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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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  Total
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
-Piedmont NC 880 132 13.6 11.0-16.7 218 26.8 22.9-31.0 402 44.7 40.6-48.9 54 6.1 4.3- 8.5 74 8.8 6.8-11.4
GENDER
Male 351 49 12.6 8.7-18.0 92 28.5 22.4-35.5 153 41.9 35.6-48.4 23 7.1 4.2-11.7 34 9.9 6.8-14.3
Female 529 83 14.6 11.5-18.4 126 25.1 20.8-29.9 249 47.5 42.3-52.8 31 5.1 3.4- 7.5 40 7.7 5.4-10.9
RACE
White 649 94 12.8 10.2-16.0 170 28.9 24.4-34.0 303 45.9 41.1-50.7 34 4.4 3.0- 6.5 48 7.9 5.7-10.8
African American 205 30 13.9 8.2-22.6 45 22.6 15.8-31.2 91 43.6 34.9-52.6 19 10.9 6.1-18.8 20 9.0 5.3-15.0
Other Minorities 21 5 20.2 6.6-47.8 3 17.5 4.9-46.3 7 34.4 14.5-61.8 1 3.8 0.5-23.3 5 24.1 8.9-50.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 2 4.9 1.1-19.1 2 17.8 4.3-51.1 5 28.4 9.8-59.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 48.8 23.4-74.8
Non-Hispanic 861 129 13.7 11.0-16.9 216 27.1 23.2-31.4 397 45.3 41.1-49.5 54 6.3 4.4- 8.8 65 7.7 5.8-10.1
AGE
18-24 3 2 50.9 8.5-92.1 1 49.1 7.9-91.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 26 4 9.4 2.9-26.6 7 37.8 14.3-68.9 7 19.6 8.0-40.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 33.2 14.8-58.8
35-44 57 10 20.1 8.1-41.7 14 28.8 15.8-46.7 26 40.0 25.5-56.4 2 3.1 0.7-12.9 5 8.0 2.8-20.6
45-54 160 31 16.1 10.7-23.5 42 28.4 19.7-39.1 63 40.2 31.1-50.0 9 6.8 2.6-16.8 15 8.5 4.8-14.6
55-64 260 27 9.1 5.8-14.0 70 27.8 21.6-35.1 127 48.0 40.7-55.4 15 5.9 3.2-10.5 21 9.1 5.5-14.9
65-74 233 38 15.2 10.7-21.2 49 19.6 14.5-26.1 114 51.0 43.3-58.6 20 9.5 5.9-15.1 12 4.7 2.6- 8.4
75+ 139 19 11.9 7.0-19.6 35 27.9 19.5-38.1 65 48.1 38.0-58.4 7 3.8 1.6- 8.9 13 8.3 4.4-15.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 21 10.2 5.0-19.7 41 23.7 15.4-34.8 91 43.1 34.0-52.6 18 9.3 5.4-15.3 25 13.7 8.6-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 49 17.3 12.6-23.2 64 24.0 17.9-31.4 132 44.1 37.1-51.4 19 7.5 3.9-14.1 20 7.1 4.3-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 204 31 14.2 9.3-21.0 55 29.7 22.3-38.3 97 45.2 37.0-53.6 7 3.8 1.6- 8.5 14 7.1 4.0-12.6
College Graduate 194 31 12.0 8.1-17.4 57 30.7 23.4-39.2 81 46.5 38.1-55.1 10 3.1 1.6- 6.0 15 7.6 4.3-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 23 13.8 8.5-21.7 25 15.6 9.7-24.2 77 47.6 38.2-57.3 14 9.1 4.9-16.1 18 13.9 8.3-22.4
$15,000- 24,999 182 26 13.6 8.5-21.1 46 29.8 20.6-41.1 74 37.7 29.1-47.2 17 10.5 6.2-17.3 19 8.3 4.7-14.5
$25,000- 34,999 109 14 17.0 7.9-32.9 29 22.4 14.5-33.0 54 44.5 32.8-56.8 5 7.8 2.1-24.9 7 8.4 3.4-19.1
$35,000- 49,999 100 17 14.6 8.5-23.8 29 27.8 18.9-38.9 44 46.9 35.6-58.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 8 9.7 4.7-19.3
$50,000-74,999 96 12 10.3 5.6-18.3 38 45.2 33.0-58.0 40 37.1 26.5-49.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 5 6.5 2.6-15.7
$75,000+ 79 12 11.9 6.5-21.0 20 20.8 13.1-31.5 42 60.8 48.5-71.8 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 3 5.1 1.6-15.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 490 58 10.1 7.5-13.4 115 24.7 19.8-30.3 230 46.9 41.4-52.6 45 10.0 6.9-14.3 42 8.4 6.0-11.6
No 377 69 15.6 11.9-20.1 102 30.2 24.3-36.9 169 43.4 37.2-49.7 8 1.6 0.7- 3.3 29 9.3 6.1-13.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 169 22 11.3 7.1-17.5 53 29.7 22.1-38.5 68 44.4 35.8-53.4 11 4.7 2.4- 9.2 15 9.9 5.6-16.8
Non-Veteran 711 110 14.3 11.2-18.0 165 26.0 21.6-30.8 334 44.8 40.1-49.6 43 6.5 4.4- 9.5 59 8.5 6.3-11.4

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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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