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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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.^
In the past three years More than 3 years to 5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,369 8,255 87.9 86.9-88.7 484 5.6 4.9- 6.3 630 6.6 5.9- 7.3
-Alamance County 255 221 89.4 84.6-92.8 16 4.3 2.5- 7.4 18 6.3 3.6-10.6
GENDER
Male 86 70 85.3 75.1-91.8 8 6.6 3.0-13.7 8 8.1 3.5-17.5
Female 169 151 92.2 87.2-95.4 8 2.7 1.3- 5.8 10 5.0 2.5- 9.8
RACE
White 194 163 86.3 80.0-90.9 13 4.7 2.6- 8.6 18 9.0 5.2-14.9
Other 60 57 96.6 89.2-99.0 3 3.4 1.0-10.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 86 75 91.7 83.7-95.9 6 3.6 1.5- 8.5 5 4.8 1.7-12.8
45+ 168 146 87.5 80.9-92.0 9 4.7 2.3- 9.5 13 7.8 4.3-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 107 90.3 83.7-94.4 10 6.2 3.1-12.2 6 3.5 1.5- 8.0
Some College + 131 114 89.4 81.9-94.0 6 2.7 1.1- 6.2 11 7.9 3.9-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 129 87.6 80.3-92.4 11 5.3 2.6-10.2 12 7.2 3.6-13.8
$50,000+ 61 54 91.2 81.1-96.2 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 5 6.6 2.4-16.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents with NO diabetes who ever had a blood sugar test

^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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