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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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Respond.^
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,834 291 15.2 13.2-17.4 1,072 56.1 53.2-59.1 217 11.9 10.0-14.0 196 12.9 10.8-15.3 58 4.0 2.8- 5.5
-Western NC 189 30 15.5 10.2-22.8 108 53.3 44.7-61.7 23 12.5 7.8-19.3 24 15.9 10.2-24.1 4 2.9 1.0- 8.1
GENDER
Male 71 10 13.7 6.9-25.6 37 46.0 33.4-59.1 10 13.5 6.7-25.4 11 21.9 12.1-36.3 3 4.9 1.4-15.6
Female 118 20 17.0 10.0-27.5 71 59.9 48.8-70.1 13 11.5 6.2-20.4 13 10.5 5.5-19.1 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
RACE
White 168 27 14.4 9.2-21.7 95 53.8 44.7-62.6 21 12.8 7.8-20.1 22 16.3 10.2-25.0 3 2.8 0.9- 8.8
African American 6 1 14.6 1.9-60.4 2 38.5 8.5-80.9 1 23.2 3.3-73.1 1 11.2 1.4-52.8 1 12.5 1.6-56.1
Other Minorities 15 2 30.6 7.4-70.9 11 52.0 21.7-80.9 1 4.3 0.6-26.5 1 13.0 1.8-54.8 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 2 85.9 42.5-98.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 0.8-51.3 1 5.8 0.5-41.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 184 27 12.9 8.2-19.5 108 55.1 46.4-63.6 22 12.7 7.9-19.7 23 16.3 10.4-24.7 4 3.0 1.0- 8.4
AGE
18-24 2 1 41.2 4.2-91.8 1 58.8 8.2-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 3 0 0.0 . - . 2 80.9 26.9-98.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 19.1 2.0-73.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 13 0 0.0 . - . 6 30.1 11.5-58.8 3 31.2 10.3-64.2 2 22.4 5.7-57.9 2 16.4 3.3-52.7
45-54 31 2 11.0 2.3-39.0 20 52.5 31.5-72.6 4 11.0 3.4-30.4 4 21.2 7.6-46.7 1 4.4 0.6-25.5
55-64 47 8 17.1 7.3-35.3 22 43.9 28.6-60.5 8 19.1 9.2-35.4 9 19.8 9.0-38.2 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 51 6 14.4 6.2-29.7 32 62.8 46.4-76.7 7 10.5 4.2-23.8 6 12.3 4.7-28.6 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 42 13 25.0 13.4-41.7 25 62.9 45.2-77.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 2 8.0 1.9-28.1 1 2.8 0.4-17.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 11 25.7 12.0-46.7 18 34.3 19.9-52.2 6 8.7 3.3-20.9 9 20.1 8.9-39.3 3 11.2 3.5-30.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 63 9 12.0 5.8-23.2 35 48.7 34.7-63.0 10 18.2 9.3-32.6 8 20.2 9.9-36.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
Some Post-H.S. 48 8 17.7 8.4-33.7 32 58.4 41.5-73.6 4 11.5 4.1-28.5 4 12.3 4.3-30.3 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 31 2 6.3 1.5-23.6 23 79.4 60.3-90.7 3 7.3 1.8-25.3 3 7.0 1.9-22.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 9 11.8 5.5-23.3 22 43.1 28.3-59.3 8 15.1 6.9-29.9 12 27.7 14.6-46.2 1 2.3 0.3-14.8
$15,000- 24,999 41 8 17.5 7.9-34.5 25 56.6 37.5-73.9 3 8.3 1.9-29.3 5 17.6 6.5-39.4 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 27 3 15.5 4.2-43.9 18 48.2 27.4-69.6 3 16.3 5.1-41.0 3 20.0 6.5-47.3 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 26 3 11.6 3.5-32.2 16 66.8 45.8-82.7 5 15.6 5.9-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.0 1.3-23.6
$50,000-74,999 12 1 4.4 0.6-26.6 8 64.6 33.9-86.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 30.9 10.4-63.3 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 7 2 36.6 9.0-77.1 4 35.5 10.3-72.4 1 28.0 4.3-76.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 133 21 14.8 8.9-23.5 70 48.6 38.6-58.7 18 14.0 8.2-22.8 21 19.6 12.1-30.1 3 3.0 0.8-10.4
No 55 9 17.0 7.9-33.0 38 63.8 47.4-77.5 4 8.4 2.9-22.1 3 8.2 2.5-24.0 1 2.5 0.4-15.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 6 16.8 7.1-35.0 14 46.3 27.1-66.6 3 11.4 3.3-32.8 4 25.5 10.1-51.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 162 24 15.1 9.3-23.6 94 54.9 45.5-64.0 20 12.7 7.7-20.3 20 13.7 8.2-21.8 4 3.5 1.2- 9.9

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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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