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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.^
Within one year More than a year Two or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,383 1,162 82.1 79.2-84.7 72 6.3 4.8- 8.2 64 4.9 3.5- 6.9 85 6.7 5.1- 8.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,209 1,042 85.2 82.4-87.6 59 5.8 4.3- 7.8 48 4.2 3.0- 5.8 60 4.8 3.4- 6.8
No 173 120 65.2 55.0-74.2 13 9.0 4.8-16.1 16 9.4 4.1-20.1 24 16.4 10.4-24.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 219 172 75.3 66.1-82.6 13 8.2 4.4-14.6 14 8.9 3.9-19.0 20 7.7 4.6-12.6
Overweight 415 368 86.8 81.4-90.8 14 3.4 1.8- 6.3 16 5.2 2.9- 9.2 17 4.6 2.3- 9.2
Obese 666 558 82.2 78.1-85.6 40 7.2 4.9-10.3 29 3.5 2.3- 5.2 39 7.2 5.0-10.4
Current Smoker
No 1,148 972 82.9 79.9-85.6 59 6.3 4.7- 8.5 48 4.2 3.0- 5.9 69 6.6 4.9- 8.8
Yes 227 184 78.6 69.7-85.5 12 5.9 3.0-11.5 15 8.1 3.7-17.1 16 7.3 3.9-13.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,346 1,134 82.4 79.5-85.0 69 6.2 4.7- 8.2 63 5.0 3.5- 6.9 80 6.4 4.9- 8.4
Yes 20 15 78.9 51.4-93.0 1 9.1 1.3-43.8 1 5.6 0.8-31.8 3 6.3 1.7-21.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,360 1,145 82.4 79.4-84.9 70 6.2 4.7- 8.2 63 5.0 3.5- 6.9 82 6.4 4.9- 8.4
Yes 15 10 60.5 28.0-85.8 2 9.0 1.6-37.3 1 3.0 0.4-19.7 2 27.4 6.5-67.2
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 782 658 83.0 79.1-86.2 40 5.8 3.9- 8.4 34 4.8 3.2- 7.1 50 6.5 4.4- 9.4
No 596 500 81.2 76.5-85.1 31 6.8 4.6-10.0 30 5.1 2.9- 8.8 35 6.9 4.7-10.1
Current Asthma
Yes 161 138 81.9 72.6-88.5 6 5.7 2.3-13.2 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3 10 8.7 4.2-17.1
No 1,211 1,014 82.1 79.0-84.9 66 6.4 4.8- 8.5 56 5.0 3.5- 7.2 75 6.5 4.8- 8.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,383 1,162 82.1 79.2-84.7 72 6.3 4.8- 8.2 64 4.9 3.5- 6.9 85 6.7 5.1- 8.7
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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*Asked of all respondents that answered YES to diabetes Core question

^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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