SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening)

Have you had a test for high blood sugar or diabetes within the past three years?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,040 6,611 59.7 58.0-61.3 3,429 40.3 38.7-42.0
-Western NC 1,603 1,018 57.1 53.6-60.6 585 42.9 39.4-46.4
GENDER
Male 617 397 55.1 49.4-60.7 220 44.9 39.3-50.6
Female 986 621 58.9 54.6-63.1 365 41.1 36.9-45.4
RACE
White 1,482 937 58.4 54.9-61.9 545 41.6 38.1-45.1
African American 36 25 54.4 28.4-78.2 11 45.6 21.8-71.6
Other Minorities 72 48 41.8 24.7-61.2 24 58.2 38.8-75.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 21 45.5 25.7-66.8 17 54.5 33.2-74.3
Non-Hispanic 1,563 996 57.7 54.1-61.1 567 42.3 38.9-45.9
AGE
18-24 44 11 20.8 9.8-38.8 33 79.2 61.2-90.2
25-34 120 60 45.6 35.2-56.4 60 54.4 43.6-64.8
35-44 221 120 55.5 47.8-62.9 101 44.5 37.1-52.2
45-54 267 166 60.4 52.5-67.7 101 39.6 32.3-47.5
55-64 364 258 68.8 62.9-74.2 106 31.2 25.8-37.1
65+ 568 394 69.1 64.6-73.4 174 30.9 26.6-35.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 118 52.2 42.8-61.5 88 47.8 38.5-57.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 485 307 52.0 45.3-58.7 178 48.0 41.3-54.7
Some Post-H.S. 433 275 58.8 52.1-65.1 158 41.2 34.9-47.9
College Graduate 475 316 63.8 57.9-69.4 159 36.2 30.6-42.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 124 54.9 45.3-64.1 77 45.1 35.9-54.7
$15,000- 24,999 296 177 52.5 44.4-60.6 119 47.5 39.4-55.6
$25,000- 34,999 200 118 49.4 39.5-59.3 82 50.6 40.7-60.5
$35,000- 49,999 214 142 62.4 53.3-70.8 72 37.6 29.2-46.7
$50,000-74,999 222 150 62.8 54.0-70.7 72 37.2 29.3-46.0
$75,000+ 216 157 66.9 58.2-74.6 59 33.1 25.4-41.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 638 422 59.7 54.0-65.1 216 40.3 34.9-46.0
No 914 565 55.8 51.2-60.4 349 44.2 39.6-48.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 146 64.6 54.9-73.2 64 35.4 26.8-45.1
Non-Veteran 1,393 872 56.1 52.3-59.9 521 43.9 40.1-47.7

Back to Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening).

*Diabetes screening questions are asked only of respondents who reported NOT having 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 25MAY11.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook