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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Diabetes

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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
-Union County 33 4 18.2 6.7-40.7 5 17.2 6.8-37.2 18 46.1 28.7-64.6 6 18.4 7.5-38.6
GENDER
Male 14 1 7.0 1.0-37.0 2 21.1 5.2-56.8 8 48.1 22.8-74.4 3 23.8 6.8-57.1
Female 19 3 27.5 9.2-58.7 3 13.9 4.3-36.7 10 44.6 22.7-68.7 3 14.0 3.8-40.1
RACE
White 27 3 15.3 4.6-40.1 5 21.7 8.7-44.7 16 50.7 30.5-70.7 3 12.3 3.2-37.3
Other 5 1 34.8 5.4-83.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.5 1.9-63.4 3 49.6 12.3-87.3
AGE
18-44 5 1 24.2 3.4-74.5 1 24.1 3.4-74.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 51.7 14.7-87.0
45+ 28 3 16.1 5.0-41.0 4 14.7 5.5-33.8 18 62.9 42.1-79.8 3 6.4 2.0-18.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 21 2 19.2 5.2-51.0 2 8.4 2.0-28.7 11 44.1 23.4-67.1 6 28.2 11.7-54.0
Some College + 12 2 16.4 4.0-48.2 3 33.7 10.9-68.0 7 49.9 22.3-77.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 25 4 25.0 9.5-51.4 3 17.1 5.3-43.1 14 47.7 27.5-68.7 4 10.2 3.5-26.0
$50,000+ 5 0 0.0 . - . 2 25.9 5.3-68.5 2 39.1 8.9-80.9 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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