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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,492 123 8.2 6.7-10.0 513 37.4 34.3-40.7 404 27.2 24.4-30.2 452 27.2 24.5-30.0
GENDER
Male 566 38 6.2 4.3- 8.9 203 38.0 33.2-43.2 170 30.1 25.8-34.9 155 25.6 21.7-30.0
Female 926 85 10.1 7.8-12.8 310 36.9 33.0-40.9 234 24.4 21.1-28.0 297 28.7 25.3-32.3
RACE
White 1,030 77 6.9 5.3- 8.9 323 33.7 30.0-37.5 279 28.2 24.8-31.9 351 31.2 27.9-34.8
African American 383 37 10.3 7.1-14.7 156 44.8 38.8-51.1 103 25.3 20.5-30.8 87 19.6 15.5-24.5
Asian 3 1 22.0 2.2-78.1 2 78.0 21.9-97.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 40 2 7.0 1.4-28.8 14 41.3 24.0-61.0 13 35.9 19.3-56.7 11 15.9 7.5-30.5
Other Minorities 28 5 20.1 7.2-45.0 13 54.7 30.1-77.2 7 18.0 7.5-37.1 3 7.2 1.8-24.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 4 16.0 5.8-37.2 18 63.2 42.0-80.3 7 11.0 4.6-24.1 5 9.8 3.4-25.1
-English Speaking 21 1 5.0 0.7-28.7 10 60.1 37.0-79.5 5 15.7 5.9-35.7 5 19.1 7.0-42.6
-Spanish Speaking 13 3 27.6 7.6-63.7 8 66.4 31.3-89.6 2 6.0 1.2-25.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,456 119 7.9 6.4- 9.8 493 36.6 33.4-39.8 397 27.8 24.9-30.8 447 27.7 25.1-30.6
AGE
18-24 15 15 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 54 38 76.9 63.3-86.6 16 23.1 13.4-36.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 103 19 16.1 9.5-26.1 84 83.9 73.9-90.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 257 28 8.3 5.3-12.8 190 75.9 68.5-81.9 39 15.9 10.7-22.9 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 395 12 3.2 1.6- 6.1 135 35.2 29.5-41.5 217 53.5 47.3-59.5 31 8.1 5.4-11.9
65-74 394 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7 59 14.0 10.1-19.2 113 30.5 25.0-36.7 217 54.0 47.7-60.1
75+ 267 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7 27 9.1 5.9-13.8 32 11.8 7.7-17.5 204 77.8 71.2-83.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 404 26 7.1 4.5-10.9 127 37.5 30.9-44.6 103 26.5 21.2-32.5 148 29.0 24.0-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 39 8.0 5.6-11.3 172 37.9 32.7-43.3 151 31.0 26.0-36.4 126 23.2 19.0-28.0
Some Post-H.S. 335 33 10.1 6.6-15.1 123 39.1 32.7-45.8 83 23.9 18.8-29.8 96 27.0 21.6-33.1
College Graduate 262 25 7.8 4.9-12.2 91 34.9 28.3-42.3 66 25.7 19.8-32.7 80 31.5 25.1-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 23 7.2 4.5-11.3 116 38.6 31.8-45.9 94 30.8 24.5-37.8 92 23.5 18.4-29.4
$15,000- 24,999 308 24 6.7 4.2-10.4 100 38.7 31.6-46.4 80 26.2 20.6-32.6 104 28.5 22.9-34.8
$25,000- 34,999 156 20 12.5 7.7-19.6 50 34.6 25.6-44.9 38 26.1 18.5-35.4 48 26.8 19.5-35.6
$35,000- 49,999 156 15 9.9 5.5-17.4 62 40.0 31.2-49.5 49 29.7 21.9-38.9 30 20.4 13.7-29.2
$50,000-74,999 108 12 8.1 4.3-14.5 51 48.1 37.1-59.2 27 25.3 16.5-36.8 18 18.6 11.1-29.5
$75,000+ 87 6 5.1 1.7-14.0 42 50.8 38.6-62.9 25 27.2 17.9-39.1 14 17.0 9.6-28.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 904 65 7.4 5.6- 9.8 308 36.0 32.0-40.1 254 29.0 25.3-32.9 277 27.6 24.2-31.3
No 553 56 9.6 7.1-13.0 193 39.7 34.5-45.1 144 24.8 20.7-29.5 160 25.9 21.8-30.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 7 3.2 1.4- 6.9 63 22.3 17.0-28.7 88 32.4 26.0-39.5 113 42.1 35.3-49.3
Non-Veteran 1,219 116 9.7 7.8-11.9 448 41.8 38.2-45.5 316 25.7 22.7-29.0 339 22.8 20.2-25.7
Currently Serving 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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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