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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Diabetes Screening

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%)
North Carolina 8,042 6,862 85.6 84.6-86.5 502 6.3 5.6- 6.9 678 8.2 7.4- 9.0
-Wake County 298 255 85.6 80.2-89.7 20 6.4 3.9-10.3 23 8.0 5.0-12.7
GENDER
Male 106 90 85.4 75.9-91.6 9 8.4 4.1-16.4 7 6.2 2.4-14.8
Female 192 165 85.7 79.1-90.5 11 4.6 2.4- 8.7 16 9.6 5.6-16.0
RACE
White 220 185 84.6 78.6-89.2 16 7.2 4.2-12.2 19 8.2 5.1-12.9
Other 74 66 87.0 73.3-94.2 4 4.8 1.5-14.4 4 8.1 2.6-22.6
AGE
18-44 152 128 83.4 74.8-89.4 10 6.4 3.1-12.7 14 10.2 5.5-18.2
45+ 145 126 88.0 81.0-92.6 10 6.4 3.2-12.4 9 5.6 2.8-11.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 80 71 88.2 75.6-94.8 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8 6 9.7 3.7-22.9
Some College + 218 184 84.5 78.2-89.2 17 8.1 4.8-13.5 17 7.4 4.3-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 100 86 83.8 72.0-91.2 6 6.2 2.4-15.4 8 9.9 4.3-21.4
$50,000+ 130 114 88.3 80.9-93.2 6 3.6 1.5- 8.6 10 8.0 4.1-15.1

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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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