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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 469 411 85.1 79.5-89.4 28 8.4 4.9-13.9 30 6.6 4.3-10.0
GENDER
Male 174 159 86.9 77.2-92.8 9 7.7 3.2-17.6 6 5.4 2.4-11.9
Female 295 252 83.2 76.2-88.4 19 9.0 4.8-16.3 24 7.8 5.0-11.9
RACE
White 347 301 84.4 78.3-89.0 20 7.6 4.3-13.2 26 8.0 5.0-12.5
Other 120 109 87.2 72.8-94.5 7 9.2 3.0-25.1 4 3.6 1.1-10.7
AGE
18-44 211 174 79.8 70.9-86.5 19 11.7 6.3-20.9 18 8.5 5.0-14.1
45+ 257 237 92.6 88.0-95.5 9 3.7 1.8- 7.4 11 3.7 1.8- 7.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 97 79.6 63.7-89.6 4 11.1 3.4-30.9 11 9.3 4.6-17.9
Some College + 357 314 87.4 82.7-90.9 24 7.2 4.7-10.9 19 5.4 3.1- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 159 82.8 71.6-90.2 11 9.5 3.8-21.9 13 7.6 3.9-14.3
$50,000+ 225 197 88.2 82.9-92.0 15 6.7 3.9-11.2 13 5.1 2.8- 9.1

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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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