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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, boderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,044 1,559 9.6 9.0-10.1 137 0.7 0.6- 0.9 13,170 88.7 88.1-89.3 178 1.0 0.8- 1.2
-Forsyth County 448 33 7.0 4.8-10.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 407 91.2 87.7-93.7 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4
GENDER
Male 162 14 8.0 4.6-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 146 91.0 85.3-94.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
Female 286 19 6.2 3.7-10.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 261 91.3 86.6-94.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3
RACE
White 324 21 6.3 3.9-10.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 298 91.8 87.7-94.6 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3
Other 122 12 9.1 4.8-16.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 108 90.1 82.5-94.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
AGE
18-44 171 4 2.1 0.7- 6.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5 165 96.9 92.3-98.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 276 29 10.5 7.0-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 241 87.1 81.8-91.0 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 19 9.7 5.9-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 141 86.5 79.8-91.2 6 3.8 1.5- 8.9
Some College + 282 14 5.5 3.1- 9.6 2 0.7 0.1- 3.0 266 93.9 89.6-96.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 20 7.9 4.8-12.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 207 89.5 84.0-93.3 4 2.3 0.8- 6.4
$50,000+ 138 8 6.5 3.2-12.8 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 129 92.6 86.1-96.2 0 0.0 . - .

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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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