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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes Screening"

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 255 221 89.4 84.6-92.8 16 4.3 2.5- 7.4 18 6.3 3.6-10.6
Buncombe 232 206 88.4 82.7-92.5 10 5.1 2.5-10.0 16 6.5 3.8-11.0
Cabarrus 214 191 90.8 85.7-94.3 11 4.8 2.3- 9.7 12 4.4 2.5- 7.6
Catawba 241 212 89.5 84.8-92.9 13 5.8 3.3- 9.9 16 4.7 2.8- 7.9
Cumberland 245 218 89.0 83.7-92.7 11 4.8 2.5- 9.0 16 6.2 3.6-10.5
Davidson 229 202 86.4 78.4-91.7 11 4.6 2.4- 8.5 16 9.0 4.5-17.4
Durham 254 220 86.2 80.0-90.7 15 6.3 3.4-11.3 19 7.5 4.4-12.6
Forsyth 255 225 89.0 84.2-92.5 16 6.3 3.7-10.5 14 4.7 2.7- 8.1
Gaston 259 232 88.4 82.5-92.5 10 4.6 2.3- 9.0 17 7.0 3.9-12.0
Guilford 244 219 90.7 85.9-94.1 11 4.8 2.6- 9.0 14 4.4 2.3- 8.1
Iredell 223 193 89.3 84.4-92.7 11 3.8 2.0- 7.1 19 7.0 4.3-11.2
Johnston 195 177 89.1 79.9-94.3 10 7.8 3.2-17.8 8 3.2 1.5- 6.7
Mecklenburg 484 436 88.7 84.3-92.0 16 4.4 2.2- 8.6 32 6.9 4.7-10.0
New Hanover 264 227 86.9 81.6-90.8 13 5.0 2.8- 8.9 24 8.1 5.1-12.6
Onslow 216 178 87.3 82.1-91.1 21 8.3 5.2-13.0 17 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Orange 248 212 87.8 82.9-91.5 11 4.4 2.3- 8.2 25 7.8 5.0-11.9
Pitt 256 218 82.8 75.9-88.0 17 8.9 5.0-15.4 21 8.3 5.1-13.1
Randolph 267 241 90.5 85.9-93.6 14 5.1 2.9- 8.8 12 4.4 2.4- 8.0
Robeson 230 204 90.9 86.1-94.1 13 5.1 2.8- 8.9 13 4.1 2.1- 7.8
Rowan 220 194 88.6 82.7-92.7 8 4.0 1.7- 9.1 18 7.4 4.4-12.1
Union 219 189 85.1 78.7-89.8 15 7.0 4.1-11.9 15 7.9 4.5-13.5
Wake 469 411 85.1 79.5-89.4 28 8.4 4.9-13.9 30 6.6 4.3-10.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 273 240 86.5 81.0-90.7 8 3.0 1.4- 6.2 25 10.5 6.8-15.7
Northeast Partnership II 269 236 86.8 81.0-91.1 14 7.2 3.9-12.8 19 5.9 3.6- 9.6
Northeast Partnership I 259 229 86.2 79.3-91.1 18 10.1 5.8-17.1 12 3.7 1.9- 6.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 225 196 87.8 82.2-91.8 15 5.8 3.4- 9.6 14 6.4 3.5-11.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 276 252 92.3 88.0-95.2 11 4.2 2.1- 8.1 13 3.5 1.9- 6.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 224 196 85.3 78.7-90.1 16 7.2 4.2-12.2 12 7.5 4.1-13.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 263 230 89.5 84.9-92.8 16 5.1 3.0- 8.7 17 5.4 3.2- 9.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 298 265 90.2 85.9-93.3 13 4.2 2.2- 7.7 20 5.6 3.5- 9.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 359 327 91.0 86.7-94.0 17 5.5 3.2- 9.3 15 3.5 1.9- 6.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 264 234 89.9 85.3-93.1 10 3.3 1.7- 6.3 20 6.9 4.2-11.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 224 197 87.2 81.4-91.3 12 5.7 3.2-10.1 15 7.1 4.2-11.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 297 261 85.7 79.5-90.3 14 6.6 3.6-11.5 22 7.7 4.5-12.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 419 366 84.7 79.1-88.9 19 4.5 2.4- 8.4 34 10.8 7.3-15.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 620 540 84.8 80.8-88.2 38 8.0 5.5-11.5 42 7.2 5.0-10.2
No 8,749 7,715 88.0 87.0-88.9 446 5.4 4.8- 6.2 588 6.5 5.9- 7.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,989 2,625 87.9 86.4-89.3 169 6.0 5.0- 7.2 195 6.1 5.1- 7.2
Piedmont 5,297 4,675 88.2 86.9-89.4 268 5.6 4.6- 6.7 354 6.2 5.4- 7.1
Western NC 1,083 955 86.5 83.5-89.0 47 4.8 3.3- 6.9 81 8.7 6.7-11.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 651 572 85.7 81.6-89.1 29 4.7 2.9- 7.6 50 9.6 6.9-13.3
Northwest 1,746 1,539 88.6 86.6-90.3 85 5.2 4.0- 6.7 122 6.2 5.0- 7.7
Charlotte 1,414 1,257 87.9 85.3-90.1 66 5.2 3.8- 7.2 91 6.9 5.3- 8.9
Greensboro 1,246 1,099 89.9 87.8-91.8 60 4.3 3.1- 5.8 87 5.8 4.4- 7.6
Southern Regional 961 853 89.5 87.0-91.7 49 4.9 3.5- 6.8 59 5.6 4.1- 7.5
Coastal 487 423 86.1 82.0-89.4 26 6.1 4.0- 9.3 38 7.8 5.4-11.1
Wake 1,311 1,159 86.9 83.7-89.6 76 7.2 5.0-10.2 76 5.9 4.4- 7.9
Area L 355 310 85.8 80.4-89.8 25 8.6 5.4-13.4 20 5.6 3.4- 9.3
Eastern 1,198 1,043 87.9 85.5-89.9 68 5.7 4.3- 7.5 87 6.5 5.0- 8.3

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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, 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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