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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, borderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,827 1,967 9.3 8.8- 9.9 145 0.9 0.7- 1.1 13,468 88.6 87.9-89.2 247 1.2 1.0- 1.4
GENDER
Male 5,991 779 9.2 8.4-10.1 0 0.0 . - . 5,120 89.8 88.8-90.6 92 1.0 0.8- 1.3
Female 9,836 1,188 9.5 8.7-10.2 145 1.7 1.4- 2.1 8,348 87.5 86.6-88.3 155 1.3 1.0- 1.7
RACE
White 12,284 1,366 8.4 7.9- 9.1 114 0.9 0.7- 1.2 10,608 89.4 88.7-90.0 196 1.3 1.0- 1.6
African American 2,391 491 15.6 13.8-17.5 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,844 82.5 80.5-84.4 40 1.2 0.8- 1.8
Asian 108 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 4 3.1 0.8-11.6 101 95.2 87.5-98.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Native American 320 60 12.4 8.7-17.3 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 254 85.4 80.1-89.5 2 1.1 0.2- 4.6
Other Minorities 660 42 4.3 2.8- 6.5 6 0.8 0.3- 2.2 604 94.4 91.9-96.1 8 0.6 0.2- 1.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 637 45 4.5 2.9- 6.9 6 0.8 0.3- 2.3 577 93.9 91.3-95.8 9 0.8 0.4- 1.9
-English Speaking 238 20 4.2 2.4- 7.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 211 94.0 90.4-96.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8
-Spanish Speaking 399 25 4.6 2.7- 7.8 5 1.0 0.3- 3.1 366 93.8 90.4-96.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2
Non-Hispanic 15,141 1,914 9.7 9.2-10.4 138 0.9 0.7- 1.1 12,852 88.1 87.5-88.8 237 1.2 1.0- 1.5
AGE
18-24 474 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 467 99.2 98.1-99.7 5 0.4 0.2- 1.0
25-34 1,512 32 2.5 1.6- 4.0 32 1.8 1.2- 2.6 1,436 94.8 93.1-96.1 12 0.9 0.4- 1.9
35-44 2,454 113 5.4 4.3- 6.8 53 1.5 1.1- 2.0 2,262 92.3 90.8-93.5 26 0.8 0.5- 1.4
45-54 3,081 309 9.7 8.4-11.2 22 0.6 0.4- 1.1 2,718 88.7 87.1-90.0 32 1.0 0.7- 1.5
55-64 3,386 548 17.0 15.4-18.8 11 0.3 0.2- 0.6 2,766 80.8 78.9-82.5 61 1.9 1.4- 2.6
65-74 2,736 549 20.1 18.2-22.1 14 0.4 0.2- 0.7 2,110 77.4 75.4-79.3 63 2.1 1.6- 2.9
75+ 2,073 406 22.4 20.0-25.0 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8 1,612 75.1 72.5-77.6 47 2.1 1.5- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,265 459 13.6 11.9-15.5 10 0.3 0.1- 0.5 1,750 84.6 82.6-86.4 46 1.6 1.1- 2.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,658 650 10.3 9.3-11.5 46 0.9 0.6- 1.4 3,876 87.3 86.0-88.5 86 1.4 1.0- 2.0
Some Post-H.S. 4,110 477 9.2 8.1-10.4 43 1.0 0.7- 1.5 3,530 88.5 87.2-89.8 60 1.3 0.9- 1.8
College Graduate 4,756 376 6.3 5.5- 7.2 46 1.0 0.7- 1.5 4,279 92.0 90.9-92.9 55 0.7 0.5- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,784 387 16.7 14.4-19.2 21 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,344 80.6 77.8-83.1 32 1.7 1.1- 2.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,531 422 11.5 10.0-13.2 22 1.0 0.6- 1.8 2,033 85.7 83.8-87.4 54 1.8 1.2- 2.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,682 233 10.5 8.8-12.5 15 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,402 87.6 85.5-89.4 32 1.2 0.8- 1.8
$35,000- 49,999 2,197 242 9.5 8.0-11.2 19 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,899 88.6 86.8-90.2 37 1.2 0.9- 1.8
$50,000-74,999 2,243 181 6.3 5.3- 7.5 16 1.0 0.5- 1.9 2,023 91.7 90.3-93.0 23 0.9 0.5- 1.6
$75,000+ 3,231 190 5.4 4.5- 6.5 33 1.0 0.7- 1.6 2,977 92.9 91.7-94.0 31 0.7 0.4- 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,888 1,196 17.6 16.3-18.9 46 0.6 0.4- 0.9 4,522 80.0 78.6-81.4 124 1.8 1.4- 2.2
No 9,492 733 5.6 5.1- 6.2 95 1.0 0.8- 1.3 8,546 92.5 91.8-93.1 118 0.9 0.7- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,385 375 12.4 10.9-14.0 4 0.1 0.0- 0.4 1,967 86.2 84.5-87.7 39 1.3 0.9- 1.9
Non-Veteran 13,435 1,591 8.8 8.2- 9.5 141 1.0 0.8- 1.3 11,495 89.0 88.3-89.7 208 1.2 1.0- 1.4

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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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