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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 770 88 11.0 8.7-13.9 646 84.1 80.8-86.9 36 4.9 3.4- 7.1
-Eastern 304 38 11.3 7.8-16.1 248 80.7 74.6-85.6 18 8.0 4.7-13.3
GENDER
Male 116 *** *** *** 97 81.2 70.8-88.5 *** *** ***
Female 188 27 11.6 7.5-17.3 151 80.3 72.4-86.4 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 169 21 12.3 7.5-19.5 134 76.6 67.6-83.7 14 11.2 6.2-19.4
Non-Hispanic Black 111 15 10.8 6.2-18.4 93 85.2 76.3-91.2 *** *** ***
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 99 *** *** *** 82 79.9 68.4-88.0 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 104 14 14.5 8.2-24.3 87 81.2 70.1-88.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 151 15 7.7 4.3-13.2 128 84.1 75.4-90.2 *** *** ***
No 143 22 15.5 9.6-24.2 111 76.0 66.5-83.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 245 33 11.9 8.0-17.2 198 80.6 73.8-85.9 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 258 29 10.4 6.8-15.6 212 80.5 73.7-85.9 17 9.1 5.3-15.2

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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