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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,798 325 17.7 15.5-20.0 408 23.7 21.2-26.3 636 33.4 30.7-36.2 429 25.3 22.7-28.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 48 13 31.0 16.4-50.6 9 15.4 7.6-28.6 17 37.0 22.7-53.9 9 16.7 8.2-30.9
Buncombe 30 4 7.7 2.7-20.4 8 30.4 14.2-53.5 11 32.9 17.3-53.5 7 29.0 13.1-52.7
Cabarrus 44 4 8.3 2.4-25.4 14 29.5 15.0-49.9 17 38.4 19.9-61.0 9 23.7 10.3-45.7
Catawba 45 8 15.1 7.0-29.6 8 19.6 9.1-37.0 11 28.3 13.6-49.7 18 37.0 22.4-54.6
Cumberland 53 11 19.8 10.0-35.4 14 18.6 9.9-32.3 24 44.6 28.0-62.5 4 17.0 4.0-50.2
Davidson 48 9 14.4 6.3-29.7 9 36.7 18.2-60.1 19 30.3 17.4-47.3 11 18.6 9.4-33.5
Durham 28 10 34.6 14.9-61.5 9 37.6 18.7-61.2 6 21.4 8.5-44.5 3 6.4 1.9-19.6
Forsyth 38 8 29.1 14.3-50.0 7 15.2 6.8-30.4 13 25.2 13.6-41.7 10 30.6 15.1-52.2
Gaston 53 8 17.3 7.5-34.9 13 22.0 12.0-36.9 16 32.3 19.2-48.8 16 28.4 16.6-44.1
Guilford 48 8 18.0 8.8-33.2 12 20.9 11.2-35.7 17 39.7 24.6-57.0 11 21.5 11.3-36.9
Iredell 46 9 16.2 8.1-30.0 9 13.3 6.7-24.9 18 42.9 27.7-59.5 10 27.6 15.3-44.5
Johnston 40 6 14.7 5.7-32.8 7 13.0 5.7-26.9 14 29.5 15.8-48.2 13 42.8 23.2-65.1
Mecklenburg 67 11 16.8 8.4-30.6 11 14.1 7.6-24.4 22 33.5 22.1-47.1 23 35.7 24.0-49.4
New Hanover 43 9 18.1 8.7-34.1 10 20.1 9.6-37.4 19 49.6 29.8-69.5 5 12.1 4.6-28.1
Onslow 43 8 17.7 8.0-34.5 3 9.2 3.0-25.1 22 53.5 36.8-69.5 10 19.6 10.2-34.4
Orange 31 11 26.0 13.2-44.8 5 17.1 6.8-36.8 8 29.0 14.7-49.3 7 27.9 13.6-48.8
Pitt 48 13 20.8 11.5-34.6 6 16.3 6.6-35.0 15 33.2 19.6-50.3 14 29.8 17.0-46.6
Randolph 37 7 21.9 10.1-41.3 8 25.9 11.8-47.7 14 34.4 19.9-52.6 8 17.7 8.2-34.3
Robeson 48 12 28.6 16.2-45.2 9 17.6 8.6-32.5 16 33.7 21.0-49.2 11 20.2 10.7-34.9
Rowan 65 8 8.5 3.9-17.3 14 25.8 15.0-40.6 26 35.5 23.8-49.3 17 30.3 18.1-46.0
Union 33 5 12.0 4.6-28.0 8 21.3 9.3-41.5 12 22.3 11.0-39.9 8 44.4 23.2-67.7
Wake 49 11 24.4 13.1-41.0 13 25.5 13.8-42.4 14 29.9 16.8-47.3 11 20.1 10.5-35.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 44 10 23.9 12.9-40.2 10 27.8 15.2-45.2 11 21.2 11.5-35.9 13 27.0 15.5-42.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 74 14 16.9 9.2-28.9 17 24.1 14.8-36.7 34 47.2 34.5-60.2 9 11.8 5.6-23.2
