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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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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 1,029 133 13.8 11.2-16.8 270 26.3 23.1-29.7 357 34.1 30.5-37.9 269 25.8 22.6-29.4
GENDER
Male 423 58 13.7 10.3-18.0 123 28.7 23.9-34.1 139 32.9 27.7-38.6 103 24.7 20.0-30.1
Female 606 75 13.9 10.4-18.4 147 23.6 19.7-28.0 218 35.4 30.7-40.4 166 27.1 22.9-31.8
AGE
18-24 10 2 57.6 19.9-88.1 5 30.1 8.1-67.8 3 12.3 2.9-39.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 31 3 9.2 2.8-26.1 12 45.3 27.1-64.8 9 29.0 14.6-49.5 7 16.5 7.1-33.7
35-44 61 11 22.8 11.4-40.3 22 30.1 18.4-45.1 15 17.6 9.4-30.5 13 29.5 16.1-47.8
45-54 169 24 15.6 9.4-24.9 54 27.1 20.2-35.4 48 30.6 22.8-39.7 43 26.7 19.2-35.8
55-64 270 42 16.1 11.5-22.0 64 23.8 18.1-30.6 101 38.4 31.3-46.0 63 21.8 16.3-28.5
65-74 283 31 9.2 6.1-13.6 76 28.2 21.9-35.4 101 37.6 30.5-45.2 75 25.1 19.4-31.8
75+ 201 20 9.5 5.8-15.2 37 22.2 15.5-30.9 80 35.9 28.2-44.5 64 32.3 24.8-40.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 246 31 10.9 7.2-16.0 44 16.1 11.5-22.0 105 44.1 35.8-52.7 66 29.0 21.7-37.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 337 41 14.1 9.7-20.2 94 30.1 24.3-36.7 103 27.7 22.4-33.8 99 28.1 22.5-34.4
Some Post-H.S. 231 22 12.4 7.3-20.1 63 23.3 17.6-30.3 86 39.4 31.8-47.5 60 24.9 18.8-32.4
College Graduate 213 38 17.2 12.1-23.9 69 34.0 26.6-42.2 62 28.2 21.4-36.1 44 20.6 14.8-28.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 23 13.2 8.3-20.2 28 13.4 8.7-20.0 81 45.9 36.6-55.6 57 27.5 20.5-35.9
$15,000- 24,999 197 21 11.6 6.7-19.6 50 23.9 17.6-31.7 80 41.8 33.6-50.5 46 22.6 16.2-30.6
$25,000- 34,999 114 11 6.6 3.3-12.7 35 28.9 20.1-39.6 40 37.5 27.1-49.3 28 27.0 17.1-39.7
$35,000- 49,999 109 16 13.8 7.9-23.1 26 23.0 14.8-33.8 42 37.8 27.7-49.1 25 25.4 16.6-36.8
$50,000-74,999 90 17 17.8 10.7-28.1 30 37.2 26.0-50.0 25 27.1 17.8-39.0 18 17.8 10.3-29.2
$75,000+ 72 11 16.1 8.4-28.8 29 35.1 23.8-48.4 13 19.7 10.9-33.1 19 29.0 18.0-43.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 621 68 11.6 8.6-15.6 141 22.3 18.5-26.6 255 40.7 35.8-45.7 157 25.4 21.3-29.9
No 384 61 16.7 12.6-21.9 120 31.1 25.8-37.1 95 25.2 20.1-31.1 108 26.9 21.6-33.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 27 10.3 6.8-15.2 64 34.8 27.4-43.1 69 32.2 25.2-40.0 48 22.8 16.6-30.3
Non-Veteran 819 106 14.9 11.8-18.7 206 23.5 20.2-27.2 287 34.7 30.6-39.1 220 26.8 23.1-30.9
Currently Serving 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .

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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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