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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 37 28 73.2 52.0-87.3 7 21.6 8.8-44.0 1 1.8 0.3-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.5-20.2
GENDER
Male 15 9 58.3 28.5-83.0 5 37.7 14.0-69.3 1 4.0 0.5-24.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Female 22 19 86.1 62.9-95.8 2 7.7 1.8-27.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.2 0.9-33.3
RACE
White 34 26 72.8 50.2-87.7 7 23.6 9.7-47.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.6 0.5-21.7
Other 2 1 70.3 12.8-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 29.7 2.6-87.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 3 1 24.2 2.8-78.0 1 33.9 4.3-85.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 41.8 6.0-88.9
45+ 34 27 77.4 53.9-91.0 6 20.6 7.6-44.9 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 22 18 84.9 63.7-94.7 3 9.4 2.8-27.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.7 0.8-31.3
Some College + 15 10 57.1 25.6-83.7 4 38.5 13.1-72.2 1 4.4 0.6-26.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 24 19 75.5 45.4-92.0 5 24.5 8.0-54.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 9 6 68.2 34.0-90.0 1 10.9 1.5-49.7 1 7.5 1.0-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.4 1.9-55.6

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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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