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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,536 391 24.4 21.9-27.2 774 50.3 47.1-53.4 183 11.2 9.4-13.2 147 11.0 9.0-13.5 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5
GENDER
Male 578 151 23.9 20.1-28.3 293 52.7 47.8-57.7 66 10.1 7.7-13.2 56 10.5 7.5-14.5 12 2.7 1.4- 5.2
Female 958 240 24.9 21.7-28.4 481 47.9 44.0-51.9 117 12.2 9.8-15.0 91 11.5 9.0-14.7 29 3.5 2.3- 5.2
RACE
White 1,051 260 24.4 21.3-27.8 535 50.7 46.8-54.5 138 12.2 10.0-14.8 95 10.5 8.2-13.3 23 2.2 1.3- 3.8
African American 401 108 25.5 20.7-30.9 205 51.4 45.4-57.3 36 9.1 6.3-12.9 41 10.6 7.3-15.1 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7
Asian 3 2 37.9 5.2-87.2 1 62.1 12.8-94.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 42 12 19.1 9.2-35.5 19 54.5 35.7-72.1 5 11.3 4.1-27.4 6 15.1 5.6-34.6 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 29 6 16.6 5.8-39.1 8 19.6 8.1-40.3 3 7.2 1.9-23.3 5 31.0 10.1-64.4 7 25.5 10.8-49.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 6 13.8 5.2-31.7 15 32.7 17.5-52.8 4 11.3 3.5-30.6 4 23.7 6.8-56.9 6 18.5 7.6-38.7
-English Speaking 22 5 24.5 9.6-50.0 13 51.2 29.0-72.9 3 19.3 5.9-47.8 1 5.0 0.7-28.3 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 13 1 1.7 0.2-12.8 2 11.9 2.2-45.3 1 2.2 0.3-15.7 3 44.7 12.8-81.7 6 39.4 12.9-74.1
Non-Hispanic 1,497 385 24.8 22.2-27.6 757 50.8 47.6-54.0 177 11.1 9.4-13.2 143 10.6 8.7-12.9 35 2.6 1.7- 3.9
AGE
18-24 15 2 7.7 1.6-30.6 7 36.9 13.9-68.1 1 5.4 0.7-31.6 4 38.9 11.7-75.3 1 11.0 1.5-50.2
25-34 54 10 16.6 8.5-30.1 19 38.2 24.6-53.9 10 18.2 8.8-33.9 7 12.2 5.5-24.8 8 14.8 6.9-29.1
35-44 103 21 17.9 11.1-27.5 54 53.3 41.2-65.0 7 7.0 3.1-14.8 16 15.8 8.0-28.8 5 6.1 2.3-14.9
45-54 263 53 15.7 11.3-21.6 131 50.6 42.9-58.3 40 15.2 10.7-21.0 31 15.9 10.2-24.1 8 2.6 1.2- 5.4
55-64 398 91 24.3 19.2-30.4 197 47.2 41.2-53.3 53 12.9 9.5-17.3 47 11.8 8.6-15.9 10 3.8 1.8- 8.0
65-74 410 111 26.6 21.8-32.0 223 55.8 49.7-61.6 44 9.7 6.8-13.6 24 6.6 4.1-10.7 8 1.3 0.6- 2.6
75+ 283 101 38.4 31.6-45.7 138 48.1 40.9-55.4 27 7.0 4.1-11.6 17 6.5 3.7-11.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 425 112 25.6 20.5-31.5 190 42.1 36.0-48.5 60 12.2 9.1-16.3 52 16.4 11.3-23.1 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 500 109 19.2 15.5-23.5 270 56.0 50.6-61.3 59 11.9 8.8-15.8 46 9.2 6.7-12.5 16 3.8 2.0- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 337 95 27.2 21.9-33.2 169 48.8 42.2-55.5 31 9.3 6.2-13.7 34 12.1 8.1-17.7 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6
College Graduate 270 74 28.6 22.5-35.6 142 52.9 45.6-60.0 33 11.1 7.4-16.3 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6 6 1.8 0.8- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 333 75 21.6 16.1-28.3 167 50.7 43.8-57.6 43 13.3 9.4-18.4 37 10.5 7.3-15.0 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5
$15,000- 24,999 313 70 17.9 13.6-23.2 162 53.9 46.7-60.9 41 11.2 7.8-15.8 29 13.3 8.1-21.0 11 3.7 1.9- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 160 36 23.8 16.7-32.6 84 45.9 36.7-55.4 19 13.7 8.3-21.8 19 15.2 8.3-26.2 2 1.5 0.3- 6.1
$35,000- 49,999 155 48 31.3 23.2-40.6 71 45.0 35.9-54.5 15 9.7 5.5-16.4 15 9.9 5.6-16.8 6 4.2 1.6-10.2
$50,000-74,999 111 32 28.5 19.6-39.3 56 52.1 41.1-62.9 15 11.2 6.2-19.4 7 7.5 3.4-15.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
$75,000+ 87 23 24.7 15.7-36.6 52 60.8 48.4-72.0 5 6.0 2.4-14.3 6 7.1 2.8-16.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 925 239 25.4 22.0-29.1 475 52.1 48.0-56.1 109 11.1 8.8-13.7 87 9.8 7.7-12.5 15 1.7 1.0- 2.9
No 572 144 23.6 19.7-28.0 282 48.2 43.1-53.4 67 10.5 8.0-13.7 55 12.9 9.2-17.8 24 4.7 2.9- 7.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 90 31.4 25.4-38.1 144 52.9 45.9-59.7 21 5.8 3.6- 9.2 21 7.5 4.7-11.9 5 2.4 0.7- 7.5
Non-Veteran 1,253 300 22.4 19.6-25.4 629 49.5 46.0-53.1 162 12.8 10.7-15.2 126 12.1 9.6-15.0 36 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Currently Serving 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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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