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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes Counseling

In the last 12 months, did a doctor, nurse or other health professional give you advice about your weight to control your diabetes?

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Yes, lose weight Yes, gain weight Yes, maintain weight No advice
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,540 847 55.2 52.0-58.4 28 1.7 1.0- 2.8 182 12.5 10.4-14.9 483 30.6 27.8-33.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 40 18 41.1 25.2-59.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 13.5 5.7-28.8 16 45.4 28.0-64.0
Buncombe 39 19 52.2 34.9-68.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.0 3.3-26.3 15 37.8 22.7-55.8
Cabarrus 37 15 36.8 22.0-54.6 3 7.7 2.3-23.0 8 18.4 8.3-35.8 11 37.1 20.9-56.8
Catawba 38 15 46.7 28.9-65.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.4 2.6-19.6 19 45.9 28.4-64.3
Cumberland 55 36 60.9 45.7-74.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 12.4 5.8-24.5 12 26.7 15.0-42.9
Davidson 36 20 58.7 40.1-75.1 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 4 8.3 2.9-21.9 11 31.2 16.6-50.8
Durham 27 12 36.8 19.8-57.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 41.2 22.1-63.4 7 22.0 9.9-42.1
Forsyth 33 19 48.9 30.4-67.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 16.2 6.3-35.7 9 34.9 18.6-55.7
Gaston 49 25 61.6 45.9-75.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 11.4 5.0-23.7 17 27.1 16.1-41.8
Guilford 42 22 47.8 31.7-64.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 10.9 4.8-22.9 14 41.4 25.5-59.2
Iredell 45 26 63.3 47.0-77.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 4 10.4 3.7-26.3 14 25.4 14.3-40.9
Johnston 52 33 66.6 48.3-81.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.1 1.5-27.4 16 26.3 13.8-44.2
Mecklenburg 46 25 56.7 39.1-72.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 5 18.8 6.9-42.1 15 23.5 13.4-37.9
New Hanover 32 17 56.8 37.4-74.4 1 3.9 0.5-23.1 2 10.0 2.5-32.9 12 29.3 15.8-47.7
Onslow 38 19 41.8 26.2-59.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.3 0.9-18.2 17 53.9 36.6-70.4
Orange 32 18 60.4 40.9-77.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.7 2.0-20.3 11 32.9 17.8-52.6
Pitt 28 18 63.7 43.3-80.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.3 1 5.6 0.8-30.5 8 28.7 14.3-49.2
Randolph 30 19 59.9 36.0-79.9 2 3.8 0.8-15.1 2 4.3 1.0-16.4 7 32.0 13.4-59.0
Robeson 51 23 51.1 36.1-65.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.8 10 19.0 9.7-33.9 16 27.6 16.3-42.7
Rowan 46 21 46.5 30.7-62.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 7 11.4 5.1-23.6 17 40.9 25.9-57.8
Union 36 23 63.4 44.5-79.0 1 2.5 0.3-16.0 2 6.3 1.5-22.5 10 27.8 14.3-47.0
Wake 42 23 55.5 38.8-71.1 1 4.0 0.6-23.3 5 12.5 4.9-28.4 13 27.9 15.8-44.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 33 21 62.2 42.9-78.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.3 3.6-30.4 9 26.5 13.5-45.5
Northeast Partnership II 77 51 70.5 58.5-80.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.5 2.7-19.3 22 21.9 14.0-32.6
Northeast Partnership I 56 33 64.7 49.6-77.4 1 2.6 0.4-16.1 8 14.7 6.8-29.1 14 18.0 10.0-30.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 52 26 49.5 34.2-64.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 9 18.0 8.2-35.0 16 31.1 18.8-46.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 60 35 50.9 35.9-65.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 9 14.4 6.5-29.1 15 33.3 19.8-50.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 47 21 47.7 32.4-63.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 14.4 6.5-28.9 19 37.9 24.0-54.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 34 67.2 53.0-78.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 12.8 5.7-26.3 13 19.9 11.4-32.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 37 19 48.8 31.1-66.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.9 1.6-19.5 15 45.3 27.9-63.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 70 40 61.8 48.4-73.6 3 4.1 1.1-14.4 10 11.2 5.6-21.0 17 22.9 13.5-36.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 35 18 54.1 36.0-71.2 1 4.2 0.6-24.6 3 11.7 3.4-33.0 13 30.0 16.7-47.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 30 16 56.8 37.5-74.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.1 2.9-25.6 11 34.1 18.6-54.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 44 29 62.4 45.7-76.6 2 6.3 1.5-22.3 3 5.5 1.7-16.6 10 25.8 14.0-42.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 72 38 50.2 35.0-65.5 4 3.2 0.6-14.2 8 14.2 5.8-30.7 22 32.4 19.5-48.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 142 90 67.6 58.6-75.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 14 11.6 6.6-19.5 37 19.9 14.1-27.3
No 1,398 757 54.2 50.8-57.5 27 1.8 1.1- 2.9 168 12.5 10.3-15.1 446 31.5 28.5-34.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 594 343 57.1 52.0-62.0 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9 68 14.0 10.3-18.6 175 27.7 23.4-32.3
Piedmont 779 411 53.7 49.3-58.1 16 2.0 1.1- 3.9 97 11.9 9.4-15.0 255 32.3 28.4-36.6
Western NC 167 93 55.7 45.9-65.1 4 1.6 0.3- 7.4 17 10.9 5.8-19.6 53 31.8 23.5-41.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 110 56 49.9 37.7-62.1 4 2.3 0.5-10.6 13 13.2 6.4-25.5 37 34.6 23.8-47.2
Northwest 268 144 57.3 50.0-64.3 4 1.4 0.3- 5.4 27 9.0 5.6-14.2 93 32.3 26.0-39.3
Charlotte 213 111 55.8 47.6-63.7 8 3.5 1.5- 7.8 28 11.3 7.2-17.2 66 29.4 22.7-37.2
Greensboro 170 90 51.3 41.6-60.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 21 10.5 6.4-16.8 57 37.7 28.4-48.0
Southern Regional 196 113 59.3 50.8-67.2 4 1.5 0.4- 5.2 27 12.1 8.0-18.0 52 27.1 19.9-35.7
Coastal 72 37 50.9 38.0-63.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 7 12.6 5.9-24.9 27 34.8 23.5-48.1
Wake 195 112 54.5 45.5-63.2 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 24 15.2 9.6-23.1 58 28.6 21.4-37.2
Area L 84 43 57.2 44.5-68.9 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1 12 15.1 7.6-27.8 27 25.4 16.8-36.5
Eastern 214 135 61.6 53.4-69.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 19 11.7 7.0-18.9 58 25.9 19.5-33.5

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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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