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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 356 264 72.9 66.6-78.3 17 4.4 2.5- 7.6 30 8.8 5.8-13.3 45 13.9 9.8-19.3
GENDER
Male 151 107 72.5 63.5-79.9 10 6.4 3.1-12.7 13 8.4 4.4-15.5 21 12.7 7.9-19.6
Female 205 157 73.3 64.1-80.8 7 2.5 1.1- 5.4 17 9.2 5.2-15.7 24 15.0 9.1-23.8
RACE
White 319 237 73.1 66.5-78.9 15 4.1 2.2- 7.5 26 8.7 5.5-13.4 41 14.0 9.7-19.8
African American 16 11 68.6 38.8-88.3 2 11.8 2.7-39.4 2 13.1 2.8-44.0 1 6.4 0.9-35.3
Other Minorities 20 15 69.6 38.1-89.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.0 1.0-21.4 3 25.5 7.5-59.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 3 73.5 21.7-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 26.5 3.5-78.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 350 259 72.8 66.4-78.3 17 4.5 2.6- 7.8 29 8.5 5.5-12.9 45 14.2 10.1-19.7
AGE
25-34 10 4 33.5 11.8-65.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 27.9 8.8-60.9 3 38.5 12.9-72.6
35-44 12 9 78.6 43.7-94.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.7 3.2-55.1 1 4.7 0.6-27.9
45-54 57 40 75.7 60.7-86.3 2 3.0 0.7-11.8 5 9.0 3.0-23.9 10 12.3 5.8-24.0
55-64 100 77 73.5 61.4-82.8 5 7.1 2.5-18.6 6 5.1 1.7-14.1 12 14.4 8.0-24.6
65-74 94 74 79.4 67.8-87.6 6 5.7 2.3-13.4 5 5.1 2.1-11.9 9 9.8 4.4-20.8
75+ 82 59 72.1 59.7-81.9 4 3.8 1.3-10.2 9 10.1 5.1-19.0 10 14.0 7.2-25.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 55 75.8 60.9-86.2 6 6.6 2.7-15.1 6 8.3 3.2-20.2 6 9.4 3.2-24.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 127 90 68.7 57.6-78.0 5 3.3 1.3- 8.4 12 7.5 3.9-13.8 20 20.5 12.5-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 98 71 74.6 62.8-83.7 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7 9 10.5 4.8-21.2 15 13.1 7.2-22.6
College Graduate 57 47 74.3 56.9-86.4 3 8.8 2.5-26.3 3 9.7 2.8-28.6 4 7.2 2.5-18.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 62 68.8 54.0-80.5 6 8.2 2.9-21.1 9 11.6 5.2-24.0 8 11.5 5.0-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 74 52 69.4 56.5-79.9 5 6.4 2.4-15.8 5 7.6 2.9-18.4 12 16.7 9.2-28.2
$25,000- 34,999 42 33 79.2 60.6-90.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 3 9.5 2.5-30.1 5 10.1 3.6-25.4
$35,000- 49,999 46 35 74.1 54.6-87.2 2 3.8 0.9-14.9 3 8.8 2.3-28.1 6 13.4 4.7-32.4
$50,000-74,999 33 26 78.1 58.2-90.1 1 2.5 0.4-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 19.4 8.2-39.5
$75,000+ 20 17 94.3 76.7-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.7 1.2-23.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 219 152 70.2 62.1-77.2 14 5.7 3.0-10.6 26 11.2 7.1-17.2 27 12.9 8.2-19.9
No 131 107 78.2 68.0-85.9 3 2.7 0.8- 8.2 4 5.6 2.0-15.0 17 13.4 7.9-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 54 67.7 54.0-78.9 3 3.4 1.0-11.1 8 11.8 5.1-25.0 11 17.1 9.3-29.3
Non-Veteran 280 210 74.3 67.2-80.4 14 4.7 2.5- 8.6 22 8.0 4.9-12.8 34 13.0 8.5-19.3

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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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