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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes Control"

In the last 12 months, has a doctor, nurse or other health professional talked with you about exercise or physical activity 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 2,051 1,431 70.6 68.0-73.1 620 29.4 26.9-32.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 55 38 71.9 54.8-84.4 17 28.1 15.6-45.2
Buncombe 41 29 71.1 52.5-84.6 12 28.9 15.4-47.5
Cabarrus 48 36 68.9 48.4-83.9 12 31.1 16.1-51.6
Catawba 59 42 72.2 58.0-83.1 17 27.8 16.9-42.0
Cumberland 44 37 88.2 76.0-94.6 7 11.8 5.4-24.0
Davidson 69 42 68.8 54.8-80.1 27 31.2 19.9-45.2
Durham 40 31 73.1 52.8-86.9 9 26.9 13.1-47.2
Forsyth 58 39 65.8 51.1-78.0 19 34.2 22.0-48.9
Gaston 60 39 68.8 53.6-80.8 21 31.2 19.2-46.4
Guilford 58 37 69.6 55.5-80.8 21 30.4 19.2-44.5
Iredell 41 24 55.2 37.3-71.8 17 44.8 28.2-62.7
Johnston 53 33 68.6 54.6-79.8 20 31.4 20.2-45.4
Mecklenburg 77 60 78.9 66.9-87.4 17 21.1 12.6-33.1
New Hanover 43 35 85.3 72.1-92.9 8 14.7 7.1-27.9
Onslow 54 40 75.5 60.9-86.0 14 24.5 14.0-39.1
Orange 36 25 69.3 49.8-83.7 11 30.7 16.3-50.2
Pitt 42 27 64.2 44.4-80.1 15 35.8 19.9-55.6
Randolph 35 24 62.0 43.0-77.9 11 38.0 22.1-57.0
Robeson 69 40 62.0 48.2-74.1 29 38.0 25.9-51.8
Rowan 81 48 61.8 49.4-72.9 33 38.2 27.1-50.6
Union 35 26 74.8 55.9-87.5 9 25.2 12.5-44.1
Wake 65 49 74.3 57.9-85.9 16 25.7 14.1-42.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 46 32 62.5 42.7-78.8 14 37.5 21.2-57.3
Northeast Partnership II 80 57 68.2 55.4-78.8 23 31.8 21.2-44.6
Northeast Partnership I 109 86 73.4 60.9-83.0 23 26.6 17.0-39.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 57 43 73.0 56.0-85.2 14 27.0 14.8-44.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 87 64 75.7 64.0-84.5 23 24.3 15.5-36.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 59 43 74.3 59.5-85.0 16 25.7 15.0-40.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 58 44 78.7 64.4-88.3 14 21.3 11.7-35.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 49 29 51.9 36.5-66.9 20 48.1 33.1-63.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 79 49 65.1 52.2-76.1 30 34.9 23.9-47.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 61 41 70.2 56.0-81.3 20 29.8 18.7-44.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 48 36 79.0 63.9-88.9 12 21.0 11.1-36.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 63 47 70.1 55.6-81.4 16 29.9 18.6-44.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 92 59 63.5 50.4-74.9 33 36.5 25.1-49.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 202 152 69.9 61.3-77.3 50 30.1 22.7-38.7
No 1,849 1,279 70.7 67.9-73.2 570 29.3 26.8-32.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 744 529 71.7 67.3-75.7 215 28.3 24.3-32.7
Piedmont 1,078 742 70.2 66.6-73.5 336 29.8 26.5-33.4
Western NC 229 160 69.7 61.9-76.4 69 30.3 23.6-38.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 133 88 65.4 54.7-74.8 45 34.6 25.2-45.3
Northwest 435 288 68.8 63.4-73.8 147 31.2 26.2-36.6
Charlotte 272 199 73.8 67.0-79.6 73 26.2 20.4-33.0
Greensboro 233 152 66.9 58.9-74.0 81 33.1 26.0-41.1
Southern Regional 221 150 73.3 65.6-79.7 71 26.7 20.3-34.4
Coastal 106 79 74.6 63.5-83.3 27 25.4 16.7-36.5
Wake 248 181 75.0 66.7-81.8 67 25.0 18.2-33.3
Area L 107 80 66.6 53.8-77.3 27 33.4 22.7-46.2
Eastern 296 214 70.6 63.2-77.0 82 29.4 23.0-36.8

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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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