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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.^
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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,315 161 13.3 11.1-15.9 343 25.9 23.1-28.9 505 38.0 34.8-41.4 306 22.7 20.1-25.7
No 186 31 15.7 10.2-23.3 38 20.1 13.1-29.5 60 30.8 22.9-40.0 57 33.5 25.1-43.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 54.0 15.1-88.6 2 46.0 11.4-84.9
Recommended Range 239 36 13.6 9.3-19.4 60 28.6 21.1-37.5 78 32.6 25.4-40.7 65 25.2 19.0-32.5
Overweight 464 60 15.9 11.8-21.3 131 26.1 21.6-31.1 159 33.3 28.1-39.0 114 24.7 20.1-29.9
Obese 712 89 12.8 10.1-16.1 169 22.9 19.4-26.9 290 40.2 35.8-44.8 164 24.1 20.2-28.4
Current Smoker
No 1,250 162 14.3 11.9-17.1 323 25.2 22.4-28.3 474 37.8 34.5-41.3 291 22.6 19.9-25.6
Yes 246 29 10.7 6.9-16.2 56 24.0 17.1-32.6 90 32.7 25.8-40.4 71 32.6 25.1-41.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,459 187 13.7 11.6-16.1 367 25.0 22.3-27.9 558 37.5 34.4-40.7 347 23.9 21.2-26.7
Yes 26 2 3.2 0.7-13.0 11 36.5 18.0-60.0 2 9.5 2.3-31.5 11 50.9 28.1-73.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,478 189 13.6 11.5-16.1 374 25.1 22.4-28.0 559 37.1 34.1-40.3 356 24.2 21.5-27.0
Yes 16 1 2.8 0.4-18.3 5 23.2 8.0-51.4 3 21.5 5.5-56.1 7 52.5 24.8-78.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 846 88 12.0 9.3-15.3 184 20.1 17.1-23.5 374 43.9 39.7-48.2 200 24.0 20.5-27.8
No 654 104 15.6 12.5-19.4 196 30.7 26.3-35.4 189 28.6 24.5-33.1 165 25.0 21.1-29.5
Current Asthma
Yes 170 23 19.4 12.4-28.9 33 15.7 10.6-22.8 73 40.7 31.8-50.2 41 24.2 17.0-33.2
No 1,323 167 12.9 10.8-15.4 347 26.2 23.3-29.3 486 36.3 33.1-39.7 323 24.5 21.7-27.6
Diabetes
Yes 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
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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