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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes Counseling

In the last 12 months, did a doctor, nurse or other health professional give you advice about your weight to control your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, lose weight Yes, gain weight Yes, maintain weight No advice
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,540 847 55.2 52.0-58.4 28 1.7 1.0- 2.8 182 12.5 10.4-14.9 483 30.6 27.8-33.6
-Eastern NC 594 343 57.1 52.0-62.0 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9 68 14.0 10.3-18.6 175 27.7 23.4-32.3
GENDER
Male 211 114 51.3 43.2-59.4 4 2.0 0.7- 5.2 29 17.6 11.4-26.2 64 29.1 22.3-37.0
Female 383 229 62.7 57.0-68.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0 39 10.4 7.3-14.6 111 26.2 21.6-31.5
RACE
White 341 188 54.9 48.4-61.2 5 1.8 0.7- 4.4 31 9.1 6.1-13.3 117 34.3 28.3-40.8
African American 213 136 62.4 54.3-69.9 2 0.7 0.1- 3.4 29 17.6 11.8-25.4 46 19.3 14.0-25.9
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 2 13.6 2.9-45.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 50.7 20.0-80.8 5 35.8 12.7-68.1
25-34 23 11 44.4 24.4-66.4 1 5.3 0.7-29.7 6 28.3 12.4-52.4 5 22.0 8.4-46.5
35-44 38 27 66.9 48.5-81.2 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 3 7.1 2.2-20.2 7 23.9 11.5-43.2
45-54 91 60 62.3 46.9-75.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 5 12.0 3.3-35.2 25 25.2 15.5-38.2
55-64 157 111 72.3 63.1-80.0 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6 7 6.4 2.6-15.0 37 19.3 13.2-27.2
65-74 174 90 47.4 38.5-56.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.4 32 21.8 15.0-30.7 50 29.9 21.8-39.6
75+ 98 41 43.2 32.1-55.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 12 11.6 6.0-21.4 44 44.7 33.4-56.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 92 52.6 42.0-63.0 3 1.2 0.3- 4.4 19 16.2 8.1-29.6 52 30.0 21.4-40.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 204 123 59.2 50.8-67.0 4 2.5 0.8- 7.1 21 11.8 7.1-19.0 56 26.5 19.8-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 138 86 62.8 53.0-71.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 20 16.4 10.3-25.1 31 20.1 13.5-28.9
College Graduate 84 42 53.4 41.1-65.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.6 4.5-19.5 35 37.0 26.1-49.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 92 67.7 57.6-76.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.5 8 6.6 2.4-16.8 39 23.5 16.4-32.5
$15,000- 24,999 130 77 58.7 46.3-70.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 14 15.1 6.4-31.7 38 26.0 17.6-36.6
$25,000- 34,999 60 35 53.9 39.2-68.0 2 4.2 1.0-16.6 10 19.0 9.2-35.3 13 22.8 12.9-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 54 32 59.1 43.0-73.4 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 4 9.0 3.2-22.7 17 29.7 17.2-46.1
$50,000-74,999 35 20 57.8 39.1-74.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.1 4.0-35.2 12 29.1 15.9-47.1
$75,000+ 25 16 63.7 39.9-82.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.5 2.6-33.9 7 25.8 10.3-51.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 364 226 62.3 55.9-68.2 3 0.6 0.2- 2.4 34 10.5 7.0-15.5 101 26.6 21.3-32.6
No 211 112 51.2 42.7-59.6 4 1.6 0.5- 4.4 31 19.1 12.2-28.5 64 28.2 21.3-36.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 51 46.9 36.6-57.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 15 16.2 9.8-25.5 40 35.5 26.0-46.3
Non-Veteran 487 292 60.1 54.3-65.7 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 53 13.3 9.2-18.9 135 25.3 20.8-30.4

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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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