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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 1,652 1,280 76.6 72.2-80.6 112 6.2 4.7- 8.1 79 4.0 2.9- 5.5 181 13.1 9.5-17.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 53 44 78.6 61.4-89.5 4 8.9 2.7-25.9 1 3.8 0.5-22.3 4 8.6 3.0-22.3
Buncombe 32 25 74.2 53.9-87.6 2 7.3 1.7-25.9 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 4 15.9 5.8-36.5
Cabarrus 47 40 88.9 76.1-95.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.5 4 7.5 2.6-19.5
Catawba 36 31 89.4 75.6-95.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 2 4.1 1.0-15.8 2 4.5 1.0-18.2
Cumberland 72 49 69.5 55.9-80.4 7 7.3 3.4-15.1 4 4.5 1.6-11.9 12 18.7 10.0-32.3
Davidson 57 46 80.7 65.5-90.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 3 6.4 1.9-19.7 6 11.3 4.4-26.3
Durham 52 37 78.1 64.1-87.6 3 5.0 1.3-16.8 4 4.2 1.5-11.3 8 12.7 5.9-25.2
Forsyth 41 36 89.7 75.2-96.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.9 3.0-23.7
Gaston 46 31 67.1 47.3-82.3 4 16.7 5.1-42.7 3 4.2 1.3-13.2 8 11.9 5.6-23.5
Guilford 60 49 81.0 66.5-90.2 2 2.8 0.6-11.1 4 10.6 3.7-26.6 5 5.6 2.2-13.6
Iredell 43 36 82.5 67.0-91.6 3 6.4 2.0-19.0 2 6.1 1.5-21.4 2 5.0 1.2-18.1
Johnston 44 35 66.9 44.2-83.7 2 4.2 1.0-15.8 1 4.4 0.6-25.4 6 24.5 9.4-50.3
Mecklenburg 58 42 73.5 58.3-84.6 9 12.8 6.4-24.3 2 5.1 0.8-27.7 5 8.5 3.3-20.3
New Hanover 69 56 79.5 65.6-88.8 6 11.1 4.4-25.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.3 4.2-19.6
Onslow 52 37 71.4 55.8-83.1 5 9.3 3.4-23.1 3 3.5 1.0-11.2 7 15.9 7.4-30.7
Orange 24 20 82.6 57.7-94.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 17.4 5.7-42.3
Pitt 40 33 84.3 68.4-93.0 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 2 6.1 1.3-24.4 4 8.1 2.9-20.6
Randolph 37 26 60.2 35.3-80.7 3 7.1 2.1-21.5 4 8.6 2.9-23.0 4 24.1 6.8-58.2
Robeson 51 36 73.1 55.1-85.7 6 15.8 5.7-37.0 6 6.9 2.9-15.5 3 4.2 1.3-12.6
Rowan 62 47 74.5 59.0-85.5 8 13.2 5.8-27.5 4 7.9 2.5-22.8 3 4.4 1.2-14.6
Union 31 25 69.6 45.1-86.5 2 8.7 1.9-32.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 21.7 7.6-48.2
Wake 44 36 85.1 67.6-94.0 2 3.1 0.7-12.7 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2 5 10.7 3.3-29.9
Wayne 61 48 77.4 62.4-87.6 6 11.2 4.6-24.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 6 10.7 4.3-24.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 538 415 74.2 63.6-82.6 41 6.7 4.1-10.7 24 3.5 2.0- 6.0 58 15.6 8.0-28.3
Piedmont 762 603 79.3 74.8-83.2 51 6.1 4.1- 8.8 33 4.0 2.4- 6.3 75 10.7 7.8-14.5
Western NC 352 262 72.7 66.3-78.2 20 5.5 3.3- 9.0 22 6.0 3.7- 9.5 48 15.9 11.3-21.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 235 178 73.9 66.1-80.5 13 5.7 3.0-10.6 12 4.6 2.3- 8.8 32 15.8 10.5-23.1
Northwest 367 286 78.2 71.9-83.4 24 6.3 3.3-11.6 23 5.3 3.3- 8.2 34 10.3 6.8-15.4
Charlotte 201 152 71.5 61.2-80.0 18 9.9 5.5-17.3 8 5.1 1.9-12.9 23 13.4 7.4-23.2
Greensboro 194 157 80.2 71.0-87.0 11 4.4 2.1- 9.0 7 5.0 2.1-11.4 19 10.5 5.6-18.7
Southern Regional 181 131 72.2 61.5-80.8 19 12.2 6.2-22.6 13 5.2 2.4-10.7 18 10.4 5.9-17.8
Coastal 93 76 81.6 68.2-90.2 6 4.4 1.6-11.3 2 4.4 1.0-16.8 9 9.6 3.9-21.9
Wake 158 124 82.8 74.5-88.9 7 2.9 1.2- 6.7 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 21 12.3 7.1-20.6
Area L 21 17 83.3 61.4-94.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.7 6.0-38.6
Eastern 202 159 72.3 47.1-88.5 14 5.1 2.2-11.7 8 2.5 0.9- 6.7 21 20.1 5.6-51.3

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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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