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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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Respond.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,503 192 13.7 11.6-16.1 381 25.0 22.3-27.8 565 36.9 33.9-40.1 365 24.4 21.8-27.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 38 6 23.4 9.5-47.0 11 37.3 21.1-56.8 10 16.2 7.9-30.2 11 23.2 12.0-39.9
Buncombe 37 9 25.6 12.9-44.3 6 17.3 7.2-36.1 14 34.6 19.8-53.1 8 22.5 10.7-41.5
Cabarrus 38 2 4.9 1.0-20.1 10 27.6 14.5-46.1 15 35.0 20.6-52.7 11 32.6 17.7-52.0
Catawba 37 2 3.7 0.8-15.7 10 31.6 15.9-52.9 10 20.2 10.1-36.2 15 44.5 27.0-63.6
Cumberland 55 4 4.0 1.4-10.5 23 45.9 31.8-60.6 18 32.9 21.0-47.5 10 17.2 9.2-30.0
Davidson 35 5 13.8 5.4-30.8 4 15.5 5.3-37.5 15 42.6 25.8-61.3 11 28.2 14.9-46.7
Durham 26 3 13.0 4.0-34.6 8 30.5 14.6-53.1 12 51.2 30.4-71.5 3 5.3 1.6-16.0
Forsyth 32 4 19.5 7.6-41.9 11 32.6 17.5-52.6 14 38.0 21.6-57.8 3 9.9 2.4-32.5
Gaston 48 6 14.7 6.5-29.9 11 24.0 13.0-40.0 17 34.6 21.0-51.3 14 26.6 15.4-41.9
Guilford 41 4 9.7 3.4-24.6 11 24.7 12.7-42.5 15 37.9 23.1-55.4 11 27.7 15.3-44.8
Iredell 44 6 13.1 5.5-28.3 17 33.2 20.4-49.0 11 29.1 16.3-46.5 10 24.5 13.0-41.5
Johnston 51 7 19.9 8.4-40.4 8 18.4 8.0-37.1 24 39.4 24.6-56.5 12 22.2 10.5-41.2
Mecklenburg 45 10 19.0 9.3-35.1 6 17.2 5.9-40.8 22 50.3 33.3-67.2 7 13.4 5.9-27.8
New Hanover 31 4 15.8 5.7-36.8 12 40.1 22.7-60.3 7 14.3 6.2-29.9 8 29.8 14.1-52.4
Onslow 36 8 23.3 11.2-42.2 9 20.5 10.2-37.0 7 16.6 7.0-34.5 12 39.6 23.1-58.7
Orange 31 7 17.4 7.9-34.4 11 31.2 16.5-51.1 7 27.8 13.0-50.0 6 23.5 9.2-48.0
Pitt 28 4 17.3 6.6-38.2 8 28.2 14.0-48.6 12 41.5 23.8-61.7 4 13.1 4.5-32.4
Randolph 30 5 13.2 5.0-30.5 8 26.1 11.9-48.1 15 55.9 34.5-75.3 2 4.8 1.0-20.1
Robeson 50 6 14.8 6.5-30.3 11 25.9 14.4-42.0 22 35.5 22.9-50.6 11 23.8 12.9-39.7
Rowan 46 7 13.2 5.9-27.0 10 26.0 13.2-44.6 17 37.6 23.5-54.1 12 23.3 12.3-39.6
Union 36 4 10.7 3.7-27.0 8 21.8 10.3-40.5 20 59.2 40.8-75.4 4 8.3 3.0-21.3
Wake 40 4 12.2 4.5-29.0 7 13.5 6.2-27.0 19 43.9 28.4-60.8 10 30.4 16.2-49.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 29 5 15.4 6.2-33.3 10 36.0 19.1-57.3 7 18.4 8.4-35.7 7 30.2 14.5-52.5
Northeast Partnership II 76 8 10.5 4.9-20.9 18 21.2 13.2-32.4 33 41.7 30.0-54.4 17 26.6 16.1-40.4
