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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

Urine tests for protein (microalbuminuria test) check if your kidneys are working properly.
When was the last time that you received a urine test for protein?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,640 1,322 80.6 77.6-83.3 118 7.1 5.5- 9.0 145 8.5 6.6-11.0 55 3.8 2.7- 5.4
-Piedmont NC 850 688 81.0 76.7-84.6 58 6.5 4.6- 9.0 75 8.7 6.0-12.5 29 3.9 2.4- 6.2
GENDER
Male 333 272 80.8 73.9-86.3 20 6.3 3.7-10.6 31 9.5 5.4-16.2 10 3.3 1.6- 7.0
Female 517 416 81.1 75.5-85.6 38 6.6 4.2-10.1 44 8.1 5.0-12.9 19 4.3 2.3- 7.8
RACE
White 602 487 81.0 75.8-85.3 42 6.5 4.3- 9.8 55 8.8 5.6-13.5 18 3.7 2.0- 6.7
African American 211 173 81.9 73.1-88.3 15 6.9 3.7-12.5 14 8.2 3.6-17.3 9 3.1 1.4- 6.6
Other Minorities 27 19 70.4 46.6-86.6 1 4.1 0.6-24.6 5 12.1 4.3-29.5 2 13.4 3.2-42.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 19 82.0 61.7-92.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 4 11.4 3.7-30.2 1 4.7 0.7-27.2
Non-Hispanic 821 666 80.9 76.5-84.7 57 6.7 4.7- 9.3 70 8.5 5.8-12.4 28 3.8 2.4- 6.2
AGE
18-44 51 39 78.8 63.2-89.0 6 11.3 4.2-26.9 6 9.9 4.1-21.8 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 112 91 75.4 60.6-85.9 8 4.8 2.1-10.8 5 12.4 4.3-30.6 8 7.4 3.1-16.6
55-64 261 212 82.8 76.6-87.7 18 4.5 2.7- 7.5 20 7.2 4.2-12.0 11 5.5 2.7-10.7
65+ 422 343 83.3 78.2-87.3 26 7.4 4.5-12.0 43 7.4 5.2-10.6 10 1.9 0.8- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 145 75.2 63.9-83.8 10 2.4 1.2- 4.8 22 14.1 7.2-25.9 10 8.3 4.0-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 206 79.8 73.0-85.3 17 7.1 4.0-12.3 28 8.3 5.2-13.0 12 4.8 2.3- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 204 175 82.0 70.8-89.5 15 8.9 4.4-17.3 13 9.0 3.6-20.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
College Graduate 196 162 87.8 82.1-92.0 16 7.2 4.0-12.7 12 3.1 1.7- 5.7 6 1.8 0.7- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 104 68.3 55.4-78.9 12 5.9 3.1-11.1 18 17.4 8.6-32.2 11 8.4 4.0-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 169 140 75.0 62.4-84.4 10 6.9 3.4-13.8 12 10.1 3.8-24.3 7 7.9 3.3-18.1
$25,000- 34,999 105 81 83.6 73.8-90.2 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 15 11.4 5.9-21.1 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 121 101 82.7 70.9-90.4 6 9.6 3.5-23.4 12 6.7 3.5-12.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 90 74 83.4 71.6-91.0 11 12.8 6.1-24.9 2 1.1 0.2- 5.4 3 2.6 0.8- 8.4
$75,000+ 100 95 96.2 88.8-98.8 3 3.3 0.9-11.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 515 415 80.0 74.0-84.9 31 4.4 2.9- 6.6 51 11.5 7.4-17.5 18 4.1 2.3- 7.4
No 328 269 82.4 76.1-87.3 26 9.6 5.8-15.3 22 4.5 2.6- 7.7 11 3.6 1.6- 7.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 125 90.6 84.8-94.3 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4 13 5.2 2.8- 9.4 2 1.8 0.4- 8.7
Non-Veteran 704 563 79.1 74.2-83.3 52 7.2 5.0-10.2 62 9.4 6.3-13.8 27 4.3 2.6- 6.9

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

^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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