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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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In the last 12 months, did a doctor, nurse or other health professional give you advice about your weight to control your diabetes or pre-diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,130 1,106 97.5 95.9-98.5 24 2.5 1.5- 4.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 28 27 98.3 88.3-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.7
Buncombe 24 24 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 24 23 91.1 57.6-98.7 1 8.9 1.3-42.4
Catawba 30 29 98.2 87.9-99.8 1 1.8 0.2-12.1
Cumberland 27 27 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 33 32 96.0 76.1-99.4 1 4.0 0.6-23.9
Durham 26 25 96.4 77.9-99.5 1 3.6 0.5-22.1
Forsyth 31 30 93.1 64.8-99.0 1 6.9 1.0-35.2
Gaston 30 30 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 33 30 92.1 77.5-97.5 3 7.9 2.5-22.5
Iredell 22 22 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 24 23 97.4 83.2-99.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.8
Mecklenburg 47 46 98.4 89.4-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
New Hanover 32 32 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Onslow 34 34 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 18 18 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 23 22 95.1 72.0-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-28.0
Robeson 34 33 98.6 90.5-99.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
Rowan 41 41 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Union 22 22 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 44 42 96.3 85.4-99.1 2 3.7 0.9-14.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast Partnership II 46 44 95.7 84.2-98.9 2 4.3 1.1-15.8
Northeast Partnership I 60 59 98.7 91.3-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 38 38 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 51 50 95.4 74.2-99.3 1 4.6 0.7-25.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 33 33 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 27 26 98.7 91.1-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 22 22 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 48 47 99.4 96.0-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 33 33 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 27 26 95.9 75.8-99.4 1 4.1 0.6-24.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 36 35 97.8 86.1-99.7 1 2.2 0.3-13.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 42 41 96.1 76.9-99.5 1 3.9 0.5-23.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 111 108 97.4 91.8-99.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2
No 1,019 998 97.5 95.8-98.5 21 2.5 1.5- 4.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 420 413 98.3 94.7-99.4 7 1.7 0.6- 5.3
Piedmont 588 574 97.1 94.8-98.4 14 2.9 1.6- 5.2
Western NC 122 119 97.1 90.6-99.1 3 2.9 0.9- 9.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 66 65 97.4 83.9-99.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.1
Northwest 229 224 97.0 91.7-98.9 5 3.0 1.1- 8.3
Charlotte 154 152 98.4 93.6-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4
Greensboro 125 120 95.3 88.1-98.2 5 4.7 1.8-11.9
Southern Regional 122 120 99.6 98.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Coastal 68 67 95.4 74.3-99.3 1 4.6 0.7-25.7
Wake 140 135 97.2 92.4-99.0 5 2.8 1.0- 7.6
Area L 66 66 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 160 157 98.5 95.2-99.5 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes OR pre-diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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