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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,537 434 28.5 25.7-31.5 1,103 71.5 68.5-74.3
GENDER
Male 577 172 30.2 25.8-34.9 405 69.8 65.1-74.2
Female 960 262 27.0 23.6-30.6 698 73.0 69.4-76.4
RACE
White 1,050 284 27.3 24.0-30.9 766 72.7 69.1-76.0
African American 404 120 30.5 25.3-36.3 284 69.5 63.7-74.7
Asian 3 2 84.1 30.6-98.5 1 15.9 1.5-69.4
Native American 40 13 30.3 16.1-49.7 27 69.7 50.3-83.9
Other Minorities 30 11 29.0 13.6-51.4 19 71.0 48.6-86.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 12 23.9 11.9-42.2 23 76.1 57.8-88.1
-English Speaking 22 8 27.7 12.9-49.7 14 72.3 50.3-87.1
-Spanish Speaking 13 4 19.6 5.3-51.8 9 80.4 48.2-94.7
Non-Hispanic 1,498 422 28.7 25.9-31.7 1,076 71.3 68.3-74.1
AGE
18-24 15 2 9.4 1.7-38.9 13 90.6 61.1-98.3
25-34 55 13 24.5 13.7-39.7 42 75.5 60.3-86.3
35-44 103 30 26.4 17.9-37.2 73 73.6 62.8-82.1
45-54 261 85 31.7 25.1-39.1 176 68.3 60.9-74.9
55-64 395 107 31.3 25.6-37.7 288 68.7 62.3-74.4
65-74 413 123 28.3 23.2-34.0 290 71.7 66.0-76.8
75+ 285 73 24.2 18.7-30.8 212 75.8 69.2-81.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 427 126 30.8 25.0-37.1 301 69.2 62.9-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 496 168 35.3 30.3-40.8 328 64.7 59.2-69.7
Some Post-H.S. 341 77 21.3 16.6-26.9 264 78.7 73.1-83.4
College Graduate 269 60 21.4 16.1-27.8 209 78.6 72.2-83.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 125 41.1 34.2-48.3 207 58.9 51.7-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 313 85 25.0 19.7-31.1 228 75.0 68.9-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 157 39 30.8 22.5-40.6 118 69.2 59.4-77.5
$35,000- 49,999 156 39 26.0 18.4-35.4 117 74.0 64.6-81.6
$50,000-74,999 110 29 25.1 17.0-35.3 81 74.9 64.7-83.0
$75,000+ 87 14 16.0 8.8-27.3 73 84.0 72.7-91.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 927 310 33.9 30.1-37.9 617 66.1 62.1-69.9
No 572 113 21.2 17.4-25.7 459 78.8 74.3-82.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 282 81 29.4 23.3-36.3 201 70.6 63.7-76.7
Non-Veteran 1,253 352 28.2 25.2-31.5 901 71.8 68.5-74.8
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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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