SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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'?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 40 5 18.8 5.8-46.5 9 20.1 9.9-36.5 20 48.9 31.2-66.8 2 4.5 1.1-16.5 4 7.8 2.8-19.7
Buncombe 29 3 7.2 2.1-21.9 9 35.1 17.4-58.2 13 38.8 21.5-59.4 1 4.9 0.7-27.6 3 14.1 3.6-41.9
Cabarrus 37 7 23.1 8.8-48.4 11 29.5 13.9-52.0 16 41.4 21.0-65.2 1 1.9 0.3-12.9 2 4.1 0.9-16.1
Catawba 41 12 25.5 13.6-42.7 7 17.5 7.6-35.3 19 43.5 26.6-61.9 2 12.4 2.2-47.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
Cumberland 47 6 29.2 11.8-55.9 9 13.3 6.1-26.7 29 49.7 31.0-68.6 3 7.7 2.2-23.5 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 38 7 14.0 6.1-29.0 13 45.2 27.3-64.5 16 32.7 18.9-50.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.1 1.6-32.6
Durham 24 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 8 24.4 10.7-46.5 10 44.4 22.3-69.0 2 7.2 1.5-28.9 3 22.8 5.1-61.7
Forsyth 38 5 14.1 5.7-30.8 3 7.3 2.2-21.8 23 54.1 35.2-72.0 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 6 23.4 9.3-47.5
Gaston 50 7 15.2 6.8-30.7 11 20.3 9.6-37.8 25 50.5 34.5-66.3 5 9.2 3.4-22.6 2 4.7 1.1-18.2
Guilford 43 7 15.6 6.3-33.5 9 19.2 9.5-35.1 22 51.5 34.5-68.1 2 7.5 1.8-27.0 3 6.2 1.8-19.6
Iredell 41 5 8.2 3.3-19.1 7 14.8 6.6-29.8 22 56.4 39.4-72.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 20.6 9.8-38.4
Johnston 35 5 13.1 4.6-32.1 5 9.6 3.6-23.3 19 57.7 36.4-76.4 1 5.1 0.7-28.9 5 14.5 5.4-33.6
Mecklenburg 60 14 21.3 12.3-34.3 15 23.1 13.6-36.4 19 31.6 20.3-45.6 6 7.5 3.2-16.6 6 16.5 7.1-33.6
New Hanover 41 5 13.2 5.0-30.6 7 23.7 7.2-55.5 25 54.7 33.2-74.6 2 4.7 1.1-18.1 2 3.6 0.8-15.8
Onslow 37 7 13.3 5.7-27.9 7 22.5 10.5-41.8 20 55.5 37.1-72.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.5 2 5.7 1.3-22.0
Orange 29 8 27.3 13.2-48.1 11 41.1 23.5-61.3 9 30.2 15.3-50.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 38 11 27.7 13.9-47.6 7 17.0 7.8-33.1 16 41.8 25.3-60.2 1 3.3 0.5-20.0 3 10.2 2.8-30.8
Randolph 31 3 12.5 3.8-34.1 8 23.8 11.3-43.2 15 47.2 28.3-66.9 2 6.4 1.2-27.2 3 10.1 3.0-28.7
Robeson 41 3 9.3 2.9-26.1 8 19.1 8.9-36.4 21 49.0 32.8-65.5 5 13.0 5.2-28.9 4 9.6 2.9-27.7
Rowan 55 7 9.8 4.4-20.2 11 21.9 11.3-38.2 30 56.2 40.9-70.5 2 2.2 0.5- 9.7 5 9.8 3.9-22.6
Union 29 3 9.3 2.8-26.8 10 29.5 13.9-52.1 11 22.1 10.4-41.0 2 13.0 2.7-44.8 3 26.1 8.0-59.0
Wake 39 9 23.0 11.6-40.4 10 32.7 17.2-53.1 15 32.8 18.5-51.2 4 8.4 2.9-21.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 42 9 24.9 13.1-42.2 10 23.6 12.7-39.5 20 45.7 30.4-61.9 1 3.2 0.5-19.6 2 2.6 0.6-11.5
