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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 366 277 72.2 65.7-77.9 23 7.6 4.6-12.1 27 7.8 4.8-12.6 39 12.4 8.5-17.8
Female 594 462 75.9 70.8-80.3 38 6.8 4.4-10.3 34 5.2 3.4- 7.7 60 12.2 8.8-16.6
RACE
White 715 552 73.9 69.0-78.2 44 6.7 4.5- 9.7 41 5.8 3.8- 8.7 78 13.7 10.3-18.0
African American 207 162 78.3 71.0-84.2 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 16 7.1 3.8-12.7 17 8.7 5.2-14.3
Other Minorities 34 22 60.1 38.9-78.1 5 18.5 6.2-43.8 4 11.4 3.3-32.1 3 10.0 2.9-29.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 23 65.4 43.1-82.5 2 11.0 2.2-40.1 3 8.9 2.3-29.3 4 14.7 5.1-35.5
Non-Hispanic 924 713 74.9 70.9-78.5 59 6.9 5.0- 9.4 57 6.1 4.3- 8.6 95 12.1 9.4-15.5
AGE
18-24 9 3 35.9 11.6-70.5 1 15.4 2.2-59.5 1 8.0 1.1-41.2 4 40.8 15.0-72.9
25-34 22 17 66.3 39.4-85.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.4 2.1-28.7 3 25.3 8.4-55.6
35-44 78 60 74.5 59.3-85.4 2 3.5 0.7-16.9 5 7.2 2.1-22.4 11 14.8 7.0-28.4
45-54 155 119 70.1 59.9-78.6 14 14.6 8.3-24.5 11 7.5 3.7-14.8 11 7.7 4.0-14.4
55-64 251 192 79.5 73.1-84.8 20 6.0 3.7- 9.6 16 4.5 2.5- 8.2 23 9.9 6.1-15.7
65-74 269 213 78.8 72.5-84.0 12 5.2 2.9- 9.1 14 4.7 2.5- 8.6 30 11.3 7.5-16.6
75+ 173 132 75.2 66.3-82.3 12 5.8 2.9-11.2 12 8.7 4.4-16.4 17 10.4 5.9-17.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 226 164 68.7 59.6-76.6 18 7.4 3.9-13.4 21 11.4 6.3-19.7 23 12.5 7.5-20.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 271 77.5 70.4-83.2 20 8.4 4.6-14.8 14 3.6 1.9- 6.7 30 10.6 6.9-16.1
Some Post-H.S. 224 166 74.3 66.9-80.6 15 7.1 4.1-12.2 17 6.4 3.7-10.8 26 12.1 7.7-18.5
College Graduate 171 136 75.7 65.1-83.8 7 4.4 1.7-11.3 9 5.4 2.3-12.2 19 14.5 8.0-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 135 60.6 50.8-69.7 20 11.6 6.3-20.3 23 13.6 8.2-21.5 22 14.2 8.5-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 211 156 68.5 59.2-76.5 13 6.2 3.4-11.1 17 10.0 5.0-19.1 25 15.2 9.6-23.2
$25,000- 34,999 108 88 77.5 65.0-86.4 5 4.2 1.7-10.1 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 13 16.5 8.5-29.4
$35,000- 49,999 110 87 71.7 58.8-81.8 9 12.1 5.7-23.6 4 4.3 1.4-12.9 10 11.9 5.3-24.6
$50,000-74,999 91 73 75.3 61.0-85.6 5 5.5 1.8-15.7 3 2.7 0.8- 9.0 10 16.5 7.8-31.5
$75,000+ 85 73 89.8 79.6-95.2 3 4.0 0.8-17.2 3 2.5 0.7- 8.3 6 3.6 1.4- 8.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 573 424 71.7 66.5-76.4 48 8.6 6.1-11.9 51 8.6 6.0-12.3 50 11.1 7.8-15.5
No 360 299 78.0 71.1-83.6 10 5.3 2.4-11.0 7 3.3 1.4- 7.6 44 13.4 9.3-19.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 141 77.5 69.6-83.8 15 8.6 5.0-14.4 9 3.8 1.8- 8.1 17 10.1 5.9-16.8
Non-Veteran 777 597 73.4 68.8-77.6 46 6.8 4.6-10.0 52 7.0 4.9-10.0 82 12.8 9.7-16.6

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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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