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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,849 117 11.3 8.9-14.2 553 34.9 31.7-38.1 542 27.3 24.7-30.1 637 26.5 24.1-29.1
GENDER
Male 755 38 9.5 6.2-14.3 225 35.2 30.6-40.1 238 29.2 25.1-33.6 254 26.1 22.5-30.0
Female 1,094 79 13.0 9.8-17.0 328 34.5 30.4-38.9 304 25.6 22.3-29.2 383 27.0 23.8-30.5
RACE
White 1,302 76 11.3 8.3-15.2 334 29.5 26.2-33.1 379 27.8 24.7-31.1 513 31.5 28.4-34.7
African American 446 36 12.1 8.1-17.8 173 42.7 36.4-49.4 133 26.6 21.5-32.5 104 18.5 14.4-23.5
Asian 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 56 1 2.4 0.3-15.6 20 31.2 18.3-48.0 21 39.2 22.8-58.4 14 27.1 13.6-46.7
Other Minorities 40 4 11.3 3.9-28.7 22 60.6 40.3-77.9 8 20.1 9.0-39.0 6 8.0 2.9-20.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 6 14.5 5.7-32.0 20 61.1 41.1-77.9 7 12.3 5.1-27.0 10 12.2 5.3-25.5
-English Speaking 18 2 12.3 2.6-41.9 6 41.7 18.5-69.3 3 20.8 5.4-54.6 7 25.1 9.8-51.0
-Spanish Speaking 25 4 15.1 5.0-37.3 14 66.5 42.7-84.1 4 9.9 3.2-26.7 3 8.5 2.4-25.8
Non-Hispanic 1,802 111 11.2 8.7-14.2 531 33.7 30.7-37.0 535 28.0 25.3-30.9 625 27.1 24.6-29.7
AGE
18-34 32 23 73.1 50.8-87.8 9 26.9 12.2-49.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 109 30 35.2 24.6-47.6 79 64.8 52.4-75.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 302 28 9.1 5.5-14.7 221 71.9 64.8-78.0 53 19.0 14.1-25.2 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 529 17 3.0 1.7- 5.2 139 26.3 21.5-31.8 299 57.9 52.2-63.4 74 12.8 9.7-16.5
65-74 508 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 63 13.9 10.3-18.5 139 25.9 21.4-30.9 293 57.4 51.8-62.8
75+ 365 6 1.8 0.7- 4.3 40 10.7 7.4-15.3 51 16.1 11.5-22.1 268 71.4 64.9-77.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 407 24 7.3 4.3-12.3 105 30.4 24.0-37.7 106 29.4 23.6-36.0 172 32.8 27.3-39.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 614 31 8.7 5.4-13.6 185 37.9 32.5-43.7 182 26.2 21.9-31.0 216 27.2 23.0-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 458 38 17.0 11.3-24.8 142 32.8 26.9-39.3 153 29.3 24.1-35.1 125 20.9 16.6-25.9
College Graduate 367 24 12.2 7.6-19.2 121 37.1 30.3-44.4 99 24.4 18.8-31.0 123 26.3 21.2-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 24 9.8 6.0-15.8 91 32.7 25.2-41.3 105 28.0 22.0-34.9 132 29.4 23.5-36.1
$15,000- 24,999 405 20 8.6 5.0-14.4 114 36.7 29.7-44.4 114 21.8 17.3-27.1 157 32.9 27.0-39.4
$25,000- 34,999 223 16 17.0 9.2-29.2 71 27.4 21.0-35.0 67 30.5 23.0-39.2 69 25.1 18.7-32.7
$35,000- 49,999 236 9 9.9 4.4-20.9 77 34.6 26.7-43.6 70 29.0 22.3-36.9 80 26.4 20.4-33.6
$50,000-74,999 180 11 6.4 3.2-12.7 60 39.5 30.9-48.9 64 32.9 25.1-41.7 45 21.1 15.1-28.7
$75,000+ 188 18 15.8 9.2-25.9 71 45.3 36.0-54.9 59 25.7 19.1-33.6 40 13.2 9.0-18.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,119 66 9.8 7.1-13.4 345 36.1 32.1-40.3 319 26.4 23.1-30.0 389 27.7 24.5-31.2
No 695 48 12.3 8.5-17.4 199 33.8 28.9-39.1 211 28.8 24.4-33.5 237 25.2 21.5-29.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 366 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 81 25.2 19.8-31.4 118 33.0 27.3-39.3 158 38.9 32.9-45.3
Non-Veteran 1,482 108 13.3 10.4-16.8 472 37.2 33.6-40.9 423 25.8 22.9-29.0 479 23.7 21.1-26.5

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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