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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,849 117 11.3 8.9-14.2 553 34.9 31.7-38.1 542 27.3 24.7-30.1 637 26.5 24.1-29.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 446 36 12.1 8.1-17.8 173 42.7 36.4-49.4 133 26.6 21.5-32.5 104 18.5 14.4-23.5
GENDER
Males 141 13 12.1 6.4-21.7 60 45.2 34.7-56.1 40 25.1 16.8-35.6 28 17.7 11.2-26.6
Females 305 23 12.1 7.1-19.9 113 40.8 33.1-49.0 93 27.9 21.8-34.9 76 19.2 14.4-25.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 0 0.0 . - . 1 35.9 5.4-84.7 1 21.1 2.6-72.8 2 43.0 8.7-85.6
Non-Hispanic 441 36 12.2 8.1-17.9 171 42.7 36.3-49.4 132 26.7 21.5-32.6 102 18.4 14.3-23.4
AGE
18-34 8 6 75.4 33.9-94.8 2 24.6 5.2-66.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 40 11 37.5 20.8-57.8 29 62.5 42.2-79.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 94 10 7.2 3.3-14.9 70 77.6 65.5-86.4 14 15.2 8.1-26.6 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 122 3 2.2 0.6- 7.6 41 39.1 27.5-52.1 70 55.1 42.5-67.2 8 3.5 1.7- 7.1
65-74 111 4 4.9 1.6-14.2 19 20.3 11.5-33.1 33 28.6 19.2-40.3 55 46.3 34.6-58.4
75+ 69 2 2.9 0.6-12.5 10 11.4 5.8-21.2 16 28.0 16.2-44.0 41 57.7 42.7-71.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 9 5.7 2.6-11.9 35 27.9 19.4-38.4 39 38.2 28.2-49.4 39 28.2 19.9-38.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 154 15 13.3 7.5-22.6 63 49.2 38.3-60.1 40 18.7 12.3-27.3 36 18.8 12.1-28.2
Some Post-H.S. 88 7 13.1 5.3-28.6 38 40.8 27.5-55.6 30 29.7 19.2-43.0 13 16.4 8.3-29.9
College Graduate 81 5 15.8 6.0-35.5 37 49.1 33.3-65.1 23 25.0 12.8-43.0 16 10.2 5.6-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 13 15.1 7.6-27.8 36 39.2 27.4-52.4 36 29.9 19.8-42.3 24 15.9 9.5-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 107 9 10.8 4.9-22.0 38 45.6 31.4-60.5 34 20.3 13.1-30.3 26 23.3 13.7-36.8
$25,000- 34,999 52 4 16.2 6.2-36.1 23 33.6 21.0-49.0 11 22.0 10.9-39.4 14 28.3 15.7-45.5
$35,000- 49,999 50 5 15.0 5.1-36.5 23 47.7 30.2-65.7 13 26.2 14.2-43.3 9 11.1 5.1-22.3
$50,000-74,999 28 2 7.6 1.4-32.4 14 51.4 29.6-72.6 10 38.1 19.4-61.1 2 3.0 0.6-13.0
$75,000+ 34 2 13.5 2.4-49.6 17 59.8 37.7-78.6 13 23.9 12.4-41.0 2 2.8 0.6-12.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 265 21 10.9 6.4-18.0 107 47.1 38.6-55.8 75 22.4 16.8-29.2 62 19.6 14.0-26.7
No 169 15 14.9 8.0-26.1 61 36.0 26.9-46.3 53 32.7 23.4-43.5 40 16.5 11.2-23.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 3 7.4 2.3-21.3 20 43.4 27.5-60.8 12 20.0 10.4-34.8 13 29.2 15.5-48.0
Non-Veteran 398 33 12.8 8.3-19.2 153 42.6 35.8-49.8 121 27.7 22.0-34.2 91 16.9 12.9-21.7

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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.

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