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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,391 491 15.6 13.8-17.5 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,844 82.5 80.5-84.4 40 1.2 0.8- 1.8
GENDER
Males 728 150 14.6 11.8-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 566 84.4 81.1-87.2 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Females 1,663 341 16.4 14.2-18.8 16 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,278 80.9 78.3-83.3 28 1.4 0.9- 2.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 5 8.4 2.9-21.6 0 0.0 . - . 20 91.6 78.4-97.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,354 484 15.6 13.8-17.6 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,814 82.4 80.3-84.3 40 1.3 0.9- 1.8
AGE
18-24 82 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 81 99.6 97.4-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
25-34 272 8 3.5 1.5- 7.7 5 2.0 0.8- 5.2 254 93.3 88.8-96.1 5 1.2 0.5- 2.9
35-44 414 42 11.0 7.7-15.6 8 1.4 0.6- 3.1 357 86.3 81.6-90.0 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2
45-54 537 97 16.5 12.6-21.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 430 82.2 77.3-86.2 8 1.0 0.4- 2.3
55-64 465 131 26.3 21.2-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 327 71.9 66.0-77.1 7 1.8 0.7- 4.5
65-74 354 128 36.4 30.2-43.1 0 0.0 . - . 220 62.0 55.2-68.3 6 1.6 0.5- 4.9
75+ 242 81 37.1 29.4-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 155 61.2 52.8-69.0 6 1.7 0.7- 3.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 445 143 25.1 20.4-30.5 0 0.0 . - . 294 73.7 68.2-78.6 8 1.1 0.5- 2.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 838 169 15.0 12.1-18.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.7 651 83.3 79.8-86.3 13 1.1 0.6- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 587 94 12.8 9.8-16.7 7 0.8 0.4- 1.9 476 84.6 80.5-87.9 10 1.8 0.9- 3.5
College Graduate 515 83 13.5 9.9-18.2 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 419 84.4 79.6-88.3 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 129 25.3 20.2-31.1 0 0.0 . - . 299 72.4 66.4-77.8 6 2.3 0.9- 5.7
$15,000- 24,999 510 111 16.6 12.5-21.7 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 385 80.8 75.5-85.2 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1
$25,000- 34,999 305 54 13.4 9.6-18.5 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8 243 84.9 79.7-89.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
$35,000- 49,999 325 52 14.9 10.5-20.6 2 0.7 0.1- 3.7 265 83.0 77.1-87.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.4
$50,000-74,999 253 28 8.0 5.0-12.4 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 217 90.2 85.5-93.5 5 1.3 0.4- 3.6
$75,000+ 241 34 11.8 7.7-17.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.0 204 86.8 80.5-91.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 951 299 26.8 23.1-30.9 4 0.6 0.1- 2.3 634 71.1 66.9-75.0 14 1.5 0.8- 2.9
No 1,332 179 9.5 7.8-11.6 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,117 88.6 86.4-90.5 24 1.0 0.6- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 51 13.5 9.6-18.7 0 0.0 . - . 239 85.2 79.9-89.3 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Non-Veteran 2,096 440 15.9 14.0-18.1 16 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,605 82.0 79.8-84.1 35 1.2 0.8- 1.9

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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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