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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 39 20 51.9 35.0-68.4 11 29.8 16.6-47.4 3 4.3 1.3-13.5 2 4.2 0.9-18.5 3 9.8 2.7-30.2
GENDER
Male 17 9 50.4 26.4-74.1 5 30.2 12.3-57.1 1 2.5 0.3-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.9 4.0-49.9
Female 22 11 53.5 31.5-74.2 6 29.3 13.4-52.6 2 6.1 1.3-23.6 2 8.7 1.8-33.3 1 2.5 0.3-16.2
RACE
White 26 14 59.7 39.4-77.1 7 27.1 13.1-47.8 3 7.0 2.1-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.3 1.4-23.7
Other 12 5 35.7 13.3-66.7 4 36.2 13.2-68.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.6 2.3-42.7 1 16.4 2.4-60.8
AGE
18-44 5 3 57.9 18.0-89.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.0 1.9-61.4 1 27.1 4.0-76.9
45+ 34 17 50.2 32.6-67.7 11 38.2 22.3-57.2 3 5.5 1.6-16.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 2 4.9 1.1-19.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 6 45.7 20.8-72.9 6 48.5 22.9-75.0 1 2.8 0.4-18.5 1 2.9 0.4-18.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 25 14 54.8 33.6-74.4 5 21.0 8.4-43.3 2 4.9 1.2-18.8 1 4.9 0.7-27.7 3 14.4 4.0-40.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 22 10 41.4 21.7-64.4 7 34.5 16.6-58.2 1 2.4 0.3-15.9 2 8.0 1.6-31.5 2 13.6 2.7-47.1
$50,000+ 12 7 66.5 37.6-86.7 3 19.8 6.0-49.1 1 6.1 0.8-33.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.6 1.0-39.3

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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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