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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 322 225 65.2 58.5-71.3 97 34.8 28.7-41.5
GENDER
Male 124 85 63.0 52.4-72.5 39 37.0 27.5-47.6
Female 198 140 67.5 59.3-74.7 58 32.5 25.3-40.7
RACE
White 268 191 67.9 60.8-74.4 77 32.1 25.6-39.2
Other 53 33 55.3 39.3-70.3 20 44.7 29.7-60.7
AGE
18-44 145 94 58.4 48.6-67.6 51 41.6 32.4-51.4
45+ 173 130 74.6 66.7-81.2 43 25.4 18.8-33.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 95 64.2 52.9-74.1 36 35.8 25.9-47.1
Some College + 190 129 65.7 57.4-73.2 61 34.3 26.8-42.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 142 95 58.1 47.5-68.0 47 41.9 32.0-52.5
$50,000+ 133 98 70.3 60.5-78.6 35 29.7 21.4-39.5

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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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