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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Diabetes Screening

How long has it been since you had your last blood test for high sugar or diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
In the past three years More than 3 years to 5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,369 8,255 87.9 86.9-88.7 484 5.6 4.9- 6.3 630 6.6 5.9- 7.3
-Rowan County 220 194 88.6 82.7-92.7 8 4.0 1.7- 9.1 18 7.4 4.4-12.1
GENDER
Male 77 74 96.1 88.2-98.8 2 2.8 0.7-10.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
Female 143 120 81.8 72.6-88.4 6 5.1 1.8-14.0 17 13.1 7.9-21.0
RACE
White 191 170 89.6 83.3-93.7 7 3.9 1.5- 9.7 14 6.5 3.7-11.4
Other 28 23 83.7 61.9-94.2 1 4.6 0.6-27.3 4 11.7 3.7-31.2
AGE
18-44 74 63 88.0 77.5-94.0 2 4.3 1.0-16.3 9 7.7 3.7-15.3
45+ 146 131 89.2 81.8-93.8 6 3.7 1.5- 8.8 9 7.1 3.4-14.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 105 86.4 77.0-92.4 5 5.2 1.8-14.1 11 8.4 4.3-15.8
Some College + 99 89 91.6 84.3-95.7 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 7 6.0 2.7-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 119 84.9 76.0-90.9 5 4.8 1.7-13.3 14 10.3 5.8-17.6
$50,000+ 48 46 96.8 88.0-99.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 1 1.8 0.2-11.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents with NO diabetes who ever had a blood sugar test

^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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