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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Pre-Diabetes

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have pre-diabetes
or borderline diabetes?*

(See footnote for definition of Yes group.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 1,004 7.1 6.4- 7.9 10,524 92.9 92.1-93.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 296 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7 267 93.6 90.3-95.8
Buncombe 363 31 7.3 4.8-10.9 332 92.7 89.1-95.2
Cabarrus 303 20 3.8 2.3- 6.1 283 96.2 93.9-97.7
Catawba 329 30 7.4 4.8-11.1 299 92.6 88.9-95.2
Cumberland 312 41 11.1 7.7-15.8 271 88.9 84.2-92.3
Davidson 351 35 7.6 5.2-11.0 316 92.4 89.0-94.8
Durham 365 26 5.2 3.3- 8.0 339 94.8 92.0-96.7
Forsyth 341 19 4.7 2.8- 7.7 322 95.3 92.3-97.2
Gaston 304 31 7.3 4.9-10.8 273 92.7 89.2-95.1
Guilford 362 29 7.2 4.6-11.1 333 92.8 88.9-95.4
Iredell 392 38 7.8 5.4-11.2 354 92.2 88.8-94.6
Johnston 322 31 11.3 6.3-19.4 291 88.7 80.6-93.7
Mecklenburg 556 44 6.5 4.4- 9.4 512 93.5 90.6-95.6
New Hanover 341 21 7.2 3.5-14.1 320 92.8 85.9-96.5
Onslow 335 29 8.0 5.2-12.0 306 92.0 88.0-94.8
Orange 345 18 5.4 3.3- 8.8 327 94.6 91.2-96.7
Pitt 330 31 9.5 5.7-15.4 299 90.5 84.6-94.3
Randolph 318 26 5.2 3.4- 7.9 292 94.8 92.1-96.6
Robeson 313 30 7.6 5.0-11.3 283 92.4 88.7-95.0
Rowan 371 37 9.1 6.1-13.3 334 90.9 86.7-93.9
Union 338 25 6.3 4.0- 9.6 313 93.7 90.4-96.0
Wake 560 40 4.7 3.3- 6.7 520 95.3 93.3-96.7
Wayne 318 27 4.3 2.7- 6.8 291 95.7 93.2-97.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,090 287 8.5 7.1-10.2 2,803 91.5 89.8-92.9
Piedmont 5,987 475 6.4 5.5- 7.4 5,512 93.6 92.6-94.5
Western NC 2,451 242 7.6 6.5- 8.9 2,209 92.4 91.1-93.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,676 152 7.6 6.2- 9.2 1,524 92.4 90.8-93.8
Northwest 2,628 253 6.9 5.8- 8.2 2,375 93.1 91.8-94.2
Charlotte 1,602 126 6.0 4.7- 7.8 1,476 94.0 92.2-95.3
Greensboro 1,441 104 6.5 4.6- 9.3 1,337 93.5 90.7-95.4
Southern Regional 998 97 7.9 5.8-10.7 901 92.1 89.3-94.2
Coastal 476 37 8.8 5.5-13.8 439 91.2 86.2-94.5
Wake 1,351 108 6.7 5.0- 9.0 1,243 93.3 91.0-95.0
Area L 120 15 7.7 4.3-13.4 105 92.3 86.6-95.7
Eastern 1,236 112 8.5 6.2-11.7 1,124 91.5 88.3-93.8

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*Females who reported being diagnosed with gestational pre-diabetes (N=147) were included in the YES group.
The pre-diabetes screening question is asked only of respondents who reported NOT having diabetes, or not having pre-diabetes as
derived from the Diabetes Core question.

^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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