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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening)

Have you had a test for high blood sugar or diabetes within the past three years?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,279 8,751 60.5 59.1-61.9 4,528 39.5 38.1-40.9
-Buncombe County 296 203 71.1 64.3-77.1 93 28.9 22.9-35.7
GENDER
Male 107 76 69.4 57.2-79.4 31 30.6 20.6-42.8
Female 189 127 72.5 64.7-79.1 62 27.5 20.9-35.3
RACE
White 267 186 72.9 65.8-79.0 81 27.1 21.0-34.2
Other 27 16 55.3 32.8-75.8 11 44.7 24.2-67.2
AGE
18-44 71 42 67.6 54.3-78.5 29 32.4 21.5-45.7
45+ 224 161 74.0 67.3-79.8 63 26.0 20.2-32.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 95 65 70.4 58.1-80.3 30 29.6 19.7-41.9
Some College + 201 138 71.5 63.1-78.6 63 28.5 21.4-36.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 106 71.7 62.6-79.2 52 28.3 20.8-37.4
$50,000+ 109 79 76.0 66.2-83.6 30 24.0 16.4-33.8

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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