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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 48 36 73.5 56.7-85.4 2 3.9 1.0-14.7 5 9.6 3.1-25.9 5 13.0 5.3-28.5
Buncombe 30 17 56.3 36.1-74.6 2 3.9 0.9-14.7 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 9 35.7 18.5-57.6
Cabarrus 38 33 91.1 77.8-96.7 1 1.8 0.3-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.1 2.2-20.3
Catawba 49 36 71.7 55.1-83.9 3 5.9 1.9-17.0 4 10.1 3.4-26.3 6 12.4 5.0-27.4
Cumberland 73 55 74.2 60.6-84.3 6 8.5 3.6-18.8 6 7.1 2.9-16.4 6 10.3 4.1-23.7
Davidson 43 35 81.5 64.7-91.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 6 16.4 7.1-33.6
Durham 38 28 78.0 59.6-89.4 3 7.3 1.8-25.0 3 4.8 1.4-14.7 4 10.0 3.1-28.0
Forsyth 42 34 75.3 55.4-88.2 4 19.1 7.5-40.8 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 3 4.6 1.4-13.9
Gaston 39 25 63.9 45.1-79.2 5 15.4 5.7-35.3 1 3.4 0.5-20.5 8 17.4 7.6-35.1
Guilford 43 29 71.1 52.0-84.8 4 6.3 2.1-17.4 2 7.9 1.4-34.0 8 14.7 6.7-29.3
Iredell 47 37 82.4 68.2-91.0 4 7.3 2.6-18.9 1 2.3 0.3-14.7 5 8.0 2.9-20.5
Johnston 48 33 58.4 39.3-75.3 4 12.0 4.3-29.3 5 17.1 5.7-41.5 6 12.5 4.7-29.4
Mecklenburg 65 53 74.2 56.8-86.3 4 9.7 3.2-26.3 3 11.0 3.3-31.2 5 5.1 2.0-12.3
New Hanover 52 42 85.8 71.7-93.6 2 2.0 0.4- 9.0 3 4.4 1.2-14.6 5 7.8 2.8-19.9
Onslow 44 33 70.6 52.5-83.9 5 13.3 5.1-30.6 2 6.7 1.4-27.2 4 9.4 3.4-23.4
Orange 27 23 87.3 68.8-95.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.7 1.6-23.5 2 6.0 1.2-24.6
Pitt 40 28 71.8 55.0-84.1 3 7.3 2.3-21.1 5 9.4 3.8-21.5 4 11.5 4.1-28.2
Randolph 55 40 69.5 54.0-81.6 2 5.2 1.2-20.0 6 11.2 4.8-24.1 7 14.1 6.3-28.6
Robeson 64 45 73.4 59.6-83.7 5 5.1 1.8-14.0 10 13.8 7.0-25.6 4 7.7 2.8-19.6
Rowan 64 57 91.7 81.3-96.6 3 3.7 1.0-12.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.8
Union 37 28 71.8 50.9-86.2 2 3.6 0.9-13.8 1 2.6 0.4-16.5 6 22.0 9.1-44.2
Wake 66 48 75.2 62.0-84.9 2 4.2 0.9-17.0 6 7.2 3.0-16.0 10 13.5 6.8-24.8
Wayne 57 34 56.0 40.3-70.7 6 10.7 3.5-28.0 4 8.7 2.8-23.9 13 24.6 13.3-40.9
NC REGIONS
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
Piedmont 838 649 76.6 72.3-80.4 51 7.3 5.0-10.4 44 6.2 4.1- 9.3 94 9.9 7.7-12.7
Western NC 356 264 72.9 66.6-78.3 17 4.4 2.5- 7.6 30 8.8 5.8-13.3 45 13.9 9.8-19.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 239 177 71.4 63.6-78.2 12 4.7 2.5- 8.6 19 6.5 3.8-10.8 31 17.4 11.6-25.2
Northwest 386 304 78.3 72.6-83.2 21 6.3 3.6-10.7 21 6.3 3.8-10.1 40 9.1 6.3-13.0
Charlotte 217 167 73.6 64.5-81.2 16 9.7 5.2-17.3 8 8.9 4.1-18.3 26 7.7 4.9-12.0
Greensboro 197 145 74.5 65.6-81.8 12 6.1 3.2-11.0 15 7.0 3.0-15.5 25 12.4 7.9-18.9
Southern Regional 225 167 76.9 69.4-83.0 21 8.0 4.7-13.5 21 6.3 3.7-10.3 16 8.8 5.1-15.0
Coastal 107 78 72.0 59.3-82.0 9 8.5 3.9-17.4 9 10.4 4.6-21.9 11 9.1 4.5-17.8
Wake 190 141 75.0 66.3-82.1 10 6.1 2.7-13.5 16 6.8 3.7-12.1 23 12.1 7.4-19.1
Area L 74 56 78.6 66.3-87.3 5 6.7 2.7-15.6 6 7.7 2.7-20.0 7 7.0 3.2-15.0
Eastern 266 189 71.7 64.3-78.1 23 9.2 5.3-15.3 22 9.1 5.4-15.1 32 10.0 6.7-14.6

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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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