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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 1,418 236 16.2 13.4-19.4 349 25.0 21.4-28.8 667 44.7 40.3-49.1 72 5.1 3.7- 7.0 94 9.1 5.4-14.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 43 2 7.5 1.7-27.3 7 16.2 7.1-32.8 26 55.2 36.8-72.3 3 9.8 2.6-30.3 5 11.3 4.2-26.9
Buncombe 28 5 18.0 7.1-38.6 8 37.9 19.7-60.2 12 36.1 19.8-56.3 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 2 6.6 1.6-23.3
Cabarrus 40 8 17.4 7.7-34.6 11 17.3 8.6-32.0 17 56.8 36.2-75.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 3 7.3 2.2-21.6
Catawba 32 5 12.0 4.8-26.9 11 31.5 16.8-51.3 14 53.3 34.0-71.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
Cumberland 64 7 13.1 5.7-27.5 12 24.4 12.1-43.0 31 43.3 30.0-57.6 6 6.3 2.7-14.2 8 12.9 6.2-24.9
Davidson 44 10 24.4 11.8-43.7 8 27.0 13.8-46.1 22 41.9 26.6-58.9 3 5.6 1.7-16.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5
Durham 45 6 9.9 3.9-22.9 12 33.5 18.2-53.2 23 51.5 33.8-68.8 3 3.5 1.0-11.5 1 1.6 0.2-10.9
Forsyth 39 10 32.9 17.0-54.1 7 14.6 6.1-30.9 20 47.2 30.0-65.0 1 2.3 0.3-14.6 1 3.1 0.4-19.0
Gaston 38 8 14.8 6.9-29.0 11 28.8 15.0-48.1 17 52.1 32.8-70.7 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 1 2.0 0.3-13.2
Guilford 53 6 9.7 3.8-22.6 16 30.7 18.5-46.2 26 47.6 32.7-62.9 2 9.1 2.3-29.6 3 3.0 1.0- 9.2
Iredell 37 8 21.7 10.8-38.9 10 26.3 14.1-43.7 17 49.1 32.2-66.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.9 0.7-11.2
Johnston 36 7 17.6 7.5-36.0 8 16.9 7.7-33.0 16 40.3 23.0-60.3 2 5.0 1.2-18.5 3 20.3 5.3-53.4
Mecklenburg 48 11 24.5 13.4-40.5 13 16.8 9.2-28.9 17 39.0 24.3-55.9 3 6.9 1.9-21.9 4 12.8 4.4-31.7
New Hanover 62 11 15.0 7.2-28.4 19 31.2 19.7-45.7 25 41.4 27.8-56.4 2 2.7 0.6-10.5 5 9.7 3.9-22.2
Onslow 45 9 25.0 13.0-42.7 7 9.8 4.3-20.7 24 56.6 39.9-71.9 2 2.4 0.5-10.1 3 6.3 1.8-20.1
Orange 20 3 10.2 3.0-29.8 7 40.5 19.0-66.3 6 25.3 10.5-49.4 1 7.7 1.1-39.0 3 16.3 4.4-45.3
Pitt 36 8 21.6 9.7-41.5 6 19.2 8.4-38.0 18 48.7 31.4-66.3 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 3 7.3 2.3-20.8
Randolph 29 4 15.0 5.0-37.4 4 25.2 5.9-64.3 19 51.8 26.6-76.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.0 1.4-34.8
Robeson 45 6 16.2 6.2-36.4 9 21.1 10.4-38.0 26 53.7 36.0-70.5 3 4.2 1.2-13.9 1 4.8 0.7-27.0
Rowan 50 5 9.7 3.6-23.7 17 34.4 20.2-52.2 24 43.3 28.5-59.5 2 6.4 1.2-27.5 2 6.2 1.1-27.7
Union 29 8 27.4 12.6-49.9 7 20.8 9.1-40.6 11 39.9 21.0-62.4 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 2 9.0 1.9-33.0
Wake 41 10 23.5 12.2-40.5 11 28.7 15.9-46.3 17 37.8 23.4-54.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 2 7.8 1.5-31.7
Wayne 55 13 24.6 13.4-40.8 14 31.3 18.9-47.3 23 32.9 21.0-47.6 5 11.1 4.3-25.8 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 462 81 15.0 10.3-21.5 104 23.8 17.1-32.1 219 43.9 35.2-52.9 27 4.6 2.7- 7.6 31 12.8 4.9-29.2
Piedmont 653 112 17.6 13.8-22.2 167 24.1 19.9-28.9 310 46.5 41.1-52.1 28 5.4 3.3- 8.7 36 6.4 3.9-10.2
Western NC 303 43 13.8 9.8-19.0 78 32.0 25.0-39.8 138 39.2 32.7-46.1 17 5.3 2.9- 9.5 27 9.8 6.3-14.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 205 28 14.7 9.6-21.8 53 31.8 23.9-40.9 96 41.4 33.5-49.8 9 3.1 1.5- 6.7 19 8.9 5.3-14.7
Northwest 310 54 18.8 13.2-26.1 79 25.0 19.1-32.0 146 46.3 39.0-53.9 16 4.8 2.7- 8.6 15 5.1 2.8- 9.2
Charlotte 172 35 16.6 11.2-23.9 52 27.7 19.4-38.0 67 39.6 30.1-50.0 7 5.5 2.0-13.8 11 10.6 4.7-21.9
Greensboro 166 18 11.7 5.8-22.2 36 21.1 14.0-30.7 90 52.2 40.5-63.6 8 8.8 3.8-19.0 14 6.2 3.0-12.6
Southern Regional 152 22 14.7 8.0-25.6 29 20.1 11.8-32.0 78 51.8 39.8-63.6 12 6.9 3.3-13.8 11 6.4 3.3-12.2
Coastal 83 13 11.6 5.1-24.1 28 45.3 28.8-62.9 31 29.9 17.3-46.3 4 5.3 1.6-15.7 7 8.0 3.1-19.1
Wake 136 27 22.1 13.9-33.4 32 22.7 15.1-32.6 63 43.9 33.4-55.0 7 4.2 1.5-11.3 7 7.0 2.7-16.8
Area L 15 4 38.3 13.6-70.9 2 10.0 2.1-36.1 8 46.5 20.5-74.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-30.2
Eastern 179 35 10.6 5.8-18.5 38 22.8 11.8-39.4 88 43.9 27.8-61.4 9 3.2 1.1- 8.6 9 19.6 4.7-54.8

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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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