6 9.0-22.8 19 12.8 8.0-20.0 5 6.1 2.3-15.6
No 1,369 1,007 75.0 72.1-77.7 135 9.6 7.8-11.7 134 8.7 7.1-10.5 93 6.8 5.3- 8.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 575 407 72.7 68.1-76.8 62 10.5 7.8-13.9 69 9.9 7.6-12.8 37 7.0 4.8-10.1
Piedmont 763 570 75.1 71.2-78.7 75 10.1 7.7-13.0 70 8.7 6.7-11.3 48 6.1 4.3- 8.5
Western NC 167 123 75.6 66.7-82.7 17 8.4 4.4-15.5 14 7.8 4.2-14.0 13 8.2 4.3-15.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 108 79 75.5 63.7-84.4 12 9.2 4.1-19.6 10 7.2 3.3-15.1 7 8.1 3.4-17.9
Northwest 265 200 75.0 68.3-80.6 20 7.0 4.3-11.1 24 10.0 6.3-15.3 21 8.1 4.9-13.1
Charlotte 211 160 76.9 69.3-83.1 22 9.8 5.8-16.1 14 6.6 3.5-12.1 15 6.6 3.7-11.6
Greensboro 164 119 73.2 64.2-80.7 23 15.2 9.5-23.5 15 8.4 4.7-14.6 7 3.1 1.2- 7.7
Southern Regional 194 135 70.9 63.0-77.7 23 12.1 7.6-18.7 24 11.4 7.3-17.4 12 5.7 3.1-10.2
Coastal 68 47 79.9 69.3-87.5 7 6.3 2.8-13.3 8 8.1 3.7-17.0 6 5.7 2.4-13.0
Wake 191 144 77.6 69.6-83.9 17 9.2 5.3-15.5 19 7.7 4.5-12.9 11 5.6 2.5-11.7
Area L 78 58 76.4 64.4-85.2 8 9.0 4.2-18.2 7 9.5 4.2-20.0 5 5.2 2.0-12.9
Eastern 210 148 68.3 60.0-75.6 22 11.8 7.2-18.7 27 10.0 6.6-14.9 13 10.0 5.3-17.8

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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, 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.

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