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2013 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
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 1,127 173 15.9 13.3-18.9 886 76.3 72.5-79.7 68 7.9 5.5-11.1
-Piedmont NC 632 105 17.0 13.5-21.1 489 75.2 70.4-79.4 38 7.8 5.2-11.6
GENDER
Male 269 42 17.7 12.7-24.1 206 72.5 65.3-78.7 21 9.8 6.0-15.6
Female 363 63 16.3 11.9-21.8 283 77.8 71.2-83.2 *** *** ***
RACE
White 435 63 16.5 12.4-21.5 347 77.0 71.4-81.8 25 6.6 4.0-10.5
African American 169 39 18.9 12.5-27.6 121 71.8 61.4-80.3 *** *** ***
Other minorities 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 612 103 17.4 13.9-21.7 477 76.0 71.2-80.3 32 6.5 4.1-10.2
AGE
18-34 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 127 23 15.7 9.9-23.9 93 70.9 60.5-79.5 *** *** ***
55-64 159 30 14.4 9.1-21.9 122 81.8 73.6-87.9 *** *** ***
65-74 188 27 18.9 12.2-28.1 155 79.3 70.2-86.2 *** *** ***
75+ 143 22 19.0 12.1-28.7 108 70.6 60.2-79.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 16 12.6 7.1-21.4 90 73.6 62.5-82.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 206 33 17.5 11.9-25.0 165 79.0 71.0-85.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 165 26 15.4 9.6-23.8 127 75.0 65.0-82.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 141 30 24.5 15.9-35.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 148 25 18.4 11.2-28.6 115 75.5 64.8-83.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 130 20 13.9 8.2-22.5 104 79.3 68.5-87.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 315 47 15.3 11.0-20.9 252 80.7 74.7-85.6 *** *** ***
No 312 56 18.2 13.2-24.4 234 70.5 63.1-76.9 22 11.3 7.0-17.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 16 14.5 8.2-24.4 89 75.8 64.3-84.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 519 89 17.5 13.7-22.1 400 75.1 69.7-79.8 30 7.4 4.7-11.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 254 42 18.7 13.3-25.7 196 74.2 66.4-80.8 *** *** ***
No 378 63 16.0 11.9-21.3 293 75.7 69.5-81.0 22 8.2 4.9-13.5

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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 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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