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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 1,901 1,424 74.9 72.1-77.5 129 7.3 5.7- 9.2 137 7.4 5.9- 9.4 211 10.4 8.8-12.2
-Eastern NC 707 511 72.7 68.3-76.7 61 8.5 6.3-11.4 63 9.1 6.6-12.4 72 9.7 7.4-12.6
GENDER
Male 274 198 72.0 64.9-78.2 22 8.5 5.2-13.6 19 7.2 4.1-12.4 35 12.2 8.4-17.5
Female 433 313 73.3 67.9-78.1 39 8.5 5.9-12.0 44 10.9 7.5-15.7 37 7.3 5.0-10.4
RACE
White 386 283 74.0 67.9-79.4 29 7.1 4.5-10.8 24 6.0 3.3-10.6 50 12.9 9.3-17.7
African American 265 195 75.1 68.5-80.7 26 9.6 6.3-14.4 28 9.7 6.2-15.0 16 5.6 3.3- 9.4
Other Minorities 53 32 56.7 38.8-73.0 6 12.5 3.9-33.3 9 19.9 9.2-38.0 6 10.9 3.9-26.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 11 53.0 28.9-75.7 4 16.4 5.0-42.0 5 22.4 8.3-48.0 2 8.2 1.8-30.3
Non-Hispanic 681 497 73.6 69.1-77.6 56 8.1 5.9-11.0 58 8.5 6.1-11.8 70 9.8 7.5-12.8
AGE
25-34 10 9 96.7 77.8-99.6 1 3.3 0.4-22.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 38 24 68.7 50.9-82.3 5 8.3 3.2-19.8 5 13.5 5.1-31.4 4 9.5 3.4-24.0
45-54 123 88 73.2 62.8-81.5 14 10.6 5.8-18.8 13 8.9 4.3-17.6 8 7.3 3.4-14.8
55-64 197 143 66.8 57.6-74.8 16 10.7 6.1-18.2 14 10.9 5.7-19.7 24 11.6 7.2-18.4
65-74 193 147 79.1 71.3-85.2 16 7.0 3.8-12.4 14 5.2 2.9- 9.5 16 8.7 4.7-15.6
75+ 142 97 69.7 60.6-77.5 9 5.9 2.7-12.3 16 10.7 6.3-17.6 20 13.8 8.6-21.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 130 66.9 58.2-74.5 21 10.6 6.1-17.6 28 13.0 8.3-19.8 19 9.6 5.6-15.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 215 145 67.7 59.5-74.9 25 11.2 7.0-17.3 22 11.0 6.6-17.9 23 10.2 6.3-16.0
Some Post-H.S. 166 137 82.4 72.7-89.2 5 2.2 0.8- 6.1 6 6.2 2.1-16.9 18 9.2 5.1-15.9
College Graduate 127 99 77.8 68.2-85.1 10 9.2 4.6-17.4 7 3.7 1.7- 8.2 11 9.3 4.8-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 86 62.4 51.5-72.2 18 13.9 8.4-22.1 21 14.7 8.1-25.2 11 9.0 4.3-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 154 113 73.3 64.3-80.7 9 5.0 2.3-10.7 16 11.0 6.5-18.3 16 10.7 6.2-17.7
$25,000- 34,999 93 71 73.0 59.6-83.2 5 9.6 3.3-24.7 8 9.6 4.4-19.7 9 7.8 3.7-15.7
$35,000- 49,999 86 70 77.9 63.4-87.8 5 4.2 1.4-12.4 3 8.8 2.5-26.8 8 9.0 4.1-18.7
$50,000-74,999 57 40 72.9 57.0-84.6 7 12.9 5.5-27.6 3 2.2 0.6- 7.4 7 11.9 4.6-27.4
$75,000+ 67 52 76.8 63.0-86.6 5 7.0 2.8-16.5 3 5.6 1.5-19.3 7 10.6 4.6-22.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 447 304 67.9 62.1-73.1 44 10.5 7.3-14.7 54 12.6 8.9-17.4 45 9.1 6.5-12.6
No 246 197 80.7 73.7-86.1 17 5.9 3.3-10.2 7 2.9 1.2- 6.9 25 10.6 6.6-16.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 104 73.8 63.9-81.7 10 6.6 3.3-12.7 7 4.8 1.7-12.8 19 14.8 8.9-23.7
Non-Veteran 566 407 72.9 68.1-77.3 50 8.3 6.0-11.4 56 10.3 7.4-14.2 53 8.4 6.1-11.5

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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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