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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes Control

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,653 129 5.4 4.3- 6.8 2,524 94.6 93.2-95.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 69 3 5.2 1.3-18.9 66 94.8 81.1-98.7
Buncombe 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
Cabarrus 51 0 0.0 . - . 51 100 . - .
Catawba 76 3 5.7 1.3-21.6 73 94.3 78.4-98.7
Cumberland 97 11 10.1 5.2-18.7 86 89.9 81.3-94.8
Davidson 72 3 4.1 1.3-12.4 69 95.9 87.6-98.7
Durham 54 4 7.6 2.4-21.6 50 92.4 78.4-97.6
Forsyth 57 4 9.5 3.0-26.3 53 90.5 73.7-97.0
Gaston 59 5 8.4 3.0-21.4 54 91.6 78.6-97.0
Guilford 54 0 0.0 . - . 54 100 . - .
Iredell 56 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 55 98.0 86.9-99.7
Johnston 69 3 4.0 0.9-16.3 66 96.0 83.7-99.1
Mecklenburg 85 9 17.5 8.5-32.7 76 82.5 67.3-91.5
New Hanover 65 5 6.1 2.2-15.6 60 93.9 84.4-97.8
Onslow 64 3 2.4 0.8- 7.4 61 97.6 92.6-99.2
Orange 42 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 41 98.6 90.4-99.8
Pitt 57 2 4.3 1.1-15.7 55 95.7 84.3-98.9
Randolph 71 4 6.1 2.2-15.9 67 93.9 84.1-97.8
Robeson 90 5 3.9 1.4-10.3 85 96.1 89.7-98.6
Rowan 91 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 90 98.6 90.8-99.8
Union 55 0 0.0 . - . 55 100 . - .
Wake 102 3 3.2 1.0- 9.7 99 96.8 90.3-99.0
Wayne 81 6 8.5 3.2-20.6 75 91.5 79.4-96.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 976 58 6.0 4.3- 8.2 918 94.0 91.8-95.7
Piedmont 1,180 49 5.4 3.7- 7.7 1,131 94.6 92.3-96.3
Western NC 497 22 4.5 2.7- 7.4 475 95.5 92.6-97.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 328 15 5.4 2.9-10.0 313 94.6 90.0-97.1
Northwest 554 19 3.7 2.1- 6.6 535 96.3 93.4-97.9
Charlotte 295 18 11.3 6.6-18.8 277 88.7 81.2-93.4
Greensboro 273 11 3.2 1.6- 6.1 262 96.8 93.9-98.4
Southern Regional 312 19 6.2 3.6-10.3 293 93.8 89.7-96.4
Coastal 137 11 8.3 3.8-17.2 126 91.7 82.8-96.2
Wake 279 11 3.2 1.5- 6.8 268 96.8 93.2-98.5
Area L 97 5 4.1 1.6- 9.8 92 95.9 90.2-98.4
Eastern 378 20 4.8 2.6- 8.6 358 95.2 91.4-97.4

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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.

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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