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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 767 122 18.4 14.5-23.2 223 26.2 22.2-30.5 350 44.0 39.1-49.0 28 4.5 2.7- 7.4 44 6.8 4.7- 9.9
GENDER
Male 308 54 21.6 14.9-30.2 108 30.8 24.4-38.0 115 37.6 30.2-45.6 14 5.5 2.7-10.7 17 4.6 2.6- 8.0
Female 459 68 15.6 11.8-20.4 115 22.0 17.5-27.4 235 49.8 43.6-56.0 14 3.6 1.8- 7.3 27 8.9 5.4-14.2
RACE
White 555 90 16.9 13.2-21.3 167 28.5 23.8-33.7 258 45.8 40.2-51.5 14 3.0 1.6- 5.7 26 5.9 3.4-10.0
African American 179 21 13.4 7.8-22.3 47 24.2 16.8-33.4 86 46.6 36.9-56.7 10 7.1 3.1-15.5 15 8.7 4.7-15.3
Other Minorities 24 8 53.8 24.8-80.4 5 11.4 3.1-33.7 4 15.0 4.1-42.2 4 9.7 2.2-34.1 3 10.2 2.9-30.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 7 56.7 28.5-81.1 6 13.8 4.4-35.9 6 13.0 4.4-32.6 1 6.5 0.9-35.7 3 10.0 2.8-29.8
Non-Hispanic 741 115 16.3 13.0-20.2 216 27.1 23.0-31.5 343 46.2 41.2-51.2 26 3.7 2.3- 6.1 41 6.7 4.5-10.0
AGE
18-44 51 18 38.9 22.2-58.8 14 24.7 13.0-41.7 14 22.7 11.6-39.7 1 3.0 0.4-18.5 4 10.7 3.6-27.7
45-54 105 18 16.4 9.6-26.6 32 26.4 17.2-38.3 45 46.3 33.8-59.3 3 4.2 1.3-12.8 7 6.6 2.7-15.4
55-64 253 34 13.7 9.2-20.0 75 26.1 20.2-33.0 113 45.4 37.7-53.3 14 7.0 3.2-14.3 17 7.8 4.3-13.7
65+ 354 51 15.3 11.0-20.8 100 26.6 21.1-33.0 177 50.5 43.8-57.3 10 3.1 1.5- 6.3 16 4.5 2.5- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 19 14.2 8.1-23.6 35 22.2 14.3-32.7 69 47.5 35.6-59.6 8 6.9 2.8-15.8 10 9.2 4.3-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 238 41 19.3 13.1-27.6 71 30.3 22.8-39.0 102 40.2 32.2-48.7 9 5.0 1.9-12.5 15 5.1 2.6- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 202 34 18.4 12.2-26.6 54 23.7 17.3-31.6 99 46.8 37.5-56.3 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 11 10.2 5.0-19.7
College Graduate 186 28 21.0 11.6-35.0 63 26.5 19.2-35.4 80 43.3 33.5-53.6 7 5.6 2.3-12.8 8 3.6 1.7- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 19 16.8 9.7-27.4 33 23.7 14.9-35.4 50 43.9 31.0-57.7 7 7.6 2.9-18.5 9 8.0 3.8-16.1
$15,000- 24,999 148 15 13.8 7.6-23.6 40 22.9 15.6-32.3 71 46.7 35.7-58.1 8 4.8 1.9-11.9 14 11.8 6.1-21.5
$25,000- 34,999 97 21 22.2 13.6-34.1 25 26.5 16.2-40.1 48 49.7 36.8-62.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5
$35,000- 49,999 119 22 27.8 14.7-46.3 37 21.3 13.8-31.4 52 42.5 30.1-56.0 3 2.1 0.5- 8.1 5 6.2 1.8-19.5
$50,000-74,999 87 11 9.3 4.6-17.9 25 25.8 16.1-38.6 42 50.4 37.2-63.6 0 0.0 . - . 9 14.5 6.6-29.0
$75,000+ 101 22 24.5 15.4-36.7 35 31.5 21.7-43.2 36 33.6 23.6-45.2 7 9.6 3.7-22.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 448 60 16.6 11.5-23.4 120 24.0 19.1-29.7 226 48.4 41.6-55.3 21 6.2 3.5-10.9 21 4.8 2.8- 8.3
No 301 60 21.2 15.4-28.4 98 28.8 22.7-35.9 114 38.1 31.3-45.4 7 2.3 0.9- 5.9 22 9.5 5.5-15.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 133 22 17.3 10.3-27.6 48 28.5 20.7-38.0 49 43.3 33.1-54.2 7 6.1 2.7-13.0 7 4.8 1.9-11.3
Non-Veteran 634 100 18.7 14.3-24.0 175 25.7 21.3-30.6 301 44.2 38.7-49.8 21 4.2 2.3- 7.6 37 7.2 4.8-10.8

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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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