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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 338 268 81.4 75.3-86.3 18 6.1 3.1-11.6 13 4.9 2.5- 9.4 39 7.6 5.2-11.0
Female 500 381 72.2 66.2-77.6 33 8.3 5.5-12.4 31 7.4 4.4-12.3 55 12.0 8.7-16.5
RACE
White 623 488 78.5 73.8-82.5 32 6.1 3.8- 9.6 26 4.4 2.5- 7.4 77 11.1 8.5-14.4
African American 186 141 74.1 64.6-81.8 15 7.4 3.9-13.7 16 11.0 5.8-19.8 14 7.5 3.9-13.9
Other Minorities 27 18 67.5 42.5-85.4 4 20.1 6.6-47.4 2 3.1 0.7-13.7 3 9.2 2.4-29.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 11 64.3 32.8-86.9 3 27.4 8.2-61.3 2 4.3 0.8-19.5 1 4.0 0.5-25.1
Non-Hispanic 820 637 77.1 72.8-80.8 48 6.4 4.4- 9.3 42 6.3 4.1- 9.5 93 10.2 7.9-13.0
AGE
25-34 12 7 61.9 29.2-86.5 1 11.5 1.6-51.3 2 19.9 4.3-57.7 2 6.6 1.5-25.4
35-44 63 37 57.6 42.6-71.3 9 17.1 8.4-31.6 7 12.0 5.2-25.3 10 13.4 6.5-25.5
45-54 127 109 85.5 76.2-91.6 5 6.6 2.5-16.1 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1 10 6.7 3.3-13.1
55-64 241 187 78.1 70.7-84.1 14 5.3 2.9- 9.2 15 7.5 3.9-13.9 25 9.1 5.6-14.5
65-74 236 185 79.2 72.2-84.8 14 6.0 3.2-10.9 12 3.1 1.7- 5.6 25 11.7 7.5-18.0
75+ 154 119 82.4 74.2-88.4 8 2.7 1.3- 5.5 5 4.0 1.3-11.7 22 10.9 6.5-17.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 157 116 75.4 65.1-83.5 15 12.2 6.3-22.3 9 4.1 1.9- 8.4 17 8.2 4.4-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 217 75.4 68.1-81.5 18 8.0 4.5-13.6 20 7.5 4.1-13.3 30 9.1 6.0-13.6
Some Post-H.S. 206 161 74.7 65.4-82.3 12 8.6 4.0-17.4 5 3.2 1.1- 8.5 28 13.5 8.5-21.0
College Graduate 187 152 80.6 70.8-87.7 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 10 9.5 4.1-20.5 19 8.4 4.9-14.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 97 73.0 62.0-81.7 13 8.0 4.3-14.3 13 8.0 3.7-16.4 14 11.1 5.8-20.1
$15,000- 24,999 184 135 71.3 60.8-79.8 19 15.3 8.5-25.9 11 5.9 2.8-12.2 19 7.5 4.4-12.7
$25,000- 34,999 94 74 82.7 72.2-89.7 4 4.6 1.5-13.1 6 5.7 2.2-13.8 10 7.1 3.5-14.1
$35,000- 49,999 105 85 76.2 62.0-86.2 5 6.7 1.9-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 15 17.1 9.1-30.0
$50,000-74,999 91 76 82.5 70.6-90.3 3 4.2 1.1-15.0 3 5.0 1.4-16.1 9 8.2 3.7-17.3
$75,000+ 102 85 78.3 64.3-87.8 3 3.8 0.7-17.9 4 9.3 3.1-24.9 10 8.6 4.2-16.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 478 360 76.0 70.4-80.8 39 9.7 6.4-14.4 34 7.2 4.6-11.2 45 7.1 5.0-10.0
No 345 279 77.1 69.9-82.9 12 4.6 2.2- 9.5 10 5.3 2.3-11.7 44 13.1 9.1-18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 123 83.4 75.1-89.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.9 4 3.7 1.1-11.4 22 11.0 6.5-17.9
Non-Veteran 685 526 75.2 70.3-79.5 47 8.4 5.7-12.0 40 6.7 4.3-10.4 72 9.7 7.3-12.8

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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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