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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you had a test for high blood sugar or diabetes within the past three years?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,279 8,751 60.5 59.1-61.9 4,528 39.5 38.1-40.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,861 1,302 67.1 63.5-70.4 559 32.9 29.6-36.5
GENDER
Males 569 391 63.7 57.5-69.6 178 36.3 30.4-42.5
Females 1,292 911 69.9 66.3-73.4 381 30.1 26.6-33.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 14 66.5 35.0-88.0 6 33.5 12.0-65.0
Non-Hispanic 1,832 1,285 67.2 63.6-70.6 547 32.8 29.4-36.4
AGE
18-24 77 41 50.3 35.4-65.2 36 49.7 34.8-64.6
25-34 260 167 64.4 56.3-71.7 93 35.6 28.3-43.7
35-44 369 247 67.1 60.6-73.0 122 32.9 27.0-39.4
45-54 435 299 68.6 62.4-74.2 136 31.4 25.8-37.6
55-64 329 257 79.9 74.3-84.5 72 20.1 15.5-25.7
65-74 222 164 72.1 63.9-79.0 58 27.9 21.0-36.1
75+ 146 109 75.0 63.9-83.6 37 25.0 16.4-36.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 177 61.5 52.3-69.8 111 38.5 30.2-47.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 659 449 61.7 55.0-68.0 210 38.3 32.0-45.0
Some Post-H.S. 487 342 68.8 63.0-74.1 145 31.2 25.9-37.0
College Graduate 424 331 76.7 70.5-82.0 93 23.3 18.0-29.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 186 63.1 55.0-70.6 108 36.9 29.4-45.0
$15,000- 24,999 397 272 65.0 55.9-73.0 125 35.0 27.0-44.1
$25,000- 34,999 244 174 64.3 52.9-74.3 70 35.7 25.7-47.1
$35,000- 49,999 273 204 72.5 64.6-79.1 69 27.5 20.9-35.4
$50,000-74,999 219 156 65.9 56.6-74.1 63 34.1 25.9-43.4
$75,000+ 204 159 77.2 68.7-83.9 45 22.8 16.1-31.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 637 457 68.0 61.6-73.8 180 32.0 26.2-38.4
No 1,130 788 66.9 62.5-71.1 342 33.1 28.9-37.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 174 68.2 57.6-77.2 65 31.8 22.8-42.4
Non-Veteran 1,622 1,128 66.8 63.1-70.4 494 33.2 29.6-36.9

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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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