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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE 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 4,351 344 7.2 6.2- 8.4 55 1.5 1.0- 2.3 3,952 91.2 89.9-92.4
AGE
18-24 231 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 8 5.1 2.1-11.9 221 94.5 87.9-97.6
25-34 591 9 1.4 0.6- 3.5 16 2.6 1.3- 5.1 566 95.9 93.1-97.6
35-44 765 31 3.9 2.4- 6.4 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8 720 95.1 92.6-96.8
45-54 838 45 6.7 4.3-10.3 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0 781 91.8 88.1-94.4
55-64 728 78 12.0 9.0-15.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.4 647 87.4 83.5-90.5
65-74 635 84 11.9 8.7-16.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 549 87.7 83.4-90.9
75+ 532 94 18.4 13.9-23.9 0 0.0 . - . 438 81.6 76.1-86.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 580 112 18.7 14.4-24.0 5 1.3 0.4- 4.1 463 80.0 74.5-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,287 111 6.8 5.2- 8.9 13 1.4 0.6- 3.1 1,163 91.8 89.4-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,162 77 6.7 4.9- 9.0 16 1.2 0.6- 2.2 1,069 92.2 89.7-94.1
College Graduate 1,313 44 3.0 2.0- 4.7 21 2.2 1.1- 4.1 1,248 94.8 92.6-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 82 17.9 13.4-23.5 4 1.1 0.3- 4.2 375 81.0 75.2-85.6
$15,000- 24,999 737 70 7.6 5.3-11.0 8 1.6 0.6- 4.0 659 90.7 87.1-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 477 36 7.5 4.6-12.0 4 1.5 0.3- 6.4 437 91.0 85.9-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 575 19 2.6 1.4- 4.8 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9 550 97.0 94.9-98.3
$50,000-74,999 487 22 5.0 2.8- 8.5 10 1.8 0.8- 3.9 455 93.2 89.5-95.7
$75,000+ 581 14 2.3 1.0- 4.8 10 1.9 0.9- 4.0 557 95.8 93.0-97.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 245 19 6.9 4.3-11.1 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 224 91.9 87.4-94.9
Guilford 201 16 7.4 4.3-12.4 4 2.9 0.9- 9.6 181 89.7 83.3-93.8
Mecklenburg 181 11 6.4 3.2-12.3 0 0.0 . - . 170 93.6 87.7-96.8
Orange 237 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 230 97.2 92.4-99.0
Wake 197 8 2.8 1.3- 5.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.6 186 95.9 92.3-97.8
Chatham/Lee 174 14 5.8 3.3- 9.8 4 2.7 1.0- 7.0 156 91.5 86.6-94.8
Nash/Wilson 151 21 11.7 7.5-17.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 128 86.4 79.8-91.2
Craven/Pamlico 221 19 7.5 4.7-11.6 3 2.1 0.6- 7.8 199 90.4 85.2-93.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 24 8.1 5.0-12.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2 230 90.7 85.9-94.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 19 4.8 2.9- 7.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 253 93.9 90.1-96.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 10 4.3 2.2- 8.1 2 3.9 0.8-16.8 173 91.9 82.7-96.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 229 20 7.8 4.7-12.5 6 2.7 1.2- 6.1 203 89.5 84.4-93.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 18 13.4 8.1-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 101 86.6 78.6-91.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 15 8.3 4.8-13.8 2 1.3 0.3- 4.9 160 90.5 84.7-94.2
Northeast NC I 138 14 10.9 6.3-18.3 2 1.1 0.3- 4.9 122 87.9 80.5-92.8
Northeast NC II 220 17 5.9 3.5- 9.9 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1 200 92.5 88.0-95.3
Northeastern Partnership 358 31 7.3 5.0-10.6 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 322 91.2 87.6-93.8
Mountain AHEC 737 58 6.8 4.9- 9.4 11 1.2 0.5- 2.4 668 92.1 89.3-94.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,325 128 8.9 6.9-11.4 14 0.9 0.4- 1.6 1,183 90.3 87.7-92.4
Piedmont 1,831 121 6.6 5.2- 8.3 25 2.0 1.2- 3.3 1,685 91.4 89.4-93.1
Western NC 1,195 95 6.6 5.0- 8.7 16 1.3 0.7- 2.5 1,084 92.1 89.8-93.8

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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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