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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

Have you ever taken a course or class in how to manage your diabetes yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,952 1,044 54.6 51.5-57.8 908 45.4 42.2-48.5
GENDER
Male 773 405 52.1 47.3-56.9 368 47.9 43.1-52.7
Female 1,179 639 57.0 52.9-60.9 540 43.0 39.1-47.1
RACE
White 1,353 698 53.0 49.3-56.7 655 47.0 43.3-50.7
African American 489 295 59.2 52.9-65.2 194 40.8 34.8-47.1
Asian 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 60 26 38.2 23.2-55.8 34 61.8 44.2-76.8
Other Minorities 42 20 53.8 33.3-73.1 22 46.2 26.9-66.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 25 55.0 34.5-73.9 19 45.0 26.1-65.5
-English Speaking 19 13 65.5 39.0-84.9 6 34.5 15.1-61.0
-Spanish Speaking 25 12 51.6 26.9-75.6 13 48.4 24.4-73.1
Non-Hispanic 1,900 1,014 54.6 51.4-57.7 886 45.4 42.3-48.6
AGE
25-34 32 14 45.0 24.8-66.9 18 55.0 33.1-75.2
35-44 111 64 64.8 53.4-74.8 47 35.2 25.2-46.6
45-54 308 185 57.5 50.0-64.7 123 42.5 35.3-50.0
55-64 544 305 57.2 51.5-62.7 239 42.8 37.3-48.5
65-74 545 285 52.6 47.2-57.9 260 47.4 42.1-52.8
75+ 402 184 46.0 39.7-52.4 218 54.0 47.6-60.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 453 184 39.9 33.5-46.6 269 60.1 53.4-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 646 331 54.3 49.0-59.6 315 45.7 40.4-51.0
Some Post-H.S. 474 284 60.0 53.1-66.5 190 40.0 33.5-46.9
College Graduate 374 244 64.7 57.5-71.2 130 35.3 28.8-42.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 196 55.4 48.1-62.4 187 44.6 37.6-51.9
$15,000- 24,999 421 211 47.6 40.8-54.5 210 52.4 45.5-59.2
$25,000- 34,999 232 131 53.3 44.2-62.1 101 46.7 37.9-55.8
$35,000- 49,999 242 138 61.7 53.2-69.6 104 38.3 30.4-46.8
$50,000-74,999 178 108 62.5 53.6-70.6 70 37.5 29.4-46.4
$75,000+ 189 121 65.2 55.9-73.4 68 34.8 26.6-44.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,184 624 53.5 49.4-57.5 560 46.5 42.5-50.6
No 730 405 56.9 51.8-61.9 325 43.1 38.1-48.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 207 56.7 50.3-62.8 168 43.3 37.2-49.7
Non-Veteran 1,576 837 54.3 50.7-57.8 739 45.7 42.2-49.3

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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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