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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 233 35 15.2 10.4-21.8 188 81.1 74.1-86.6 10 3.7 1.6- 8.1
GENDER
Male 92 11 6.8 3.5-12.8 74 86.5 76.9-92.5 *** *** ***
Female 141 24 22.0 14.3-32.4 114 76.8 66.5-84.6 *** *** ***
RACE
White 206 31 13.6 9.0-20.1 166 82.3 75.2-87.7 *** *** ***
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 224 33 13.9 9.3-20.3 182 82.4 75.5-87.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 53 *** *** *** 40 82.8 70.2-90.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 113 14 15.6 8.7-26.2 94 79.6 68.3-87.7 *** *** ***
No 111 20 15.4 8.9-25.2 88 82.7 72.8-89.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 195 31 16.7 11.1-24.2 156 79.5 71.5-85.8 *** *** ***

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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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