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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit due to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,838 93 5.7 4.3- 7.4 1,745 94.3 92.6-95.7
-Piedmont NC 984 42 4.9 3.1- 7.6 942 95.1 92.4-96.9
GENDER
Male 389 15 4.8 2.1-10.6 374 95.2 89.4-97.9
Female 595 27 4.9 3.1- 7.7 568 95.1 92.3-96.9
RACE
White 717 28 4.8 2.6- 8.8 689 95.2 91.2-97.4
African American 237 12 4.2 2.2- 7.7 225 95.8 92.3-97.8
Other Minorities 25 1 7.1 1.0-36.6 24 92.9 63.4-99.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 2 12.3 2.6-42.5 18 87.7 57.5-97.4
Non-Hispanic 962 39 4.5 2.7- 7.3 923 95.5 92.7-97.3
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 26 2 24.7 5.1-66.6 24 75.3 33.4-94.9
35-44 63 5 4.9 1.9-11.9 58 95.1 88.1-98.1
45-54 170 5 2.4 0.9- 6.0 165 97.6 94.0-99.1
55-64 290 15 6.2 3.4-11.2 275 93.8 88.8-96.6
65-74 262 10 3.6 1.6- 7.6 252 96.4 92.4-98.4
75+ 168 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7 163 97.4 93.3-99.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 246 8 6.0 1.9-17.4 238 94.0 82.6-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 313 17 4.9 2.9- 8.2 296 95.1 91.8-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 212 10 4.5 2.0-10.0 202 95.5 90.0-98.0
College Graduate 210 6 3.5 1.4- 8.4 204 96.5 91.6-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 10 6.1 3.0-12.1 174 93.9 87.9-97.0
$15,000- 24,999 208 11 9.6 3.7-22.6 197 90.4 77.4-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 124 8 5.5 2.5-11.5 116 94.5 88.5-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 104 2 1.9 0.5- 7.9 102 98.1 92.1-99.5
$50,000-74,999 97 4 4.5 1.5-13.0 93 95.5 87.0-98.5
$75,000+ 85 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2 83 98.8 94.8-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 561 31 6.3 3.6-11.1 530 93.7 88.9-96.4
No 407 11 3.2 1.6- 6.4 396 96.8 93.6-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 6 2.7 1.0- 6.9 177 97.3 93.1-99.0
Non-Veteran 801 36 5.4 3.3- 8.9 765 94.6 91.1-96.7

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed 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, 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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