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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 1,556 239 17.6 15.1-20.4 360 23.1 20.6-25.9 746 43.6 40.5-46.8 92 6.7 5.2- 8.6 119 9.0 7.2-11.2
-Eastern NC 560 82 16.7 12.7-21.8 115 20.5 16.6-25.0 287 47.3 42.1-52.4 38 9.0 6.1-13.0 38 6.6 4.6- 9.3
GENDER
Male 211 33 17.2 11.8-24.3 51 24.3 18.0-32.0 98 45.0 37.3-52.9 14 7.7 4.0-14.2 15 5.8 3.4- 9.8
Female 349 49 16.3 10.7-24.0 64 16.9 12.8-22.1 189 49.4 42.6-56.2 24 10.1 6.3-15.9 23 7.3 4.6-11.4
RACE
White 330 50 15.1 10.9-20.7 75 24.8 19.2-31.3 168 46.8 40.3-53.3 17 7.6 4.4-12.8 20 5.7 3.6- 9.1
African American 186 25 14.1 9.0-21.3 37 17.8 12.3-24.9 94 49.8 41.2-58.4 17 11.7 6.4-20.5 13 6.6 3.5-12.2
Other Minorities 43 6 31.0 11.7-60.5 3 5.0 1.5-15.5 25 44.2 24.6-65.7 4 8.0 2.2-25.3 5 11.8 4.4-27.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 4 43.7 16.5-75.3 2 7.1 1.4-29.6 6 23.8 7.6-54.2 1 7.0 0.9-37.5 5 18.3 6.5-42.1
Non-Hispanic 541 78 14.9 11.5-19.0 113 21.4 17.4-26.1 280 48.8 43.8-53.9 37 9.1 6.2-13.2 33 5.8 3.9- 8.4
AGE
18-24 3 1 53.3 8.2-93.6 1 37.7 4.3-89.0 1 9.0 0.9-52.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 9 2 20.9 5.0-56.8 1 20.1 3.0-66.9 5 50.4 20.6-80.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.5 1.1-43.0
35-44 47 10 23.3 11.8-40.8 7 15.5 6.9-31.4 23 46.5 30.8-62.9 3 8.4 2.7-23.4 4 6.3 2.0-18.0
45-54 102 17 21.6 12.9-33.9 24 17.4 11.0-26.5 46 40.6 30.0-52.0 7 11.8 4.7-26.6 8 8.6 4.2-17.0
55-64 161 18 10.2 6.1-16.8 38 25.3 18.1-34.2 79 48.1 39.0-57.3 17 11.4 6.5-19.2 9 4.9 2.3-10.1
65-74 158 22 12.2 7.7-18.9 34 20.9 14.7-28.9 86 52.2 43.1-61.2 6 6.7 2.7-15.5 10 7.9 4.0-15.2
75+ 76 10 10.7 5.4-20.3 10 15.4 7.9-27.9 45 59.9 47.1-71.5 5 7.7 3.1-17.7 6 6.2 2.6-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 15 13.1 7.3-22.4 18 10.9 6.3-18.1 64 52.6 42.2-62.7 11 7.1 3.6-13.5 17 16.3 9.9-25.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 179 32 19.0 12.6-27.4 32 16.8 11.4-24.1 87 46.4 37.9-55.0 15 11.6 6.7-19.3 13 6.3 3.4-11.2
Some Post-H.S. 135 18 13.2 7.6-22.0 34 29.1 19.7-40.6 68 43.8 33.8-54.4 8 9.2 3.8-20.5 7 4.7 2.0-10.4
College Graduate 121 17 20.9 10.5-37.4 31 24.7 16.6-35.2 68 47.7 36.0-59.6 4 6.5 2.1-18.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 17 18.0 10.6-28.8 17 10.9 6.5-17.7 58 47.0 36.1-58.1 11 12.7 5.4-27.1 13 11.5 6.1-20.4
$15,000- 24,999 122 17 17.2 10.4-27.2 24 18.3 11.9-27.2 62 44.1 34.4-54.4 10 12.1 6.0-22.7 9 8.3 4.1-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 70 7 5.5 2.3-12.5 10 19.6 8.0-40.5 46 65.0 47.9-78.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 6 8.1 3.2-18.9
$35,000- 49,999 64 11 20.2 10.3-36.0 13 22.8 12.7-37.5 35 45.1 31.3-59.6 3 8.6 2.0-29.9 2 3.3 0.8-12.4
$50,000-74,999 64 10 18.2 8.2-35.8 15 20.8 11.7-34.3 32 48.1 34.1-62.3 4 8.3 3.1-20.6 3 4.6 1.4-13.7
$75,000+ 43 6 13.0 5.3-28.5 14 38.7 23.5-56.4 21 43.5 28.1-60.1 2 4.9 1.2-17.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 339 41 12.7 9.0-17.7 70 19.9 15.4-25.4 176 49.2 42.8-55.6 27 10.8 6.9-16.6 25 7.4 4.7-11.2
No 208 40 22.8 15.1-32.9 40 20.1 13.7-28.5 108 45.6 37.1-54.3 9 6.5 3.1-13.4 11 5.0 2.6- 9.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 16 13.1 7.4-22.0 35 33.3 24.1-43.9 48 41.0 31.4-51.3 7 6.8 2.9-14.9 7 5.8 2.7-12.4
Non-Veteran 445 65 17.7 12.8-23.8 80 16.8 12.8-21.8 238 49.1 43.1-55.1 31 9.6 6.3-14.5 31 6.8 4.6-10.0

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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