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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

Urine tests for protein (microalbuminuria test) check if your kidneys are working properly.
When was the last time that you received a urine test for protein?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Within past 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,388 1,123 81.9 78.4-85.0 112 7.5 5.6-10.0 120 7.1 5.4- 9.3 33 3.5 2.0- 6.1
-Western NC 247 186 76.3 68.8-82.4 27 12.3 7.7-19.1 25 8.0 4.9-12.8 9 3.4 1.5- 7.2
GENDER
Male 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 149 109 73.9 64.0-81.9 17 12.1 6.9-20.3 17 9.5 5.1-17.1 *** *** ***
RACE
White 220 163 75.1 67.0-81.8 25 13.3 8.2-20.8 24 8.8 5.3-14.1 *** *** ***
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 238 180 76.7 69.1-82.9 26 12.5 7.7-19.6 24 8.2 5.0-13.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 55 43 85.6 74.1-92.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 131 98 72.2 61.0-81.2 15 15.8 8.7-26.9 16 11.0 6.0-19.2 *** *** ***
No 115 88 81.7 71.9-88.6 11 7.5 3.5-15.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 205 151 74.9 66.4-81.8 26 14.2 8.9-22.1 19 6.9 3.9-12.2 *** *** ***

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*Asked of all 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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