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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, borderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,827 1,967 9.3 8.8- 9.9 145 0.9 0.7- 1.1 13,468 88.6 87.9-89.2 247 1.2 1.0- 1.4
-Buncombe County 345 31 6.1 4.1- 8.9 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7 305 91.9 88.6-94.3 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
GENDER
Male 127 12 5.8 3.2-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 114 93.6 88.8-96.4 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
Female 218 19 6.2 3.7-10.4 7 2.8 1.2- 6.5 191 90.6 85.6-93.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
RACE
White 311 28 6.2 4.1- 9.3 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9 275 91.7 88.1-94.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Other 32 3 4.7 1.3-15.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 28 93.8 82.9-97.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 75 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.8 0.9- 8.1 71 97.2 91.9-99.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 269 31 10.2 7.0-14.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 233 88.2 83.5-91.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 15 7.9 4.2-14.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 97 90.6 83.9-94.7 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1
Some College + 229 15 4.8 2.8- 8.1 5 2.0 0.7- 5.2 208 92.9 88.8-95.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 20 7.1 4.4-11.3 4 1.8 0.5- 5.7 160 90.6 85.6-94.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
$50,000+ 123 5 2.8 1.1- 6.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 115 95.5 91.1-97.8 0 0.0 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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