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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,824 455 26.4 23.9-29.0 1,369 73.6 71.0-76.1
-Piedmont NC 981 234 25.5 22.2-29.2 747 74.5 70.8-77.8
GENDER
Male 388 97 24.7 19.7-30.4 291 75.3 69.6-80.3
Female 593 137 26.3 22.0-31.2 456 73.7 68.8-78.0
RACE
White 718 154 23.5 19.7-27.8 564 76.5 72.2-80.3
African American 233 76 32.8 25.7-40.7 157 67.2 59.3-74.3
Other Minorities 25 4 14.8 4.4-39.8 21 85.2 60.2-95.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 3 17.2 4.5-47.7 17 82.8 52.3-95.5
Non-Hispanic 959 231 25.8 22.4-29.6 728 74.2 70.4-77.6
AGE
18-24 3 2 79.8 26.0-97.8 1 20.2 2.2-74.0
25-34 26 4 11.8 3.7-31.7 22 88.2 68.3-96.3
35-44 63 12 18.1 9.5-31.9 51 81.9 68.1-90.5
45-54 169 39 25.0 17.3-34.7 130 75.0 65.3-82.7
55-64 289 75 27.7 21.8-34.5 214 72.3 65.5-78.2
65-74 259 59 27.1 20.9-34.2 200 72.9 65.8-79.1
75+ 170 42 26.3 18.4-36.2 128 73.7 63.8-81.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 245 75 33.5 25.9-42.0 170 66.5 58.0-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 310 68 23.0 17.8-29.3 242 77.0 70.7-82.2
Some Post-H.S. 214 46 22.2 16.2-29.7 168 77.8 70.3-83.8
College Graduate 209 42 21.7 15.4-29.7 167 78.3 70.3-84.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 59 35.0 26.9-44.1 124 65.0 55.9-73.1
$15,000- 24,999 208 57 30.2 22.7-38.9 151 69.8 61.1-77.3
$25,000- 34,999 124 27 23.0 15.1-33.4 97 77.0 66.6-84.9
$35,000- 49,999 105 27 27.3 18.4-38.5 78 72.7 61.5-81.6
$50,000-74,999 97 18 21.4 12.2-34.9 79 78.6 65.1-87.8
$75,000+ 85 12 12.9 7.1-22.4 73 87.1 77.6-92.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 558 158 30.9 26.3-35.9 400 69.1 64.1-73.7
No 407 69 18.1 13.6-23.8 338 81.9 76.2-86.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 181 49 26.3 19.6-34.4 132 73.7 65.6-80.4
Non-Veteran 800 185 25.3 21.5-29.5 615 74.7 70.5-78.5

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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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