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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, boderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,044 1,559 9.6 9.0-10.1 137 0.7 0.6- 0.9 13,170 88.7 88.1-89.3 178 1.0 0.8- 1.2
-Rowan County 444 46 9.3 6.7-12.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 387 88.3 84.5-91.2 9 2.0 0.9- 4.1
GENDER
Male 156 12 5.8 3.2-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 142 92.6 87.3-95.8 2 1.5 0.3- 6.7
Female 288 34 12.4 8.5-17.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 245 84.4 78.8-88.7 7 2.3 1.1- 5.0
RACE
White 370 40 9.1 6.5-12.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 322 88.5 84.6-91.5 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6
Other 71 5 8.4 3.1-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 63 89.2 77.2-95.3 3 2.4 0.7- 7.5
AGE
18-44 175 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.8 168 97.1 93.7-98.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
45+ 268 43 15.6 11.2-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 219 81.8 75.8-86.5 6 2.7 1.1- 6.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 26 8.9 5.7-13.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9 206 87.8 82.4-91.7 5 2.5 1.0- 6.3
Some College + 205 20 9.9 6.2-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 181 88.9 83.2-92.8 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 31 10.1 6.9-14.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 215 86.0 80.8-90.0 8 3.1 1.4- 6.7
$50,000+ 103 3 3.5 1.0-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 100 96.5 88.9-99.0 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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