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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 9,522 6,200 64.0 62.7-65.2 3,322 36.0 34.8-37.3
GENDER
Male 3,527 2,209 62.2 60.2-64.1 1,318 37.8 35.9-39.8
Female 5,995 3,991 65.6 64.1-67.1 2,004 34.4 32.9-35.9
AGE
18-24 489 204 38.7 33.6-44.1 285 61.3 55.9-66.4
25-34 1,470 793 51.6 48.5-54.8 677 48.4 45.2-51.5
35-44 1,877 1,143 61.3 58.6-64.0 734 38.7 36.0-41.4
45-54 1,837 1,273 69.4 66.7-71.9 564 30.6 28.1-33.3
55-64 1,659 1,181 72.3 69.6-75.0 478 27.7 25.0-30.4
65-74 1,213 912 75.9 72.9-78.7 301 24.1 21.3-27.1
75+ 940 672 70.8 66.8-74.4 268 29.2 25.6-33.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,106 738 63.9 60.1-67.5 368 36.1 32.5-39.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,696 1,743 63.4 61.1-65.7 953 36.6 34.3-38.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,517 1,683 66.1 63.7-68.4 834 33.9 31.6-36.3
College Graduate 3,191 2,034 62.9 60.8-65.0 1,157 37.1 35.0-39.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 777 536 67.7 63.0-72.0 241 32.3 28.0-37.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,288 821 63.0 59.6-66.4 467 37.0 33.6-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,086 676 60.6 56.9-64.2 410 39.4 35.8-43.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,383 920 66.7 63.6-69.7 463 33.3 30.3-36.4
$50,000-74,999 1,382 935 66.7 63.6-69.7 447 33.3 30.3-36.4
$75,000+ 1,622 1,053 64.0 61.1-66.8 569 36.0 33.2-38.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,692 1,947 71.3 69.1-73.4 745 28.7 26.6-30.9
No 6,585 4,120 61.6 60.1-63.0 2,465 38.4 37.0-39.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,265 899 72.2 69.2-75.1 366 27.8 24.9-30.8
Non-Veteran 8,141 5,230 62.4 61.1-63.7 2,911 37.6 36.3-38.9
Currently Serving 102 62 62.1 50.9-72.2 40 37.9 27.8-49.1

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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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