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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 60 37 57.4 41.9-71.6 18 24.9 15.0-38.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.1 5.8-37.2
GENDER
Male 25 16 47.8 26.9-69.6 5 20.1 8.0-42.3 1 3.1 0.4-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 28.9 10.5-58.5
Female 35 21 67.9 50.2-81.5 13 30.1 16.9-47.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-13.6
RACE
White 53 32 59.5 43.7-73.6 17 27.4 16.5-42.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.2 3.3-31.7
Other 7 5 43.6 10.2-84.1 1 8.0 0.9-45.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 48.5 10.1-88.7
AGE
18-44 5 3 41.0 10.1-81.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 59.0 19.0-89.9
45+ 55 34 61.3 46.1-74.5 18 30.7 19.1-45.4 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.0 1.2-24.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 27 55.0 37.1-71.7 13 21.3 11.7-35.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 21.5 8.0-46.2
Some College + 15 10 64.7 35.4-86.0 5 35.3 14.0-64.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 40 26 56.8 37.3-74.4 9 17.6 8.2-33.9 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 23.2 8.7-48.8
$50,000+ 8 6 72.9 33.9-93.4 2 27.1 6.6-66.1 0 0.0 . - . 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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