Northeast Partnership I*** 92 12 11.4 6.2-20.0 18 17.7 10.9-27.6 42 50.2 38.5-61.8 20 20.7 13.0-31.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 62 11 18.5 9.7-32.4 12 16.6 8.5-30.1 17 24.3 14.0-38.7 22 40.6 25.9-57.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 63 7 9.3 4.1-19.9 17 32.3 19.8-47.9 24 34.8 22.7-49.3 15 23.6 13.7-37.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 46 6 13.1 5.8-26.9 12 27.6 15.3-44.5 19 40.6 26.2-56.9 9 18.7 9.5-33.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 49 8 19.1 7.2-42.0 16 27.4 15.3-44.2 14 24.4 13.1-40.9 11 29.0 12.4-54.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 59 14 28.1 16.1-44.3 17 28.8 17.3-44.0 11 14.7 7.4-27.2 17 28.4 17.3-42.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 83 13 14.7 8.4-24.6 22 30.9 20.1-44.2 27 29.8 19.3-42.9 21 24.7 16.0-36.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 57 8 13.6 6.1-27.8 14 30.0 17.6-46.2 22 38.9 25.4-54.3 13 17.5 9.8-29.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 44 8 25.4 12.2-45.4 11 21.4 11.4-36.6 15 28.9 16.9-44.9 10 24.2 12.2-42.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 72 9 13.5 6.6-25.7 22 28.4 18.2-41.4 28 35.1 23.6-48.5 13 23.1 13.1-37.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 68 12 15.0 7.8-26.9 14 22.9 13.0-37.2 21 23.8 14.5-36.6 21 38.3 25.5-52.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 178 29 15.4 10.3-22.3 37 21.4 15.4-29.1 79 46.0 37.6-54.5 33 17.2 11.9-24.2
No 1,620 296 17.9 15.6-20.4 371 23.9 21.3-26.7 557 32.3 29.4-35.2 396 26.0 23.3-29.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 661 121 16.7 13.7-20.2 142 23.5 19.6-27.8 253 37.2 32.7-41.9 145 22.6 18.6-27.2
Piedmont 955 171 18.2 15.1-21.7 226 23.9 20.6-27.6 319 32.3 28.6-36.3 239 25.5 22.1-29.3
Western NC 182 33 17.6 11.9-25.1 40 23.1 16.3-31.6 64 29.1 22.2-37.0 45 30.3 22.5-39.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 98 16 13.1 7.4-22.2 22 24.9 15.9-36.8 32 26.2 17.8-36.8 28 35.8 25.1-48.2
Northwest 360 61 18.1 13.3-24.3 73 22.5 17.2-29.0 133 33.3 27.5-39.5 93 26.1 20.5-32.5
Charlotte 259 39 14.8 10.2-21.0 66 23.2 17.8-29.6 88 33.6 26.7-41.2 66 28.4 22.0-35.8
Greensboro 226 45 18.5 13.0-25.6 58 24.6 18.3-32.3 76 34.3 26.6-43.0 47 22.6 15.8-31.2
Southern Regional 202 39 18.2 12.8-25.2 48 24.6 17.7-33.0 70 33.1 25.6-41.5 45 24.1 16.3-34.1
Coastal 88 14 13.2 7.5-22.1 23 26.5 16.8-39.2 37 45.3 32.5-58.8 14 15.0 8.6-24.7
Wake 202 43 24.4 17.1-33.7 47 22.9 16.2-31.4 63 29.5 21.8-38.6 49 23.2 16.4-31.7
Area L 107 19 17.0 10.6-26.1 25 22.4 14.8-32.4 33 31.4 22.0-42.5 30 29.2 20.0-40.5
Eastern 256 49 17.0 12.3-22.9 46 23.7 17.5-31.2 104 38.4 31.7-45.6 57 21.0 15.7-27.5

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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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