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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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 8,042 6,862 85.6 84.6-86.5 502 6.3 5.6- 6.9 678 8.2 7.4- 9.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,017 6,051 86.3 85.2-87.3 417 6.0 5.4- 6.7 549 7.7 6.9- 8.5
No 1,020 806 81.0 77.7-83.9 85 7.9 6.0-10.2 129 11.2 8.9-13.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 128 101 80.9 71.6-87.7 14 11.9 6.6-20.7 13 7.1 3.6-13.6
Recommended Range 2,634 2,174 82.4 80.5-84.2 180 6.8 5.7- 8.1 280 10.8 9.4-12.4
Overweight 2,847 2,463 86.2 84.5-87.8 180 6.8 5.7- 8.1 204 7.0 5.9- 8.3
Obese 2,007 1,748 88.2 86.4-89.8 109 5.0 4.0- 6.2 150 6.8 5.6- 8.3
Current Smoker
No 6,193 5,356 86.8 85.7-87.9 366 6.0 5.2- 6.7 471 7.2 6.4- 8.1
Yes 1,828 1,490 81.5 79.2-83.7 135 7.3 6.0- 8.9 203 11.2 9.4-13.2
Binge Drinker
No 7,425 6,356 85.8 84.8-86.8 456 6.1 5.5- 6.8 613 8.1 7.3- 8.9
Yes 535 440 83.0 78.8-86.6 42 8.2 5.7-11.7 53 8.8 6.3-12.0
Heavy Drinker
No 7,747 6,619 85.7 84.7-86.7 476 6.1 5.5- 6.8 652 8.1 7.4- 8.9
Yes 238 197 82.9 75.8-88.2 21 9.3 5.4-15.7 20 7.8 4.6-13.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,526 1,356 87.4 84.9-89.5 70 5.0 3.8- 6.6 100 7.6 5.9- 9.8
No 6,496 5,486 85.2 84.0-86.2 432 6.5 5.8- 7.3 578 8.3 7.5- 9.2
Current Asthma
Yes 688 605 87.5 83.8-90.5 35 6.2 4.1- 9.2 48 6.3 4.3- 9.1
No 7,310 6,219 85.4 84.3-86.4 465 6.3 5.6- 7.0 626 8.3 7.5- 9.2
Diabetes
Yes 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 7,876 6,710 85.5 84.4-86.4 496 6.3 5.7- 7.0 670 8.2 7.5- 9.0
No, Bordeline Diabetes 166 152 93.1 87.9-96.1 6 2.9 1.2- 6.8 8 4.0 1.8- 8.6

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/diabetes and answered NO to diabetes core question

^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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