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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 42 27 65.3 48.9-78.8 8 17.8 8.7-33.1 4 9.6 3.5-23.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.2 2 4.9 1.1-18.6
GENDER
Male 21 15 71.8 48.5-87.3 4 19.0 6.9-42.5 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 1 4.3 0.6-25.4 0 0.0 . - .
Female 21 12 57.3 34.3-77.6 4 16.4 5.8-38.6 3 15.3 4.9-39.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.9 2.5-36.4
RACE
White 34 21 60.7 42.4-76.4 7 20.1 9.3-38.1 3 9.8 3.1-26.8 1 3.1 0.4-19.1 2 6.3 1.5-23.2
Other 8 6 81.2 45.3-95.8 1 10.2 1.3-48.9 1 8.6 1.1-44.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 3 1 31.4 3.9-83.6 1 29.9 3.7-82.6 1 38.7 5.4-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 39 26 68.2 51.1-81.5 7 16.8 7.7-32.9 3 7.1 2.2-20.3 1 2.6 0.4-16.4 2 5.3 1.2-20.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 24 16 66.9 44.8-83.4 5 19.3 7.6-41.0 1 4.5 0.6-26.1 1 4.0 0.6-23.7 1 5.4 0.8-29.8
Some College + 18 11 63.0 38.2-82.4 3 15.7 4.9-40.2 3 17.2 5.4-43.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.6-24.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 27 21 78.7 57.9-90.9 3 9.1 2.5-28.2 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 1 3.8 0.5-22.9 1 5.2 0.7-29.0
$50,000+ 6 2 36.8 9.4-76.6 2 31.5 7.6-72.1 2 31.7 7.7-72.0 0 0.0 . - . 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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