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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 475 76 14.3 11.1-18.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 391 84.5 80.4-87.8 6 0.6 0.3- 1.4
GENDER
Male 167 25 12.9 8.2-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 142 87.1 80.2-91.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 308 51 15.7 11.8-20.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 249 82.0 76.9-86.2 6 1.2 0.5- 2.7
RACE
White 393 58 13.7 10.4-17.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 329 85.0 80.7-88.5 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Other 79 17 16.2 8.5-28.7 0 0.0 . - . 60 83.1 70.6-90.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
AGE
18-44 155 7 3.2 1.5- 6.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 145 95.4 91.2-97.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
45+ 320 69 24.7 19.4-30.9 0 0.0 . - . 246 74.3 68.1-79.6 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 51 17.3 12.8-23.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 208 81.4 75.6-86.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Some College + 212 25 10.8 6.7-17.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 183 88.1 81.9-92.4 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 54 15.8 11.6-21.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 246 82.4 76.9-86.8 6 1.0 0.4- 2.3
$50,000+ 99 9 9.5 4.7-18.2 0 0.0 . - . 90 90.5 81.8-95.3 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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