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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 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
Buncombe 28 7 25.9 11.8-47.6 5 20.7 7.5-45.6 9 34.3 17.6-56.0 2 3.4 0.8-13.2 5 15.7 5.9-35.5
Cabarrus 38 8 18.5 8.6-35.3 12 34.2 20.0-52.0 14 38.1 23.1-55.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.2 3.1-24.2
Catawba 47 2 3.6 0.9-13.4 12 28.3 14.9-47.1 25 49.1 33.2-65.2 4 7.1 2.4-18.9 4 11.9 4.0-30.6
Cumberland 37 7 16.4 7.3-33.1 8 19.6 9.7-35.6 18 52.6 35.4-69.3 4 11.3 4.0-28.1 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 55 9 15.2 7.6-28.1 15 20.7 11.9-33.5 21 38.5 25.0-54.1 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 8 23.4 11.0-43.1
Durham 35 4 10.3 3.7-25.8 12 34.2 19.1-53.5 11 29.4 15.8-48.1 3 6.1 1.8-18.4 5 19.9 7.3-44.0
Forsyth 50 3 4.1 1.0-15.5 14 29.9 17.6-46.0 28 57.6 42.1-71.8 4 6.6 2.4-16.9 1 1.8 0.3-11.9
Gaston 48 7 20.6 8.8-41.0 15 26.5 15.5-41.5 19 41.1 26.2-57.9 3 6.5 1.8-20.4 4 5.4 1.9-14.3
Guilford 47 6 18.9 7.3-40.8 12 23.5 12.2-40.3 25 50.1 33.4-66.7 2 3.5 0.8-13.9 2 4.0 1.0-15.0
Iredell 31 4 15.0 5.2-36.1 6 22.8 9.8-44.7 20 58.9 38.0-77.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.2 0.4-20.0
Johnston 46 5 12.0 4.7-27.2 10 25.1 13.8-41.3 21 38.9 25.5-54.3 7 18.5 8.6-35.2 3 5.5 1.7-16.1
Mecklenburg 62 7 7.8 3.5-16.8 16 32.6 19.4-49.4 31 47.2 33.0-61.8 2 3.7 0.9-14.1 6 8.7 3.8-18.7
New Hanover 36 5 12.3 5.0-27.3 7 23.5 10.8-43.6 15 43.4 26.7-61.7 4 6.9 2.5-18.1 5 13.9 5.6-30.5
Onslow 34 6 27.7 13.1-49.4 6 18.6 8.2-37.1 19 48.1 30.1-66.6 3 5.6 1.7-17.0 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 29 5 16.0 6.0-35.9 5 15.2 6.1-33.2 12 43.1 24.6-63.7 6 23.2 10.3-44.3 1 2.6 0.4-16.3
Pitt 38 7 25.0 11.1-47.2 12 22.8 11.8-39.4 13 31.1 16.5-50.7 4 16.2 4.9-42.1 2 5.0 1.0-22.1
Randolph 28 4 16.3 6.1-36.6 7 20.7 9.4-39.7 15 53.8 34.4-72.2 2 9.2 2.2-31.1 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 45 6 15.2 6.4-32.1 2 6.1 1.4-22.7 31 69.6 52.6-82.6 5 8.0 3.2-18.8 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
Rowan 66 15 24.2 14.4-37.7 12 15.2 8.2-26.3 28 44.1 30.7-58.4 4 4.7 1.4-14.2 7 11.9 5.5-24.0
Union 29 3 12.9 3.7-36.4 7 27.5 13.1-48.8 13 35.9 20.1-55.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 5 22.2 9.2-44.7
Wake 52 4 5.1 1.8-13.9 16 36.6 21.5-54.9 25 47.1 31.6-63.2 2 4.4 1.0-16.6 5 6.8 2.4-17.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 35 4 12.7 3.9-34.6 9 33.5 17.5-54.5 16 37.1 21.4-56.2 3 6.5 1.9-19.9 3 10.2 2.5-33.5
Northeast Partnership II 60 9 16.4 8.4-29.8 11 18.3 9.9-31.3 29 46.2 33.2-59.8 6 9.7 4.2-20.7 5 9.3 3.7-21.5
