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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 < br>checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 time 2+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,285 236 18.2 15.2-21.7 975 75.3 71.3-78.9 74 6.5 4.4- 9.3
-Eastern NC 363 64 20.3 14.4-27.7 272 71.9 63.9-78.8 27 7.8 4.3-13.9
GENDER
Male 126 23 16.9 9.1-29.3 *** *** *** 13 13.7 6.5-26.5
Female 237 41 22.9 15.3-32.8 182 74.0 64.2-81.8 14 3.1 1.4- 6.7
RACE
White 235 40 18.6 12.2-27.4 181 75.7 66.4-83.1 14 5.7 2.6-11.9
African American 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 349 63 21.3 15.2-29.0 262 72.7 64.7-79.5 24 6.0 3.3-10.8
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 113 22 19.5 11.3-31.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 65 *** *** *** 52 89.3 77.1-95.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 6.7 2.4-17.2
Some Post-H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 196 32 18.8 11.2-29.9 150 73.8 62.0-82.9 14 7.4 2.9-17.6
No 153 32 23.2 14.7-34.8 *** *** *** 12 8.6 3.8-18.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 293 52 20.8 14.5-28.9 218 70.4 61.4-78.1 23 8.7 4.5-16.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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