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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

A test for hemoglobin 'A one C' measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months.
About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 time 2 times 3-4 times 5+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,623 241 14.8 12.5-17.4 396 24.5 21.7-27.6 751 45.7 42.3-49.2 91 5.6 4.2- 7.4 144 9.4 7.5-11.6
-Eastern NC 591 83 12.3 9.4-15.8 137 27.2 22.1-33.0 287 44.9 39.8-50.2 35 6.4 4.4- 9.2 49 9.2 6.6-12.8
GENDER
Male 234 27 10.1 6.5-15.4 59 29.7 21.5-39.4 102 39.0 31.4-47.1 18 7.5 4.5-12.2 28 13.7 9.0-20.5
Female 357 56 14.4 10.5-19.6 78 24.7 19.4-30.9 185 51.1 44.7-57.4 17 5.2 3.0- 9.1 21 4.6 2.9- 7.2
RACE
White 328 45 12.3 8.4-17.6 74 25.3 18.3-33.9 171 50.5 43.0-58.0 9 2.1 1.0- 4.3 29 9.8 6.3-14.9
African American 213 34 13.6 9.2-19.5 51 28.1 20.7-36.9 95 42.4 34.6-50.7 18 9.2 5.5-15.1 15 6.7 3.8-11.5
Other Minorities 47 4 7.5 2.4-21.1 11 33.2 17.3-54.1 19 23.8 13.3-38.9 8 18.4 8.6-35.2 5 17.1 5.9-40.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 4 16.5 4.9-43.1 5 46.4 20.5-74.4 4 16.1 5.1-40.9 4 21.0 6.5-50.5 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 570 79 12.1 9.3-15.7 132 26.5 21.4-32.4 280 46.2 40.9-51.5 31 5.8 3.9- 8.5 48 9.4 6.7-13.2
AGE
25-34 10 3 23.1 5.8-59.5 5 65.3 29.4-89.5 2 11.5 2.2-42.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 31 8 19.0 8.5-37.1 10 41.4 22.4-63.3 8 23.4 11.3-42.3 4 12.6 4.2-32.2 1 3.6 0.5-21.9
45-54 111 9 5.7 2.7-11.6 34 31.0 21.2-42.8 49 44.8 33.9-56.3 7 6.4 2.9-13.7 12 12.1 6.4-21.9
55-64 178 30 13.4 8.7-20.3 37 21.0 14.8-28.9 85 47.1 38.4-56.0 9 7.1 3.6-13.6 17 11.3 6.2-19.7
65-74 159 23 12.6 8.1-19.0 34 22.7 15.8-31.3 86 54.8 45.5-63.8 7 3.0 1.2- 7.2 9 7.0 2.9-15.6
75+ 99 9 10.6 5.0-21.1 17 17.3 10.4-27.5 55 53.1 41.9-64.1 8 8.5 3.9-17.6 10 10.4 5.3-19.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 9 4.1 2.0- 8.1 29 25.0 16.5-36.0 67 43.9 33.9-54.4 13 11.5 6.5-19.6 20 15.5 8.8-25.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 184 29 17.4 11.1-26.1 35 18.8 13.1-26.3 92 47.8 38.9-56.8 16 7.8 4.3-14.0 12 8.2 4.3-15.0
Some Post-H.S. 149 22 11.2 6.9-17.8 39 34.7 22.5-49.3 74 45.4 34.2-57.0 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 12 7.6 3.7-14.7
College Graduate 120 23 15.9 9.8-24.8 34 32.7 22.5-44.8 54 41.6 31.6-52.4 4 4.5 1.5-12.4 5 5.4 2.1-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 13 11.3 5.7-21.0 23 29.0 18.6-42.1 44 32.9 23.5-43.8 13 16.2 9.1-27.2 12 10.8 5.2-21.1
$15,000- 24,999 128 19 12.4 7.2-20.3 26 17.7 11.4-26.3 62 51.9 41.3-62.3 7 5.2 2.2-11.9 14 12.9 7.3-21.9
$25,000- 34,999 83 14 18.9 9.9-33.1 17 13.9 7.7-23.8 42 49.2 36.0-62.4 5 7.4 2.6-18.9 5 10.7 3.7-27.0
$35,000- 49,999 75 13 13.6 7.2-24.4 14 24.5 13.5-40.4 43 52.7 38.3-66.5 2 1.6 0.3- 8.7 3 7.5 2.1-23.3
$50,000-74,999 51 5 11.4 3.9-28.8 13 30.4 17.0-48.4 29 52.4 36.0-68.2 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 3 3.7 1.2-11.1
$75,000+ 67 11 11.7 6.1-21.3 26 41.0 27.6-55.8 24 38.2 25.6-52.7 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6 4 6.6 2.1-18.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 360 49 10.2 7.4-13.9 73 22.8 17.6-29.1 178 48.0 41.5-54.5 26 8.4 5.5-12.7 34 10.6 7.0-15.8
No 220 33 14.4 9.6-21.1 63 35.0 25.6-45.7 104 40.8 32.6-49.5 8 3.3 1.4- 7.7 12 6.5 3.4-12.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 19 14.6 8.7-23.6 32 28.9 19.4-40.6 55 42.9 32.7-53.7 7 6.1 2.6-13.6 10 7.5 3.5-15.3
Non-Veteran 467 64 11.7 8.6-15.7 105 27.0 21.2-33.8 232 45.9 40.1-52.0 28 6.5 4.3- 9.8 38 8.8 6.1-12.7

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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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