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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,794 1,356 76.0 73.4-78.4 139 7.5 6.1- 9.1 151 8.2 6.7- 9.9 148 8.4 6.8-10.2
-Piedmont NC 967 753 78.1 74.5-81.3 74 7.3 5.5- 9.5 61 6.2 4.5- 8.4 79 8.5 6.3-11.4
GENDER
Male 384 299 76.8 70.7-82.0 28 6.4 4.3- 9.6 24 6.1 3.6-10.2 33 10.6 6.8-16.1
Female 583 454 79.3 75.1-83.0 46 8.0 5.6-11.4 37 6.2 4.3- 8.9 46 6.4 4.6- 8.9
RACE
White 708 568 82.5 79.1-85.5 48 6.1 4.4- 8.4 35 4.4 3.0- 6.3 57 7.0 5.2- 9.4
African American 230 169 68.9 59.6-76.9 22 10.2 6.2-16.3 23 10.4 5.9-17.6 16 10.5 5.2-20.1
Other Minorities 24 13 65.1 41.6-83.0 3 5.2 1.4-16.8 3 10.2 2.8-31.1 5 19.5 6.8-44.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 15 83.6 60.8-94.3 3 10.3 2.5-34.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.2 1.4-22.9
Non-Hispanic 945 738 78.2 74.5-81.5 70 7.0 5.3- 9.2 61 6.4 4.6- 8.7 76 8.4 6.2-11.4
AGE
18-24 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 24 16 70.6 44.8-87.7 2 7.2 1.5-27.8 2 8.9 2.0-31.7 4 13.4 3.8-37.3
35-44 61 41 58.1 40.7-73.7 8 13.9 6.4-27.8 4 6.4 2.2-17.0 8 21.6 8.7-44.2
45-54 168 133 80.4 71.2-87.1 15 6.5 3.5-11.9 9 6.4 2.4-16.0 11 6.7 3.4-12.8
55-64 290 225 78.7 72.5-83.8 22 8.2 4.9-13.4 19 5.8 3.6- 9.4 24 7.3 4.5-11.6
65-74 260 206 80.3 74.3-85.2 20 7.3 4.5-11.5 19 7.7 4.6-12.6 15 4.7 2.7- 7.9
75+ 159 127 83.2 75.5-88.8 7 3.0 1.3- 7.1 8 3.5 1.6- 7.8 17 10.3 5.9-17.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 170 74.4 66.0-81.3 24 7.7 4.6-12.7 19 8.1 4.9-13.2 23 9.7 5.0-18.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 307 249 78.7 71.9-84.3 16 6.6 3.8-11.3 19 6.2 3.0-12.2 23 8.4 5.2-13.4
Some Post-H.S. 213 167 76.4 68.2-83.0 15 7.1 3.9-12.4 15 7.7 4.4-13.2 16 8.8 4.5-16.6
College Graduate 208 165 82.9 76.5-87.9 18 7.5 4.3-12.6 8 2.7 1.2- 5.8 17 6.9 4.0-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 132 72.5 63.7-79.8 16 7.4 4.3-12.6 17 9.4 5.4-16.0 16 10.7 5.8-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 204 149 78.4 71.3-84.1 21 8.8 5.4-13.9 15 6.3 3.5-11.0 19 6.6 3.7-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 124 93 66.2 52.4-77.7 12 11.1 5.7-20.5 7 9.6 3.5-23.6 12 13.1 5.4-28.7
$35,000- 49,999 104 88 83.7 73.0-90.8 3 4.6 1.1-16.5 4 4.4 1.4-13.0 9 7.3 3.5-14.4
$50,000-74,999 97 81 87.2 78.5-92.7 8 7.2 3.2-15.3 4 2.9 1.0- 8.3 4 2.7 1.0- 7.5
$75,000+ 83 73 89.8 80.9-94.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6 2 1.4 0.4- 5.7 6 6.9 2.9-15.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 549 400 73.0 68.0-77.4 51 9.1 6.6-12.6 53 10.2 7.2-14.1 45 7.7 5.5-10.8
No 402 339 85.3 80.5-89.1 22 5.1 3.2- 8.2 8 1.5 0.7- 3.2 33 8.0 5.2-12.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 144 80.2 72.3-86.3 12 5.9 3.1-10.8 12 5.7 3.1-10.3 14 8.1 4.1-15.6
Non-Veteran 785 609 77.5 73.4-81.2 62 7.6 5.6-10.2 49 6.3 4.3- 9.0 65 8.6 6.1-11.9

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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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