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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Diabetes Control

Urine tests for protein (microalbuminuria test) check if your kidneys are working properly.
When was the last time that you received a urine test for protein?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,666 1,807 67.1 64.5-69.7 303 12.4 10.5-14.6 386 13.5 11.9-15.3 170 6.9 5.6- 8.5
-Mecklenburg County 86 65 72.9 60.0-82.8 12 14.5 7.8-25.4 6 6.5 2.6-15.3 3 6.1 1.8-19.2
GENDER
Male 41 26 62.7 44.9-77.7 9 18.8 9.2-34.6 4 8.9 3.0-23.8 2 9.6 2.5-31.0
Female 45 39 86.4 69.4-94.7 3 8.9 2.4-27.8 2 3.2 0.7-12.9 1 1.5 0.2-10.0
RACE
White 52 40 74.6 58.1-86.2 8 16.8 7.9-32.3 4 8.6 2.7-24.5 0 0.0 . - .
Other 34 25 71.3 51.0-85.6 4 12.4 4.4-30.6 2 4.4 1.0-17.1 3 11.8 3.4-33.8
AGE
18-44 3 1 19.1 2.1-72.4 1 35.4 4.4-86.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 45.5 6.8-90.5
45+ 82 64 76.8 63.9-86.1 10 12.4 6.1-23.3 6 6.9 2.8-16.2 2 3.9 0.8-18.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 21 62.8 40.3-80.9 4 14.5 4.8-36.4 2 7.0 1.4-29.1 3 15.7 4.6-41.7
Some College + 55 44 80.7 66.4-89.9 7 13.1 5.8-26.9 4 6.2 2.2-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 40 69.5 52.0-82.7 6 14.6 6.2-30.7 3 5.6 1.7-16.5 3 10.3 3.0-29.9
$50,000+ 24 19 82.2 58.6-93.8 3 9.7 2.5-30.4 2 8.1 1.5-33.8 0 0.0 . - .

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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