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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 41 7 22.7 10.6-42.1 8 22.3 10.5-41.3 21 39.5 24.7-56.4 3 13.2 3.9-36.2 2 2.3 0.6- 9.2
Buncombe 25 4 16.9 6.0-39.3 8 36.7 18.0-60.5 9 30.4 15.2-51.5 1 4.3 0.6-25.1 3 11.8 3.6-32.2
Cabarrus 32 8 29.1 13.7-51.3 12 34.8 18.5-55.6 10 31.1 15.8-52.0 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 1 2.9 0.4-17.9
Catawba 45 10 28.8 15.1-47.8 12 25.8 14.3-41.9 17 29.7 17.5-45.7 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 5 13.5 5.2-30.8
Cumberland 57 13 15.8 7.9-29.0 16 36.9 22.8-53.6 16 26.3 15.8-40.4 4 6.1 1.9-18.2 8 14.9 6.8-29.7
Davidson 33 4 17.8 5.6-44.3 10 24.5 12.3-42.7 17 45.7 27.7-65.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.0 3.1-36.7
Durham 32 3 12.2 2.9-39.1 10 28.8 14.7-48.7 8 28.2 12.8-51.2 8 21.1 9.4-40.8 3 9.8 2.5-31.5
Forsyth 36 5 9.0 3.5-21.4 8 25.5 12.8-44.4 20 58.7 40.3-74.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.2 2 3.6 0.8-14.4
Gaston 32 3 6.4 1.8-19.9 6 17.8 7.1-38.0 19 60.9 40.7-78.0 1 5.9 0.8-31.8 3 9.0 2.8-25.6
Guilford 41 8 27.7 11.6-52.8 15 28.1 15.1-46.2 14 33.9 18.2-54.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 3 9.3 2.9-26.2
Iredell 41 7 25.8 11.8-47.6 9 15.1 7.4-28.4 19 46.2 29.9-63.4 2 2.9 0.7-11.5 4 9.9 3.5-24.8
Johnston 40 5 17.2 6.9-37.0 10 16.2 8.0-30.0 19 46.2 28.0-65.4 2 8.9 1.6-36.8 4 11.6 3.4-32.5
Mecklenburg 56 12 18.7 9.6-33.5 11 18.6 9.6-32.9 24 42.8 28.0-58.9 3 9.6 2.2-33.8 6 10.3 4.1-23.5
New Hanover 43 4 7.6 2.2-22.9 11 44.9 19.5-73.2 22 36.7 18.1-60.3 1 2.6 0.3-17.2 5 8.3 2.8-22.0
Onslow 40 9 24.5 12.5-42.4 13 31.8 17.9-50.0 15 36.8 22.0-54.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 2 5.7 1.3-21.1
Orange 24 6 28.0 12.1-52.5 6 20.3 7.4-44.9 11 48.0 27.3-69.4 1 3.7 0.5-22.3 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 37 5 11.4 4.3-26.9 7 15.2 6.8-30.4 19 53.8 35.5-71.0 4 9.3 3.1-24.9 2 10.3 2.3-35.9
Randolph 47 6 12.7 5.2-27.8 15 35.7 21.4-53.1 19 34.8 21.9-50.4 2 4.8 1.2-17.4 5 12.0 4.6-28.1
Robeson 51 3 2.7 0.8- 8.3 12 30.2 15.5-50.6 27 48.9 32.4-65.6 3 8.1 2.6-22.7 6 10.1 4.1-22.9
Rowan 55 8 13.7 6.0-28.4 14 18.9 9.5-34.1 25 34.1 18.5-54.1 4 5.5 1.8-15.9 4 27.7 7.4-64.9
Union 36 5 7.3 2.7-17.9 8 25.1 10.9-47.8 16 36.7 20.6-56.4 3 10.6 2.6-34.3 4 20.3 7.8-43.5
Wake 61 8 9.6 4.6-18.9 12 20.0 11.0-33.5 33 56.1 41.5-69.8 1 3.2 0.5-19.3 7 11.1 4.9-23.2
Wayne 52 11 17.9 9.4-31.3 9 15.5 7.6-29.2 25 49.2 33.7-64.8 3 7.8 1.7-29.8 4 9.6 3.5-23.8
NC REGIONS
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
Piedmont 728 117 15.9 12.5-19.9 185 22.9 19.2-27.1 331 47.3 42.2-52.5 36 4.8 2.9- 7.7 59 9.1 6.6-12.6
Western NC 304 41 15.5 10.4-22.6 74 25.5 19.5-32.6 133 40.9 34.1-48.0 20 7.4 4.4-12.4 36 10.7 7.0-16.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 202 35 17.9 12.3-25.4 49 25.7 18.8-34.0 78 33.6 26.4-41.6 14 9.6 5.0-17.5 26 13.2 8.3-20.3
Northwest 330 41 14.9 10.1-21.3 82 22.4 17.2-28.6 164 48.8 41.5-56.2 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 29 10.7 6.0-18.4
Charlotte 189 36 17.6 11.6-25.8 43 19.8 13.7-27.6 85 47.7 38.4-57.2 9 6.5 2.5-16.1 16 8.3 4.8-14.2
Greensboro 176 30 22.3 13.4-34.9 49 24.8 17.5-33.8 78 41.9 32.0-52.5 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 11 7.2 3.5-14.4
Southern Regional 186 26 11.0 6.7-17.3 42 28.3 20.1-38.1 87 42.1 32.4-52.5 12 8.3 4.3-15.2 19 10.4 6.1-17.2
Coastal 85 8 6.3 2.8-13.8 16 29.4 13.8-52.1 48 48.5 32.8-64.4 4 5.2 1.9-13.5 9 10.7 4.7-22.2
Wake 164 20 11.6 7.2-18.2 42 24.2 16.9-33.3 73 48.9 38.8-59.0 12 5.3 2.3-11.7 17 10.0 5.6-17.4
Area L 60 9 15.4 6.7-31.5 19 35.1 22.3-50.4 26 41.3 27.7-56.4 4 6.5 2.4-16.3 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9
Eastern 231 36 13.0 8.9-18.6 54 24.6 17.9-32.7 112 49.4 41.2-57.6 14 5.0 2.7- 9.0 15 8.0 4.2-14.9

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*Asked only of those with 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.

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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