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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,819 1,162 62.2 59.3-65.0 411 22.7 20.3-25.2 92 5.8 4.5- 7.3 31 2.3 1.5- 3.4 123 7.1 5.7- 8.8
-Alamance County 53 29 45.9 31.1-61.5 16 30.7 18.0-47.3 5 11.0 4.3-25.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 12.3 3.4-35.9
GENDER
Male 17 10 42.9 19.6-70.0 4 23.2 6.7-56.0 1 6.5 0.9-35.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 27.5 6.9-65.8
Female 36 19 47.8 30.6-65.6 12 35.6 20.2-54.7 4 14.0 4.9-34.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
RACE
White 40 21 42.8 26.4-60.9 11 26.8 13.3-46.6 5 14.4 5.6-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.1 4.5-43.6
Other 13 8 56.2 27.8-81.1 5 43.8 18.9-72.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 10 2 16.8 3.9-50.2 6 58.7 26.5-84.9 1 13.7 1.9-56.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.9 1.5-49.7
45+ 43 27 56.8 38.1-73.7 10 20.3 10.2-36.5 4 10.0 3.6-25.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.9 2.7-44.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 17 47.2 27.0-68.3 8 27.2 11.9-51.0 3 10.3 2.8-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.3 3.2-50.0
Some College + 22 11 40.8 22.2-62.4 8 38.3 19.5-61.3 2 12.9 3.3-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.0 1.2-39.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 28 14 44.0 24.9-65.0 9 35.0 16.9-58.6 3 12.2 3.4-35.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.9 2.1-30.6
$50,000+ 9 4 20.8 5.7-53.3 2 22.9 4.9-63.3 2 21.3 4.7-60.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 34.9 6.2-81.4

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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