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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 53 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 52 99.2 94.3-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
25-34 203 6 4.4 1.6-11.1 5 3.4 1.3- 8.5 189 91.0 84.1-95.1 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1
35-44 281 26 11.0 6.8-17.4 8 2.7 1.2- 6.0 243 85.3 78.8-90.1 4 1.0 0.4- 2.8
45-54 357 65 18.0 13.0-24.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 283 80.0 73.6-85.1 7 1.5 0.6- 3.8
55-64 310 89 28.4 22.3-35.5 0 0.0 . - . 217 69.1 61.9-75.4 4 2.5 0.8- 7.5
65-74 261 95 33.6 26.9-41.2 0 0.0 . - . 162 65.8 58.2-72.6 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
75+ 179 58 34.6 26.2-44.1 0 0.0 . - . 116 63.2 53.7-71.7 5 2.2 0.9- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 98 25.7 20.3-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 210 72.8 66.4-78.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 113 16.1 12.7-20.2 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5 423 81.3 76.9-85.1 8 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Some Post-H.S. 414 65 14.2 10.1-19.6 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 336 82.7 77.1-87.1 6 1.7 0.7- 3.8
College Graduate 382 65 13.5 9.4-19.0 4 1.9 0.6- 6.1 306 83.3 77.3-87.9 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 99 25.5 20.0-32.0 0 0.0 . - . 227 72.7 66.0-78.5 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3
$15,000- 24,999 374 77 15.9 11.7-21.3 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0 285 80.2 74.4-84.9 7 1.9 0.8- 4.6
$25,000- 34,999 211 36 13.5 9.0-19.8 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9 169 84.4 77.9-89.2 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
$35,000- 49,999 195 29 17.3 10.7-26.8 2 1.5 0.3- 7.7 160 79.3 69.7-86.5 4 1.9 0.6- 5.6
$50,000-74,999 165 15 6.6 3.6-11.7 3 1.2 0.4- 4.0 144 90.1 84.1-94.0 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9
$75,000+ 141 18 12.3 6.4-22.3 2 2.7 0.6-11.5 120 84.8 74.3-91.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 655 211 28.6 24.1-33.5 4 1.0 0.3- 4.3 432 69.1 64.1-73.8 8 1.2 0.5- 3.1
No 940 125 10.7 8.4-13.5 12 1.5 0.8- 2.8 784 86.4 83.3-88.9 19 1.4 0.8- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 2 1.6 0.3- 7.9 0 0.0 . - . 49 95.9 85.1-98.9 1 2.5 0.3-15.9
Non-Veteran 1,611 339 17.0 14.7-19.5 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4 1,229 80.3 77.6-82.8 27 1.4 0.9- 2.2

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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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