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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,808 1,380 75.4 72.6-77.9 122 7.0 5.6- 8.8 145 7.5 6.1- 9.2 161 10.1 8.4-12.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 49 35 78.1 64.3-87.5 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 5 8.6 3.4-20.0 8 11.7 5.5-23.1
Buncombe 30 24 76.9 53.1-90.8 2 5.2 1.2-20.8 1 4.7 0.7-26.9 3 13.1 3.2-40.7
Cabarrus 43 40 82.2 48.5-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.8 4.2-51.5
Catawba 47 40 81.6 57.0-93.7 2 3.2 0.7-13.9 2 11.3 2.0-43.9 3 3.9 1.2-12.2
Cumberland 53 40 82.7 68.6-91.3 6 9.7 3.7-23.2 6 6.8 2.6-16.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
Davidson 47 39 74.4 46.7-90.6 1 13.7 2.1-53.9 3 3.8 1.1-12.5 4 8.1 2.3-24.7
Durham 28 20 77.6 57.1-90.0 4 11.7 3.9-30.4 2 6.1 1.3-24.6 2 4.6 1.0-18.5
Forsyth 39 29 67.2 46.2-83.0 1 3.2 0.5-19.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 29.5 14.4-51.1
Gaston 56 43 75.4 59.6-86.4 2 5.8 1.3-21.8 4 4.8 1.7-12.6 7 14.0 6.0-29.3
Guilford 48 38 78.4 61.9-89.1 2 6.2 1.3-24.9 3 4.5 1.3-14.7 5 10.8 4.2-25.2
Iredell 45 32 74.6 58.6-85.9 3 5.2 1.5-16.0 3 8.1 2.2-25.6 7 12.1 5.4-24.8
Johnston 42 21 45.9 30.2-62.4 6 8.5 3.6-18.6 8 22.7 11.2-40.6 7 23.0 10.8-42.4
Mecklenburg 67 51 77.6 64.5-86.9 5 4.7 1.9-11.4 4 8.5 2.9-22.5 7 9.2 4.1-19.2
New Hanover 44 37 86.4 71.6-94.2 3 5.6 1.5-18.9 2 2.9 0.7-11.4 2 5.1 1.2-18.7
Onslow 43 34 83.3 69.5-91.6 3 5.7 1.7-17.2 5 9.6 3.8-22.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6
Orange 31 26 88.9 73.1-96.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 3 8.5 2.5-25.4
Pitt 47 40 83.1 66.2-92.5 2 5.4 1.3-19.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 4 10.5 3.4-27.8
Randolph 37 28 78.9 61.9-89.6 3 6.2 2.0-17.9 3 5.1 1.4-16.7 3 9.8 3.0-27.4
Robeson 51 39 78.0 63.7-87.7 3 8.4 2.7-23.3 5 7.6 3.0-17.8 4 6.0 2.1-15.9
Rowan 65 48 71.7 57.5-82.6 9 17.4 8.9-31.5 3 3.2 0.9-10.4 5 7.7 2.9-18.7
Union 33 26 71.9 45.1-88.8 1 9.4 1.4-43.8 3 6.0 1.8-18.3 3 12.7 2.5-45.0
Wake 49 33 70.6 54.4-82.9 3 2.6 0.7- 9.3 7 14.6 6.1-31.1 6 12.2 5.3-25.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 44 35 79.1 62.7-89.5 3 6.7 2.1-19.7 3 10.5 3.4-28.3 3 3.7 1.1-11.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 74 60 84.1 73.8-90.9 6 6.6 2.9-14.7 5 5.5 2.1-13.8 3 3.7 1.1-11.5
Northeast Partnership I*** 89 64 64.7 51.3-76.0 8 8.5 4.1-16.8 11 14.4 7.5-25.9 6 12.4 4.8-28.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 61 45 67.3 49.6-81.2 4 5.9 2.0-16.2 4 6.3 1.9-18.5 8 20.5 8.9-40.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 64 43 72.7 59.3-82.9 5 7.5 2.8-18.5 12 14.6 7.6-26.3 4 5.2 1.9-13.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 46 31 67.6 51.4-80.5 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 9 17.6 8.6-32.7 5 12.5 5.1-27.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 49 36 72.0 51.3-86.2 4 6.1 2.1-16.5 3 2.9 0.9- 9.5 6 19.0 7.0-42.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 60 49 83.1 70.6-91.0 5 7.6 3.0-18.0 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8 4 7.6 2.8-19.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 83 69 81.8 69.5-89.9 5 8.6 3.3-20.8 5 6.2 2.2-16.0 4 3.4 1.2- 9.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 59 39 62.1 46.2-75.8 8 21.2 10.0-39.7 6 6.7 2.8-15.0 6 10.0 4.3-21.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 47 36 75.0 58.2-86.6 3 5.7 1.6-18.5 3 5.8 1.7-17.7 5 13.5 5.3-30.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 72 57 77.4 64.4-86.7 5 7.9 3.1-18.9 4 6.7 2.3-17.7 6 8.0 3.2-18.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 66 53 79.3 65.0-88.8 2 5.4 1.3-20.3 7 7.7 3.1-17.8 4 7.5 2.5-20.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 174 131 73.5 64.9-80.6 15 7.8 4.6-12.9 17 10.5 6.2-17.4 11 8.2 3.9-16.3
No 1,634 1,249 75.5 72.7-78.2 107 7.0 5.5- 8.8 128 7.2 5.8- 9.0 150 10.3 8.4-12.5
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 663 498 76.9 72.9-80.4 51 7.2 5.3- 9.8 70 9.9 7.5-12.9 44 6.0 4.3- 8.3
Piedmont 960 739 74.2 70.2-77.8 61 7.1 5.1- 9.8 61 6.4 4.6- 8.8 99 12.3 9.6-15.6
Western NC 185 143 76.6 68.4-83.2 10 6.2 3.0-12.5 14 6.4 3.5-11.4 18 10.8 6.4-17.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 96 77 78.7 66.9-87.1 4 5.4 1.8-15.4 8 6.9 3.0-14.8 7 9.1 3.9-20.0
Northwest 364 276 71.4 64.4-77.5 25 9.5 5.5-15.7 20 5.2 3.0- 8.8 43 13.9 9.6-19.9
Charlotte 262 214 78.9 71.7-84.7 11 5.1 2.7- 9.5 14 6.2 3.2-11.7 23 9.8 5.9-15.9
Greensboro 226 175 79.9 72.2-85.9 15 7.4 3.6-14.5 15 4.3 2.3- 7.9 21 8.4 4.9-13.9
Southern Regional 206 155 77.1 69.6-83.2 16 8.3 4.8-14.0 22 9.5 5.8-15.3 13 5.1 2.7- 9.3
Coastal 90 68 75.6 63.7-84.6 5 6.2 2.2-16.5 11 10.5 5.3-19.8 6 7.6 3.3-16.6
Wake 204 134 64.4 55.2-72.6 19 5.6 3.3- 9.3 24 11.8 7.0-19.3 27 18.2 11.8-27.0
Area L 103 76 76.7 66.7-84.3 6 5.3 2.3-12.0 13 10.7 5.7-19.1 8 7.3 3.5-14.7
Eastern 257 205 80.3 74.0-85.4 21 7.9 4.9-12.5 18 7.3 4.2-12.6 13 4.4 2.4- 8.0

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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, 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.

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