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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,941 364 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,577 82.8 80.4-84.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 478 113 22.9 17.9-28.8 365 77.1 71.2-82.1
GENDER
Males 145 40 30.8 21.4-42.1 105 69.2 57.9-78.6
Females 333 73 17.1 12.9-22.4 260 82.9 77.6-87.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 3 58.6 17.8-90.2 2 41.4 9.8-82.2
Non-Hispanic 471 109 22.7 17.7-28.6 362 77.3 71.4-82.3
AGE
25-34 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
35-44 42 6 21.4 9.0-43.0 36 78.6 57.0-91.0
45-54 94 19 16.4 9.2-27.6 75 83.6 72.4-90.8
55-64 130 33 27.3 16.7-41.3 97 72.7 58.7-83.3
65-74 124 34 32.3 22.3-44.3 90 67.7 55.7-77.7
75+ 76 20 21.4 12.1-35.1 56 78.6 64.9-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 43 30.6 22.0-40.7 93 69.4 59.3-78.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 164 34 21.6 14.3-31.3 130 78.4 68.7-85.7
Some Post-H.S. 94 23 20.0 11.3-33.0 71 80.0 67.0-88.7
College Graduate 82 12 19.5 8.0-40.5 70 80.5 59.5-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 38 33.4 22.7-46.1 88 66.6 53.9-77.3
$15,000- 24,999 107 29 21.5 13.3-32.7 78 78.5 67.3-86.7
$25,000- 34,999 53 9 16.6 8.1-31.0 44 83.4 69.0-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 52 14 26.0 13.5-44.2 38 74.0 55.8-86.5
$50,000-74,999 28 2 19.9 5.5-51.7 26 80.1 48.3-94.5
$75,000+ 34 4 7.9 2.7-20.8 30 92.1 79.2-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 82 27.6 21.0-35.3 206 72.4 64.7-79.0
No 177 31 17.6 10.3-28.3 146 82.4 71.7-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 11 24.9 13.0-42.4 38 75.1 57.6-87.0
Non-Veteran 429 102 22.6 17.3-28.9 327 77.4 71.1-82.7

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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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