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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 407 25 7.9 4.4-13.8 382 92.1 86.2-95.6
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
25-34 8 2 46.2 12.9-83.3 6 53.8 16.7-87.1
35-44 41 3 10.3 3.1-29.2 38 89.7 70.8-96.9
45-54 80 7 6.6 2.7-15.3 73 93.4 84.7-97.3
55-64 110 2 2.7 0.7-10.2 108 97.3 89.8-99.3
65-74 104 9 6.6 3.1-13.4 95 93.4 86.6-96.9
75+ 59 2 3.7 0.6-18.4 57 96.3 81.6-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 10 9.8 4.6-19.8 92 90.2 80.2-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 139 7 5.9 2.3-14.1 132 94.1 85.9-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 85 5 6.1 2.0-17.6 80 93.9 82.4-98.0
College Graduate 81 3 11.7 2.6-40.1 78 88.3 59.9-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 11 9.3 4.4-18.6 96 90.7 81.4-95.6
$15,000- 24,999 93 5 7.7 2.5-21.3 88 92.3 78.7-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 47 2 5.0 0.9-22.8 45 95.0 77.2-99.1
$35,000- 49,999 34 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 33 99.0 93.1-99.9
$50,000-74,999 25 0 0.0 . - . 25 100 . - .
$75,000+ 29 2 20.7 4.5-59.4 27 79.3 40.6-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 238 18 7.1 3.9-12.7 220 92.9 87.3-96.1
No 165 7 9.0 3.3-22.2 158 91.0 77.8-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 405 25 7.9 4.4-13.9 380 92.1 86.1-95.6

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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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