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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Diabetes

A test for hemoglobin 'A one C' measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months. About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 time 2 times 3-4 times 5+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,614 241 15.0 12.9-17.4 361 23.9 21.3-26.8 762 45.7 42.7-48.8 124 7.3 5.8- 9.0 126 8.1 6.6- 9.8
-Alamance County 50 12 25.0 13.5-41.5 9 28.0 14.2-47.6 23 35.2 22.4-50.6 2 2.5 0.6-10.0 4 9.3 2.6-28.1
GENDER
Male 15 3 13.4 3.3-40.9 6 49.0 21.0-77.6 4 19.9 6.5-46.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.8 3.3-57.5
Female 35 9 32.0 16.7-52.5 3 15.3 5.1-37.9 19 44.5 27.8-62.5 2 4.1 1.0-15.5 2 4.2 1.0-15.9
RACE
White 38 11 29.7 15.5-49.4 6 24.5 10.0-48.8 15 30.5 17.2-48.1 2 3.2 0.8-12.7 4 11.9 3.4-34.5
Other 12 1 8.3 1.1-41.7 3 40.1 14.9-71.9 8 51.6 23.3-78.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 10 4 46.0 17.6-77.2 1 6.7 0.9-36.7 4 27.3 8.9-59.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.0 3.0-66.7
45+ 40 8 16.5 7.6-32.1 8 36.6 19.1-58.6 19 38.4 23.2-56.2 2 3.5 0.8-13.7 3 5.0 1.5-15.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 9 29.3 13.9-51.6 7 36.5 17.2-61.3 11 23.6 11.5-42.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.6 2.0-40.8
Some College + 21 3 17.4 5.3-44.5 2 13.2 3.0-42.7 12 55.5 32.8-76.2 2 6.9 1.6-25.0 2 6.9 1.6-25.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 27 6 27.9 11.9-52.4 5 24.5 10.3-48.0 13 31.9 17.1-51.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.7 4.0-45.3
$50,000+ 9 2 13.7 2.6-48.9 4 63.5 27.1-89.1 3 22.9 5.6-59.7 0 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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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