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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 1,798 325 17.7 15.5-20.0 408 23.7 21.2-26.3 636 33.4 30.7-36.2 429 25.3 22.7-28.1
-Eastern NC 661 121 16.7 13.7-20.2 142 23.5 19.6-27.8 253 37.2 32.7-41.9 145 22.6 18.6-27.2
GENDER
Male 239 43 17.3 12.6-23.2 67 30.6 24.0-38.0 81 32.5 25.8-39.9 48 19.7 14.5-26.2
Female 422 78 16.2 12.7-20.6 75 17.2 13.3-22.0 172 41.4 35.5-47.4 97 25.2 19.6-31.8
RACE
White 382 68 17.3 13.5-22.1 86 25.1 20.0-31.0 137 35.6 29.8-41.7 91 22.0 17.5-27.1
African American 228 44 15.7 11.1-21.7 49 24.4 17.9-32.2 94 41.9 34.4-49.8 41 18.0 12.6-25.1
Other Minorities 50 8 12.4 5.5-25.7 7 10.5 4.4-22.8 22 31.7 17.5-50.3 13 45.4 25.3-67.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 3 16.3 4.6-44.2 1 1.7 0.2-12.0 7 23.5 8.7-49.7 7 58.5 29.9-82.3
Non-Hispanic 640 116 16.5 13.5-20.0 141 24.8 20.8-29.3 245 38.1 33.6-42.8 138 20.6 17.1-24.5
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 37.7 4.3-89.0 2 62.3 11.0-95.7
25-34 11 2 13.9 3.3-43.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 45.5 19.0-74.9 3 40.6 14.5-73.4
35-44 53 8 10.2 5.0-19.9 13 24.2 13.3-40.1 16 34.7 21.3-51.0 16 30.9 18.5-46.8
45-54 109 23 17.2 10.8-26.1 23 28.2 18.3-40.7 38 31.7 22.3-42.7 25 23.0 15.2-33.3
55-64 195 35 17.6 12.2-24.7 55 30.7 23.5-39.0 71 36.3 28.7-44.6 34 15.4 10.1-22.7
65-74 185 35 18.8 13.1-26.2 37 22.2 15.8-30.4 78 41.8 33.7-50.4 35 17.2 11.7-24.5
75+ 101 16 15.8 9.4-25.5 14 13.3 7.2-23.4 42 41.1 30.5-52.6 29 29.8 20.6-40.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 27 17.4 11.5-25.4 17 10.0 5.9-16.7 76 41.7 33.2-50.7 47 30.9 22.9-40.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 222 41 16.3 11.6-22.5 54 26.9 20.2-34.7 80 34.9 27.9-42.6 47 21.9 15.9-29.4
Some Post-H.S. 144 29 15.4 10.1-22.6 31 24.2 16.2-34.6 57 43.7 33.6-54.3 27 16.8 10.8-25.2
College Graduate 127 24 18.4 11.6-27.9 40 32.5 22.9-43.7 39 27.9 19.1-38.7 24 21.3 11.3-36.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 26 17.1 11.0-25.5 20 17.0 9.6-28.5 62 40.2 31.0-50.1 38 25.7 18.1-35.3
$15,000- 24,999 136 25 17.5 11.4-26.0 28 21.7 14.6-31.0 59 43.8 34.3-53.8 24 17.0 11.0-25.3
$25,000- 34,999 86 15 13.5 7.4-23.5 17 19.6 11.6-31.2 31 41.4 28.2-55.9 23 25.5 15.8-38.4
$35,000- 49,999 71 13 17.0 9.0-29.7 22 34.0 22.1-48.3 20 29.4 17.9-44.3 16 19.6 11.1-32.4
$50,000-74,999 68 15 17.5 9.9-29.0 14 23.5 12.9-38.9 25 38.5 26.1-52.6 14 20.5 11.4-34.1
$75,000+ 44 6 13.5 5.9-27.8 17 43.5 27.8-60.7 13 28.8 16.7-45.0 8 14.2 6.6-27.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 414 64 13.9 10.6-18.0 73 21.3 16.6-27.0 188 43.4 37.8-49.2 89 21.4 16.9-26.6
No 231 56 21.9 16.3-28.8 64 25.9 19.6-33.5 60 28.1 21.0-36.5 51 24.1 16.8-33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 22 16.7 10.6-25.2 39 33.8 24.9-44.0 45 32.3 24.0-41.9 20 17.3 11.0-26.0
Non-Veteran 533 99 16.8 13.5-20.7 103 20.6 16.5-25.4 207 38.6 33.5-44.0 124 24.0 19.3-29.5

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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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