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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,941 364 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,577 82.8 80.4-84.9
-Eastern NC 726 155 19.6 16.3-23.5 571 80.4 76.5-83.7
GENDER
Male 277 63 21.1 16.0-27.4 214 78.9 72.6-84.0
Female 449 92 18.2 14.2-23.1 357 81.8 76.9-85.8
RACE
White 398 74 16.3 12.3-21.4 324 83.7 78.6-87.7
African American 269 71 24.6 18.9-31.4 198 75.4 68.6-81.1
Other Minorities 56 10 17.8 8.8-32.8 46 82.2 67.2-91.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 7 22.5 9.1-45.6 16 77.5 54.4-90.9
Non-Hispanic 699 147 19.5 16.1-23.4 552 80.5 76.6-83.9
AGE
25-34 10 1 7.8 1.0-42.2 9 92.2 57.8-99.0
35-44 38 5 18.4 7.2-39.6 33 81.6 60.4-92.8
45-54 120 20 14.6 8.5-24.0 100 85.4 76.0-91.5
55-64 200 38 18.5 12.6-26.4 162 81.5 73.6-87.4
65-74 206 58 30.0 22.9-38.2 148 70.0 61.8-77.1
75+ 148 32 18.2 12.6-25.7 116 81.8 74.3-87.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 56 23.1 17.0-30.6 150 76.9 69.4-83.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 224 41 17.9 12.7-24.6 183 82.1 75.4-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 169 39 20.6 13.7-29.9 130 79.4 70.1-86.3
College Graduate 126 18 15.0 8.3-25.6 108 85.0 74.4-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 38 23.5 15.7-33.7 111 76.5 66.3-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 156 40 24.9 17.2-34.5 116 75.1 65.5-82.8
$25,000- 34,999 93 17 16.6 9.6-27.1 76 83.4 72.9-90.4
$35,000- 49,999 87 18 23.8 14.7-36.2 69 76.2 63.8-85.3
$50,000-74,999 57 4 11.8 3.9-31.0 53 88.2 69.0-96.1
$75,000+ 67 7 10.2 4.5-21.6 60 89.8 78.4-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 460 110 22.3 17.9-27.5 350 77.7 72.5-82.1
No 250 44 16.5 11.7-22.8 206 83.5 77.2-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 31 22.3 15.0-31.9 109 77.7 68.1-85.0
Non-Veteran 585 124 19.1 15.4-23.4 461 80.9 76.6-84.6

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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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