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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,492 123 8.2 6.7-10.0 513 37.4 34.3-40.7 404 27.2 24.4-30.2 452 27.2 24.5-30.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,311 98 7.2 5.7- 9.1 424 35.3 32.1-38.7 356 27.3 24.4-30.5 433 30.1 27.2-33.2
No 181 25 14.0 9.0-21.1 89 50.5 40.9-60.0 48 26.6 19.3-35.4 19 9.0 5.2-15.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 6 0 0.0 . - . 2 39.5 9.9-79.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 60.5 20.5-90.1
Recommended Range 240 30 12.7 8.4-18.8 64 29.1 21.7-37.8 53 25.2 18.6-33.2 93 33.0 26.1-40.7
Overweight 458 33 7.7 5.1-11.4 136 31.9 26.6-37.6 114 24.8 20.1-30.2 175 35.7 30.5-41.2
Obese 706 53 6.9 5.0- 9.4 283 44.6 40.0-49.3 217 30.0 26.0-34.4 153 18.5 15.4-22.1
Current Smoker
No 1,240 97 8.0 6.3-10.0 390 34.4 31.1-37.8 337 27.5 24.5-30.7 416 30.2 27.2-33.3
Yes 247 26 9.3 5.9-14.4 121 51.7 43.5-59.9 64 25.7 19.3-33.4 36 13.3 8.6-19.9
Binge Drinker
No 1,448 114 8.0 6.4- 9.8 495 37.2 34.0-40.5 396 27.6 24.8-30.6 443 27.3 24.6-30.1
Yes 25 5 17.0 6.0-39.8 12 54.2 30.7-76.0 4 11.3 3.8-28.9 4 17.5 5.5-43.7
Heavy Drinker
No 1,466 117 8.0 6.5- 9.9 505 37.5 34.3-40.7 394 27.1 24.3-30.1 450 27.4 24.8-30.3
Yes 16 6 27.3 10.7-54.2 4 34.1 11.4-67.7 6 38.5 15.2-68.6 0 0.0 . - .
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 845 60 6.9 5.1- 9.3 289 38.3 34.2-42.7 229 25.9 22.4-29.8 267 28.8 25.2-32.7
No 643 62 9.7 7.2-12.8 223 36.4 31.7-41.3 175 28.8 24.6-33.5 183 25.2 21.4-29.3
Current Asthma
Yes 170 18 11.7 6.5-20.2 71 44.9 35.7-54.4 44 26.0 18.7-34.9 37 17.4 11.9-24.8
No 1,311 105 7.8 6.3- 9.7 441 36.7 33.4-40.2 353 27.2 24.2-30.3 412 28.3 25.4-31.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,492 123 8.2 6.7-10.0 513 37.4 34.3-40.7 404 27.2 24.4-30.2 452 27.2 24.5-30.0
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No, Bordeline Diabetes 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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