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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 MALES 145 40 30.8 21.4-42.1 105 69.2 57.9-78.6
AGE
25-34 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
35-44 16 5 40.2 16.9-68.9 11 59.8 31.1-83.1
45-54 30 6 14.4 4.9-35.3 24 85.6 64.7-95.1
55-64 42 13 40.5 20.5-64.3 29 59.5 35.7-79.5
65-74 32 12 42.2 24.4-62.3 20 57.8 37.7-75.6
75+ 21 3 17.7 4.1-51.9 18 82.3 48.1-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 14 34.4 19.9-52.6 28 65.6 47.4-80.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 55 14 26.5 14.4-43.7 41 73.5 56.3-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 29 8 29.8 12.5-55.8 21 70.2 44.2-87.5
College Graduate 17 3 37.8 13.0-71.2 14 62.2 28.8-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 29 9 42.4 22.0-65.7 20 57.6 34.3-78.0
$15,000- 24,999 32 9 22.3 9.6-43.6 23 77.7 56.4-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 17 4 25.1 9.0-53.2 13 74.9 46.8-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 23 9 39.3 18.3-65.1 14 60.7 34.9-81.7
$50,000-74,999 13 2 34.1 9.8-71.1 11 65.9 28.9-90.2
$75,000+ 16 1 4.2 0.6-25.3 15 95.8 74.7-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 84 28 35.7 23.5-50.1 56 64.3 49.9-76.5
No 53 12 27.6 12.8-49.8 41 72.4 50.2-87.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 10 23.9 12.1-41.8 37 76.1 58.2-87.9
Non-Veteran 98 30 33.7 21.9-47.9 68 66.3 52.1-78.1

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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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