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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Diabetes

A test for hemoglobin 'A one C' measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months. About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 time 2 times 3-4 times 5+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,614 241 15.0 12.9-17.4 361 23.9 21.3-26.8 762 45.7 42.7-48.8 124 7.3 5.8- 9.0 126 8.1 6.6- 9.8
-Rowan County 66 15 24.2 14.4-37.7 12 15.2 8.2-26.3 28 44.1 30.7-58.4 4 4.7 1.4-14.2 7 11.9 5.5-24.0
GENDER
Male 20 7 34.3 15.6-59.6 0 0.0 . - . 11 58.5 33.8-79.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 1 5.6 0.8-31.0
Female 46 8 17.0 8.5-31.2 12 25.9 14.6-41.7 17 33.9 21.1-49.7 3 6.8 1.8-22.5 6 16.4 7.2-33.2
RACE
White 49 10 20.9 10.9-36.5 7 14.3 6.8-27.9 24 46.1 31.6-61.2 3 5.1 1.3-18.2 5 13.6 5.7-29.1
Other 17 5 33.5 12.6-63.8 5 17.6 5.8-42.5 4 38.4 12.2-73.7 1 3.4 0.4-21.9 2 7.1 1.6-26.8
AGE
18-44 6 1 10.6 1.3-50.6 2 36.9 9.2-77.0 1 25.6 3.8-74.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.9 6.1-67.4
45+ 60 14 25.8 15.1-40.4 10 12.6 6.4-23.3 27 46.3 32.0-61.2 4 5.2 1.6-15.8 5 10.1 4.0-23.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 10 26.0 13.9-43.4 7 13.4 5.9-27.5 18 41.9 27.1-58.4 3 5.9 1.5-20.6 5 12.8 5.0-28.9
Some College + 23 5 20.8 7.8-44.9 5 18.4 7.0-40.5 10 48.0 24.2-72.7 1 2.5 0.3-16.2 2 10.3 2.4-35.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 10 19.7 10.3-34.3 8 14.4 6.8-28.2 20 46.3 30.0-63.4 3 5.7 1.5-19.5 6 13.9 5.9-29.4
$50,000+ 7 2 42.3 11.7-80.2 2 21.1 4.6-59.9 3 36.6 10.5-73.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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