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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN FEMALES 333 73 17.1 12.9-22.4 260 82.9 77.6-87.1
AGE
25-34 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
35-44 26 1 3.4 0.5-21.2 25 96.6 78.8-99.5
45-54 64 13 17.9 9.0-32.4 51 82.1 67.6-91.0
55-64 88 20 17.9 10.4-29.3 68 82.1 70.7-89.6
65-74 92 22 24.1 14.9-36.6 70 75.9 63.4-85.1
75+ 55 17 23.5 13.5-37.9 38 76.5 62.1-86.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 29 28.1 18.6-40.1 65 71.9 59.9-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 109 20 16.8 10.1-26.8 89 83.2 73.2-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 65 15 14.7 7.3-27.4 50 85.3 72.6-92.7
College Graduate 65 9 7.9 3.5-16.7 56 92.1 83.3-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 29 27.9 18.0-40.5 68 72.1 59.5-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 75 20 20.8 11.9-33.7 55 79.2 66.3-88.1
$25,000- 34,999 36 5 11.0 4.1-26.0 31 89.0 74.0-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 29 5 14.5 4.7-36.7 24 85.5 63.3-95.3
$50,000-74,999 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
$75,000+ 18 3 11.2 3.0-34.1 15 88.8 65.9-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 204 54 21.4 15.5-28.8 150 78.6 71.2-84.5
No 124 19 11.5 6.3-20.0 105 88.5 80.0-93.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 1 78.9 19.0-98.4 1 21.1 1.6-81.0
Non-Veteran 331 72 16.9 12.7-22.1 259 83.1 77.9-87.3

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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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