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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 677 66 8.4 6.3-11.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 603 90.6 87.8-92.8 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
GENDER
Male 274 33 9.7 6.6-14.0 0 0.0 . - . 239 89.9 85.6-93.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Female 403 33 7.2 4.6-11.1 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 364 91.3 87.2-94.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
RACE
White 462 36 5.9 4.1- 8.6 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 420 92.9 90.0-95.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Other 213 30 11.9 7.8-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 182 87.7 81.9-91.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
AGE
18-44 200 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 198 99.1 96.6-99.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 467 65 16.5 12.6-21.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 397 82.5 77.6-86.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 26 11.1 7.0-17.2 0 0.0 . - . 156 88.9 82.8-93.0 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 491 39 7.1 4.8-10.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 444 91.5 88.1-94.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 44 14.8 10.4-20.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 222 85.1 79.3-89.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 316 13 4.2 2.2- 8.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 297 94.2 90.2-96.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3

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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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