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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 No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,537 434 28.5 25.7-31.5 1,103 71.5 68.5-74.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,350 377 28.6 25.6-31.7 973 71.4 68.3-74.4
No 185 56 28.3 20.9-37.1 129 71.7 62.9-79.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 6 2 30.2 7.0-71.4 4 69.8 28.6-93.0
Recommended Range 249 70 27.3 21.0-34.6 179 72.7 65.4-79.0
Overweight 476 135 30.1 25.0-35.7 341 69.9 64.3-75.0
Obese 719 206 28.7 24.7-33.0 513 71.3 67.0-75.3
Current Smoker
No 1,281 365 29.0 26.0-32.3 916 71.0 67.7-74.0
Yes 249 67 26.0 19.7-33.4 182 74.0 66.6-80.3
Binge Drinker
No 1,492 426 28.9 26.0-31.9 1,066 71.1 68.1-74.0
Yes 26 4 14.7 4.7-37.7 22 85.3 62.3-95.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,511 427 28.5 25.7-31.5 1,084 71.5 68.5-74.3
Yes 16 5 33.7 12.5-64.5 11 66.3 35.5-87.5
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 864 271 31.9 28.0-36.0 593 68.1 64.0-72.0
No 668 160 24.5 20.6-28.7 508 75.5 71.3-79.4
Current Asthma
Yes 176 55 28.3 21.1-36.9 121 71.7 63.1-78.9
No 1,351 377 28.6 25.6-31.7 974 71.4 68.3-74.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,537 434 28.5 25.7-31.5 1,103 71.5 68.5-74.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No, Bordeline Diabetes 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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