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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,852 428 22.4 20.1-25.0 1,424 77.6 75.0-79.9
-Eastern NC 687 174 25.7 21.8-30.0 513 74.3 70.0-78.2
GENDER
Male 246 71 29.9 23.7-37.1 175 70.1 62.9-76.3
Female 441 103 22.0 17.6-27.2 338 78.0 72.8-82.4
RACE
White 398 78 19.1 15.0-24.0 320 80.9 76.0-85.0
African American 237 80 34.0 27.0-41.9 157 66.0 58.1-73.0
Other Minorities 51 16 37.5 20.5-58.4 35 62.5 41.6-79.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 12 51.2 23.7-78.0 8 48.8 22.0-76.3
Non-Hispanic 663 160 23.6 20.0-27.6 503 76.4 72.4-80.0
AGE
18-24 3 1 9.0 0.9-52.6 2 91.0 47.4-99.1
25-34 11 1 9.6 1.3-45.9 10 90.4 54.1-98.7
35-44 54 10 20.2 10.4-35.5 44 79.8 64.5-89.6
45-54 112 34 29.1 20.4-39.6 78 70.9 60.4-79.6
55-64 197 45 21.2 14.9-29.2 152 78.8 70.8-85.1
65-74 192 53 31.1 23.7-39.7 139 68.9 60.3-76.3
75+ 114 29 31.6 21.5-43.9 85 68.4 56.1-78.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 50 32.5 24.2-42.1 132 67.5 57.9-75.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 228 67 29.4 22.9-36.8 161 70.6 63.2-77.1
Some Post-H.S. 150 31 19.2 12.7-27.8 119 80.8 72.2-87.3
College Graduate 126 26 18.7 12.0-27.8 100 81.3 72.2-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 44 25.7 18.5-34.4 112 74.3 65.6-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 142 36 28.6 20.5-38.5 106 71.4 61.5-79.5
$25,000- 34,999 86 26 32.1 21.3-45.3 60 67.9 54.7-78.7
$35,000- 49,999 71 19 25.0 15.4-37.9 52 75.0 62.1-84.6
$50,000-74,999 68 10 11.8 5.7-22.9 58 88.2 77.1-94.3
$75,000+ 44 6 11.0 4.6-24.0 38 89.0 76.0-95.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 434 130 33.0 27.7-38.8 304 67.0 61.2-72.3
No 234 42 15.3 10.8-21.2 192 84.7 78.8-89.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 127 27 24.0 16.5-33.5 100 76.0 66.5-83.5
Non-Veteran 558 147 26.2 21.9-31.1 411 73.8 68.9-78.1

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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