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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 33 25 70.2 49.3-85.1 4 14.1 4.8-34.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.5 4.2-35.7
GENDER
Male 14 11 63.8 32.1-86.8 2 22.0 5.6-57.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.1 2.1-56.1
Female 19 14 75.6 50.1-90.5 2 7.5 1.6-28.4 1 3.9 0.5-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.0 3.1-41.2
RACE
White 27 20 68.2 44.9-85.0 4 17.8 6.1-41.9 1 2.7 0.4-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.3 2.6-38.0
Other 5 4 73.9 22.7-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 26.1 3.5-77.3
AGE
18-44 5 2 34.6 7.4-77.6 1 24.1 3.4-74.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 41.3 10.0-81.7
45+ 28 23 83.2 64.0-93.2 3 10.5 3.1-29.8 1 2.9 0.4-18.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.5-20.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 21 17 74.9 47.8-90.7 1 4.4 0.6-25.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 20.7 6.6-49.2
Some College + 12 8 61.5 29.4-86.0 3 32.3 9.9-67.4 1 6.2 0.8-34.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 25 22 85.5 59.1-96.0 3 14.5 4.0-40.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 5 2 33.8 7.3-76.9 1 19.6 2.5-69.5 1 11.7 1.4-54.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 35.0 5.6-83.0

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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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