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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 295 53 18.5 13.1-25.4 82 27.1 21.3-33.8 120 43.6 36.0-51.5 14 3.7 1.7- 7.8 26 7.2 4.6-11.3
Female 433 64 13.5 9.8-18.2 103 19.0 14.6-24.3 211 50.8 43.9-57.6 22 5.8 3.1-10.6 33 10.9 6.9-16.8
RACE
White 549 86 14.9 11.4-19.3 145 24.3 20.1-29.2 256 49.9 44.1-55.6 18 2.2 1.3- 3.8 44 8.7 5.8-12.9
African American 156 30 20.6 13.1-30.9 36 20.0 13.1-29.3 65 41.5 31.2-52.6 14 8.4 4.0-16.9 11 9.5 4.9-17.6
Other Minorities 21 1 2.6 0.3-17.3 4 21.6 7.3-49.1 9 46.4 20.0-75.0 3 16.8 3.9-50.2 4 12.5 3.3-37.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 2 4.5 0.7-23.0 2 5.6 1.0-25.5 6 57.3 22.4-86.2 2 22.2 4.4-63.8 1 10.4 1.4-49.7
Non-Hispanic 714 115 16.3 12.9-20.5 182 23.4 19.6-27.7 325 47.0 41.9-52.2 34 4.1 2.5- 6.8 58 9.1 6.5-12.6
AGE
25-34 11 2 9.5 2.1-34.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 48.8 18.4-80.1 2 18.8 3.6-58.8 3 22.9 5.2-61.4
35-44 59 5 4.7 1.8-11.7 14 18.6 10.3-31.2 28 58.3 43.1-72.1 2 4.3 0.8-20.7 10 14.1 6.8-27.0
45-54 117 24 17.7 10.8-27.8 27 23.7 15.0-35.1 54 46.8 35.0-59.0 3 3.3 1.0-10.3 9 8.5 4.1-16.6
55-64 218 38 20.2 13.0-29.8 56 23.4 17.2-31.1 98 44.7 36.1-53.6 8 2.7 1.2- 5.9 18 9.0 5.2-15.2
65-74 202 23 11.2 6.9-17.9 62 31.2 23.5-40.0 94 46.4 37.9-55.1 13 6.7 3.5-12.1 10 4.5 2.3- 8.7
75+ 116 25 26.8 17.0-39.5 24 23.3 14.5-35.3 50 40.7 30.1-52.3 8 4.1 1.9- 8.7 9 5.1 2.4-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 18 15.1 8.3-25.9 20 19.0 10.8-31.2 52 49.6 35.8-63.5 11 6.6 3.4-12.4 11 9.8 4.5-19.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 243 44 15.3 10.3-22.0 60 21.0 15.2-28.2 106 45.8 37.2-54.7 13 7.0 3.6-13.4 20 10.9 6.1-18.8
Some Post-H.S. 192 28 16.7 10.7-25.1 54 24.5 17.4-33.3 83 45.0 35.4-55.0 8 2.1 0.8- 5.2 19 11.7 6.7-19.6
College Graduate 179 27 16.4 9.5-26.7 50 25.3 18.1-34.1 89 50.8 40.5-60.9 4 3.9 0.8-16.9 9 3.7 1.8- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 8 5.4 2.3-12.1 18 19.3 10.8-32.0 60 62.8 48.8-74.9 8 5.0 2.1-11.4 8 7.5 3.0-17.7
$15,000- 24,999 163 27 11.1 7.1-17.0 43 23.5 15.1-34.8 61 44.7 33.4-56.6 17 11.0 5.5-20.8 15 9.7 5.3-17.1
$25,000- 34,999 84 14 22.1 12.0-37.2 22 21.4 12.1-35.0 40 48.6 33.7-63.8 3 3.9 1.2-12.0 5 3.9 1.5- 9.8
$35,000- 49,999 99 17 13.1 7.5-21.8 23 19.8 12.0-30.8 45 45.1 32.0-58.8 2 1.7 0.3- 7.9 12 20.4 9.9-37.4
$50,000-74,999 83 14 20.0 11.2-33.2 27 32.3 21.5-45.4 36 41.8 29.6-55.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.8 2.3-13.8
$75,000+ 98 17 15.7 8.8-26.3 26 22.5 14.6-33.1 47 50.4 37.9-62.9 3 5.6 1.2-21.7 5 5.9 2.3-14.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 409 54 13.7 9.6-19.1 98 22.8 17.8-28.8 201 52.2 45.2-59.0 28 5.9 3.5- 9.8 28 5.4 3.5- 8.3
No 304 60 18.7 13.3-25.5 85 23.8 18.4-30.1 122 41.9 34.3-49.9 8 3.7 1.3- 9.9 29 12.0 7.9-18.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 130 20 18.9 11.7-29.2 41 33.9 24.3-45.1 55 39.2 29.7-49.7 4 2.8 1.0- 7.9 10 5.1 2.5-10.1
Non-Veteran 598 97 15.3 11.7-19.8 144 20.8 16.9-25.3 276 48.8 43.1-54.6 32 5.2 3.0- 8.6 49 9.9 6.9-14.0

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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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