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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 304 41 15.5 10.4-22.6 74 25.5 19.5-32.6 133 40.9 34.1-48.0 20 7.4 4.4-12.4 36 10.7 7.0-16.0
GENDER
Male 135 21 17.9 11.0-27.9 32 21.3 14.9-29.7 57 41.1 31.7-51.3 9 7.8 3.4-16.6 16 11.8 6.5-20.7
Female 169 20 13.2 6.7-24.5 42 29.5 20.2-40.9 76 40.6 31.2-50.7 11 7.1 3.6-13.7 20 9.6 5.3-16.6
RACE
White 270 36 15.8 10.3-23.4 69 26.8 20.4-34.4 115 40.5 33.4-48.0 16 5.9 3.4-10.1 34 11.0 7.0-16.7
African American 14 2 7.1 1.5-27.6 2 12.9 3.0-41.7 7 39.0 15.0-69.8 2 33.2 8.6-72.5 1 7.8 1.0-40.4
Other Minorities 19 2 13.8 3.2-44.0 3 9.8 2.6-30.8 11 57.9 28.8-82.4 2 9.7 2.2-34.3 1 8.7 1.2-43.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 28.4 4.0-79.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 64.3 19.4-93.1 1 7.3 0.9-41.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 297 40 15.3 10.1-22.4 73 25.9 19.8-33.2 129 40.3 33.5-47.5 19 7.5 4.3-12.6 36 11.0 7.2-16.5
AGE
25-34 9 1 10.8 1.5-49.7 2 30.4 7.7-69.6 4 31.7 10.6-64.6 1 10.8 1.5-49.7 1 16.2 2.3-61.2
35-44 10 1 4.8 0.6-29.1 5 56.4 24.7-83.6 2 16.3 3.6-50.3 1 16.8 2.4-62.1 1 5.6 0.7-32.4
45-54 56 10 23.1 10.5-43.7 14 26.0 14.2-42.6 21 32.1 19.5-47.9 5 6.9 2.5-17.5 6 11.9 4.3-28.6
55-64 88 14 18.1 10.4-29.7 18 18.5 11.3-28.9 45 50.6 38.7-62.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.8 9 11.0 5.4-21.0
65-74 76 8 6.8 2.7-15.8 17 26.9 14.4-44.7 38 48.2 33.4-63.2 6 12.0 4.3-29.0 7 6.1 2.7-13.2
75+ 64 7 18.0 7.1-38.8 18 25.1 15.1-38.8 22 35.7 22.7-51.3 5 6.9 2.7-16.4 12 14.2 7.1-26.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 4 7.8 2.1-24.9 9 24.6 9.4-50.7 24 46.4 27.6-66.3 2 5.8 1.3-22.4 7 15.3 5.5-36.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 111 17 15.0 8.0-26.4 24 22.9 14.3-34.5 46 38.6 28.2-50.2 9 9.5 4.0-20.7 15 14.0 7.3-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 92 15 24.8 13.3-41.4 22 25.6 15.5-39.1 38 35.8 24.6-48.8 7 7.6 3.1-17.6 10 6.3 3.1-12.4
College Graduate 54 5 7.9 3.2-18.0 19 32.0 19.8-47.2 25 50.6 35.6-65.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 4 7.8 2.7-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 7 14.0 4.5-36.1 14 17.9 9.8-30.5 28 43.5 28.1-60.2 5 14.5 5.0-35.3 11 10.1 4.9-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 64 9 13.3 6.5-25.2 16 21.1 12.3-33.7 27 45.3 31.9-59.5 5 8.3 3.4-18.9 7 12.0 5.5-24.3
$25,000- 34,999 33 6 21.7 8.5-45.2 7 19.4 8.7-37.7 16 51.5 31.9-70.7 2 3.6 0.9-14.0 2 3.8 0.9-14.5
$35,000- 49,999 45 7 26.1 10.6-51.1 10 19.8 9.6-36.4 21 39.1 23.2-57.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 6 14.2 5.2-33.4
$50,000-74,999 31 2 8.5 2.1-28.4 12 45.6 27.2-65.3 12 34.0 18.2-54.4 2 5.9 1.2-25.2 3 5.9 1.7-18.6
$75,000+ 20 2 7.9 1.8-28.5 7 41.8 16.7-72.0 8 20.1 7.7-43.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 30.2 9.0-65.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 184 24 15.1 9.2-23.7 38 21.7 14.8-30.7 82 40.6 32.1-49.7 15 9.2 4.9-16.6 25 13.4 8.3-21.0
No 115 17 17.0 8.6-30.6 36 32.1 21.9-44.4 47 41.3 30.4-53.1 5 5.2 1.9-13.7 10 4.4 2.1- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 12 21.7 11.1-38.3 16 23.1 13.8-35.9 30 42.9 29.6-57.2 2 2.6 0.6- 9.9 8 9.7 4.3-20.7
Non-Veteran 236 29 13.7 8.3-21.8 58 26.2 19.1-34.7 103 40.3 32.6-48.5 18 8.9 5.0-15.2 28 11.0 6.7-17.4

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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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