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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-WHITES

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 6,072 5,119 84.7 83.5-85.8 398 6.5 5.7- 7.3 555 8.9 8.0- 9.8
GENDER
Male 2,163 1,889 87.4 85.6-89.0 142 6.4 5.3- 7.7 132 6.2 5.1- 7.6
Female 3,909 3,230 82.3 80.8-83.8 256 6.5 5.6- 7.5 423 11.2 10.0-12.5
AGE
18-24 199 171 86.0 79.2-90.8 17 9.6 5.6-16.0 11 4.5 2.3- 8.4
25-34 788 638 81.7 78.2-84.8 74 8.9 6.8-11.6 76 9.3 7.1-12.2
35-44 1,130 856 77.7 74.7-80.5 110 9.0 7.2-11.2 164 13.2 11.0-15.8
45-54 1,262 1,046 83.5 80.7-85.9 87 6.5 5.0- 8.4 129 10.1 8.2-12.4
55-64 1,157 999 87.1 84.6-89.2 58 4.8 3.5- 6.4 100 8.2 6.5-10.2
65-74 885 818 93.0 90.6-94.8 28 2.8 1.8- 4.4 39 4.2 2.8- 6.3
75+ 632 573 90.6 87.3-93.1 23 4.2 2.5- 6.9 36 5.2 3.5- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 714 623 85.9 82.2-89.0 35 5.5 3.7- 8.1 56 8.5 6.1-11.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,705 1,436 84.9 82.7-86.9 118 6.4 5.2- 7.9 151 8.7 7.1-10.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,652 1,379 83.8 81.5-85.9 107 5.9 4.8- 7.4 166 10.3 8.6-12.3
College Graduate 1,999 1,679 84.7 82.7-86.6 138 7.2 5.9- 8.8 182 8.0 6.8- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 514 441 86.0 81.7-89.3 32 6.3 4.1- 9.6 41 7.7 5.3-11.1
$15,000- 24,999 801 672 84.2 80.7-87.2 52 6.4 4.6- 8.9 77 9.4 7.1-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 662 546 83.2 79.5-86.3 47 7.3 5.3-10.2 69 9.4 7.2-12.3
$35,000- 49,999 906 751 82.9 79.6-85.8 69 7.3 5.5- 9.6 86 9.8 7.5-12.6
$50,000-74,999 927 793 86.2 83.4-88.7 60 6.0 4.4- 8.0 74 7.8 6.0-10.1
$75,000+ 1,040 856 83.2 80.3-85.7 76 6.9 5.3- 8.9 108 10.0 8.0-12.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,891 1,644 86.6 84.5-88.5 100 5.7 4.5- 7.2 147 7.7 6.3- 9.4
No 4,051 3,365 83.9 82.5-85.2 291 6.8 5.9- 7.8 395 9.3 8.3-10.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 881 794 90.7 88.2-92.7 41 4.2 2.9- 6.0 46 5.1 3.6- 7.2
Non-Veteran 5,120 4,266 83.4 82.1-84.6 350 6.9 6.1- 7.8 504 9.7 8.7-10.8
Currently Serving 62 50 80.8 67.4-89.6 7 9.5 4.0-20.5 5 9.7 3.9-22.5

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/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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