Northeast Partnership I 54 7 13.5 5.9-28.1 10 11.8 5.8-22.5 23 43.1 28.3-59.3 14 31.6 18.1-49.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 50 4 9.1 3.3-22.5 17 33.1 19.8-49.7 16 33.9 20.3-50.9 13 24.0 13.2-39.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 58 12 17.5 9.3-30.4 10 12.4 6.2-23.5 17 32.1 19.0-48.6 19 38.0 24.2-54.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 45 5 11.7 4.6-26.8 11 25.7 13.8-42.7 24 56.2 39.9-71.2 5 6.4 2.6-15.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 53 8 20.0 10.1-35.7 13 27.6 16.4-42.6 17 27.5 16.8-41.5 15 25.0 15.0-38.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 38 4 13.9 5.2-32.5 10 24.8 12.8-42.6 14 35.3 20.1-54.3 10 25.9 13.0-45.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 67 9 16.8 8.5-30.5 15 18.1 10.2-30.0 20 30.7 19.7-44.5 23 34.3 22.6-48.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 33 2 6.9 1.6-25.7 9 31.1 16.3-51.2 14 41.5 24.7-60.6 8 20.4 9.7-38.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 31 2 8.2 1.9-29.5 8 26.9 13.3-46.7 11 31.7 17.1-51.0 10 33.2 17.5-53.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 43 1 2.5 0.4-16.0 11 35.1 20.7-53.0 16 33.7 20.5-50.0 15 28.6 16.7-44.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 71 8 17.2 7.3-35.4 19 22.4 12.5-36.9 30 37.4 23.7-53.5 14 22.9 12.5-38.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 138 17 12.7 7.6-20.4 31 18.8 12.9-26.5 58 41.0 32.0-50.6 32 27.5 19.3-37.7
No 1,365 175 13.7 11.5-16.3 350 25.5 22.7-28.5 507 36.6 33.4-39.9 333 24.2 21.4-27.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 573 76 13.1 10.3-16.5 147 27.1 22.7-32.1 213 34.8 30.2-39.7 137 25.0 20.8-29.7
Piedmont 766 96 13.4 10.6-16.8 193 23.3 19.9-27.1 289 39.2 34.9-43.6 188 24.1 20.4-28.1
Western NC 164 20 15.7 9.2-25.5 41 25.5 18.2-34.7 63 34.3 25.7-44.0 40 24.4 17.3-33.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 107 17 19.9 11.1-33.2 25 21.4 13.2-32.8 43 35.4 24.4-48.1 22 23.3 14.5-35.2
Northwest 262 27 10.4 6.6-16.0 70 30.5 23.8-38.0 91 33.2 26.8-40.3 74 26.0 20.3-32.6
Charlotte 211 26 13.6 8.7-20.7 47 19.7 14.3-26.7 87 42.7 34.7-51.2 51 23.9 17.6-31.5
Greensboro 167 24 12.9 7.9-20.4 46 25.3 18.0-34.5 59 39.2 30.1-49.2 38 22.5 15.5-31.5
Southern Regional 194 21 11.2 7.1-17.4 53 30.0 22.9-38.3 73 36.9 29.1-45.4 47 21.9 16.1-29.0
Coastal 68 8 12.7 6.2-24.5 24 32.1 21.3-45.2 23 34.5 23.1-48.0 13 20.6 10.9-35.6
Wake 191 24 14.7 9.3-22.3 44 21.2 15.2-28.7 79 40.0 31.6-49.0 44 24.2 16.6-33.9
Area L 81 8 9.9 4.6-19.9 20 23.9 14.5-36.9 31 39.7 27.7-53.0 22 26.5 16.8-39.1
Eastern 205 35 16.5 11.6-23.0 49 21.1 15.5-28.1 71 31.9 24.9-39.8 50 30.5 22.9-39.2

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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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