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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

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Respond.^
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,536 391 24.4 21.9-27.2 774 50.3 47.1-53.4 183 11.2 9.4-13.2 147 11.0 9.0-13.5 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5
-Eastern NC 588 140 22.2 18.6-26.3 319 54.7 49.7-59.6 57 9.0 6.7-12.0 52 10.1 6.9-14.5 20 4.0 2.4- 6.5
GENDER
Male 209 51 20.3 15.1-26.8 117 57.3 49.0-65.1 18 8.8 5.3-14.3 17 10.3 5.3-19.1 6 3.3 1.4- 7.6
Female 379 89 24.0 19.3-29.4 202 52.2 46.4-57.9 39 9.2 6.5-12.8 35 9.9 6.9-14.1 14 4.7 2.6- 8.3
RACE
White 337 78 22.7 17.9-28.3 191 58.0 51.6-64.1 33 7.8 5.3-11.5 23 7.7 4.7-12.5 12 3.8 2.0- 7.0
African American 210 50 21.2 15.7-28.0 113 55.0 47.0-62.7 19 10.7 6.5-17.1 24 10.1 6.5-15.3 4 3.0 1.0- 8.8
Other Minorities 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 2 14.8 3.1-48.2 4 37.4 12.1-72.2 1 10.3 1.4-48.5 2 16.4 3.8-49.7 1 21.1 3.2-68.4
25-34 22 4 15.8 5.5-37.9 9 52.5 30.5-73.6 3 7.1 2.0-22.0 2 11.3 2.6-38.0 4 13.3 4.4-33.7
35-44 38 8 24.1 12.0-42.6 17 39.2 24.2-56.5 4 14.3 5.1-34.3 7 13.7 6.2-27.9 2 8.6 2.2-28.3
45-54 89 14 10.6 5.7-18.9 47 49.0 35.5-62.7 15 16.9 9.4-28.4 9 20.4 8.7-40.7 4 3.1 1.1- 8.4
55-64 155 33 21.5 14.9-30.0 85 54.4 45.0-63.4 16 8.8 5.0-14.8 15 9.8 5.5-16.8 6 5.7 2.3-13.0
65-74 171 44 25.1 18.3-33.3 99 61.2 52.4-69.4 15 7.2 4.0-12.5 10 4.9 2.5- 9.4 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9
75+ 99 34 32.8 23.1-44.4 56 60.1 48.4-70.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 7 6.2 2.5-14.3 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 44 21.6 15.1-29.8 80 48.2 37.9-58.5 17 9.3 5.5-15.3 20 17.0 8.9-30.1 4 3.9 1.3-10.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 201 35 16.0 11.1-22.5 124 64.7 56.8-71.9 19 8.1 4.8-13.5 17 8.0 4.7-13.3 6 3.2 1.3- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 135 39 29.7 21.7-39.2 66 47.0 37.4-56.9 13 10.3 5.4-18.8 12 8.4 4.2-16.0 5 4.5 1.6-11.9
College Graduate 85 21 24.2 15.3-36.1 48 57.0 44.7-68.5 8 8.6 3.9-17.8 3 4.8 1.5-14.0 5 5.3 2.2-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 35 18.0 12.5-25.4 75 56.3 46.6-65.6 12 8.3 4.5-14.8 17 10.7 6.3-17.6 6 6.7 2.9-14.9
$15,000- 24,999 128 27 18.6 11.9-27.9 69 50.4 38.9-62.0 15 9.0 5.0-15.7 11 17.5 7.8-34.6 6 4.4 1.6-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 60 10 16.8 8.5-30.4 36 60.9 46.2-73.9 7 13.6 6.1-27.6 6 6.1 2.5-14.3 1 2.6 0.4-16.4
$35,000- 49,999 52 15 38.4 24.3-54.7 27 40.2 26.7-55.4 4 8.2 2.9-21.1 5 10.0 4.1-22.3 1 3.3 0.5-19.8
$50,000-74,999 35 8 22.8 11.0-41.3 21 63.0 44.4-78.5 4 7.3 2.3-20.6 1 4.4 0.6-25.1 1 2.5 0.4-16.1
$75,000+ 25 7 21.9 9.7-42.3 14 60.9 39.1-79.2 2 10.5 2.6-33.9 2 6.6 1.3-26.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 360 85 22.1 17.6-27.4 204 58.5 52.3-64.4 35 8.7 5.9-12.5 30 8.4 5.4-12.9 6 2.4 1.0- 5.6
No 209 50 22.6 16.7-29.7 106 49.9 41.5-58.3 21 10.0 6.1-15.9 20 12.4 6.6-22.1 12 5.2 2.7- 9.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 33 28.5 20.2-38.6 62 61.5 50.9-71.1 3 3.9 1.3-11.3 6 5.1 2.1-12.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
Non-Veteran 482 107 20.3 16.4-24.7 257 52.6 47.0-58.2 54 10.6 7.8-14.2 46 11.6 7.7-17.1 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1

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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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