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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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but do not include times when checked by a health professional.*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,682 1,253 72.5 67.9-76.6 245 14.1 11.6-17.0 39 2.5 1.6- 3.8 12 0.7 0.4- 1.5 133 10.2 6.8-15.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 56 45 82.0 68.4-90.5 4 7.2 2.4-19.8 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 3 4.0 1.1-13.4 3 4.9 1.5-15.1
Buncombe 32 28 86.8 67.4-95.5 3 7.4 2.2-22.1 1 5.7 0.8-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 46 31 66.0 42.3-83.7 11 15.5 7.5-29.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 18.5 4.7-51.2
Catawba 37 25 64.3 44.6-80.2 6 19.5 8.3-39.2 3 11.0 2.9-33.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.2 1.5-16.3
Cumberland 72 60 85.0 73.8-91.9 5 5.6 2.2-13.5 2 3.1 0.7-12.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 4 5.0 1.5-15.4
Davidson 59 39 73.8 60.0-84.1 12 15.3 8.0-27.2 1 1.8 0.3-12.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.1 3.7-20.8
Durham 50 33 64.9 47.5-79.0 11 23.8 12.1-41.4 2 1.5 0.4- 6.2 1 3.8 0.5-22.4 3 6.0 1.8-18.0
Forsyth 41 29 65.6 46.9-80.5 7 15.9 7.3-31.2 2 3.9 0.8-16.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 14.5 4.8-36.5
Gaston 47 36 79.9 64.5-89.7 7 10.3 4.7-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.8 3.3-25.7
Guilford 60 44 71.9 56.3-83.6 12 19.8 10.1-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.3 3.0-20.7
Iredell 44 32 73.5 56.7-85.4 7 13.1 6.0-26.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 1 5.6 0.8-30.2 3 6.6 1.9-20.1
Johnston 47 33 64.7 44.0-81.1 6 12.0 5.1-25.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 22.6 8.5-47.7
Mecklenburg 56 41 77.4 63.5-87.1 7 14.1 6.5-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 8.5 3.8-18.0
New Hanover 69 49 73.9 61.1-83.6 13 16.2 9.0-27.4 2 4.5 1.1-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.4 2.0-13.6
Onslow 52 36 67.6 50.8-80.8 12 23.7 12.3-40.8 2 3.0 0.7-12.4 1 3.2 0.5-19.4 1 2.5 0.4-16.0
Orange 24 13 55.2 32.7-75.7 4 22.3 7.9-48.9 1 6.7 0.9-35.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 15.8 6.0-35.3
Pitt 40 32 80.7 63.6-90.9 4 6.0 2.1-15.8 1 4.7 0.7-26.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.6 2.6-24.9
Randolph 39 25 62.8 42.0-79.7 10 25.3 12.1-45.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.9 4.1-30.0
Robeson 59 53 91.1 80.4-96.2 4 6.3 2.2-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.6 0.6-11.0
Rowan 66 51 75.8 59.8-86.9 11 14.2 7.5-25.1 1 6.6 1.0-33.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.4 1.0-11.1
Union 30 25 88.5 73.4-95.6 3 7.0 2.0-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.5 1.1-16.7
Wake 44 33 74.2 57.4-86.0 4 8.4 2.6-24.3 3 7.1 2.3-20.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 3 8.2 2.4-24.0
Wayne 67 54 80.8 67.0-89.8 4 6.0 1.6-19.6 3 6.1 1.7-19.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 5 5.9 2.3-14.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 560 430 71.0 60.7-79.5 72 12.6 8.4-18.4 13 2.3 1.1- 4.8 5 0.8 0.3- 2.6 40 13.4 6.2-26.5
Piedmont 770 555 72.7 67.9-77.0 126 15.1 11.8-19.2 18 2.8 1.6- 4.9 6 0.7 0.3- 1.9 65 8.7 6.2-12.0
Western NC 352 268 76.3 69.8-81.7 47 14.5 10.0-20.6 8 1.9 0.7- 5.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 28 7.0 4.4-10.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 233 175 77.4 70.5-83.0 32 13.5 9.3-19.2 8 3.1 1.1- 8.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 17 5.5 3.1- 9.3
Northwest 377 278 72.1 65.4-78.0 58 14.4 10.3-19.8 8 2.9 1.3- 6.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 32 10.1 6.3-15.9
Charlotte 198 146 72.8 62.5-81.1 32 16.3 9.9-25.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 19 10.0 5.2-18.4
Greensboro 198 140 72.6 62.4-80.9 34 16.7 10.0-26.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 19 9.4 5.1-16.8
Southern Regional 192 161 84.5 75.1-90.8 17 5.5 2.9-10.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 3 2.2 0.5- 8.4 9 6.7 2.5-16.8
Coastal 94 68 77.7 63.3-87.5 16 11.2 5.3-22.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.6 3.7-22.5
Wake 160 114 71.4 61.5-79.7 23 14.0 8.3-22.9 8 5.6 2.3-12.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 13 7.2 3.6-13.9
Area L 21 9 43.8 22.2-68.0 7 33.7 14.4-60.4 2 9.6 2.3-32.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 12.9 3.6-37.0
Eastern 209 162 67.2 44.8-83.9 26 12.1 5.7-23.7 6 1.4 0.5- 3.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 13 18.8 5.0-50.6

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*Respondents who reported having no feet excluded for this table.

^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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