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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

In the last 12 months, has a doctor, nurse or other health professional talked with you about exercise or physical activity 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 2,051 1,431 70.6 68.0-73.1 620 29.4 26.9-32.0
-Piedmont NC 1,078 742 70.2 66.6-73.5 336 29.8 26.5-33.4
GENDER
Male 430 288 67.7 61.9-73.1 142 32.3 26.9-38.1
Female 648 454 72.6 68.4-76.5 194 27.4 23.5-31.6
RACE
White 800 537 68.8 64.5-72.7 263 31.2 27.3-35.5
African American 245 184 76.0 68.6-82.1 61 24.0 17.9-31.4
Other Minorities 27 16 55.7 34.0-75.3 11 44.3 24.7-66.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 13 78.2 52.1-92.2 5 21.8 7.8-47.9
Non-Hispanic 1,058 728 70.0 66.4-73.4 330 30.0 26.6-33.6
AGE
18-24 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 28 20 59.2 31.0-82.5 8 40.8 17.5-69.0
35-44 73 52 77.3 64.3-86.6 21 22.7 13.4-35.7
45-54 192 141 75.1 67.2-81.7 51 24.9 18.3-32.8
55-64 310 233 73.3 66.5-79.1 77 26.7 20.9-33.5
65-74 281 198 72.3 65.8-78.0 83 27.7 22.0-34.2
75+ 187 91 52.5 43.7-61.1 96 47.5 38.9-56.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 159 62.5 54.1-70.3 104 37.5 29.7-45.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 248 72.7 66.6-78.1 95 27.3 21.9-33.4
Some Post-H.S. 238 170 71.2 63.8-77.7 68 28.8 22.3-36.2
College Graduate 231 162 74.0 66.9-80.0 69 26.0 20.0-33.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 116 58.7 50.1-66.8 84 41.3 33.2-49.9
$15,000- 24,999 218 153 70.3 60.7-78.3 65 29.7 21.7-39.3
$25,000- 34,999 134 97 71.3 60.8-80.0 37 28.7 20.0-39.2
$35,000- 49,999 121 92 77.9 68.0-85.3 29 22.1 14.7-32.0
$50,000-74,999 107 84 82.8 73.4-89.4 23 17.2 10.6-26.6
$75,000+ 99 64 64.8 52.9-75.0 35 35.2 25.0-47.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 601 397 65.5 60.4-70.3 204 34.5 29.7-39.6
No 461 332 74.8 69.8-79.3 129 25.2 20.7-30.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 135 66.9 58.7-74.1 65 33.1 25.9-41.3
Non-Veteran 878 607 71.1 67.0-74.8 271 28.9 25.2-33.0

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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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