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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 17,251 1,849 8.5 8.0- 9.0 144 0.7 0.6- 0.9 15,042 89.6 89.1-90.1 216 1.2 1.0- 1.4
-Alamance County 463 53 9.6 7.0-13.1 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1 399 88.7 85.1-91.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
GENDER
Male 147 17 8.8 4.8-15.4 0 0.0 . - . 130 91.2 84.6-95.2 0 0.0 . - .
Female 316 36 10.3 7.2-14.5 9 2.6 1.2- 5.3 269 86.8 82.2-90.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
RACE
White 348 40 10.7 7.4-15.3 8 1.9 0.9- 4.2 299 87.2 82.5-90.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Other 112 13 7.3 3.9-13.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 97 91.9 86.0-95.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
AGE
18-44 176 10 4.8 2.4- 9.3 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8 160 93.2 88.4-96.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 285 43 15.5 11.0-21.3 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 237 83.2 77.4-87.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 30 12.2 7.9-18.5 4 1.6 0.6- 4.6 188 85.9 79.5-90.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Some College + 237 22 6.9 4.4-10.7 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7 209 91.6 87.5-94.4 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 28 9.3 6.0-14.1 7 2.1 0.9- 5.0 230 88.4 83.3-92.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
$50,000+ 116 9 7.3 3.2-15.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7 105 91.6 83.1-96.0 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: 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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