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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes"

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,794 1,356 76.0 73.4-78.4 139 7.5 6.1- 9.1 151 8.2 6.7- 9.9 148 8.4 6.8-10.2
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 53 41 78.7 62.8-89.0 5 12.1 4.3-29.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.4 5 6.8 2.7-16.1
Buncombe 32 22 67.5 47.0-83.0 3 6.3 1.7-20.6 4 12.5 4.1-32.2 3 13.7 4.3-35.8
Cabarrus 43 36 83.8 68.9-92.4 3 8.1 2.6-22.8 2 3.8 0.9-15.4 2 4.2 1.0-15.7
Catawba 56 41 69.5 54.0-81.6 7 12.5 5.8-24.9 4 8.4 3.0-21.3 4 9.6 3.1-25.8
Cumberland 39 28 71.7 54.2-84.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 5 15.6 6.3-33.6 5 11.6 4.7-25.9
Davidson 60 49 84.7 72.5-92.1 4 7.8 2.7-20.6 3 2.9 0.9- 9.0 4 4.6 1.7-12.0
Durham 36 28 81.9 66.4-91.2 2 4.5 1.1-17.1 2 5.2 1.3-18.8 4 8.4 3.0-21.2
Forsyth 56 47 86.5 73.8-93.6 2 5.1 1.1-20.3 3 4.2 1.2-13.3 4 4.1 1.4-11.3
Gaston 49 36 68.3 49.6-82.5 8 17.7 8.2-33.8 2 4.7 1.0-19.4 3 9.4 1.9-35.1
Guilford 54 40 69.7 51.4-83.3 4 4.3 1.5-11.4 4 7.3 2.5-19.0 6 18.8 7.5-39.9
Iredell 37 30 79.7 61.4-90.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 4 13.0 4.7-31.1 2 5.9 1.3-22.4
Johnston 49 33 68.4 53.1-80.6 5 10.3 4.1-23.3 7 13.1 5.6-27.7 4 8.2 3.0-20.4
Mecklenburg 69 56 81.3 68.3-89.8 4 7.7 2.4-21.9 4 5.2 1.9-13.6 5 5.8 2.3-13.9
New Hanover 36 27 78.5 61.7-89.3 3 7.2 2.0-22.5 2 3.9 0.9-14.9 4 10.4 3.7-25.9
Onslow 45 37 84.5 68.7-93.1 3 5.7 1.7-17.5 4 4.9 1.7-12.9 1 5.0 0.7-27.7
Orange 30 21 70.0 48.4-85.3 4 13.3 4.6-32.8 2 6.3 1.4-23.9 3 10.4 3.1-29.6
Pitt 38 29 78.1 55.2-91.2 2 2.3 0.6- 9.1 3 14.7 3.9-42.3 4 4.9 1.7-13.3
Randolph 29 26 85.9 64.0-95.4 2 8.5 2.1-28.8 1 5.7 0.8-30.8 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 59 37 58.2 42.7-72.3 10 21.2 10.9-37.1 8 16.4 7.3-32.8 4 4.2 1.4-11.6
Rowan 73 56 78.7 66.6-87.3 4 4.2 1.5-11.6 6 8.4 3.4-19.2 7 8.7 3.8-18.6
Union 32 24 76.4 56.1-89.1 5 10.6 4.0-25.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 2 11.3 2.9-35.6
Wake 56 42 80.7 67.7-89.3 6 8.9 3.6-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 10.4 4.7-21.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 37 31 83.3 63.4-93.5 2 2.6 0.5-12.3 1 3.6 0.5-21.4 3 10.5 2.8-32.1
Northeast Partnership II 69 51 72.1 58.6-82.5 5 7.6 2.9-18.6 7 11.4 4.9-24.3 6 8.9 3.9-19.2
Northeast Partnership I 99 73 76.1 65.6-84.2 5 6.3 2.6-14.5 14 12.1 6.8-20.7 7 5.5 2.3-12.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 36 66.2 47.7-80.7 4 6.6 2.3-17.4 9 22.6 10.1-43.1 2 4.6 1.1-17.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 70 51 70.6 56.0-81.9 7 10.7 4.6-23.0 6 9.2 3.2-23.8 6 9.4 3.7-21.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 45 31 58.8 40.2-75.2 4 21.1 8.3-44.4 8 16.3 7.2-32.9 2 3.7 0.8-15.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 52 35 65.9 50.0-78.8 6 12.1 5.0-26.3 6 14.3 6.2-29.8 5 7.7 2.9-19.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 47 38 80.3 62.4-90.9 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 4 6.8 2.4-18.0 4 10.7 3.0-31.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 70 44 59.0 45.0-71.6 5 7.0 2.3-19.0 12 19.1 10.4-32.6 9 15.0 7.5-27.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 52 43 86.4 73.5-93.6 1 3.4 0.5-20.6 5 5.2 2.0-12.8 3 4.9 1.5-15.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 40 32 79.1 62.1-89.7 2 6.3 1.4-24.2 2 4.6 1.1-16.8 4 10.0 3.6-24.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 55 45 83.1 70.1-91.2 3 5.3 1.6-16.2 2 4.8 1.2-18.0 5 6.8 2.7-16.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 76 60 85.2 74.1-92.0 6 3.7 1.4- 8.9 2 3.6 0.8-15.0 8 7.6 3.2-17.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 180 133 74.1 65.7-81.0 11 6.3 3.3-11.7 21 10.4 6.3-16.6 15 9.2 5.0-16.4
No 1,614 1,223 76.2 73.4-78.7 128 7.6 6.1- 9.3 130 8.0 6.4- 9.8 133 8.3 6.7-10.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 637 456 70.9 66.2-75.1 52 8.9 6.3-12.3 78 12.2 9.3-15.9 51 8.1 5.8-11.1
Piedmont 967 753 78.1 74.5-81.3 74 7.3 5.5- 9.5 61 6.2 4.5- 8.4 79 8.5 6.3-11.4
Western NC 190 147 80.0 72.9-85.6 13 5.0 2.7- 9.2 12 6.3 3.3-11.7 18 8.7 5.1-14.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 108 82 80.7 70.9-87.8 9 4.3 2.0- 9.0 6 5.8 2.3-13.9 11 9.1 4.6-17.4
Northwest 389 310 81.8 77.1-85.7 22 5.4 3.3- 8.8 27 6.3 4.1- 9.4 30 6.5 4.4- 9.5
Charlotte 240 189 79.5 72.7-84.9 24 9.7 5.9-15.4 10 3.6 1.8- 7.2 17 7.2 4.2-12.2
Greensboro 212 163 73.7 64.1-81.5 18 7.6 4.5-12.8 12 5.9 3.0-11.2 19 12.8 6.7-23.2
Southern Regional 194 129 64.5 55.8-72.3 16 8.3 4.5-14.9 30 16.8 11.2-24.3 19 10.4 6.2-17.0
Coastal 84 62 72.8 59.1-83.2 8 14.8 6.6-29.9 8 6.4 2.9-13.4 6 6.0 2.5-13.8
Wake 220 160 75.1 67.1-81.8 19 8.4 5.0-13.8 19 8.2 4.2-15.5 22 8.2 5.0-13.3
Area L 96 69 67.9 55.8-77.9 8 8.8 4.3-17.3 13 15.9 8.8-27.0 6 7.4 3.1-16.4
Eastern 251 192 76.6 68.6-83.0 15 5.2 2.6-10.1 26 10.5 6.1-17.5 18 7.7 4.1-14.0

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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, 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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