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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 689 137 17.9 13.9-22.7 515 75.7 70.2-80.5 37 6.4 3.8-10.6
GENDER
Male 301 61 15.3 10.7-21.3 226 80.7 74.0-86.0 14 4.0 1.9- 8.4
Female 388 76 20.4 14.4-28.0 289 71.0 62.4-78.2 23 8.7 4.4-16.4
RACE
White 496 91 18.1 13.2-24.2 376 75.7 69.1-81.3 29 6.2 3.6-10.5
African American 173 40 16.2 10.2-24.8 126 78.3 67.2-86.4 *** *** ***
Other minorities 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 669 132 17.7 13.7-22.5 504 77.2 71.7-81.8 33 5.2 2.9- 9.1
AGE
18-34 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 124 21 15.0 7.7-27.0 98 81.3 69.4-89.4 *** *** ***
55-64 194 49 23.0 15.8-32.2 *** *** *** 13 10.8 4.6-23.3
65-74 203 35 16.2 10.5-24.1 165 83.1 75.2-88.8 *** *** ***
75+ 148 28 14.0 8.4-22.3 105 76.6 66.6-84.3 15 9.4 5.1-16.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 21 17.7 10.1-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 230 45 16.5 10.2-25.6 174 79.9 70.5-86.9 11 3.6 1.4- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 181 34 17.8 11.0-27.4 141 78.3 68.1-85.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 172 37 20.7 12.2-32.8 128 77.0 65.2-85.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 14 13.0 6.4-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 132 30 15.3 8.6-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 153 28 16.3 9.3-27.2 121 81.0 69.8-88.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 334 60 12.7 8.9-17.9 255 79.8 72.3-85.6 19 7.5 3.5-15.1
No 329 69 22.4 15.8-30.8 244 73.4 64.8-80.5 16 4.2 1.9- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 134 29 19.8 12.2-30.4 100 78.0 67.2-86.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 555 108 17.4 13.0-23.0 415 75.2 68.8-80.7 32 7.4 4.2-12.7

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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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