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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 1,452 1,184 81.8 78.4-84.8 81 5.4 4.0- 7.3 51 3.4 2.0- 5.6 136 9.4 7.2-12.1
-Piedmont NC 768 629 81.7 76.7-85.8 38 4.6 3.0- 7.0 24 3.8 1.8- 7.7 77 9.9 6.9-14.0
GENDER
Male 334 275 84.4 77.1-89.7 18 3.6 1.9- 6.6 *** *** *** 31 7.7 4.7-12.5
Female 434 354 79.0 71.7-84.8 20 5.5 3.0- 9.9 14 3.4 1.7- 6.7 46 12.1 7.4-19.1
RACE
White 546 446 80.7 74.4-85.7 27 4.4 2.7- 7.0 14 3.7 1.3-10.5 59 11.2 7.7-16.0
African American 198 166 84.4 74.5-90.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 6.5 2.3-16.9
Other minorities 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 745 611 82.3 77.3-86.4 36 4.5 2.8- 7.0 24 4.0 1.9- 8.1 74 9.2 6.3-13.1
AGE
18-34 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 133 105 82.0 72.7-88.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 8.2 4.3-15.1
55-64 208 170 81.4 70.1-89.1 12 4.6 2.1- 9.9 *** *** *** 18 7.6 3.6-15.3
65-74 229 197 85.2 77.3-90.7 12 5.6 2.7-11.1 *** *** *** 17 7.5 3.8-14.5
75+ 179 143 80.9 70.4-88.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 14.7 8.0-25.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.9 5.4-20.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 211 80.8 70.8-88.0 14 6.3 3.0-13.0 *** *** *** 32 11.7 6.0-21.7
Some Post-H.S. 192 158 81.4 72.5-87.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 9.1 4.6-17.1
College Graduate 177 148 87.3 79.4-92.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 6.2 3.4-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 80 86.7 74.3-93.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 162 140 87.2 78.7-92.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 8.7 4.3-16.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 377 296 78.6 70.8-84.8 23 4.9 2.6- 9.1 20 6.6 2.9-14.5 38 9.8 6.2-15.2
No 357 306 85.5 78.4-90.6 15 4.6 2.5- 8.4 *** *** *** 32 8.5 4.5-15.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 117 82.3 72.2-89.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 10.5 5.2-19.9
Non-Veteran 620 512 81.5 75.7-86.3 28 4.4 2.7- 7.2 19 4.2 1.9- 9.2 61 9.8 6.4-14.6

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

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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