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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 55 35 69.3 54.4-81.1 8 13.0 5.9-26.1 6 11.4 4.8-24.5 2 3.2 0.8-12.2 4 3.0 1.0- 8.7
GENDER
Male 26 14 60.0 37.7-78.8 4 17.8 6.5-40.1 5 15.6 5.9-35.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.2 2 3.7 0.9-14.5
Female 29 21 80.1 60.2-91.5 4 7.5 2.5-20.6 1 6.5 0.9-34.1 1 3.7 0.5-22.0 2 2.2 0.5-10.2
RACE
White 42 25 66.2 48.5-80.3 7 16.0 7.0-32.5 4 9.5 3.2-24.9 2 4.3 1.0-15.8 4 4.0 1.3-11.4
Other 12 9 77.8 45.6-93.6 1 3.8 0.5-23.7 2 18.4 4.4-52.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 8 6 87.5 55.1-97.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.3 0.6-33.5 1 7.1 0.8-40.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 47 29 64.3 48.2-77.8 8 16.6 7.7-32.0 5 13.0 5.3-28.8 1 2.2 0.3-13.9 4 3.9 1.3-10.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 18 86.1 65.0-95.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.6 3.3-33.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.3 0.5-11.0
Some College + 31 17 57.7 38.0-75.1 7 21.2 9.3-41.3 3 11.6 3.5-31.9 2 5.9 1.5-21.2 2 3.7 0.9-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 29 20 79.4 59.7-90.9 4 6.9 2.2-19.6 2 8.3 1.9-29.2 1 3.1 0.4-19.2 2 2.4 0.5-11.6
$50,000+ 16 9 58.7 32.8-80.5 4 32.0 12.7-60.3 1 3.2 0.4-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.1 1.4-22.8

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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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