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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,265 205 11.8 9.7-14.3 13 1.7 0.8- 3.5 1,047 86.5 83.7-88.9
GENDER
Female 1,265 205 11.8 9.7-14.3 13 1.7 0.8- 3.5 1,047 86.5 83.7-88.9
RACE
African American 1,265 205 11.8 9.7-14.3 13 1.7 0.8- 3.5 1,047 86.5 83.7-88.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 1 9.1 1.1-46.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 90.9 53.8-98.9
-English Speaking 13 1 9.1 1.1-46.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 90.9 53.8-98.9
Non-Hispanic 1,252 204 11.8 9.7-14.3 13 1.7 0.8- 3.6 1,035 86.5 83.7-88.9
AGE
18-24 93 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 4 4.0 0.9-15.7 88 95.4 84.5-98.8
25-34 200 9 2.9 1.0- 8.1 3 2.9 0.8- 9.6 188 94.2 87.5-97.5
35-44 262 23 8.9 4.9-15.5 3 2.3 0.6- 8.6 236 88.8 81.5-93.4
45-54 259 38 16.5 11.0-24.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 220 83.4 75.9-88.9
55-64 183 49 22.5 15.4-31.5 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 133 77.1 68.1-84.2
65-74 149 51 27.2 18.6-37.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 97 72.7 62.1-81.3
75+ 106 32 21.2 12.9-32.8 0 0.0 . - . 74 78.8 67.2-87.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 79 21.3 15.7-28.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 213 78.7 71.8-84.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 429 63 11.3 7.9-16.1 7 2.9 1.1- 7.6 359 85.8 80.3-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 303 37 7.3 4.5-11.7 3 1.8 0.4- 7.5 263 90.9 85.6-94.4
College Graduate 237 26 9.3 5.5-15.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 209 89.8 83.9-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 77 21.4 15.7-28.4 4 1.0 0.3- 3.6 193 77.6 70.5-83.4
$15,000- 24,999 285 32 10.0 6.0-16.3 4 1.9 0.5- 7.4 249 88.1 81.3-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 163 11 7.1 3.3-14.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 151 92.2 84.8-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 113 16 11.6 5.9-21.5 1 3.1 0.4-18.6 96 85.4 73.7-92.4
$50,000-74,999 64 3 5.0 1.2-18.3 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 60 93.5 80.9-98.0
$75,000+ 53 3 7.2 1.8-24.3 0 0.0 . - . 50 92.8 75.7-98.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 4 18.0 6.2-42.3 0 0.0 . - . 12 82.0 57.7-93.8
Guilford 71 7 8.0 3.4-17.6 3 8.8 2.2-29.0 61 83.2 67.0-92.4
Mecklenburg 82 8 8.0 3.7-16.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 73 91.1 82.5-95.7
Orange 31 8 25.6 12.3-45.7 0 0.0 . - . 23 74.4 54.3-87.7
Wake 55 7 12.4 5.2-26.7 0 0.0 . - . 48 87.6 73.3-94.8
Chatham/Lee 53 7 12.0 5.3-25.2 0 0.0 . - . 46 88.0 74.8-94.7
Nash/Wilson 81 8 10.5 4.6-22.0 0 0.0 . - . 73 89.5 78.0-95.4
Craven/Pamlico 57 11 14.5 7.3-26.7 2 3.4 0.8-13.0 44 82.1 69.0-90.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 4 68.7 27.9-92.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 31.3 7.4-72.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 2 26.2 5.9-66.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 73.8 33.2-94.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 14 11.7 6.6-19.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 90 87.4 79.0-92.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 9.0 1.2-44.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 91.0 55.3-98.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 20 16.7 10.5-25.6 0 0.0 . - . 75 83.3 74.4-89.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 23 19.1 12.4-28.2 1 2.0 0.3-12.6 78 78.9 69.2-86.2
Northeast NC I 171 31 15.9 10.9-22.7 2 1.0 0.2- 5.1 138 83.1 76.2-88.3
Northeast NC II 99 21 22.2 14.0-33.4 0 0.0 . - . 78 77.8 66.6-86.0
Northeastern Partnership 270 52 18.8 13.9-25.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7 216 80.7 74.5-85.6
Mountain AHEC 32 8 30.0 13.8-53.6 0 0.0 . - . 24 70.0 46.4-86.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 670 118 12.6 9.7-16.2 7 1.9 0.6- 5.5 545 85.5 81.4-88.8
Piedmont 549 76 10.9 8.1-14.6 6 1.6 0.6- 4.4 467 87.5 83.4-90.6
Western NC 46 11 19.3 8.2-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 35 80.7 60.8-91.8

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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