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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,302 738 10.2 9.3-11.2 60 1.1 0.8- 1.6 4,424 87.4 86.2-88.4 80 1.3 1.0- 1.8
GENDER
Male 1,923 281 10.2 8.7-11.9 0 0.0 . - . 1,605 88.4 86.6-90.0 37 1.4 0.9- 2.1
Female 3,379 457 10.2 9.1-11.3 60 2.2 1.6- 3.1 2,819 86.4 84.9-87.7 43 1.3 0.9- 1.8
RACE
White 3,557 400 8.1 7.1- 9.2 46 1.4 0.9- 2.1 3,056 89.2 87.9-90.4 55 1.3 1.0- 1.8
African American 1,224 279 17.4 15.1-20.1 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 919 80.4 77.6-82.9 22 1.8 1.1- 3.1
Other Minorities 491 56 7.1 5.0- 9.9 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9 422 91.0 87.9-93.4 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 227 23 5.9 3.6- 9.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 199 92.5 88.3-95.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
Non-Hispanic 5,053 711 10.5 9.5-11.6 58 1.2 0.8- 1.7 4,207 86.9 85.8-88.0 77 1.4 1.0- 1.8
AGE
18-24 185 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3 180 98.0 94.6-99.3 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7
25-34 529 10 2.7 1.2- 6.1 13 1.9 1.0- 3.4 503 95.0 91.8-96.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
35-44 824 38 4.5 3.1- 6.5 20 1.8 1.1- 3.1 757 92.5 90.2-94.4 9 1.1 0.5- 2.4
45-54 1,025 123 11.4 9.2-13.9 10 0.8 0.4- 1.5 877 86.3 83.5-88.6 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9
55-64 1,091 202 19.5 16.7-22.6 4 0.4 0.2- 1.3 868 78.2 75.1-81.1 17 1.8 1.1- 3.1
65-74 939 208 22.7 19.5-26.2 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 706 74.2 70.5-77.5 21 2.8 1.7- 4.7
75+ 673 153 24.4 20.7-28.5 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 504 73.5 69.4-77.3 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 845 212 18.1 15.2-21.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 619 80.8 77.5-83.8 11 0.9 0.4- 2.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,647 228 9.3 7.9-11.0 21 1.1 0.6- 1.8 1,372 88.1 86.2-89.8 26 1.5 0.9- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,428 170 8.7 7.0-10.9 18 1.5 0.8- 3.0 1,222 88.3 85.8-90.4 18 1.5 0.9- 2.5
College Graduate 1,368 127 7.5 6.1- 9.3 18 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,198 89.7 87.7-91.4 25 1.3 0.8- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 687 151 16.9 13.7-20.6 9 0.9 0.4- 2.1 520 80.7 76.6-84.1 7 1.5 0.6- 3.9
$15,000- 24,999 853 159 11.6 9.5-14.1 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9 667 85.1 82.1-87.7 17 1.9 1.0- 3.3
$25,000- 34,999 593 95 11.1 8.5-14.4 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 482 87.0 83.5-89.9 11 1.1 0.6- 2.3
$35,000- 49,999 753 87 9.8 7.6-12.6 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 647 87.8 84.8-90.3 10 1.6 0.8- 3.0
$50,000-74,999 771 57 5.7 4.2- 7.8 7 1.8 0.7- 4.7 695 91.1 88.2-93.4 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4
$75,000+ 941 67 6.4 4.8- 8.5 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1 851 91.7 89.4-93.5 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,094 470 18.4 16.4-20.6 21 0.8 0.4- 1.3 1,567 79.0 76.7-81.1 36 1.8 1.2- 2.8
No 3,047 252 5.8 4.9- 6.8 38 1.3 0.9- 2.0 2,715 91.8 90.5-92.9 42 1.1 0.8- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 951 142 11.3 9.2-13.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 786 86.5 83.8-88.8 20 1.8 1.1- 3.1
Non-Veteran 4,348 595 9.8 8.9-10.9 57 1.3 0.9- 1.9 3,636 87.6 86.4-88.7 60 1.2 0.9- 1.7

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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.

**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.

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