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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Counseling--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 1,550 1,215 79.8 77.2-82.2 335 20.2 17.8-22.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,362 1,077 80.9 78.3-83.3 285 19.1 16.7-21.7
No 186 137 73.7 64.6-81.2 49 26.3 18.8-35.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 6 5 75.5 26.0-96.4 1 24.5 3.6-74.0
Recommended Range 250 168 70.9 63.6-77.2 82 29.1 22.8-36.4
Overweight 477 377 82.2 77.9-85.8 100 17.8 14.2-22.1
Obese 727 602 82.6 78.7-85.9 125 17.4 14.1-21.3
Current Smoker
No 1,290 1,018 80.2 77.4-82.8 272 19.8 17.2-22.6
Yes 253 191 77.9 70.9-83.6 62 22.1 16.4-29.1
Binge Drinker
No 1,505 1,188 80.3 77.7-82.6 317 19.7 17.4-22.3
Yes 26 15 67.2 44.0-84.2 11 32.8 15.8-56.0
Heavy Drinker
No 1,524 1,198 80.1 77.5-82.5 326 19.9 17.5-22.5
Yes 16 11 57.1 27.3-82.6 5 42.9 17.4-72.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 877 670 76.8 73.0-80.2 207 23.2 19.8-27.0
No 666 540 83.8 80.3-86.8 126 16.2 13.2-19.7
Current Asthma
Yes 177 145 84.2 77.1-89.3 32 15.8 10.7-22.9
No 1,362 1,061 79.2 76.4-81.8 301 20.8 18.2-23.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,550 1,215 79.8 77.2-82.2 335 20.2 17.8-22.8
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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