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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, boderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,251 1,849 8.5 8.0- 9.0 144 0.7 0.6- 0.9 15,042 89.6 89.1-90.1 216 1.2 1.0- 1.4
-Piedmont NC 9,686 989 7.9 7.3- 8.6 71 0.7 0.5- 0.9 8,528 90.4 89.7-91.1 98 0.9 0.7- 1.2
GENDER
Male 3,531 391 7.9 7.0- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 3,097 91.0 89.9-92.0 43 1.1 0.8- 1.6
Female 6,155 598 8.0 7.3- 8.8 71 1.4 1.0- 1.8 5,431 89.9 89.0-90.7 55 0.7 0.5- 1.0
RACE
White 7,521 722 7.6 6.9- 8.3 54 0.7 0.5- 1.0 6,663 90.6 89.8-91.4 82 1.0 0.8- 1.4
African American 1,577 237 11.9 10.1-13.9 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,319 87.1 85.0-89.0 12 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Other Minorities 547 25 3.0 1.9- 4.8 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1 512 95.5 93.4-97.0 3 0.5 0.2- 1.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 557 20 2.2 1.3- 3.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1 530 96.9 95.2-98.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 9,123 967 8.6 7.9- 9.3 63 0.7 0.5- 0.9 7,995 89.7 89.0-90.5 98 1.0 0.8- 1.3
AGE
18-24 439 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 432 98.8 97.2-99.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
25-34 1,361 26 1.7 1.0- 2.9 20 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,313 96.9 95.5-97.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
35-44 1,893 63 3.3 2.4- 4.5 33 1.3 0.9- 1.9 1,785 94.9 93.6-96.0 12 0.5 0.3- 1.1
45-54 1,844 170 9.1 7.5-11.0 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,642 89.2 87.2-90.9 22 1.3 0.8- 2.1
55-64 1,732 292 16.9 14.9-19.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 1,415 81.3 78.9-83.5 22 1.6 1.0- 2.8
65-74 1,303 262 21.3 18.6-24.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 1,020 76.7 73.7-79.4 20 1.9 1.1- 3.2
75+ 1,065 171 18.7 15.8-21.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 875 79.4 76.0-82.3 18 1.9 1.1- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,514 248 12.5 10.6-14.8 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,236 85.5 83.1-87.7 19 1.0 0.5- 1.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,759 313 8.9 7.8-10.2 16 0.5 0.3- 0.8 2,399 89.5 88.1-90.7 31 1.1 0.7- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,301 215 6.9 5.8- 8.1 24 0.9 0.6- 1.5 2,037 91.1 89.7-92.4 25 1.1 0.7- 1.8
College Graduate 3,093 210 5.5 4.7- 6.5 20 0.6 0.4- 1.1 2,840 93.2 92.2-94.2 23 0.6 0.4- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,046 186 13.7 11.5-16.4 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1 838 84.7 82.0-87.1 16 1.1 0.6- 2.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,644 209 9.7 8.1-11.6 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,413 88.7 86.6-90.5 11 0.6 0.3- 1.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,139 124 9.2 7.3-11.5 7 0.6 0.2- 1.3 996 89.4 86.9-91.4 12 0.9 0.4- 1.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,265 105 6.8 5.4- 8.5 14 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,130 91.1 89.2-92.7 16 1.2 0.7- 2.3
$50,000-74,999 1,314 97 7.0 5.4- 8.9 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6 1,198 91.7 89.7-93.3 10 0.7 0.3- 1.3
$75,000+ 1,813 85 3.7 2.9- 4.8 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,704 94.9 93.6-95.9 14 0.8 0.5- 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,844 566 17.5 15.8-19.3 17 0.5 0.3- 1.0 2,221 80.6 78.8-82.4 40 1.3 0.9- 2.0
No 6,571 407 4.8 4.2- 5.4 52 0.7 0.5- 1.0 6,055 93.7 93.0-94.3 57 0.8 0.6- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,151 183 14.8 12.5-17.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 949 83.2 80.5-85.7 18 1.9 1.1- 3.2
Non-Veteran 8,523 806 7.1 6.5- 7.7 70 0.8 0.6- 1.1 7,567 91.3 90.6-92.0 80 0.8 0.6- 1.1

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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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