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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 414 40 7.9 5.5-11.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 359 90.0 86.5-92.7 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2
GENDER
Male 171 19 9.0 5.4-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 147 89.5 83.7-93.4 5 1.4 0.6- 3.6
Female 243 21 6.8 4.0-11.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 212 90.5 85.7-93.8 8 2.0 0.9- 4.5
RACE
White 353 38 9.3 6.4-13.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 301 88.1 83.8-91.4 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0
Other 61 2 3.1 0.7-11.9 0 0.0 . - . 58 96.5 88.2-99.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
AGE
18-44 110 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 107 99.1 96.9-99.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
45+ 301 40 15.7 11.2-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 249 81.1 75.1-85.9 12 3.2 1.7- 6.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 25 9.7 6.0-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 187 87.9 82.1-91.9 9 2.5 1.2- 5.1
Some College + 192 15 5.8 3.2-10.3 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1 171 92.5 87.9-95.5 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 26 10.4 6.6-16.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 184 86.4 80.4-90.8 10 2.9 1.5- 5.8
$50,000+ 124 7 4.9 2.1-11.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 116 94.4 88.2-97.4 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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