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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within one year More than a year Two or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,383 1,162 82.1 79.2-84.7 72 6.3 4.8- 8.2 64 4.9 3.5- 6.9 85 6.7 5.1- 8.7
-Eastern NC 523 446 82.2 76.9-86.4 21 4.5 2.7- 7.5 23 5.3 2.8-10.1 33 8.0 5.4-11.6
GENDER
Male 186 158 79.9 70.4-86.8 6 4.0 1.6- 9.7 8 6.7 2.4-17.0 14 9.5 5.4-16.3
Female 337 288 84.5 79.4-88.4 15 5.1 2.9- 8.8 15 4.0 2.3- 6.9 19 6.4 3.9-10.3
RACE
White 288 246 83.6 77.3-88.4 10 3.2 1.6- 6.4 15 4.3 2.4- 7.6 17 8.9 5.2-15.0
African American 198 169 82.8 75.3-88.3 9 6.2 2.8-13.1 7 3.7 1.7- 7.8 13 7.4 4.1-12.8
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 8 88.4 60.2-97.5 1 7.0 0.9-38.2 1 4.5 0.6-27.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 23 16 72.1 49.0-87.5 1 5.4 0.8-29.9 3 9.0 2.4-28.6 3 13.5 3.9-37.4
35-44 30 23 72.3 50.8-86.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.3 1.8-25.2 5 20.4 8.1-42.7
45-54 83 71 73.2 53.8-86.5 4 6.1 2.2-15.9 3 9.9 1.8-39.3 5 10.9 4.0-26.6
55-64 140 122 87.3 79.7-92.3 4 2.4 0.8- 7.0 6 4.3 1.7-10.4 8 6.0 2.9-12.1
65-74 150 131 83.7 74.2-90.2 6 6.5 2.5-16.1 5 3.3 1.3- 8.0 8 6.4 2.9-13.7
75+ 83 73 89.5 80.8-94.6 5 4.7 1.8-11.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 4 5.0 1.8-13.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 140 122 77.9 62.8-88.0 7 6.0 2.2-15.7 6 9.4 2.6-28.5 5 6.7 2.5-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 178 144 78.9 70.5-85.4 7 4.3 1.9- 9.4 8 3.6 1.7- 7.5 19 13.2 7.9-21.4
Some Post-H.S. 128 112 86.7 78.5-92.1 4 3.6 1.3- 9.9 8 6.3 2.9-13.4 4 3.3 1.2- 8.6
College Graduate 75 66 88.6 78.4-94.3 3 4.1 1.2-13.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 5 6.6 2.6-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 110 83.9 73.5-90.7 4 5.1 1.3-17.9 5 3.4 1.4- 8.3 9 7.6 3.7-14.9
$15,000- 24,999 116 92 69.1 53.9-81.1 7 6.8 3.0-14.3 8 13.7 4.7-33.7 9 10.4 4.7-21.6
$25,000- 34,999 52 47 86.2 70.1-94.3 1 3.3 0.5-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.5 3.8-26.0
$35,000- 49,999 50 44 86.2 67.3-95.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 2 3.1 0.7-12.5 3 9.3 2.3-31.4
$50,000-74,999 29 26 90.5 73.7-97.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 1 3.2 0.4-19.6 1 3.7 0.5-22.3
$75,000+ 21 20 93.8 66.6-99.1 1 6.2 0.9-33.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 322 281 83.9 77.6-88.6 10 3.8 1.7- 8.3 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5 19 8.3 4.9-13.8
No 186 153 79.1 68.9-86.6 11 6.0 3.2-11.1 9 7.2 2.3-20.7 13 7.7 4.3-13.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 88 90.6 81.8-95.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 4 4.2 1.4-11.8 4 4.6 1.6-12.5
Non-Veteran 426 358 79.5 73.2-84.7 20 5.8 3.4- 9.5 19 5.7 2.6-11.9 29 9.0 5.9-13.5

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*Asked of all respondents that answered YES to diabetes Core question

^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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