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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 219 189 85.1 78.7-89.8 15 7.0 4.1-11.9 15 7.9 4.5-13.5
GENDER
Male 85 77 90.0 79.5-95.4 4 4.8 1.8-12.5 4 5.2 1.5-16.1
Female 134 112 80.1 71.0-86.9 11 9.3 4.8-17.0 11 10.6 5.8-18.5
RACE
White 186 162 86.5 80.0-91.1 13 7.2 4.0-12.6 11 6.3 3.4-11.3
Other 32 26 79.0 57.0-91.5 2 6.4 1.4-25.2 4 14.6 4.7-37.6
AGE
18-44 93 77 83.3 72.9-90.3 9 8.5 4.2-16.5 7 8.2 3.4-18.3
45+ 125 112 88.4 80.5-93.4 5 3.9 1.5-10.0 8 7.7 3.8-14.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 82 87.9 78.3-93.6 7 8.0 3.5-17.3 4 4.1 1.5-10.6
Some College + 125 106 83.0 73.6-89.5 8 6.4 3.1-13.0 11 10.6 5.4-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 91 76 83.8 73.8-90.5 6 6.6 2.6-15.5 9 9.6 5.0-17.8
$50,000+ 97 85 87.1 77.9-92.8 7 7.4 3.4-15.5 5 5.5 2.2-13.2

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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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