Northeast Partnership II*** 63 7 7.1 3.2-14.8 15 20.5 11.9-32.8 36 62.2 48.4-74.3 3 5.1 1.5-15.5 2 5.2 1.3-18.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 75 9 12.0 6.0-22.6 15 21.0 12.4-33.3 34 40.5 28.8-53.4 7 8.8 3.9-18.7 10 17.7 8.2-33.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 51 8 24.8 11.2-46.3 12 20.1 10.6-34.8 25 42.1 26.9-58.9 4 8.1 2.8-21.0 2 4.9 1.0-20.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 49 10 22.5 11.5-39.4 11 22.6 12.1-38.2 17 25.7 14.7-40.9 7 21.8 10.0-41.2 4 7.4 2.7-19.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 35 3 7.6 2.4-21.6 8 25.8 12.6-45.7 18 49.2 31.9-66.7 4 10.6 3.4-28.7 2 6.8 1.7-23.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 44 6 23.1 7.1-54.1 12 19.6 9.7-35.5 19 35.3 20.0-54.3 2 3.0 0.7-12.4 5 19.1 6.4-45.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 54 4 7.8 2.9-19.5 19 43.6 28.7-59.8 24 37.0 24.0-52.1 4 4.2 1.5-11.5 3 7.4 2.3-21.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 69 9 13.9 6.1-28.4 15 22.9 13.0-37.0 35 44.8 31.6-58.9 3 5.3 1.6-15.8 7 13.2 6.1-26.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 48 6 12.2 5.1-26.3 6 11.1 4.6-24.4 29 58.4 41.5-73.6 3 12.1 3.5-34.7 4 6.2 2.1-16.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 45 5 14.5 5.7-32.4 11 18.1 9.7-31.3 23 51.4 35.0-67.5 2 5.1 1.2-19.1 4 10.9 3.6-28.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 59 13 30.4 18.0-46.4 14 20.0 11.2-33.1 27 41.1 27.5-56.2 2 6.0 1.5-21.2 3 2.5 0.8- 7.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 59 10 21.2 10.9-37.1 17 35.5 22.6-50.9 24 33.4 21.4-48.1 4 2.3 0.6- 8.4 4 7.5 2.3-22.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 149 18 10.9 6.6-17.5 31 19.9 13.8-27.8 76 51.2 42.0-60.3 10 6.4 3.3-12.2 14 11.6 6.1-20.8
No 1,407 221 18.1 15.5-21.1 329 23.4 20.7-26.4 670 43.0 39.7-46.3 82 6.8 5.2- 8.8 105 8.7 6.9-11.1
NC REGIONS**
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
Piedmont 830 134 17.5 14.3-21.3 201 23.1 19.7-26.9 382 42.6 38.3-46.9 46 6.4 4.5- 9.2 67 10.4 7.7-13.9
Western NC 166 23 19.6 12.7-29.0 44 28.9 21.3-38.1 77 39.7 31.4-48.6 8 3.0 1.3- 6.9 14 8.7 4.6-16.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 88 13 17.1 9.3-29.3 26 35.4 24.5-48.1 37 35.0 24.7-46.9 5 3.0 1.0- 9.3 7 9.4 3.8-21.4
Northwest 317 49 16.3 11.5-22.6 64 18.7 14.1-24.3 164 48.6 41.7-55.6 10 4.9 2.1-10.8 30 11.5 7.2-17.8
Charlotte 226 44 21.1 15.3-28.3 57 22.1 16.5-29.0 93 39.2 31.5-47.3 16 7.7 4.3-13.3 16 10.0 5.7-17.0
Greensboro 196 30 19.4 12.1-29.6 49 22.1 15.9-29.9 96 47.9 38.6-57.3 9 4.9 1.9-11.9 12 5.8 2.9-11.0
Southern Regional 175 18 17.5 9.5-30.0 35 17.7 12.0-25.3 93 45.8 36.5-55.3 16 12.0 6.5-21.0 13 7.0 3.8-12.6
Coastal 75 8 9.9 4.7-19.6 16 25.7 13.9-42.6 41 46.5 33.2-60.4 7 14.6 6.2-30.7 3 3.3 0.9-11.0
Wake 174 23 16.2 9.9-25.2 45 26.3 18.2-36.4 73 36.2 27.6-45.7 13 7.4 4.0-13.1 20 14.0 8.0-23.3
Area L 86 12 13.4 7.4-23.1 18 21.8 13.6-33.1 49 57.8 46.0-68.8 3 3.0 0.8-10.0 4 4.0 1.4-10.8
Eastern 219 42 19.6 13.7-27.2 50 24.4 18.2-31.8 100 43.1 35.6-51.0 13 5.9 3.2-10.5 14 7.0 3.9-12.2

Back to 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.

**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, Edgecombe, 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 26NOV07.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook