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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,393 2,946 59.8 57.5-62.1 1,447 40.2 37.9-42.5
GENDER
Male 1,592 1,074 56.7 52.8-60.6 518 43.3 39.4-47.2
Female 2,801 1,872 62.7 60.2-65.2 929 37.3 34.8-39.8
RACE
White 3,014 2,053 61.1 58.3-63.9 961 38.9 36.1-41.7
African American 927 631 63.2 58.1-68.0 296 36.8 32.0-41.9
Other Minorities 425 244 47.4 40.6-54.3 181 52.6 45.7-59.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 200 110 43.2 34.6-52.2 90 56.8 47.8-65.4
Non-Hispanic 4,177 2,826 61.3 58.8-63.6 1,351 38.7 36.4-41.2
AGE
18-24 179 71 37.0 28.4-46.5 108 63.0 53.5-71.6
25-34 509 295 54.9 49.5-60.1 214 45.1 39.9-50.5
35-44 766 442 55.9 51.5-60.3 324 44.1 39.7-48.5
45-54 877 578 66.7 62.8-70.4 299 33.3 29.6-37.2
55-64 861 647 73.2 69.5-76.5 214 26.8 23.5-30.5
65-74 696 559 79.8 76.0-83.1 137 20.2 16.9-24.0
75+ 475 332 71.3 66.4-75.8 143 28.7 24.2-33.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 604 347 45.5 39.6-51.6 257 54.5 48.4-60.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,362 895 56.6 51.9-61.1 467 43.4 38.9-48.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,223 855 66.2 62.2-70.0 368 33.8 30.0-37.8
College Graduate 1,192 844 66.1 62.3-69.7 348 33.9 30.3-37.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 508 309 52.5 45.5-59.4 199 47.5 40.6-54.5
$15,000- 24,999 680 452 56.1 49.7-62.3 228 43.9 37.7-50.3
$25,000- 34,999 480 313 52.7 44.9-60.4 167 47.3 39.6-55.1
$35,000- 49,999 648 429 63.6 58.6-68.3 219 36.4 31.7-41.4
$50,000-74,999 693 492 64.1 58.4-69.4 201 35.9 30.6-41.6
$75,000+ 840 610 66.8 61.9-71.3 230 33.2 28.7-38.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,551 1,089 62.0 57.8-66.1 462 38.0 33.9-42.2
No 2,701 1,783 59.4 56.4-62.2 918 40.6 37.8-43.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 779 583 69.0 63.2-74.3 196 31.0 25.7-36.8
Non-Veteran 3,612 2,363 57.8 55.3-60.4 1,249 42.2 39.6-44.7

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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.

**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.

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