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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 12,712 8,190 62.2 61.1-63.3 4,522 37.8 36.7-38.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,745 7,152 65.3 64.2-66.4 3,593 34.7 33.6-35.8
No 1,950 1,033 47.8 44.9-50.8 917 52.2 49.2-55.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 219 133 56.1 47.0-64.7 86 43.9 35.3-53.0
Recommended Range 4,555 2,700 56.4 54.5-58.2 1,855 43.6 41.8-45.5
Overweight 4,436 2,890 63.1 61.3-65.0 1,546 36.9 35.0-38.7
Obese 2,812 2,029 71.3 69.1-73.3 783 28.7 26.7-30.9
Current Smoker
No 9,754 6,312 62.4 61.2-63.7 3,442 37.6 36.3-38.8
Yes 2,921 1,855 61.3 59.0-63.6 1,066 38.7 36.4-41.0
Binge Drinker
No 11,557 7,558 63.3 62.1-64.4 3,999 36.7 35.6-37.9
Yes 988 544 53.6 49.7-57.4 444 46.4 42.6-50.3
Heavy Drinker
No 12,175 7,889 62.5 61.4-63.7 4,286 37.5 36.3-38.6
Yes 421 244 56.0 49.9-61.8 177 44.0 38.2-50.1
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,170 1,567 69.7 67.1-72.2 603 30.3 27.8-32.9
No 10,504 6,602 60.8 59.6-62.0 3,902 39.2 38.0-40.4
Current Asthma
Yes 963 700 70.2 66.1-73.9 263 29.8 26.1-33.9
No 11,686 7,444 61.5 60.3-62.6 4,242 38.5 37.4-39.7
Diabetes
Yes 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 12,534 8,023 61.8 60.7-62.9 4,511 38.2 37.1-39.3
No, Bordeline Diabetes 177 167 91.3 82.3-96.0 10 8.7 4.0-17.7

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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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