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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,653 129 5.4 4.3- 6.8 2,524 94.6 93.2-95.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 592 44 8.8 5.9-13.0 548 91.2 87.0-94.1
GENDER
Males 185 19 10.0 5.8-16.8 166 90.0 83.2-94.2
Females 407 25 7.9 4.4-13.8 382 92.1 86.2-95.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 1 7.6 0.9-41.3 5 92.4 58.7-99.1
Non-Hispanic 584 43 8.9 6.0-13.0 541 91.1 87.0-94.0
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 10 2 36.6 9.5-76.0 8 63.4 24.0-90.5
35-44 63 5 9.3 3.6-22.0 58 90.7 78.0-96.4
45-54 121 13 9.8 4.7-19.1 108 90.2 80.9-95.3
55-64 163 11 10.2 5.2-19.1 152 89.8 80.9-94.8
65-74 142 9 3.8 1.8- 7.8 133 96.2 92.2-98.2
75+ 84 4 3.7 1.1-11.6 80 96.3 88.4-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 17 11.7 6.7-19.6 134 88.3 80.4-93.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 209 15 8.7 4.7-15.8 194 91.3 84.2-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 122 7 6.0 2.4-14.6 115 94.0 85.4-97.6
College Graduate 108 4 9.1 2.7-26.9 104 90.9 73.1-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 16 12.4 6.7-21.8 124 87.6 78.2-93.3
$15,000- 24,999 129 9 8.9 3.8-19.3 120 91.1 80.7-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 73 5 8.6 2.8-23.7 68 91.4 76.3-97.2
$35,000- 49,999 64 5 5.9 1.8-18.0 59 94.1 82.0-98.2
$50,000-74,999 43 1 5.9 0.8-31.5 42 94.1 68.5-99.2
$75,000+ 51 2 10.3 2.1-38.4 49 89.7 61.6-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 344 32 9.4 6.0-14.3 312 90.6 85.7-94.0
No 240 12 8.3 3.9-16.8 228 91.7 83.2-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 74 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 72 98.9 95.6-99.7
Non-Veteran 518 42 10.6 7.1-15.5 476 89.4 84.5-92.9

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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