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2012 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 None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,490 1,203 79.6 76.7-82.2 84 5.9 4.5- 7.6 70 4.6 3.4- 6.1 133 9.9 8.0-12.3
-Piedmont NC 749 619 81.4 77.4-84.9 39 5.2 3.6- 7.5 29 3.8 2.4- 5.8 62 9.6 6.9-13.2
GENDER
Male 325 263 81.5 75.9-86.1 18 6.2 3.7-10.1 *** *** *** 31 9.0 5.8-13.6
Female 424 356 81.3 75.1-86.2 21 4.2 2.5- 7.1 *** *** *** 31 10.3 6.4-16.3
RACE
White 520 429 79.0 73.6-83.5 23 4.9 3.1- 7.8 17 3.7 2.1- 6.5 51 12.3 8.6-17.4
African American 181 149 82.8 75.0-88.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 718 597 81.6 77.5-85.2 35 4.9 3.2- 7.2 28 3.8 2.4- 5.9 58 9.7 6.9-13.4
AGE
18-34 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 173 133 73.9 64.8-81.4 13 7.7 4.3-13.6 *** *** *** 16 12.9 7.2-21.9
55-64 174 147 85.7 77.9-91.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 222 194 88.8 83.1-92.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 151 124 79.6 68.9-87.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 17.5 10.1-28.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 105 76.3 65.5-84.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 243 200 82.2 75.5-87.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 7.7 4.5-12.8
Some Post-H.S. 201 169 80.5 71.5-87.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 13.1 7.3-22.4
College Graduate 166 141 87.4 80.6-92.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 162 132 81.8 72.8-88.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 158 134 83.5 74.9-89.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 11.5 6.3-20.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 278 79.6 73.6-84.5 25 8.5 5.3-13.3 23 6.3 3.8-10.3 24 5.6 3.3- 9.4
No 392 334 82.4 76.5-87.1 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8 *** *** *** 38 13.1 8.8-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 132 109 84.6 76.3-90.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 617 510 80.7 76.1-84.6 34 5.5 3.6- 8.1 25 4.1 2.6- 6.5 48 9.7 6.7-13.9

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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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