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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 74 52 69.8 56.8-80.3 17 22.4 13.5-34.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 4 6.4 2.3-16.8
GENDER
Male 24 17 72.8 49.9-87.8 6 23.9 10.0-47.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-20.3 0 0.0 . - .
Female 50 35 67.6 52.0-80.1 11 21.2 11.6-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.2 4.1-27.3
RACE
White 56 40 67.5 52.5-79.7 12 23.4 13.1-38.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 3 7.2 2.2-20.8
Other 17 11 74.9 48.0-90.6 5 20.8 7.2-46.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.3 0.6-26.3
AGE
18-44 7 5 78.2 40.2-95.0 1 9.4 1.2-46.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.5 1.7-54.6
45+ 67 47 68.8 54.8-80.0 16 24.0 14.2-37.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 3 5.7 1.7-17.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 35 65.7 49.6-78.8 10 22.5 11.8-38.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 4 9.7 3.5-24.2
Some College + 24 17 77.9 56.9-90.5 7 22.1 9.5-43.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 38 71.8 56.9-83.0 12 18.7 10.3-31.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 3 7.5 2.3-21.8
$50,000+ 8 4 49.7 18.0-81.7 4 50.3 18.3-82.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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