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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,438 1,514 57.4 54.6-60.2 924 42.6 39.8-45.4
GENDER
Male 957 579 53.6 48.9-58.2 378 46.4 41.8-51.1
Female 1,481 935 61.0 57.5-64.3 546 39.0 35.7-42.5
RACE
White 2,261 1,414 58.7 55.8-61.5 847 41.3 38.5-44.2
African American 60 38 51.9 35.1-68.3 22 48.1 31.7-64.9
Other Minorities 108 57 43.3 29.8-58.0 51 56.7 42.0-70.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 28 44.0 26.5-63.2 27 56.0 36.8-73.5
Non-Hispanic 2,376 1,480 58.1 55.2-60.8 896 41.9 39.2-44.8
AGE
18-24 71 30 44.3 29.8-59.8 41 55.7 40.2-70.2
25-34 210 102 47.9 39.8-56.1 108 52.1 43.9-60.2
35-44 343 168 46.4 40.2-52.7 175 53.6 47.3-59.8
45-54 453 284 63.0 57.7-68.0 169 37.0 32.0-42.3
55-64 572 389 70.5 66.1-74.5 183 29.5 25.5-33.9
65-74 447 316 69.8 64.4-74.7 131 30.2 25.3-35.6
75+ 328 218 67.5 61.2-73.2 110 32.5 26.8-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 187 42.2 34.6-50.2 164 57.8 49.8-65.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 730 441 56.8 51.4-62.1 289 43.2 37.9-48.6
Some Post-H.S. 625 404 60.3 54.8-65.6 221 39.7 34.4-45.2
College Graduate 728 481 63.8 59.1-68.2 247 36.2 31.8-40.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 164 52.9 44.2-61.4 122 47.1 38.6-55.8
$15,000- 24,999 424 244 48.6 41.3-56.0 180 51.4 44.0-58.7
$25,000- 34,999 287 175 56.5 49.3-63.4 112 43.5 36.6-50.7
$35,000- 49,999 374 228 58.5 51.4-65.3 146 41.5 34.7-48.6
$50,000-74,999 363 238 58.3 51.3-64.9 125 41.7 35.1-48.7
$75,000+ 386 276 71.5 65.2-77.1 110 28.5 22.9-34.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 928 605 62.9 58.5-67.2 323 37.1 32.8-41.5
No 1,444 881 55.3 51.5-59.0 563 44.7 41.0-48.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 331 228 61.7 53.9-69.0 103 38.3 31.0-46.1
Non-Veteran 2,106 1,285 56.8 53.7-59.9 821 43.2 40.1-46.3

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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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