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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,939 1,238 63.9 60.9-66.8 410 21.5 19.1-24.1 105 5.2 4.0- 6.7 39 2.0 1.3- 2.9 147 7.4 6.0- 9.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 337 242 71.5 64.3-77.7 55 13.6 9.7-18.7 14 5.7 2.7-11.7 5 1.6 0.6- 4.4 21 7.6 4.4-13.0
AGE
25-34 6 4 77.8 35.6-95.7 1 12.4 1.5-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.8 1.1-50.4
35-44 25 21 84.1 56.9-95.5 2 9.5 1.6-39.9 1 5.7 0.8-31.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.6
45-54 65 46 71.2 52.2-84.9 8 5.7 2.3-13.3 3 11.4 2.6-38.5 2 3.3 0.6-17.0 6 8.3 3.3-19.3
55-64 88 57 62.0 47.4-74.8 14 12.8 6.5-23.6 8 7.1 3.1-15.4 3 3.5 1.0-11.4 6 14.6 5.7-32.5
65-74 94 71 73.1 60.2-83.1 19 21.8 13.0-34.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.0 1.4-16.3
75+ 57 41 72.1 56.8-83.5 11 19.4 10.1-33.8 2 4.4 1.1-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.2 1.2-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 72 67.6 55.1-78.1 15 18.8 10.8-30.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.1 8 10.7 5.0-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 112 87 79.2 68.8-86.8 14 10.2 5.5-18.1 4 5.8 2.1-15.1 2 2.3 0.4-11.3 5 2.4 0.9- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 64 41 63.4 45.1-78.5 15 17.8 8.7-33.1 4 11.5 3.1-34.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 3 6.2 1.8-19.3
College Graduate 63 42 73.7 55.0-86.6 11 7.5 3.7-14.8 4 4.2 1.4-12.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 5 14.2 4.5-36.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 80 79.2 66.5-88.0 9 10.4 4.9-20.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 1 1.8 0.3-12.0 5 7.6 2.7-19.6
$15,000- 24,999 77 54 75.0 61.0-85.1 15 16.1 8.4-28.6 2 2.0 0.4- 9.8 2 3.8 0.7-17.5 4 3.2 1.1- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 36 21 61.4 41.1-78.4 12 24.2 11.7-43.3 2 10.4 2.5-33.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.0 0.6-23.9
$35,000- 49,999 28 18 55.9 29.5-79.2 5 9.7 2.6-30.0 2 18.2 3.9-54.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.2 3.8-48.8
$50,000-74,999 14 10 78.3 45.8-93.9 1 1.5 0.2-10.6 1 5.6 0.8-31.9 1 1.9 0.2-13.1 1 12.7 1.8-53.3
$75,000+ 18 12 75.0 44.6-91.8 2 12.8 2.1-49.5 3 9.2 2.5-28.7 1 3.0 0.4-20.0 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 209 159 74.3 64.6-82.1 31 12.3 8.1-18.3 6 5.1 1.4-16.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 11 7.3 3.2-15.7
No 124 81 67.9 56.2-77.7 24 15.7 9.1-25.8 8 6.8 3.1-14.2 3 2.4 0.6- 9.0 8 7.2 3.2-15.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 1 78.9 19.0-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 21.1 1.6-81.0
Non-Veteran 335 241 71.5 64.2-77.7 55 13.7 9.7-18.8 14 5.7 2.7-11.7 5 1.6 0.6- 4.4 20 7.6 4.3-12.9

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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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