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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, boderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,632 1,869 9.1 8.6- 9.6 114 0.7 0.6- 0.9 13,420 89.1 88.5-89.7 229 1.0 0.9- 1.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 392 50 9.1 6.5-12.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 339 90.2 86.6-92.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Buncombe 359 33 7.9 5.3-11.6 0 0.0 . - . 322 91.5 87.7-94.1 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Cabarrus 386 45 10.4 6.9-15.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 333 87.5 82.5-91.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.3
Catawba 402 47 8.7 6.1-12.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 343 88.6 84.7-91.6 10 2.0 1.0- 4.0
Cumberland 444 54 9.5 6.6-13.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 375 88.3 84.2-91.4 12 1.6 0.8- 3.1
Davidson 426 48 10.7 7.3-15.4 5 1.4 0.4- 4.0 372 87.9 83.0-91.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Durham 400 28 4.8 3.0- 7.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 369 94.4 91.4-96.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Forsyth 421 40 8.6 6.0-12.2 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 372 89.3 85.2-92.3 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0
Gaston 390 56 12.0 8.8-16.1 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1 327 86.9 82.7-90.2 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5
Guilford 450 50 8.8 6.4-12.0 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7 395 90.2 86.8-92.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Iredell 441 46 7.1 5.1- 9.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 385 90.5 87.3-93.0 7 1.7 0.7- 3.8
Johnston 451 45 7.6 5.1-11.2 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 395 90.9 87.2-93.5 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
Mecklenburg 834 67 5.8 4.5- 7.6 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 753 93.1 91.2-94.6 9 0.6 0.3- 1.1
New Hanover 394 44 10.4 7.0-15.2 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 340 87.7 82.8-91.3 6 1.1 0.4- 2.6
Onslow 394 44 7.6 5.4-10.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 344 91.4 88.2-93.8 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Orange 364 32 6.6 4.5- 9.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 329 92.5 89.3-94.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Pitt 396 49 9.1 6.6-12.4 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7 333 88.0 84.3-91.0 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0
Randolph 389 38 6.3 4.3- 9.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 341 91.8 88.7-94.2 7 1.1 0.4- 2.6
Robeson 396 52 9.1 6.7-12.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2 334 88.9 85.4-91.6 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Rowan 448 68 12.1 9.2-15.8 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 368 85.9 82.0-89.0 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0
Union 392 33 6.7 4.2-10.4 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 352 92.3 88.6-94.9 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Wake 653 50 6.4 4.6- 8.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 588 91.8 89.3-93.9 13 1.4 0.8- 2.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 419 46 8.3 6.0-11.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 363 89.8 86.5-92.3 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Northeast Partnership II*** 507 76 11.3 8.7-14.5 4 1.4 0.4- 4.3 417 86.1 82.4-89.1 10 1.2 0.6- 2.4
Northeast Partnership I*** 438 96 19.4 15.5-24.0 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1 330 78.3 73.6-82.5 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 446 64 10.6 7.8-14.3 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 376 88.1 84.3-91.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 475 69 9.9 7.5-13.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.3 391 88.0 84.6-90.7 10 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 433 49 9.4 6.9-12.7 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2 371 87.8 84.2-90.7 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 394 50 11.6 7.9-16.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 336 87.4 82.3-91.1 7 1.0 0.4- 2.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 457 62 10.5 7.8-13.9 3 0.5 0.2- 1.8 385 87.7 84.1-90.6 7 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 573 86 12.1 9.4-15.4 8 1.3 0.5- 3.0 468 84.9 81.2-88.0 11 1.7 0.7- 4.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 425 62 10.5 7.9-13.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 355 88.1 84.4-90.9 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 419 48 8.9 6.4-12.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 361 89.5 85.9-92.2 8 1.2 0.6- 2.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 455 72 12.4 9.5-16.1 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 370 84.1 79.9-87.6 9 1.9 0.7- 4.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 569 70 9.4 7.1-12.3 4 0.5 0.1- 1.8 488 89.4 86.2-91.8 7 0.8 0.2- 2.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,080 185 13.1 11.1-15.4 8 0.9 0.4- 2.3 867 84.6 82.1-86.8 20 1.3 0.8- 2.1
No 14,552 1,684 8.9 8.3- 9.4 106 0.7 0.6- 0.9 12,553 89.4 88.8-90.0 209 1.0 0.8- 1.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,237 694 10.0 9.1-11.0 50 0.9 0.7- 1.3 4,399 87.8 86.7-88.8 94 1.3 1.0- 1.6
Piedmont 8,732 981 8.6 7.9- 9.3 57 0.7 0.5- 1.0 7,585 89.8 89.0-90.5 109 0.9 0.7- 1.2
Western NC 1,663 194 9.3 7.8-11.0 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0 1,436 89.3 87.5-90.9 26 1.0 0.6- 1.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 928 103 8.9 7.1-11.1 4 0.3 0.1- 1.3 810 90.0 87.6-92.0 11 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Northwest 3,120 374 9.4 8.3-10.7 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4 2,676 88.7 87.3-89.9 49 1.1 0.8- 1.5
Charlotte 2,389 264 8.7 7.5-10.0 19 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,079 89.6 88.0-90.9 27 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Greensboro 2,008 235 9.1 7.7-10.7 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,738 89.6 87.9-91.1 24 0.7 0.4- 1.0
Southern Regional 1,599 213 10.0 8.4-11.9 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,334 87.4 85.4-89.3 35 1.5 1.0- 2.4
Coastal 822 93 9.9 7.7-12.6 9 1.1 0.5- 2.2 705 87.5 84.6-89.9 15 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Wake 2,096 209 7.5 6.3- 9.0 12 0.5 0.2- 1.0 1,848 91.0 89.4-92.3 27 1.0 0.6- 1.6
Area L 679 111 12.0 9.7-14.8 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 553 86.2 83.2-88.7 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1
Eastern 1,991 267 9.6 8.3-11.1 15 0.8 0.4- 1.5 1,677 88.6 86.9-90.0 32 1.0 0.7- 1.6

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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, Edgecombe, 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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