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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,862 1,005 53.9 51.0-56.9 857 46.1 43.1-49.0
-Western NC 194 102 55.3 46.8-63.5 92 44.7 36.5-53.2
GENDER
Male 72 40 56.2 42.9-68.7 32 43.8 31.3-57.1
Female 122 62 54.5 43.6-65.0 60 45.5 35.0-56.4
RACE
White 171 89 55.2 46.1-63.8 82 44.8 36.2-53.9
African American 7 2 29.0 6.7-70.0 5 71.0 30.0-93.3
Other Minorities 16 11 69.2 37.3-89.5 5 30.8 10.5-62.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 3 91.7 48.7-99.2 1 8.3 0.8-51.3
Non-Hispanic 189 99 55.0 46.4-63.3 90 45.0 36.7-53.6
AGE
18-24 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 14 9 54.9 26.9-80.1 5 45.1 19.9-73.1
45-54 31 18 57.0 35.4-76.2 13 43.0 23.8-64.6
55-64 47 28 59.5 42.1-74.9 19 40.5 25.1-57.9
65-74 52 24 45.7 30.9-61.4 28 54.3 38.6-69.1
75+ 43 16 42.7 26.6-60.5 27 57.3 39.5-73.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 12 25.4 12.6-44.7 35 74.6 55.3-87.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 64 32 49.4 35.4-63.6 32 50.6 36.4-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 50 32 66.0 49.6-79.3 18 34.0 20.7-50.4
College Graduate 33 26 88.6 75.6-95.2 7 11.4 4.8-24.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 20 40.6 26.1-57.0 33 59.4 43.0-73.9
$15,000- 24,999 42 21 44.8 27.8-63.2 21 55.2 36.8-72.2
$25,000- 34,999 28 16 56.4 34.5-76.0 12 43.6 24.0-65.5
$35,000- 49,999 27 22 85.1 66.0-94.4 5 14.9 5.6-34.0
$50,000-74,999 12 9 70.9 39.1-90.2 3 29.1 9.8-60.9
$75,000+ 7 4 63.3 23.9-90.5 3 36.7 9.5-76.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 135 63 44.0 34.4-54.1 72 56.0 45.9-65.6
No 58 39 78.4 65.4-87.4 19 21.6 12.6-34.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 15 53.6 32.9-73.1 12 46.4 26.9-67.1
Non-Veteran 167 87 55.7 46.4-64.5 80 44.3 35.5-53.6

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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, 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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