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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes Screening

How long has it been since you had your last blood test for high sugar or diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
In the past three years More than 3 years to 5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,369 8,255 87.9 86.9-88.7 484 5.6 4.9- 6.3 630 6.6 5.9- 7.3
-Piedmont NC 5,297 4,675 88.2 86.9-89.4 268 5.6 4.6- 6.7 354 6.2 5.4- 7.1
GENDER
Male 1,861 1,692 89.9 87.6-91.8 84 5.0 3.6- 6.9 85 5.1 3.9- 6.7
Female 3,436 2,983 86.7 85.1-88.2 184 6.1 5.0- 7.4 269 7.2 6.3- 8.3
RACE
White 4,171 3,636 86.8 85.3-88.2 224 5.9 4.9- 7.1 311 7.3 6.3- 8.4
African American 841 779 93.7 91.5-95.4 31 3.5 2.3- 5.4 31 2.8 1.8- 4.2
Other Minorities 267 243 88.8 79.3-94.3 12 6.8 2.4-17.7 12 4.4 2.1- 9.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 296 262 86.5 78.3-92.0 21 8.8 4.3-17.3 13 4.7 2.3- 9.1
Non-Hispanic 4,998 4,410 88.4 87.1-89.5 247 5.2 4.4- 6.2 341 6.4 5.6- 7.3
AGE
18-24 172 157 88.9 80.0-94.2 12 7.9 3.7-16.4 3 3.1 0.9- 9.8
25-34 691 584 85.8 82.4-88.7 61 7.0 5.2- 9.4 46 7.2 5.0-10.1
35-44 1,058 885 84.0 80.5-86.9 70 7.7 5.4-11.1 103 8.3 6.5-10.5
45-54 1,072 936 89.7 87.5-91.5 44 3.5 2.4- 4.9 92 6.9 5.4- 8.7
55-64 945 855 90.3 87.6-92.4 38 4.3 3.0- 6.1 52 5.5 3.9- 7.7
65-74 749 685 91.1 88.1-93.4 32 4.8 3.1- 7.4 32 4.1 2.7- 6.2
75+ 587 554 95.2 92.8-96.8 9 1.4 0.6- 3.2 24 3.5 2.2- 5.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 725 661 88.8 82.8-92.8 36 7.5 4.0-13.8 28 3.7 2.1- 6.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,454 1,287 89.3 86.8-91.4 64 4.1 2.8- 5.9 103 6.6 5.0- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,317 1,154 88.1 85.7-90.0 66 5.3 4.0- 7.1 97 6.6 5.2- 8.4
College Graduate 1,794 1,567 87.3 85.2-89.1 102 6.1 4.8- 7.6 125 6.7 5.3- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 494 432 86.5 81.6-90.3 27 5.9 3.5- 9.8 35 7.6 4.8-11.7
$15,000- 24,999 878 782 88.3 83.5-91.8 42 7.1 4.1-12.1 54 4.7 3.2- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 601 526 88.5 85.2-91.1 29 5.0 3.3- 7.5 46 6.5 4.6- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 719 622 87.0 83.2-90.1 43 5.1 3.5- 7.4 54 7.8 5.3-11.5
$50,000-74,999 750 678 91.3 88.8-93.3 35 4.6 3.1- 6.5 37 4.1 2.8- 6.0
$75,000+ 1,124 973 86.7 84.2-88.9 62 5.7 4.2- 7.6 89 7.6 6.0- 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,516 1,368 90.4 88.2-92.2 58 3.8 2.8- 5.3 90 5.8 4.4- 7.6
No 3,658 3,197 87.7 86.1-89.0 202 5.9 4.8- 7.1 259 6.5 5.5- 7.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 666 610 91.1 87.9-93.6 23 3.8 2.3- 6.1 33 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Non-Veteran 4,628 4,062 87.8 86.3-89.1 245 5.8 4.8- 7.0 321 6.4 5.5- 7.4

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*This question was asked only of respondents with NO diabetes who ever had a blood sugar test

^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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