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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 MALES 148 91 62.8 52.6-71.9 34 22.8 15.6-32.1 12 6.5 3.2-12.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 8 6.8 3.3-13.7
AGE
25-34 2 1 67.8 11.6-97.1 1 32.2 2.9-88.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 15 10 63.2 34.6-84.8 1 8.7 1.2-42.6 2 12.3 2.6-42.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.7 3.8-46.7
45-54 31 21 68.9 46.0-85.2 9 28.8 13.3-51.7 1 2.3 0.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 42 23 62.7 42.8-79.1 10 21.4 10.1-39.8 3 3.1 0.9-10.4 3 4.6 1.4-14.3 3 8.1 2.5-23.8
65-74 33 23 71.8 52.2-85.6 5 14.3 5.7-31.6 5 13.9 4.9-33.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 23 13 47.0 24.4-70.9 7 38.5 17.4-64.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 14.5 4.5-37.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 27 52.6 35.8-68.7 10 25.1 12.8-43.3 2 4.1 1.0-15.4 1 2.1 0.3-13.3 4 16.2 6.3-35.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 55 33 63.3 46.4-77.5 14 27.5 15.2-44.5 5 5.0 1.5-15.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 2 3.3 0.8-13.0
Some Post-H.S. 29 20 66.4 43.0-83.8 4 15.9 5.4-38.4 3 7.7 2.2-23.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8 1 8.6 1.2-41.3
College Graduate 18 11 73.0 46.8-89.3 5 15.8 5.6-37.3 1 8.3 1.2-41.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.8 0.4-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 17 62.1 39.7-80.4 6 16.8 5.3-42.0 5 12.4 4.1-31.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.7 2.2-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 33 23 65.9 42.2-83.6 7 25.4 10.6-49.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.9 0.3-13.0 2 6.8 1.6-24.5
$25,000- 34,999 18 10 55.7 29.3-79.2 3 18.9 6.0-46.1 3 18.3 4.2-53.4 1 2.4 0.3-15.6 1 4.7 0.6-27.6
$35,000- 49,999 23 13 61.1 36.9-80.9 8 33.0 15.1-57.7 2 5.8 1.2-24.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 13 9 68.0 34.2-89.7 4 32.0 10.3-65.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 16 7 43.7 20.2-70.4 5 31.3 12.6-59.1 1 4.2 0.6-25.3 1 3.3 0.4-20.6 2 17.5 3.9-52.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 86 56 66.0 52.4-77.4 17 20.8 11.9-34.0 6 4.7 1.7-12.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7 5 7.4 2.8-17.7
No 54 32 61.5 44.5-76.0 14 24.5 13.7-40.1 6 10.9 4.1-26.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 28 54.7 37.8-70.6 13 29.7 16.6-47.4 4 5.3 1.7-14.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 3 9.5 2.8-27.4
Non-Veteran 99 63 66.4 54.0-76.9 21 19.7 11.9-30.8 8 7.1 3.0-15.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 5 5.7 2.3-13.4

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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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