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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 29 3 12.9 3.7-36.4 7 27.5 13.1-48.8 13 35.9 20.1-55.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 5 22.2 9.2-44.7
GENDER
Male 11 1 4.2 0.5-25.6 4 42.2 16.4-73.2 4 28.9 10.0-59.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 24.8 6.1-62.6
Female 18 2 19.8 4.9-54.1 3 15.7 4.9-40.1 9 41.6 20.3-66.4 1 2.7 0.4-17.5 3 20.2 6.4-48.5
RACE
White 24 2 11.1 2.3-40.1 7 33.0 15.8-56.4 11 37.5 19.8-59.3 1 1.8 0.2-12.1 3 16.7 5.1-42.8
Other 4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 36.1 6.8-81.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 63.9 18.6-93.2
AGE
18-44 5 1 24.2 3.4-74.5 1 24.1 3.4-74.4 1 10.4 1.3-51.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 41.3 10.0-81.7
45+ 24 2 7.9 1.8-28.4 6 28.9 13.6-51.4 12 47.1 27.5-67.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 3 13.9 4.5-35.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 19 3 19.5 5.7-49.5 3 15.1 4.8-38.6 9 39.3 19.4-63.5 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 3 23.8 7.8-53.8
Some College + 10 0 0.0 . - . 4 51.4 21.3-80.5 4 29.4 9.5-62.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.1 4.6-53.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 21 3 18.7 5.5-47.8 4 26.0 9.8-53.2 10 39.2 19.9-62.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 3 14.0 4.4-36.3
$50,000+ 5 0 0.0 . - . 3 45.5 11.6-84.2 1 19.6 2.5-69.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 35.0 5.6-83.0

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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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