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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 52 4 5.1 1.8-13.9 16 36.6 21.5-54.9 25 47.1 31.6-63.2 2 4.4 1.0-16.6 5 6.8 2.4-17.8
GENDER
Male 25 1 1.8 0.2-12.2 9 42.7 21.1-67.5 11 41.8 22.1-64.5 2 7.9 1.8-28.1 2 5.8 1.3-22.9
Female 27 3 9.3 2.8-26.9 7 29.1 13.2-52.5 14 53.7 32.4-73.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.9 1.9-28.2
RACE
White 40 3 4.6 1.3-14.7 13 39.4 21.8-60.3 19 47.2 29.3-65.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.8 3.1-22.6
Other 11 0 0.0 . - . 3 29.0 8.2-65.2 6 50.3 21.3-79.1 2 20.6 4.9-56.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 8 0 0.0 . - . 5 73.2 34.4-93.4 2 15.9 3.2-52.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.9 1.3-52.4
45+ 44 4 6.7 2.3-17.5 11 25.9 14.0-42.9 23 56.2 39.8-71.4 2 5.6 1.4-20.7 4 5.6 1.7-16.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 21 1 2.4 0.3-15.7 5 36.3 12.9-68.6 10 42.7 20.2-68.6 2 10.3 2.4-35.3 3 8.4 1.9-30.4
Some College + 30 3 7.4 2.2-22.0 11 37.9 20.8-58.6 14 49.0 29.9-68.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.8 1.3-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 28 2 4.7 1.0-18.9 8 38.9 17.1-66.3 13 40.3 20.8-63.4 2 8.7 2.0-30.4 3 7.4 1.8-26.4
$50,000+ 15 1 3.3 0.4-20.8 4 32.8 12.6-62.2 8 53.9 28.2-77.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.1 2.1-36.4

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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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