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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,320 982 75.7 72.8-78.4 142 10.5 8.6-12.8 132 9.0 7.4-11.0 64 4.8 3.5- 6.3
No 184 117 66.3 57.3-74.2 12 6.7 3.7-12.0 21 8.7 5.2-14.2 34 18.3 12.2-26.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 5 4 72.2 21.9-96.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 27.8 4.0-78.1 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 239 175 76.1 68.7-82.3 24 10.9 6.5-17.7 21 6.9 4.1-11.2 19 6.1 3.5-10.4
Overweight 468 364 77.0 72.0-81.3 32 6.8 4.5-10.3 41 8.4 5.9-11.8 31 7.8 5.2-11.4
Obese 709 498 71.8 67.6-75.6 88 11.8 9.3-14.9 84 10.4 8.1-13.2 39 6.0 4.1- 8.8
Current Smoker
No 1,251 921 75.2 72.2-77.9 127 9.4 7.7-11.5 126 9.0 7.4-11.0 77 6.4 4.9- 8.4
Yes 246 174 70.6 62.8-77.4 26 12.5 7.7-19.5 26 9.0 5.7-13.7 20 7.9 4.7-13.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,463 1,068 74.2 71.4-76.9 152 10.1 8.3-12.2 152 9.1 7.6-10.9 91 6.5 5.1- 8.3
Yes 25 19 78.2 54.1-91.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 5 17.0 5.7-40.7
Heavy Drinker
No 1,481 1,082 74.3 71.5-76.9 153 10.1 8.3-12.1 151 9.0 7.5-10.8 95 6.7 5.2- 8.4
Yes 16 11 70.8 42.6-88.8 1 4.4 0.6-26.6 2 11.5 2.7-37.8 2 13.4 3.2-41.9
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 836 572 69.5 65.6-73.2 114 13.7 11.1-16.9 110 12.1 9.8-15.0 40 4.6 3.2- 6.6
No 665 526 79.9 75.9-83.4 40 5.7 3.9- 8.4 41 5.3 3.7- 7.5 58 9.1 6.7-12.3
Current Asthma
Yes 170 94 54.4 44.9-63.6 26 16.7 10.5-25.5 39 21.2 14.8-29.5 11 7.7 3.7-15.3
No 1,324 997 76.7 73.8-79.3 127 9.2 7.4-11.2 113 7.5 6.1- 9.3 87 6.6 5.2- 8.5
Diabetes
Yes 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
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No, Bordeline Diabetes 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .

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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, 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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