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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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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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
-New Hanover County 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
GENDER
Male 13 0 0.0 . - . 4 33.7 12.6-64.2 6 50.8 24.4-76.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.5 4.6-41.0
Female 23 5 24.7 10.4-48.1 3 13.1 3.8-36.6 9 35.9 18.4-58.2 4 14.0 5.0-33.3 2 12.4 3.0-39.5
RACE
White 24 4 14.4 5.2-34.2 4 25.2 9.6-51.5 9 35.6 18.2-57.8 4 10.3 3.6-26.0 3 14.5 4.6-37.4
Other 12 1 7.9 1.1-40.8 3 19.9 5.4-52.0 6 59.4 29.3-83.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.7 3.0-41.1
AGE
18-44 4 0 0.0 . - . 2 37.8 6.8-83.6 1 47.5 8.4-89.9 1 14.7 1.6-64.0 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 32 5 13.7 5.5-30.1 5 21.8 8.9-44.2 14 42.9 25.5-62.2 3 6.0 1.8-18.2 5 15.5 6.3-33.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 17 1 5.8 0.8-32.2 4 33.2 12.8-62.6 8 45.2 21.9-70.7 2 6.5 1.5-24.1 2 9.4 2.2-31.8
Some College + 18 4 18.5 6.6-42.4 3 15.3 4.0-44.0 6 40.1 18.6-66.3 2 7.6 1.8-27.2 3 18.5 5.8-45.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 21 4 16.8 6.0-38.8 2 15.1 3.8-44.9 9 47.7 25.6-70.6 3 8.5 2.6-24.5 3 12.0 3.8-32.0
$50,000+ 11 1 8.2 1.1-41.7 4 32.7 10.9-65.8 3 33.8 11.5-66.8 1 6.1 0.8-34.0 2 19.1 4.7-53.0

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

*** 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.

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