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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Diabetes Screening

Have you ever had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,314 9,540 61.5 60.4-62.7 4,774 38.5 37.3-39.6
-Rowan County 366 223 56.5 49.6-63.1 143 43.5 36.9-50.4
GENDER
Male 135 77 53.5 42.4-64.3 58 46.5 35.7-57.6
Female 231 146 59.4 51.6-66.8 85 40.6 33.2-48.4
RACE
White 307 194 59.1 51.8-66.1 113 40.9 33.9-48.2
Other 57 28 46.4 29.4-64.3 29 53.6 35.7-70.6
AGE
18-44 138 74 49.3 38.8-59.8 64 50.7 40.2-61.2
45+ 228 149 65.5 58.2-72.2 79 34.5 27.8-41.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 122 61.1 51.7-69.6 76 38.9 30.4-48.3
Some College + 168 101 51.2 41.6-60.7 67 48.8 39.3-58.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 140 55.9 47.3-64.2 90 44.1 35.8-52.7
$50,000+ 82 48 53.3 41.2-65.1 34 46.7 34.9-58.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported NOT having 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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