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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,492 123 8.2 6.7-10.0 513 37.4 34.3-40.7 404 27.2 24.4-30.2 452 27.2 24.5-30.0
-Eastern NC 571 51 9.1 6.7-12.3 188 35.0 30.2-40.2 171 31.2 26.7-36.1 161 24.7 20.8-29.0
GENDER
Male 205 16 6.5 3.8-11.0 64 32.9 25.2-41.6 68 35.8 28.4-44.0 57 24.8 18.8-31.9
Female 366 35 11.7 8.1-16.7 124 37.2 31.6-43.2 103 26.6 21.8-31.9 104 24.5 20.0-29.7
RACE
White 334 30 8.9 6.0-12.9 90 28.8 23.1-35.2 97 31.8 25.9-38.3 117 30.5 25.1-36.5
African American 197 18 9.5 5.5-15.9 84 42.6 34.6-51.0 59 30.5 23.3-38.9 36 17.4 12.2-24.3
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 10 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 22 14 71.1 47.9-86.8 8 28.9 13.2-52.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 38 8 22.7 10.7-41.8 30 77.3 58.2-89.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 88 13 12.3 6.3-22.8 60 71.3 58.0-81.7 15 16.4 8.7-28.8 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 155 3 1.3 0.3- 4.9 57 34.3 26.2-43.5 86 56.5 47.1-65.5 9 7.8 3.8-15.4
65-74 165 3 2.2 0.6- 7.2 25 16.8 10.1-26.7 51 32.2 24.0-41.7 86 48.7 39.5-58.0
75+ 90 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.3 3.2-15.9 17 21.2 12.7-33.3 66 71.4 59.1-81.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 9 5.5 2.6-11.4 46 33.8 23.4-46.0 47 32.3 23.3-42.7 54 28.4 20.7-37.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 196 18 10.2 6.1-16.6 70 39.6 31.7-48.1 58 28.6 21.8-36.5 50 21.6 15.7-28.8
Some Post-H.S. 136 16 12.1 6.8-20.4 46 34.0 25.4-43.9 39 30.2 21.8-40.2 35 23.7 16.5-32.9
College Graduate 81 8 8.8 4.2-17.4 26 30.0 20.1-42.2 26 35.9 24.3-49.5 21 25.3 16.2-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 13 9.3 5.0-16.8 50 38.4 29.3-48.5 34 29.4 20.1-40.7 39 22.9 15.8-31.9
$15,000- 24,999 130 7 4.2 1.9- 9.0 44 40.8 29.3-53.4 44 34.7 25.0-45.8 35 20.3 13.7-29.1
$25,000- 34,999 59 12 22.6 12.5-37.3 16 31.5 18.9-47.4 15 25.3 14.8-39.9 16 20.6 11.9-33.4
$35,000- 49,999 53 5 10.7 3.6-27.8 20 36.4 23.2-52.1 17 33.1 19.7-50.1 11 19.8 10.3-34.7
$50,000-74,999 34 4 10.2 3.4-26.5 14 36.9 21.5-55.5 10 32.5 17.0-53.1 6 20.5 8.6-41.2
$75,000+ 25 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 12 40.5 21.8-62.4 9 40.3 20.9-63.3 3 17.3 5.6-42.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 27 8.0 5.2-12.3 119 33.6 27.9-39.7 111 33.7 27.8-40.2 97 24.7 19.8-30.2
No 200 23 11.3 7.2-17.2 66 38.6 29.9-48.0 57 27.8 21.1-35.7 54 22.3 16.5-29.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 101 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 24 22.2 14.5-32.3 37 38.3 28.2-49.5 38 37.4 27.5-48.4
Non-Veteran 470 49 11.2 8.2-15.1 164 38.8 33.2-44.7 134 29.1 24.2-34.5 123 20.9 17.1-25.3

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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 (MAHEC): 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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