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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 403 40 10.5 7.4-14.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 352 86.5 81.9-90.0 7 1.8 0.7- 4.3
Buncombe 367 40 11.4 8.2-15.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 326 88.5 84.2-91.7 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 430 38 7.6 5.3-10.7 6 1.0 0.4- 2.2 380 90.0 86.6-92.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.4
Catawba 375 38 8.3 5.7-11.9 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2 326 89.2 85.3-92.2 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0
Cumberland 451 56 12.0 9.1-15.7 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 384 85.8 81.9-89.0 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
Davidson 383 36 9.0 6.2-12.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 344 90.3 86.5-93.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Durham 411 27 6.6 4.3- 9.9 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 376 91.7 88.2-94.2 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
Forsyth 448 33 7.0 4.8-10.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 407 91.2 87.7-93.7 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4
Gaston 375 51 13.6 10.0-18.2 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 315 84.4 79.8-88.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6
Guilford 426 43 10.0 7.2-13.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 372 88.0 84.2-91.0 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4
Iredell 434 45 10.4 7.6-14.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 380 87.7 83.9-90.8 8 1.6 0.8- 3.4
Johnston 480 53 9.6 6.8-13.2 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7 417 88.4 84.4-91.4 5 1.4 0.4- 4.4
Mecklenburg 643 46 6.9 4.9- 9.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9 590 92.1 89.3-94.2 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
New Hanover 374 32 9.1 6.2-13.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.1 326 87.4 83.0-90.8 11 2.2 1.1- 4.1
Onslow 390 38 9.7 6.8-13.5 7 1.4 0.6- 2.9 340 87.4 83.3-90.6 5 1.6 0.7- 3.8
Orange 410 32 6.8 4.6- 9.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 375 92.6 89.3-94.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Pitt 380 28 6.0 4.0- 8.8 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 346 92.6 89.5-94.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Randolph 349 30 9.2 6.0-13.9 8 2.1 1.0- 4.4 306 87.7 82.8-91.4 5 0.9 0.4- 2.4
Robeson 375 52 14.5 10.9-19.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 318 84.4 79.7-88.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Rowan 444 46 9.3 6.7-12.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 387 88.3 84.5-91.2 9 2.0 0.9- 4.1
Union 435 36 7.1 4.9-10.2 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 388 90.8 87.4-93.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Wake 596 42 6.0 4.3- 8.3 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 550 93.3 90.9-95.1 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 364 33 7.3 5.0-10.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 327 91.7 88.3-94.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Northeast Partnership II 482 78 15.2 12.0-19.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 394 83.0 79.0-86.4 8 1.4 0.7- 3.0
Northeast Partnership I 400 56 12.6 9.3-17.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 336 86.1 81.7-89.6 7 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 368 52 13.2 9.7-17.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 309 85.4 80.8-89.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 472 61 11.4 8.5-15.1 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 397 86.0 82.1-89.2 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 418 47 10.4 7.6-14.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 365 88.4 84.7-91.4 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 410 55 11.5 8.7-15.0 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 344 86.0 82.2-89.1 5 1.1 0.4- 3.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 458 38 8.3 5.8-11.7 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 413 90.4 86.8-93.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 540 71 14.0 10.9-17.8 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 461 84.5 80.6-87.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 364 35 9.2 6.4-13.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 321 89.0 85.0-92.0 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 361 32 9.2 6.3-13.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 312 86.1 80.8-90.1 12 3.7 1.5- 8.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 428 45 9.1 6.7-12.4 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7 372 88.1 84.4-91.1 7 1.8 0.7- 4.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 600 74 11.2 8.3-14.9 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0 514 87.2 83.4-90.2 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,001 143 12.5 10.4-14.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 840 86.2 83.7-88.4 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8
No 14,043 1,416 9.4 8.8-10.0 134 0.8 0.6- 0.9 12,330 88.8 88.2-89.5 163 1.0 0.8- 1.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,045 600 11.2 10.2-12.3 50 0.8 0.6- 1.1 4,336 86.9 85.7-88.0 59 1.1 0.8- 1.4
Piedmont 8,361 787 8.5 7.8- 9.2 71 0.7 0.5- 0.9 7,405 89.8 89.0-90.6 98 1.0 0.8- 1.3
Western NC 1,638 172 10.2 8.5-12.2 16 0.8 0.4- 1.3 1,429 88.0 85.9-89.8 21 1.1 0.6- 2.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 946 113 11.4 9.0-14.3 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5 820 87.3 84.4-89.8 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5
Northwest 2,906 270 8.4 7.3- 9.7 21 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,567 89.3 87.9-90.6 48 1.6 1.1- 2.4
Charlotte 2,230 217 8.7 7.5-10.2 18 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,968 89.7 88.1-91.1 27 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Greensboro 1,947 171 9.1 7.5-10.9 21 1.0 0.6- 1.6 1,730 88.6 86.7-90.3 25 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Southern Regional 1,576 200 12.5 10.7-14.5 22 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,343 85.5 83.4-87.5 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Coastal 762 72 9.1 7.1-11.8 6 0.6 0.3- 1.4 667 88.6 85.8-90.9 17 1.7 1.0- 2.8
Wake 2,049 198 7.6 6.4- 9.0 15 0.5 0.3- 0.8 1,821 91.3 89.8-92.6 15 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Area L 598 85 13.5 10.6-17.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 501 85.0 81.4-88.0 10 1.3 0.6- 2.5
Eastern 1,896 215 10.3 8.8-12.0 22 0.9 0.6- 1.5 1,641 87.9 86.1-89.5 18 0.9 0.5- 1.5

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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