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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

In the last 12 months, did a doctor, nurse or other health professional give you advice about your weight to control your diabetes or pre-diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,130 1,106 97.5 95.9-98.5 24 2.5 1.5- 4.1
-Piedmont NC 588 574 97.1 94.8-98.4 14 2.9 1.6- 5.2
GENDER
Male 240 232 96.1 91.7-98.2 8 3.9 1.8- 8.3
Female 348 342 98.2 95.6-99.3 6 1.8 0.7- 4.4
RACE
White 434 424 97.3 94.6-98.6 10 2.7 1.4- 5.4
African American 138 134 96.4 88.5-98.9 4 3.6 1.1-11.5
Other Minorities 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 578 564 97.1 94.7-98.4 14 2.9 1.6- 5.3
AGE
18-24 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 53 51 97.2 89.0-99.3 2 2.8 0.7-11.0
45-54 121 120 99.3 95.5-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5
55-64 194 192 97.1 88.9-99.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.1
65-74 142 138 96.4 89.6-98.8 4 3.6 1.2-10.4
75+ 61 56 92.2 79.7-97.2 5 7.8 2.8-20.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 130 94.9 88.0-97.9 5 5.1 2.1-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 187 183 96.7 89.9-99.0 4 3.3 1.0-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 126 124 98.4 93.9-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.1
College Graduate 138 135 99.0 96.6-99.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 98 92.9 80.3-97.7 5 7.1 2.3-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 115 110 94.4 86.4-97.8 5 5.6 2.2-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 77 76 97.7 85.3-99.7 1 2.3 0.3-14.7
$35,000- 49,999 74 74 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 67 66 98.8 91.9-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
$75,000+ 55 55 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 332 323 96.2 92.0-98.2 9 3.8 1.8- 8.0
No 248 243 98.1 95.1-99.3 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 108 97.8 90.9-99.5 2 2.2 0.5- 9.1
Non-Veteran 478 466 97.0 94.2-98.5 12 3.0 1.5- 5.8

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes OR pre-diabetes or borderline 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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