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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,553 584 9.6 8.8-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 4,914 89.4 88.4-90.3 55 1.0 0.7- 1.3
Female 9,491 975 9.5 8.8-10.2 137 1.4 1.2- 1.7 8,256 88.0 87.2-88.8 123 1.1 0.9- 1.4
RACE
White 11,250 1,065 9.1 8.4- 9.7 102 0.7 0.6- 0.9 9,943 89.1 88.4-89.8 140 1.1 0.9- 1.3
African American 2,697 408 13.7 12.3-15.3 18 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,238 84.8 83.1-86.3 33 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Asian 89 4 5.4 1.6-16.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 84 93.0 82.1-97.4 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 293 42 10.2 6.9-14.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 248 88.9 84.2-92.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
Other Minorities 624 30 3.8 2.3- 6.2 14 1.5 0.8- 2.9 578 94.0 91.2-96.0 2 0.7 0.1- 3.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 671 35 4.4 2.8- 6.8 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 617 93.4 90.6-95.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
-English Speaking 281 22 7.4 4.6-11.5 8 1.7 0.8- 3.7 250 89.3 83.8-93.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.4
-Spanish Speaking 390 13 3.0 1.4- 6.6 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6 367 95.3 91.7-97.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 14,352 1,520 9.9 9.3-10.5 119 0.7 0.5- 0.8 12,536 88.4 87.7-89.0 177 1.1 0.9- 1.3
AGE
18-24 844 15 1.3 0.6- 2.5 17 1.4 0.8- 2.6 806 96.6 94.9-97.8 6 0.7 0.2- 2.1
25-34 2,401 55 1.7 1.3- 2.3 42 1.3 0.9- 1.8 2,293 96.6 95.8-97.3 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8
35-44 2,829 104 3.9 3.0- 4.9 46 1.1 0.8- 1.6 2,657 94.4 93.3-95.3 22 0.6 0.4- 1.0
45-54 2,806 267 10.1 8.7-11.6 21 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,487 88.4 86.7-89.8 31 1.0 0.6- 1.5
55-64 2,562 402 15.4 13.7-17.2 5 0.2 0.1- 0.7 2,117 83.3 81.4-85.0 38 1.1 0.7- 1.7
65-74 1,999 417 20.7 18.5-23.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 1,536 76.5 74.1-78.8 43 2.7 1.8- 4.0
75+ 1,528 289 20.5 18.0-23.2 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7 1,209 77.8 75.0-80.3 27 1.5 1.0- 2.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,493 435 14.9 13.2-16.8 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,000 82.8 80.8-84.6 42 1.6 1.1- 2.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,430 507 10.7 9.7-11.9 36 0.7 0.5- 1.0 3,821 87.4 86.1-88.5 66 1.3 0.9- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,767 342 8.7 7.7- 9.9 37 0.8 0.5- 1.1 3,346 89.6 88.3-90.7 42 0.9 0.7- 1.4
College Graduate 4,328 271 6.0 5.2- 6.9 48 0.8 0.6- 1.2 3,981 92.6 91.7-93.5 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,739 339 18.6 16.3-21.1 15 1.0 0.6- 1.9 1,353 78.5 75.9-81.0 32 1.8 1.1- 3.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,546 318 11.4 10.0-13.0 25 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,164 86.5 84.7-88.0 39 1.4 0.9- 2.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,733 160 8.9 7.4-10.6 15 0.8 0.5- 1.4 1,539 89.4 87.6-91.0 19 0.9 0.5- 1.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,977 157 8.0 6.7- 9.6 18 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,775 90.0 88.4-91.5 27 1.2 0.8- 1.9
$50,000-74,999 1,801 111 6.1 4.9- 7.6 17 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,658 92.4 90.8-93.7 15 0.8 0.4- 1.4
$75,000+ 2,019 87 4.7 3.7- 6.0 25 0.9 0.6- 1.4 1,897 94.0 92.6-95.1 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,804 943 18.8 17.4-20.2 31 0.5 0.4- 0.8 3,735 78.9 77.5-80.4 95 1.8 1.4- 2.3
No 9,793 577 5.7 5.1- 6.3 103 0.8 0.7- 1.1 9,034 92.8 92.1-93.4 79 0.7 0.5- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,937 283 14.3 12.6-16.3 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 1,622 84.0 82.0-85.9 29 1.5 1.0- 2.3
Non-Veteran 12,913 1,274 8.8 8.3- 9.5 133 0.9 0.7- 1.0 11,357 89.3 88.7-90.0 149 1.0 0.8- 1.2
Currently Serving 169 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 167 99.4 97.5-99.9 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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