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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.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, boderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,786 1,369 9.9 9.3-10.5 104 0.7 0.5- 0.8 11,158 88.4 87.7-89.0 155 1.1 0.9- 1.3
No 2,236 188 8.0 6.6- 9.5 33 1.2 0.8- 1.8 1,993 90.1 88.4-91.6 22 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 243 6 1.6 0.7- 3.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 234 97.8 95.7-98.9 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 5,107 251 4.5 3.8- 5.3 47 0.9 0.6- 1.2 4,765 93.9 93.0-94.6 44 0.8 0.5- 1.1
Overweight 5,192 480 8.6 7.7- 9.5 39 0.6 0.4- 0.8 4,614 90.0 89.0-90.9 59 0.9 0.6- 1.2
Obese 3,682 732 18.7 17.2-20.3 40 0.9 0.6- 1.2 2,843 78.8 77.1-80.4 67 1.7 1.2- 2.3
Current Smoker
No 11,664 1,298 10.2 9.6-10.9 107 0.8 0.6- 0.9 10,131 88.1 87.4-88.8 128 1.0 0.8- 1.2
Yes 3,333 253 7.4 6.3- 8.6 30 0.7 0.5- 1.1 3,000 90.7 89.4-91.9 50 1.2 0.9- 1.7
Binge Drinker
No 13,779 1,514 10.3 9.7-11.0 128 0.8 0.6- 0.9 11,970 87.9 87.2-88.5 167 1.1 0.9- 1.3
Yes 1,064 26 1.4 0.9- 2.3 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1,022 97.3 96.0-98.1 9 0.8 0.4- 1.8
Heavy Drinker
No 14,441 1,533 9.8 9.2-10.4 134 0.8 0.6- 0.9 12,606 88.4 87.8-89.0 168 1.0 0.8- 1.2
Yes 468 16 3.4 1.9- 6.1 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 442 95.0 92.0-96.9 8 1.4 0.5- 3.5
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,207 880 26.7 24.8-28.7 20 0.6 0.3- 0.9 2,226 70.3 68.2-72.3 81 2.4 1.8- 3.2
No 11,785 672 5.4 4.9- 5.9 117 0.8 0.6- 1.0 10,900 93.1 92.6-93.6 96 0.7 0.5- 0.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,189 178 13.6 11.4-16.1 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 983 84.5 81.9-86.8 20 1.4 0.8- 2.4
No 13,771 1,370 9.2 8.6- 9.8 129 0.8 0.6- 0.9 12,115 89.0 88.4-89.6 157 1.0 0.8- 1.2
No, Bordeline Diabetes 178 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 178 100 . - .

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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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