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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 13,279 8,751 60.5 59.1-61.9 4,528 39.5 38.1-40.9
-Piedmont NC 6,448 4,291 61.5 59.5-63.4 2,157 38.5 36.6-40.5
GENDER
Male 2,467 1,616 57.5 54.4-60.6 851 42.5 39.4-45.6
Female 3,981 2,675 65.3 62.9-67.6 1,306 34.7 32.4-37.1
RACE
White 5,119 3,409 62.2 60.1-64.3 1,710 37.8 35.7-39.9
African American 874 633 69.9 65.0-74.4 241 30.1 25.6-35.0
Other Minorities 434 237 47.1 40.2-54.1 197 52.9 45.9-59.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 328 193 47.2 39.1-55.5 135 52.8 44.5-60.9
Non-Hispanic 6,105 4,088 63.1 61.1-64.9 2,017 36.9 35.1-38.9
AGE
18-24 205 82 38.9 30.9-47.4 123 61.1 52.6-69.1
25-34 723 415 55.2 50.3-59.9 308 44.8 40.1-49.7
35-44 1,159 720 61.7 58.1-65.2 439 38.3 34.8-41.9
45-54 1,357 858 66.5 63.2-69.6 499 33.5 30.4-36.8
55-64 1,299 960 73.2 70.0-76.1 339 26.8 23.9-30.0
65-74 929 699 76.0 72.4-79.3 230 24.0 20.7-27.6
75+ 723 518 71.5 66.9-75.6 205 28.5 24.4-33.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 770 475 52.7 46.6-58.8 295 47.3 41.2-53.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,744 1,140 58.7 54.5-62.8 604 41.3 37.2-45.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,658 1,132 62.4 58.6-66.0 526 37.6 34.0-41.4
College Graduate 2,262 1,535 66.4 63.6-69.1 727 33.6 30.9-36.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 545 339 57.8 49.7-65.4 206 42.2 34.6-50.3
$15,000- 24,999 949 617 53.6 47.5-59.7 332 46.4 40.3-52.5
$25,000- 34,999 623 389 58.0 51.9-63.9 234 42.0 36.1-48.1
$35,000- 49,999 862 587 62.3 57.3-67.0 275 37.7 33.0-42.7
$50,000-74,999 931 656 68.5 64.1-72.6 275 31.5 27.4-35.9
$75,000+ 1,682 1,164 65.9 62.6-69.1 518 34.1 30.9-37.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,994 1,388 65.9 62.4-69.2 606 34.1 30.8-37.6
No 4,261 2,784 60.0 57.6-62.4 1,477 40.0 37.6-42.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 818 598 70.6 65.8-75.0 220 29.4 25.0-34.2
Non-Veteran 5,627 3,692 60.3 58.2-62.4 1,935 39.7 37.6-41.8

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^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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