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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Within one year More than a year Two or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,383 1,162 82.1 79.2-84.7 72 6.3 4.8- 8.2 64 4.9 3.5- 6.9 85 6.7 5.1- 8.7
GENDER
Male 518 431 81.6 76.9-85.6 28 6.5 4.3- 9.8 29 6.1 3.7- 9.9 30 5.7 3.8- 8.6
Female 865 731 82.6 78.9-85.8 44 6.0 4.2- 8.4 35 3.8 2.6- 5.5 55 7.6 5.3-10.8
RACE
White 929 774 82.2 78.7-85.2 51 6.3 4.5- 8.7 51 5.1 3.7- 7.1 53 6.4 4.5- 9.1
African American 376 323 83.5 78.2-87.8 18 6.6 3.9-10.9 11 3.1 1.5- 6.6 24 6.7 4.3-10.3
Asian 3 2 84.1 30.6-98.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.9 1.5-69.4
Native American 37 33 84.2 59.9-95.0 1 5.3 0.8-29.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.5 2.4-35.7
Other Minorities 29 21 61.7 31.8-84.8 2 3.8 0.9-15.0 2 21.9 4.0-65.2 4 12.6 3.6-35.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 21 59.6 33.9-80.9 2 4.2 0.9-17.0 4 23.8 6.3-59.1 5 12.5 4.1-32.1
-English Speaking 19 14 78.7 54.9-91.8 1 5.7 0.8-31.5 2 10.7 2.6-34.7 2 4.9 1.0-20.8
-Spanish Speaking 13 7 40.9 13.7-75.1 1 2.7 0.3-18.8 2 36.6 7.5-80.5 3 19.8 4.8-54.9
Non-Hispanic 1,348 1,139 82.9 80.1-85.4 70 6.3 4.8- 8.3 59 4.3 3.1- 5.8 80 6.5 4.9- 8.6
AGE
18-24 15 13 93.9 75.9-98.7 1 3.7 0.5-23.5 1 2.4 0.3-16.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 54 38 68.6 52.6-81.1 5 15.2 6.3-32.3 4 4.5 1.4-13.4 7 11.7 5.0-24.8
35-44 90 72 80.6 69.7-88.3 3 2.1 0.6- 7.1 6 6.0 2.6-13.2 9 11.2 5.5-21.6
45-54 242 203 78.8 69.9-85.6 13 5.9 3.3-10.3 11 5.9 2.2-14.5 15 9.5 5.0-17.3
55-64 363 305 83.0 77.6-87.3 21 6.3 3.7-10.3 19 6.0 3.5-10.0 18 4.7 2.7- 8.0
65-74 364 310 82.2 76.1-86.9 18 8.4 4.9-14.0 16 4.7 2.6- 8.2 20 4.8 2.8- 8.1
75+ 245 215 89.9 85.0-93.3 10 3.5 1.7- 7.2 5 1.1 0.4- 2.6 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 313 78.8 71.8-84.5 27 8.9 5.5-14.1 15 5.7 2.5-12.4 20 6.5 3.8-10.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 446 363 79.0 73.4-83.7 21 6.5 4.0-10.4 21 4.7 2.7- 7.8 41 9.8 6.5-14.6
Some Post-H.S. 315 275 87.0 81.7-90.9 13 3.8 2.0- 7.1 16 5.6 3.1- 9.9 11 3.5 1.7- 7.1
College Graduate 243 207 85.7 80.0-90.0 11 5.3 2.8-10.1 12 3.4 1.8- 6.2 13 5.5 3.1- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 243 77.8 70.8-83.5 19 8.7 4.7-15.3 13 6.0 3.3-10.5 24 7.5 4.9-11.5
$15,000- 24,999 289 244 81.4 73.6-87.2 10 3.5 1.8- 6.7 18 7.8 3.7-15.7 17 7.3 4.1-12.7
$25,000- 34,999 138 120 88.1 80.2-93.0 8 5.9 2.7-12.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 7 5.2 2.2-11.7
$35,000- 49,999 143 116 79.8 70.2-86.8 6 4.9 2.1-11.4 11 7.4 3.5-15.1 10 7.9 3.7-16.0
$50,000-74,999 94 84 91.0 83.2-95.4 6 5.3 2.2-12.4 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
$75,000+ 81 72 82.4 69.1-90.8 4 7.7 2.9-19.0 3 5.7 1.6-17.7 2 4.2 1.0-16.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 842 721 83.2 79.3-86.4 43 6.2 4.3- 8.9 33 4.3 2.9- 6.4 45 6.3 4.3- 9.3
No 507 413 80.5 75.5-84.6 27 6.2 4.1- 9.3 29 5.9 3.4-10.2 38 7.4 5.1-10.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 250 218 85.2 78.6-90.0 9 5.4 2.5-11.1 14 6.1 3.2-11.3 9 3.3 1.6- 6.6
Non-Veteran 1,131 942 81.3 77.9-84.2 63 6.5 4.9- 8.7 50 4.6 3.1- 6.8 76 7.7 5.7-10.2
Currently Serving 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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*Asked of all respondents that answered YES to diabetes Core question

^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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