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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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%)
TOTAL 1,802 285 14.5 12.7-16.5 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,478 83.7 81.6-85.6 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4
AGE
18-24 116 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 4 2.2 0.8- 6.1 108 95.9 91.5-98.1 2 0.8 0.2- 4.1
25-34 327 14 3.5 1.9- 6.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1 307 94.8 91.6-96.9 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 353 24 6.7 4.0-10.8 4 1.4 0.5- 4.4 320 90.8 86.3-93.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0
45-54 347 56 17.2 12.7-23.1 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5 283 81.1 75.3-85.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0
55-64 262 70 24.7 19.1-31.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 186 73.9 67.3-79.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
65-74 224 74 31.6 24.8-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 147 67.4 59.7-74.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
75+ 162 43 27.5 20.2-36.2 0 0.0 . - . 118 71.9 63.2-79.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 103 25.6 20.7-31.2 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 277 73.4 67.8-78.4 3 0.9 0.2- 2.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 97 15.4 12.4-19.1 9 1.7 0.8- 3.6 478 81.8 77.9-85.1 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 468 54 11.0 7.9-15.0 5 0.8 0.3- 2.0 404 87.5 83.4-90.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1
College Graduate 354 31 8.5 5.7-12.5 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 316 90.4 86.4-93.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 87 21.7 17.3-26.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 290 75.5 70.2-80.2 7 1.7 0.7- 3.8
$15,000- 24,999 443 66 15.7 11.8-20.6 6 1.5 0.6- 4.1 367 81.9 76.8-86.0 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4
$25,000- 34,999 234 25 9.3 5.9-14.4 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 202 88.6 83.3-92.3 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7
$35,000- 49,999 180 25 14.3 9.3-21.4 3 1.2 0.4- 4.2 150 84.2 77.0-89.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$50,000-74,999 93 6 5.6 2.3-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 86 94.0 87.0-97.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
$75,000+ 80 6 4.7 2.0-10.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 73 94.7 88.5-97.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 644 179 27.2 23.3-31.5 5 0.9 0.4- 2.1 451 70.6 66.2-74.6 9 1.3 0.6- 2.7
No 1,095 97 8.3 6.6-10.5 12 0.9 0.5- 1.9 974 90.1 87.8-92.0 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 6 11.9 4.6-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 44 88.1 72.2-95.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,741 279 14.7 12.8-16.7 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,423 83.5 81.4-85.5 21 0.9 0.5- 1.4
Currently Serving 10 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - . 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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