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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,642 1,322 78.3 75.3-81.1 83 5.7 4.2- 7.8 64 4.3 3.0- 6.0 173 11.6 9.6-14.0
-Western NC 294 249 84.0 77.9-88.6 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1 8 2.2 0.7- 6.3 30 11.6 7.7-17.1
GENDER
Male 123 105 82.7 72.5-89.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 3 2.8 0.6-11.9 14 13.7 7.7-23.3
Female 171 144 85.3 77.9-90.6 6 3.8 1.5- 9.1 5 1.5 0.4- 5.5 16 9.4 5.4-16.0
RACE
White 258 217 84.5 78.4-89.1 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 7 2.3 0.8- 7.0 27 10.6 7.0-15.9
African American 10 9 77.0 28.9-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.0 3.5-71.1
Other Minorities 25 22 81.0 45.6-95.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 2 18.1 3.9-54.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 288 244 83.8 77.6-88.5 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 8 2.2 0.7- 6.4 29 11.7 7.7-17.3
AGE
18-44 22 19 83.2 57.0-94.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.8 5.1-43.0
45-54 41 34 83.9 66.2-93.3 2 4.5 1.1-16.7 2 5.7 0.9-29.6 3 5.9 1.8-17.9
55-64 82 69 81.6 68.9-89.9 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 10 15.9 8.1-28.8
65+ 149 127 85.8 78.1-91.1 3 2.3 0.6- 8.6 5 2.2 0.7- 7.4 14 9.7 5.5-16.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 54 80.0 64.0-90.0 2 2.8 0.6-12.0 4 7.1 1.6-26.3 6 10.1 4.2-22.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 105 90 83.2 71.9-90.6 3 2.1 0.5- 8.0 2 1.3 0.2- 7.4 10 13.5 6.9-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 67 58 87.7 74.6-94.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 8 12.1 5.3-25.2
College Graduate 56 47 85.5 72.3-93.0 2 5.3 1.3-18.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 6 8.3 3.3-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 49 74.4 54.8-87.4 2 1.9 0.3-11.1 3 7.2 1.4-30.0 7 16.5 6.5-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 62 54 77.1 59.0-88.7 2 3.5 0.7-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 19.4 8.6-38.1
$25,000- 34,999 36 31 83.5 65.4-93.1 1 4.0 0.6-23.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 3 10.1 3.2-27.4
$35,000- 49,999 36 33 95.2 82.1-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.8 1.2-17.9
$50,000-74,999 24 23 95.7 74.8-99.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.3 0.6-25.2
$75,000+ 25 19 84.9 66.4-94.2 1 3.7 0.5-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 11.4 4.0-28.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 174 139 77.4 68.3-84.4 7 3.9 1.7- 8.7 7 3.6 1.2-10.6 21 15.1 9.3-23.5
No 108 99 93.5 86.4-97.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 8 6.4 2.9-13.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 50 89.3 75.4-95.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 2 1.6 0.3- 8.8 3 7.1 2.0-22.0
Non-Veteran 238 199 82.5 75.4-87.9 6 2.4 0.9- 5.8 6 2.3 0.6- 7.8 27 12.8 8.3-19.3

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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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