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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

Newly Constructed Variable for 2010

Reported number of times respondents with diabetes had a test for hemoglobin 'A one C'
in past 12 months that includes those that have never heard of the test
or don't know (DNK) if they have ever had the test*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 time 2 times 3+ times Never had test DNK or Never heard of A-one-C
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,708 235 16.4 13.7-19.5 403 22.7 20.0-25.6 736 41.3 37.9-44.7 87 6.4 4.8- 8.4 247 13.3 11.1-15.8
-Western NC 310 41 14.4 9.4-21.5 78 26.7 20.7-33.5 133 37.8 31.2-44.9 16 7.5 4.2-12.9 42 13.6 9.5-19.3
GENDER
Male 128 11 10.5 4.1-24.4 39 29.8 21.0-40.3 50 34.2 25.0-44.7 9 10.3 4.9-20.3 19 15.2 9.0-24.5
Female 182 30 18.3 11.9-27.1 39 23.5 16.2-32.9 83 41.5 32.6-51.0 7 4.6 2.0-10.4 23 12.1 7.2-19.6
RACE
White 270 38 14.7 9.3-22.5 69 26.4 20.3-33.7 112 39.3 32.3-46.8 14 6.4 3.4-11.4 37 13.2 9.0-19.0
African American 13 2 17.9 4.1-52.3 2 18.3 3.8-56.1 3 10.2 2.7-31.6 1 21.4 3.3-68.7 5 32.1 9.4-68.3
Other Minorities 26 1 4.9 0.6-28.8 6 38.9 14.2-71.1 18 43.0 17.3-73.2 1 13.2 1.9-54.7 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 12.5 1.4-58.3 1 46.1 8.6-88.6 2 28.4 5.1-74.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.0 1.5-59.5
Non-Hispanic 304 40 14.5 9.3-21.7 77 26.4 20.4-33.3 131 38.0 31.3-45.2 16 7.6 4.3-13.1 40 13.6 9.3-19.3
AGE
18-44 23 2 19.6 4.4-56.2 8 25.4 10.4-50.0 8 30.4 13.0-56.1 3 17.0 5.2-43.1 2 7.7 1.7-28.3
45-54 43 8 19.2 8.6-37.6 12 39.9 23.7-58.6 15 24.4 12.9-41.1 3 5.6 1.7-17.2 5 10.9 3.6-28.9
55-64 84 11 10.6 5.4-19.6 29 30.9 20.6-43.6 34 41.3 29.3-54.4 5 8.6 3.3-20.2 5 8.7 2.9-23.0
65+ 160 20 12.4 7.4-20.0 29 18.2 12.4-26.0 76 45.2 36.2-54.4 5 3.9 1.2-11.6 30 20.4 13.7-29.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 8 6.0 2.5-13.5 7 8.5 3.6-19.0 34 44.6 30.3-59.9 5 14.3 5.7-31.6 20 26.6 15.1-42.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 14 16.6 7.7-32.1 29 28.6 18.8-41.1 44 35.5 25.1-47.4 7 7.6 2.9-18.4 14 11.6 6.3-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 70 13 21.6 11.3-37.3 20 35.4 22.7-50.6 32 33.3 21.7-47.3 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 4 7.6 2.4-21.4
College Graduate 58 6 10.1 4.2-22.3 22 33.3 20.5-49.2 23 40.9 26.5-57.1 3 5.6 1.7-16.7 4 10.1 3.6-25.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 9 11.5 5.3-23.3 10 16.5 7.9-31.2 25 31.8 19.8-46.9 6 12.8 4.2-32.8 16 27.3 14.6-45.2
$15,000- 24,999 64 9 17.3 7.1-36.3 15 27.2 15.6-43.1 31 40.5 26.7-56.1 3 8.2 2.4-24.8 6 6.7 2.6-16.3
$25,000- 34,999 36 3 6.0 1.6-20.2 11 24.8 12.8-42.7 16 48.9 31.0-67.1 2 7.3 1.8-25.1 4 13.0 4.8-30.6
$35,000- 49,999 37 3 8.2 2.5-24.2 16 42.7 25.6-61.8 15 35.4 20.3-54.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.6 4.2-36.2
$50,000-74,999 24 3 11.9 3.6-32.8 8 35.1 15.9-60.7 11 41.4 20.6-65.7 1 4.3 0.6-25.2 1 7.4 1.0-37.7
$75,000+ 25 4 11.3 3.1-33.9 10 48.7 26.3-71.7 10 37.1 18.2-61.0 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 187 22 10.9 6.4-18.1 37 19.9 14.0-27.6 87 41.7 33.1-50.8 11 10.5 5.5-19.2 30 17.0 11.0-25.2
No 111 19 21.9 11.6-37.4 35 32.5 21.6-45.6 42 33.2 22.9-45.4 4 2.3 0.7- 7.9 11 10.1 5.0-19.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 5 7.7 2.8-19.8 20 37.8 24.8-52.9 21 32.7 20.8-47.3 2 4.7 0.9-21.4 9 17.1 8.4-31.5
Non-Veteran 253 36 16.2 10.1-24.8 58 23.8 17.4-31.5 112 39.1 31.6-47.3 14 8.2 4.4-14.6 33 12.8 8.3-19.2

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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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