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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,794 290 16.8 14.7-19.1 437 25.8 23.3-28.5 621 33.1 30.4-35.9 446 24.4 21.9-27.0
-Piedmont NC 963 157 16.5 13.7-19.8 244 26.5 23.1-30.2 315 33.2 29.5-37.2 247 23.7 20.5-27.3
GENDER
Male 382 62 15.8 11.6-21.2 110 30.3 24.7-36.5 120 31.6 25.8-38.0 90 22.3 17.5-28.1
Female 581 95 17.2 13.8-21.3 134 22.8 19.0-27.1 195 34.8 30.2-39.8 157 25.1 21.1-29.6
RACE
White 706 116 15.3 12.5-18.6 182 28.7 24.5-33.2 217 31.0 26.7-35.6 191 25.1 21.3-29.3
African American 228 34 17.8 11.6-26.4 57 21.9 16.1-29.0 92 40.9 32.7-49.5 45 19.4 13.5-27.2
Other Minorities 24 6 33.5 14.8-59.3 4 16.8 5.6-40.8 5 22.6 8.3-48.4 9 27.1 11.9-50.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 4 24.4 8.0-54.5 4 25.6 9.4-53.5 6 28.3 11.1-55.6 6 21.6 8.4-45.3
Non-Hispanic 941 153 16.3 13.5-19.6 239 26.4 22.9-30.2 309 33.5 29.6-37.6 240 23.7 20.5-27.4
AGE
18-24 3 2 79.8 26.0-97.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.2 2.2-74.0
25-34 25 4 13.8 4.2-36.6 7 22.0 8.8-45.1 5 35.0 11.7-68.5 9 29.3 12.8-53.9
35-44 60 18 33.4 18.8-52.1 15 26.3 14.7-42.3 12 16.1 8.5-28.4 15 24.2 12.8-41.0
45-54 168 32 17.2 11.5-24.8 50 31.7 22.9-42.1 42 24.8 17.1-34.4 44 26.4 18.6-36.0
55-64 285 37 12.0 8.3-17.1 82 30.5 24.4-37.4 93 34.8 28.3-41.9 73 22.7 17.4-28.9
65-74 257 43 17.0 12.2-23.1 52 21.0 15.7-27.5 102 42.0 34.9-49.6 60 20.0 15.0-26.1
75+ 163 21 12.7 7.7-20.2 37 22.5 15.8-31.1 61 38.9 30.0-48.5 44 25.9 18.3-35.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 238 31 14.8 9.1-23.2 47 21.8 15.3-30.0 94 40.4 32.0-49.4 66 23.0 17.1-30.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 306 55 19.1 14.2-25.2 75 22.9 17.8-29.0 99 34.1 27.6-41.3 77 23.8 18.2-30.6
Some Post-H.S. 211 32 15.0 10.1-21.6 65 32.7 25.5-40.8 65 28.6 21.8-36.6 49 23.7 17.1-31.9
College Graduate 206 39 16.6 11.6-23.3 56 30.9 23.3-39.7 56 27.7 20.7-35.8 55 24.8 18.2-32.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 26 14.9 9.6-22.6 37 22.0 15.1-30.8 63 35.1 27.2-44.0 55 27.9 20.6-36.6
$15,000- 24,999 207 30 16.5 11.1-23.9 41 20.4 14.5-28.0 83 42.8 33.8-52.4 53 20.2 14.4-27.6
$25,000- 34,999 119 22 24.7 14.3-39.2 28 19.7 12.9-29.0 40 34.8 24.1-47.2 29 20.8 13.6-30.6
$35,000- 49,999 104 21 17.0 10.7-26.0 37 36.5 26.5-47.8 26 28.3 18.7-40.4 20 18.2 11.1-28.4
$50,000-74,999 97 14 12.4 6.6-22.0 42 46.2 34.1-58.7 17 16.8 9.9-27.1 24 24.7 15.3-37.3
$75,000+ 84 14 15.7 9.1-25.9 22 28.0 16.9-42.6 24 28.1 18.2-40.7 24 28.2 18.3-40.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 542 83 14.5 11.4-18.4 119 22.2 18.2-26.8 202 39.7 34.4-45.3 138 23.6 19.5-28.2
No 405 70 17.4 13.4-22.3 122 32.5 26.8-38.8 107 25.5 20.7-31.1 106 24.6 19.5-30.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 32 15.6 10.4-22.8 59 33.8 25.8-42.8 52 30.0 22.7-38.5 36 20.6 14.1-29.1
Non-Veteran 784 125 16.8 13.6-20.5 185 24.5 20.8-28.6 263 34.1 29.8-38.7 211 24.6 21.0-28.6

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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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