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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 268 41 16.7 10.9-24.7 78 30.9 24.1-38.5 123 41.9 34.5-49.7 10 1.9 0.7- 5.0 16 8.7 4.9-14.9
GENDER
Male 109 11 12.4 4.9-28.1 39 35.1 24.9-47.0 47 38.5 28.0-50.3 3 1.8 0.3-10.0 9 12.2 5.8-23.6
Female 159 30 20.9 13.6-30.6 39 26.7 18.5-37.0 76 45.1 35.4-55.3 7 2.0 0.8- 5.3 7 5.2 2.3-11.7
RACE
White 233 38 16.9 10.8-25.6 69 30.5 23.4-38.5 105 43.4 35.6-51.6 7 1.9 0.6- 5.4 14 7.3 4.0-13.1
African American 8 2 26.3 5.9-67.2 2 27.0 5.5-70.2 3 15.1 3.7-45.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 31.6 5.1-79.7
Other Minorities 26 1 4.9 0.6-28.8 6 38.9 14.2-71.1 15 39.1 14.7-70.4 3 4.0 0.8-16.9 1 13.2 1.9-54.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 1 14.3 1.5-64.2 1 53.0 10.3-91.8 2 32.6 5.3-80.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 264 40 16.7 10.9-24.9 77 30.5 23.8-38.2 121 42.0 34.6-49.9 10 1.9 0.7- 5.1 16 8.8 5.0-15.1
AGE
18-44 21 2 21.2 4.8-58.9 8 27.5 11.1-53.5 6 29.7 11.8-57.2 2 3.2 0.6-14.6 3 18.4 5.6-45.9
45-54 38 8 21.6 9.7-41.4 12 44.8 27.1-63.8 13 27.0 14.2-45.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 3 6.3 1.9-19.1
55-64 79 11 11.6 6.0-21.3 29 33.9 22.8-47.0 33 42.1 29.9-55.4 1 3.1 0.4-18.8 5 9.4 3.7-21.8
65+ 130 20 15.5 9.3-24.7 29 22.9 15.7-32.2 71 55.4 45.1-65.3 5 1.3 0.4- 3.8 5 4.9 1.5-14.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 8 8.1 3.4-18.2 7 11.6 4.9-25.3 32 59.8 41.9-75.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9 5 19.4 7.9-40.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 94 14 18.8 8.8-35.6 29 32.4 21.3-46.0 40 37.2 25.9-50.2 4 2.9 0.7-10.9 7 8.6 3.3-20.6
Some Post-H.S. 66 13 23.3 12.3-39.8 20 38.3 24.8-53.9 29 35.6 23.2-50.2 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 1 2.3 0.3-14.7
College Graduate 54 6 11.3 4.7-24.5 22 37.0 22.9-53.7 22 43.0 27.6-59.9 1 2.5 0.3-15.5 3 6.2 1.9-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 9 15.8 7.3-31.0 10 22.7 11.1-40.8 20 37.3 22.5-54.9 5 6.6 2.3-17.5 6 17.6 6.0-41.7
$15,000- 24,999 58 9 18.5 7.7-38.4 15 29.2 16.7-45.8 29 39.0 25.0-55.0 2 4.5 0.7-23.9 3 8.8 2.5-26.3
$25,000- 34,999 32 3 6.9 1.8-22.9 11 28.5 14.7-48.1 16 56.2 36.5-74.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.4 2.1-28.2
$35,000- 49,999 34 3 9.5 2.9-27.3 16 49.5 30.7-68.4 15 41.0 24.0-60.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 23 3 12.8 3.9-35.0 8 37.9 17.4-63.9 11 44.7 22.5-69.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.6 0.6-26.9
$75,000+ 25 4 11.3 3.1-33.9 10 48.7 26.3-71.7 10 37.1 18.2-61.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.4-18.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 157 22 13.1 7.7-21.5 37 24.0 16.9-32.9 78 47.1 37.4-56.9 9 3.1 1.1- 8.6 11 12.7 6.7-22.8
No 100 19 24.4 13.0-40.9 35 36.1 24.1-50.2 41 36.6 25.1-49.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 4 2.6 0.7- 8.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 5 9.3 3.3-23.4 20 45.6 30.4-61.7 19 39.0 25.0-55.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 2 5.7 1.1-25.0
Non-Veteran 220 36 18.5 11.7-28.1 58 27.2 20.0-35.8 104 42.6 34.2-51.4 8 2.3 0.8- 6.2 14 9.4 5.1-16.7

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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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