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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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In the last 12 months, did a doctor, nurse or other health professional give you advice about your weight to control your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, lose weight Yes, gain weight Yes, maintain weight No advice
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,055 569 54.3 50.5-58.1 16 1.4 0.7- 2.5 110 10.4 8.2-13.1 360 33.9 30.3-37.6
GENDER
Male 432 225 52.0 46.3-57.7 6 1.6 0.6- 3.8 48 10.5 7.6-14.2 153 36.0 30.6-41.7
Female 623 344 56.9 51.8-61.8 10 1.2 0.6- 2.5 62 10.4 7.3-14.6 207 31.5 27.2-36.3
AGE
18-24 10 2 45.4 10.2-85.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 24.0 4.8-66.5 6 30.7 8.6-67.6
25-34 31 16 52.7 33.6-71.1 1 4.5 0.6-25.9 4 13.5 4.5-33.9 10 29.2 15.1-49.0
35-44 61 40 68.0 52.7-80.1 2 2.1 0.5- 8.1 3 2.8 0.8- 9.3 16 27.2 15.9-42.4
45-54 171 109 63.8 54.3-72.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 16 12.2 6.4-22.0 45 23.7 17.0-32.1
55-64 270 171 61.7 53.9-68.9 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9 14 5.2 2.8- 9.2 82 31.0 24.2-38.7
65-74 291 151 50.5 43.1-57.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 39 12.5 8.5-17.9 99 36.8 29.8-44.3
75+ 217 79 34.6 27.3-42.7 7 2.4 1.0- 5.8 32 15.7 10.3-23.3 99 47.3 39.1-55.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 130 51.0 42.6-59.3 4 2.3 0.7- 7.8 20 7.4 4.4-12.3 99 39.3 31.3-47.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 189 54.3 47.6-60.9 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0 36 10.8 6.9-16.6 114 33.1 27.2-39.7
Some Post-H.S. 236 130 55.9 47.9-63.6 4 1.0 0.4- 2.9 30 11.5 7.4-17.3 72 31.6 24.6-39.5
College Graduate 218 119 56.2 48.1-64.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 24 11.8 7.3-18.5 74 31.7 24.8-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 113 57.4 47.6-66.7 5 2.3 0.8- 6.5 18 6.8 3.9-11.4 58 33.4 24.6-43.7
$15,000- 24,999 200 104 55.4 46.9-63.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 19 8.2 4.8-13.5 75 36.0 28.3-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 117 65 55.5 44.2-66.3 3 2.9 0.8- 9.2 11 6.6 3.1-13.3 38 35.1 25.3-46.3
$35,000- 49,999 110 62 56.4 45.2-67.1 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 9 7.2 3.5-14.2 38 35.3 25.2-46.9
$50,000-74,999 92 52 57.9 45.8-69.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 10 13.2 6.7-24.4 29 28.2 19.0-39.8
$75,000+ 73 45 61.6 47.8-73.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.1 3.9-19.7 21 29.3 18.4-43.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 637 368 57.2 52.2-62.2 10 1.4 0.6- 3.3 57 8.1 5.6-11.5 202 33.2 28.6-38.3
No 392 194 51.9 45.7-58.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 48 13.0 9.3-17.8 145 34.2 28.7-40.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 216 105 48.5 40.7-56.5 3 1.2 0.3- 4.1 24 11.7 7.5-17.8 84 38.6 31.2-46.6
Non-Veteran 837 464 56.4 52.0-60.7 13 1.4 0.7- 2.9 86 10.0 7.6-13.2 274 32.2 28.2-36.4
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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