Northeast Partnership I 81 13 16.4 8.4-29.6 14 19.8 11.3-32.3 42 50.3 37.4-63.1 8 9.4 4.6-18.3 4 4.2 1.3-12.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 47 7 9.2 4.0-19.7 10 17.3 8.2-32.7 20 42.8 26.9-60.4 5 18.0 6.3-41.6 5 12.7 4.7-30.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 63 9 15.4 7.5-28.9 15 23.3 13.3-37.4 28 45.2 31.8-59.2 6 8.7 3.4-20.8 5 7.5 2.9-18.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 38 4 12.1 4.3-29.5 9 14.2 6.6-27.9 17 48.7 30.4-67.4 6 14.9 5.8-32.9 2 10.2 2.3-34.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 46 9 19.4 9.5-35.6 12 33.7 19.4-51.6 20 35.1 21.9-51.2 3 9.5 2.9-26.7 2 2.3 0.5- 9.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 44 6 12.4 5.3-26.1 9 18.8 9.6-33.5 24 53.4 37.1-69.0 2 4.4 1.0-17.0 3 11.1 2.9-33.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 65 12 17.2 9.2-29.8 12 16.0 8.3-28.5 29 44.1 30.7-58.5 5 9.9 3.9-23.2 7 12.8 5.7-26.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 51 7 12.0 5.0-26.1 11 31.0 16.6-50.4 21 34.8 21.8-50.6 6 8.9 3.7-19.7 6 13.3 5.6-28.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 38 5 11.7 4.6-27.0 9 29.8 15.9-48.8 19 48.8 32.1-65.8 2 3.6 0.7-15.7 3 6.1 1.7-19.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 47 7 15.7 7.3-30.6 8 18.8 9.0-34.9 25 55.6 39.8-70.4 4 5.3 1.8-14.3 3 4.7 1.5-13.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 68 13 26.3 14.1-43.8 12 15.3 7.2-29.6 36 50.1 35.2-65.0 2 4.1 1.0-15.2 5 4.2 1.6-10.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 152 23 16.8 10.4-26.0 28 20.8 14.0-29.8 76 44.7 35.7-54.1 15 9.4 5.5-15.5 10 8.3 3.9-16.8
No 1,462 218 14.9 12.7-17.4 333 24.2 21.4-27.2 686 45.8 42.6-49.1 109 7.1 5.6- 8.9 116 8.0 6.5- 9.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 563 80 15.2 11.9-19.2 109 20.3 16.5-24.7 276 46.6 41.5-51.7 61 10.4 7.8-13.9 37 7.5 5.1-11.0
Piedmont 880 132 13.6 11.0-16.7 218 26.8 22.9-31.0 402 44.7 40.6-48.9 54 6.1 4.3- 8.5 74 8.8 6.8-11.4
Western NC 171 29 20.1 13.2-29.3 34 21.4 14.8-29.9 84 47.8 39.0-56.8 9 4.4 2.1- 9.0 15 6.3 3.6-10.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 96 20 26.2 15.9-39.9 17 16.7 9.2-28.5 45 45.9 33.9-58.4 4 3.9 1.3-11.4 10 7.3 3.6-14.2
Northwest 351 45 11.0 8.0-15.1 82 26.0 20.4-32.5 173 48.7 42.4-55.1 22 5.4 3.4- 8.6 29 8.8 5.7-13.2
Charlotte 218 33 14.7 10.0-21.2 59 28.1 21.1-36.2 95 44.0 36.3-52.1 11 5.1 2.7- 9.7 20 8.0 5.0-12.6
Greensboro 194 33 19.0 11.9-29.0 42 23.5 16.3-32.5 93 45.1 36.1-54.5 13 4.9 2.6- 9.1 13 7.5 4.0-13.6
Southern Regional 174 28 14.8 9.6-21.9 25 16.3 10.2-25.0 96 53.9 44.7-62.9 15 7.6 4.2-13.2 10 7.4 3.6-14.8
Coastal 76 11 14.1 7.4-25.1 15 17.7 10.0-29.6 30 43.1 30.2-57.0 11 11.9 5.8-22.8 9 13.3 6.1-26.4
Wake 200 26 9.7 6.3-14.7 55 30.9 22.5-40.7 84 40.6 32.2-49.6 17 10.3 5.5-18.5 18 8.5 4.9-14.5
Area L 86 14 14.3 8.1-24.1 17 20.9 12.4-33.0 41 46.8 34.3-59.6 8 9.3 4.3-19.0 6 8.8 3.2-21.9
Eastern 219 31 17.5 11.8-25.4 49 23.6 17.5-31.2 105 42.7 35.1-50.8 23 10.7 6.5-17.2 11 5.4 2.6-10.9

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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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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