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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 955 171 18.2 15.1-21.7 226 23.9 20.6-27.6 319 32.3 28.6-36.3 239 25.5 22.1-29.3
GENDER
Male 367 70 16.2 12.2-21.3 93 25.1 20.2-30.7 124 36.0 29.9-42.7 80 22.7 17.7-28.5
Female 588 101 19.9 15.6-25.0 133 23.0 18.7-27.9 195 29.2 24.9-33.9 159 28.0 23.3-33.1
RACE
White 711 128 17.5 14.1-21.4 164 23.5 19.8-27.6 232 31.9 27.5-36.6 187 27.2 23.0-31.8
African American 204 35 19.8 13.3-28.3 49 21.0 15.3-27.9 77 37.5 29.5-46.2 43 21.8 15.8-29.2
Other Minorities 35 5 18.0 6.5-40.7 11 32.7 16.6-54.1 10 23.4 11.3-42.2 9 26.0 12.8-45.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 9 29.3 14.3-50.8 6 26.4 10.9-51.2 10 24.0 11.5-43.5 8 20.3 9.3-38.7
Non-Hispanic 918 160 17.2 14.3-20.7 219 23.7 20.5-27.2 309 33.1 29.2-37.2 230 26.0 22.4-29.9
AGE
18-24 9 2 22.9 5.7-59.3 2 22.9 5.4-60.9 3 30.0 9.3-64.0 2 24.2 5.6-63.3
25-34 22 3 13.3 4.1-35.6 7 27.2 11.8-50.9 7 26.1 11.7-48.5 5 33.5 14.0-60.9
35-44 78 17 23.9 14.0-37.6 15 18.7 10.5-30.9 22 27.7 16.4-42.8 24 29.8 18.8-43.8
45-54 154 28 19.1 12.2-28.4 36 22.5 15.7-31.1 44 29.8 21.5-39.7 46 28.7 20.8-38.1
55-64 247 37 16.1 11.0-22.9 72 28.9 22.7-36.1 84 33.2 26.1-41.2 54 21.8 16.2-28.7
65-74 273 55 19.2 13.8-26.1 62 25.8 19.1-33.8 96 32.9 26.6-39.8 60 22.1 16.8-28.6
75+ 169 28 14.1 9.0-21.6 32 19.8 13.7-27.8 62 39.1 30.5-48.4 47 27.0 19.8-35.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 35 16.0 10.1-24.4 43 21.1 14.5-29.6 85 38.1 29.9-47.0 62 24.8 18.4-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 334 66 22.1 16.6-28.6 80 25.6 19.9-32.3 115 32.4 26.2-39.3 73 20.0 15.5-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 224 41 20.9 14.5-29.0 49 19.4 14.2-25.9 70 28.7 21.9-36.6 64 31.1 23.7-39.6
College Graduate 170 28 11.2 7.1-17.3 54 30.3 22.6-39.2 48 29.9 21.8-39.4 40 28.7 20.1-39.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 199 28 14.7 8.9-23.4 41 18.5 12.9-25.8 80 42.1 33.0-51.8 50 24.7 16.8-34.7
$15,000- 24,999 210 45 19.4 13.4-27.1 38 16.5 11.4-23.3 75 36.0 27.7-45.2 52 28.2 20.9-36.8
$25,000- 34,999 107 24 18.0 11.2-27.8 22 19.6 12.2-29.9 34 31.7 21.6-44.0 27 30.6 20.4-43.2
$35,000- 49,999 110 18 16.7 9.9-26.8 28 27.9 18.9-39.3 38 35.0 24.7-46.8 26 20.4 13.1-30.5
$50,000-74,999 91 15 11.9 6.7-20.2 31 36.2 25.3-48.6 23 25.9 16.5-38.2 22 26.0 15.9-39.6
$75,000+ 84 14 18.7 10.1-32.0 25 25.4 16.3-37.3 27 32.0 20.9-45.6 18 23.9 14.5-36.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 570 94 16.7 13.0-21.2 124 22.8 18.9-27.3 211 36.2 31.4-41.3 141 24.3 20.1-29.0
No 359 72 18.7 14.0-24.5 98 25.9 20.4-32.3 101 28.5 22.5-35.3 88 26.9 21.1-33.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 40 17.9 12.4-25.0 47 25.4 18.6-33.5 62 35.3 27.5-44.0 34 21.4 14.8-30.0
Non-Veteran 771 130 18.3 14.8-22.3 179 23.6 19.9-27.7 257 31.6 27.4-36.2 205 26.5 22.6-30.8

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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.

** 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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