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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

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Respond.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,503 192 13.7 11.6-16.1 381 25.0 22.3-27.8 565 36.9 33.9-40.1 365 24.4 21.8-27.3
-Eastern NC 573 76 13.1 10.3-16.5 147 27.1 22.7-32.1 213 34.8 30.2-39.7 137 25.0 20.8-29.7
GENDER
Male 205 29 12.3 8.4-17.6 57 30.5 23.1-39.1 76 35.2 27.9-43.3 43 22.0 15.9-29.7
Female 368 47 13.9 10.2-18.7 90 23.8 19.3-29.1 137 34.4 29.1-40.1 94 27.8 22.6-33.8
RACE
White 328 47 14.0 10.3-18.9 89 28.4 22.9-34.7 112 32.7 26.8-39.2 80 24.8 19.5-31.0
African American 204 26 12.4 8.3-18.3 48 22.0 15.9-29.5 83 38.9 31.4-47.0 47 26.7 19.7-35.1
Other Minorities 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 3 47.3 17.5-79.2 4 34.0 11.5-67.3 3 18.6 5.1-49.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 23 5 21.6 8.5-45.0 8 38.2 19.2-61.8 4 18.4 6.7-41.6 6 21.7 9.2-43.2
35-44 37 5 10.3 3.9-24.6 10 23.5 12.0-41.0 11 27.9 15.2-45.4 11 38.3 22.5-57.1
45-54 87 14 11.6 6.4-20.1 29 35.4 22.5-51.0 24 23.8 15.0-35.6 20 29.2 17.9-43.7
55-64 153 21 14.3 9.0-22.1 38 26.1 18.4-35.7 55 36.9 28.2-46.5 39 22.7 16.2-30.9
65-74 166 16 9.5 5.6-15.6 39 23.6 16.8-32.1 72 41.6 32.7-51.1 39 25.3 17.8-34.7
75+ 93 11 13.8 7.5-24.1 19 23.7 14.7-35.9 42 42.4 31.1-54.6 21 20.1 12.0-31.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 21 13.0 8.1-20.3 25 18.5 10.0-31.5 69 38.9 29.4-49.2 46 29.6 21.1-39.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 196 24 12.4 8.0-18.8 56 26.9 20.3-34.6 67 32.9 25.6-41.1 49 27.8 20.7-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 136 11 8.5 4.5-15.2 41 30.1 22.0-39.6 57 42.3 32.9-52.2 27 19.2 12.4-28.5
College Graduate 78 19 21.6 13.3-33.1 24 39.0 26.9-52.7 20 19.5 11.9-30.3 15 19.9 11.5-32.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 12 7.8 4.3-13.8 27 21.2 13.5-31.7 60 41.4 32.0-51.5 38 29.5 21.0-39.8
$15,000- 24,999 129 14 13.3 7.5-22.4 32 25.8 15.5-39.8 53 37.1 27.3-48.1 30 23.7 15.5-34.5
$25,000- 34,999 59 6 5.9 2.5-13.3 21 34.3 22.2-48.8 18 33.6 20.9-49.3 14 26.2 15.0-41.7
$35,000- 49,999 54 12 18.7 10.1-32.1 15 28.4 16.5-44.2 18 28.3 16.9-43.3 9 24.6 12.3-43.2
$50,000-74,999 33 8 25.9 12.7-45.5 10 26.6 13.8-45.0 7 21.4 9.5-41.1 8 26.2 11.9-48.2
$75,000+ 23 3 12.1 3.5-33.9 12 65.6 43.2-82.6 2 2.8 0.6-11.8 6 19.6 8.0-40.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 353 31 8.4 5.7-12.2 82 23.6 18.6-29.5 153 41.3 35.3-47.6 87 26.7 21.2-33.0
No 204 42 19.9 14.4-26.9 62 33.2 25.1-42.4 54 24.3 17.7-32.3 46 22.6 16.4-30.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 102 16 13.6 8.2-21.8 32 37.1 27.0-48.4 41 38.8 28.9-49.8 13 10.5 5.8-18.3
Non-Veteran 471 60 12.9 9.8-16.9 115 24.2 19.4-29.8 172 33.6 28.6-39.1 124 29.2 24.2-34.8

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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 (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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