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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 75 13 19.0 10.7-31.3 13 17.0 9.7-28.2 27 37.6 25.5-51.5 22 26.4 17.0-38.5
GENDER
Male 25 5 23.2 9.3-47.0 4 12.9 4.4-32.0 7 36.6 17.0-62.0 9 27.3 13.2-48.2
Female 50 8 15.7 7.8-29.1 9 20.2 10.5-35.4 20 38.3 25.1-53.6 13 25.7 14.7-41.0
RACE
White 57 12 23.9 13.5-38.7 8 14.3 7.0-26.8 20 33.8 21.9-48.2 17 28.0 17.3-41.9
Other 17 1 4.4 0.6-26.8 5 27.2 9.6-56.8 6 45.4 17.7-76.2 5 23.0 7.7-51.6
AGE
18-44 7 1 9.4 1.2-46.5 2 32.7 8.3-72.3 1 22.7 3.4-71.2 3 35.2 10.5-71.5
45+ 68 12 20.1 11.2-33.6 11 15.1 8.1-26.5 26 39.4 26.5-54.0 19 25.3 15.7-38.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 8 19.4 9.4-35.8 10 20.7 11.1-35.5 18 36.5 23.4-52.0 14 23.4 13.3-37.7
Some College + 25 5 18.1 7.0-39.6 3 10.0 2.9-29.1 9 39.8 18.2-66.3 8 32.1 15.2-55.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 9 16.0 8.1-29.3 9 18.6 9.5-33.1 18 37.8 23.1-55.2 17 27.6 16.6-42.3
$50,000+ 9 3 46.4 16.8-78.8 2 14.8 3.4-46.5 2 22.2 5.2-59.7 2 16.6 3.8-49.8

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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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