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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 51 36 67.1 51.5-79.6 9 19.4 10.1-34.0 1 3.6 0.5-21.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.9 3.7-23.7
GENDER
Male 19 13 60.6 35.5-81.1 3 16.7 5.4-41.3 1 9.0 1.3-42.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.7 3.1-44.1
Female 32 23 71.5 52.1-85.3 6 21.3 9.4-41.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.3 2.2-21.3
RACE
White 43 31 70.2 53.7-82.7 8 19.8 10.0-35.3 1 4.6 0.7-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.5 1.7-16.4
Other 8 5 55.2 21.0-85.1 1 18.0 2.5-64.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.8 6.1-67.5
AGE
18-44 8 4 51.4 18.9-82.8 2 24.5 5.1-66.2 1 18.4 2.6-65.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.7 0.7-33.3
45+ 43 32 70.9 54.2-83.4 7 18.2 8.8-33.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.9 3.7-27.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 22 73.0 53.7-86.3 5 17.8 7.4-37.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.2 2.9-25.6
Some College + 21 14 60.7 37.1-80.2 4 21.1 7.9-45.6 1 7.5 1.1-38.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.6 2.2-38.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 30 21 65.9 45.6-81.7 8 31.9 16.5-52.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.4
$50,000+ 13 10 76.3 44.4-92.8 1 7.9 1.1-40.0 1 12.1 1.7-51.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.7 0.5-23.1

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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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