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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 1,461 235 18.9 15.8-22.4 403 26.2 23.1-29.4 683 43.9 40.2-47.6 53 3.7 2.6- 5.4 87 7.4 5.6- 9.7
-Eastern NC 426 72 20.6 14.7-28.1 102 23.9 18.3-30.6 210 44.5 37.4-52.0 15 3.2 1.8- 5.8 27 7.7 4.4-13.0
GENDER
Male 148 27 19.9 11.9-31.4 44 31.0 21.5-42.4 64 40.8 30.0-52.6 6 3.4 1.5- 7.8 7 4.9 1.8-12.2
Female 278 45 21.3 13.6-31.8 58 17.3 12.1-24.3 146 48.0 38.8-57.3 9 3.0 1.3- 7.1 20 10.3 5.3-19.0
RACE
White 260 39 21.2 13.5-31.7 68 27.4 19.9-36.4 127 41.6 32.7-51.1 7 1.9 0.7- 4.9 19 7.9 4.5-13.7
African American 129 24 18.9 10.4-31.9 29 21.0 12.6-33.0 64 49.1 36.1-62.3 6 4.8 1.9-11.7 6 6.0 1.4-22.2
Other Minorities 34 9 24.6 10.3-48.0 4 7.0 1.9-22.7 17 47.1 24.0-71.6 2 7.7 1.8-27.4 2 13.6 2.2-52.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 2 11.8 2.3-42.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 56.8 19.4-87.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 31.4 7.6-71.7
Non-Hispanic 415 70 21.0 15.0-28.7 102 24.7 19.0-31.6 204 43.8 36.6-51.3 15 3.3 1.8- 6.0 24 7.1 3.9-12.6
AGE
18-44 35 9 36.1 17.2-60.5 8 15.7 7.1-31.2 13 32.5 16.6-53.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.8 5.9-35.9
45-54 60 13 24.8 11.7-45.0 15 26.4 13.0-46.3 25 38.8 22.9-57.6 2 3.6 0.7-15.6 5 6.4 1.9-19.4
55-64 134 26 21.0 11.7-34.7 35 30.3 19.4-44.1 62 43.1 30.2-57.1 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 8 3.0 1.3- 6.8
65+ 194 23 11.0 6.4-18.3 42 20.7 13.7-29.9 110 54.5 43.9-64.8 10 5.0 2.3-10.5 9 8.8 3.2-21.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 12 17.9 6.4-40.8 10 12.8 5.1-28.6 43 49.7 31.5-67.9 7 8.9 3.8-19.6 4 10.8 2.7-34.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 147 31 25.4 15.8-38.2 40 22.6 14.8-33.0 63 41.0 29.4-53.7 3 1.2 0.3- 5.1 10 9.7 4.7-19.1
Some Post-H.S. 117 17 26.7 15.1-42.8 24 19.7 11.6-31.5 61 43.6 31.1-56.9 3 1.9 0.4- 8.9 12 8.1 3.4-18.3
College Graduate 85 11 6.3 3.1-12.4 28 44.1 28.6-60.9 43 46.6 31.3-62.5 2 2.5 0.5-10.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 11 15.5 6.5-32.5 14 22.4 11.7-38.6 36 38.1 23.7-54.9 4 8.2 2.5-23.5 7 15.9 4.2-44.9
$15,000- 24,999 111 24 24.9 13.9-40.6 26 18.3 10.1-31.0 49 44.2 29.8-59.5 4 2.7 0.9- 7.7 8 9.9 4.2-21.6
$25,000- 34,999 43 7 37.2 17.1-63.0 8 11.4 4.4-26.3 22 39.7 21.5-61.1 3 3.5 0.8-15.1 3 8.2 1.6-33.5
$35,000- 49,999 49 4 6.5 2.2-18.2 16 51.5 31.8-70.8 26 34.1 19.3-52.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.8 2.2-24.4
$50,000-74,999 43 9 17.1 6.8-36.7 10 23.5 10.8-43.9 23 55.0 35.0-73.5 1 4.5 0.6-25.9 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 50 7 11.2 4.2-26.4 14 35.9 17.8-59.1 27 49.7 29.9-69.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.2 0.7-13.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 274 40 17.6 11.1-26.6 64 25.0 17.8-34.0 142 46.5 37.3-55.9 13 4.7 2.4- 8.9 15 6.2 2.6-14.0
No 142 28 24.3 14.1-38.5 33 20.4 12.7-31.1 68 43.9 32.3-56.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3 11 10.3 5.1-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 11 17.6 7.3-36.8 27 36.2 22.8-52.2 28 36.5 22.3-53.6 2 3.6 0.9-14.0 4 6.1 1.8-18.6
Non-Veteran 354 61 21.4 14.8-29.8 75 20.9 15.0-28.3 182 46.5 38.4-54.8 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0 23 8.1 4.4-14.4

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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