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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 976 216 21.7 18.4-25.4 760 78.3 74.6-81.6
GENDER
Male 372 94 23.9 18.9-29.7 278 76.1 70.3-81.1
Female 604 122 19.8 15.7-24.7 482 80.2 75.3-84.3
RACE
White 723 159 21.2 17.5-25.4 564 78.8 74.6-82.5
African American 213 46 21.9 15.4-30.1 167 78.1 69.9-84.6
Other Minorities 35 10 30.2 14.6-52.2 25 69.8 47.8-85.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 7 27.8 12.6-50.6 26 72.2 49.4-87.4
Non-Hispanic 939 209 21.3 18.1-24.9 730 78.7 75.1-81.9
AGE
18-24 9 4 54.6 23.8-82.2 5 45.4 17.8-76.2
25-34 22 3 6.1 1.7-19.9 19 93.9 80.1-98.3
35-44 79 16 20.8 11.6-34.4 63 79.2 65.6-88.4
45-54 153 32 18.5 12.5-26.6 121 81.5 73.4-87.5
55-64 252 58 21.9 16.3-28.7 194 78.1 71.3-83.7
65-74 277 61 21.3 15.6-28.4 216 78.7 71.6-84.4
75+ 181 42 22.7 16.3-30.6 139 77.3 69.4-83.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 58 22.7 16.5-30.4 178 77.3 69.6-83.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 340 72 23.5 17.6-30.7 268 76.5 69.3-82.4
Some Post-H.S. 223 53 24.3 17.6-32.6 170 75.7 67.4-82.4
College Graduate 173 31 14.0 9.2-20.7 142 86.0 79.3-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 61 35.6 26.4-45.9 142 64.4 54.1-73.6
$15,000- 24,999 214 47 20.8 14.8-28.5 167 79.2 71.5-85.2
$25,000- 34,999 110 21 17.8 10.2-29.3 89 82.2 70.7-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 110 19 17.8 10.2-29.3 91 82.2 70.7-89.8
$50,000-74,999 90 19 20.5 12.3-32.0 71 79.5 68.0-87.7
$75,000+ 85 11 11.9 5.9-22.5 74 88.1 77.5-94.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 586 157 25.5 21.4-30.0 429 74.5 70.0-78.6
No 363 52 16.9 11.7-23.8 311 83.1 76.2-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 39 19.5 13.6-27.0 145 80.5 73.0-86.4
Non-Veteran 791 177 22.2 18.5-26.5 614 77.8 73.5-81.5

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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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