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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 56 35 55.9 40.4-70.3 11 21.9 11.0-38.8 6 14.4 6.3-29.6 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 3 6.8 1.6-24.4
GENDER
Male 27 13 42.8 24.8-62.9 7 20.8 9.6-39.5 6 27.2 12.3-49.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.2 1.3-42.9
Female 29 22 70.6 43.6-88.1 4 23.0 7.1-53.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.6 2 4.1 1.0-15.7
RACE
White 48 32 61.0 43.6-75.9 9 23.0 10.8-42.4 5 13.5 5.4-30.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7
Other 8 3 32.2 9.2-69.1 2 16.8 3.7-51.5 1 18.4 2.6-65.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 32.6 6.8-76.1
AGE
18-44 4 1 13.0 1.5-59.8 1 43.7 7.4-88.4 2 43.3 8.5-86.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 51 33 63.3 47.7-76.6 10 18.1 9.6-31.4 4 9.2 3.2-23.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 3 8.1 2.0-28.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 28 62.6 43.0-78.8 7 19.7 7.8-41.7 2 7.2 1.7-25.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 3 9.1 2.2-30.9
Some College + 15 7 35.8 16.0-62.0 4 28.4 10.7-56.6 4 35.8 13.9-65.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 25 52.0 34.4-69.1 8 22.1 9.6-43.2 5 17.0 7.0-35.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.9 2.1-30.5
$50,000+ 4 2 56.8 15.5-90.4 1 21.6 2.8-72.8 1 21.6 2.8-72.8 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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