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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 13,279 8,751 60.5 59.1-61.9 4,528 39.5 38.1-40.9
GENDER
Male 5,016 3,269 56.8 54.6-59.0 1,747 43.2 41.0-45.4
Female 8,263 5,482 64.0 62.4-65.6 2,781 36.0 34.4-37.6
RACE
White 10,394 6,876 61.4 59.9-62.8 3,518 38.6 37.2-40.1
African American 1,861 1,302 67.1 63.5-70.4 559 32.9 29.6-36.5
Asian 104 39 28.0 18.3-40.4 65 72.0 59.6-81.7
Native American 253 155 56.1 47.5-64.3 98 43.9 35.7-52.5
Other Minorities 610 344 47.8 41.8-53.8 266 52.2 46.2-58.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 583 331 45.9 39.9-52.1 252 54.1 47.9-60.1
-English Speaking 211 123 42.5 31.3-54.5 88 57.5 45.5-68.7
-Spanish Speaking 372 208 47.1 40.1-54.2 164 52.9 45.8-59.9
Non-Hispanic 12,658 8,394 61.9 60.5-63.2 4,264 38.1 36.8-39.5
AGE
18-24 455 183 38.7 33.0-44.7 272 61.3 55.3-67.0
25-34 1,442 812 54.1 50.7-57.4 630 45.9 42.6-49.3
35-44 2,268 1,330 58.4 55.8-61.0 938 41.6 39.0-44.2
45-54 2,687 1,720 66.1 63.8-68.4 967 33.9 31.6-36.2
55-64 2,732 1,996 72.8 70.6-74.8 736 27.2 25.2-29.4
65-74 2,072 1,574 75.9 73.5-78.1 498 24.1 21.9-26.5
75+ 1,526 1,068 70.8 67.8-73.6 458 29.2 26.4-32.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,725 1,009 49.0 45.0-53.0 716 51.0 47.0-55.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,836 2,476 57.8 55.0-60.5 1,360 42.2 39.5-45.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,506 2,391 63.3 60.7-65.8 1,115 36.7 34.2-39.3
College Graduate 4,182 2,860 66.0 63.9-68.0 1,322 34.0 32.0-36.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,339 812 55.2 50.3-60.0 527 44.8 40.0-49.7
$15,000- 24,999 2,053 1,313 53.7 49.6-57.7 740 46.3 42.3-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,390 877 56.0 51.7-60.2 513 44.0 39.8-48.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,884 1,244 62.1 58.8-65.3 640 37.9 34.7-41.2
$50,000-74,999 1,987 1,386 65.7 62.5-68.7 601 34.3 31.3-37.5
$75,000+ 2,908 2,050 66.6 64.0-69.1 858 33.4 30.9-36.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,473 3,082 64.2 61.8-66.5 1,391 35.8 33.5-38.2
No 8,406 5,448 59.3 57.6-61.0 2,958 40.7 39.0-42.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,928 1,409 69.0 65.7-72.2 519 31.0 27.8-34.3
Non-Veteran 11,345 7,340 59.2 57.7-60.7 4,005 40.8 39.3-42.3

Back to Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening).

*Diabetes screening questions are asked only of respondents who reported NOT having 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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