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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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Respond.^
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,926 299 14.9 12.8-17.3 1,082 54.7 51.5-57.9 254 13.6 11.5-15.9 239 13.9 11.6-16.5 52 2.9 2.0- 4.2
GENDER
Male 768 129 16.4 13.1-20.4 413 52.5 47.7-57.4 107 15.0 11.7-19.0 92 12.4 9.4-16.1 27 3.7 2.2- 6.1
Female 1,158 170 13.6 11.1-16.5 669 56.7 52.4-60.8 147 12.3 9.8-15.2 147 15.2 12.0-19.2 25 2.3 1.3- 3.8
RACE
White 1,338 202 14.4 11.8-17.4 755 56.4 52.6-60.0 178 13.9 11.4-16.9 175 13.4 11.1-16.1 28 2.0 1.2- 3.1
African American 478 86 17.3 13.4-22.2 265 53.5 47.2-59.8 65 14.2 10.3-19.2 50 12.8 8.6-18.8 12 2.1 1.1- 4.1
Asian 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 60 6 10.9 3.4-30.1 34 41.2 26.3-58.0 8 17.1 7.1-35.5 6 8.1 3.2-19.0 6 22.7 9.1-46.3
Other Minorities 42 5 9.3 3.2-24.5 20 39.1 22.2-59.2 3 3.7 0.9-13.2 8 33.1 14.7-58.7 6 14.8 4.9-36.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 5 8.8 2.8-24.3 21 36.2 20.4-55.6 5 5.2 1.7-14.5 7 34.6 15.7-60.1 6 15.2 5.1-37.5
-English Speaking 19 2 4.3 1.0-17.4 13 79.5 55.0-92.5 3 8.0 2.2-25.0 1 8.2 1.2-40.8 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 25 3 10.2 2.8-30.9 8 22.8 9.4-45.6 2 4.3 0.9-18.0 6 42.7 19.0-70.3 6 19.9 6.5-47.0
Non-Hispanic 1,875 293 15.2 13.0-17.6 1,058 55.5 52.3-58.7 247 13.8 11.7-16.3 231 13.0 10.9-15.4 46 2.5 1.7- 3.5
AGE
25-34 32 3 15.9 4.2-45.1 17 51.5 29.9-72.6 5 19.5 6.5-45.5 6 11.3 4.5-25.7 1 1.8 0.2-12.0
35-44 112 6 6.5 2.8-14.3 52 42.0 31.1-53.7 17 16.0 9.0-26.8 23 24.7 14.8-38.2 14 10.9 5.6-19.9
45-54 307 33 12.0 8.0-17.6 152 48.8 41.4-56.2 49 15.9 11.3-21.8 59 20.5 14.6-28.1 14 2.9 1.5- 5.4
55-64 538 74 13.2 10.0-17.3 303 58.7 53.1-64.2 80 12.6 9.5-16.4 70 13.1 9.7-17.5 11 2.4 1.1- 5.2
65-74 536 94 19.2 15.0-24.2 321 58.2 52.7-63.5 66 13.4 10.0-17.7 47 7.8 5.4-11.1 8 1.4 0.5- 3.6
75+ 391 89 21.7 16.7-27.7 229 60.1 53.6-66.4 35 9.1 6.0-13.6 34 8.2 5.3-12.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 440 73 15.7 11.7-20.8 234 50.5 43.9-57.1 60 11.7 8.5-15.9 61 18.0 12.3-25.4 12 4.1 2.0- 8.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 640 105 15.1 11.9-19.1 350 53.4 48.0-58.8 79 13.7 10.4-17.9 88 13.8 10.2-18.5 18 3.8 2.1- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 470 63 12.8 8.6-18.7 274 55.2 48.4-61.8 63 16.8 11.8-23.4 54 12.5 8.8-17.5 16 2.7 1.5- 4.7
College Graduate 372 57 15.6 11.4-21.0 223 61.2 54.3-67.7 50 10.8 7.7-14.8 36 11.7 7.6-17.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 376 53 14.2 9.7-20.2 206 53.7 46.1-61.2 53 14.9 10.3-21.0 51 14.2 8.7-22.4 13 3.0 1.5- 6.0
$15,000- 24,999 417 69 16.0 11.8-21.4 231 53.0 45.9-59.9 49 9.4 6.7-13.1 59 17.8 12.1-25.4 9 3.8 1.4- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 230 35 12.7 8.7-18.3 119 51.8 42.8-60.6 36 18.7 11.2-29.5 30 13.7 9.1-20.3 10 3.1 1.5- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 239 38 13.1 8.9-18.9 129 56.9 48.2-65.2 40 18.3 12.2-26.5 27 9.6 6.2-14.6 5 2.2 0.7- 6.6
$50,000-74,999 178 18 10.3 5.9-17.2 112 58.9 49.6-67.6 23 13.2 8.1-20.6 20 14.1 8.4-22.7 5 3.5 1.3- 9.4
$75,000+ 189 35 17.7 11.9-25.5 121 62.8 53.3-71.4 19 10.4 6.0-17.5 11 7.9 3.6-16.3 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,169 192 15.3 12.8-18.3 644 54.7 50.6-58.8 167 15.3 12.4-18.7 137 12.1 9.4-15.4 29 2.5 1.4- 4.4
No 724 102 14.2 10.7-18.5 417 54.2 48.9-59.3 85 11.4 8.7-14.9 98 16.8 12.9-21.6 22 3.5 2.1- 5.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 373 72 19.8 15.1-25.5 215 55.8 49.4-62.1 38 10.9 7.3-16.2 38 10.8 7.3-15.7 10 2.6 1.2- 5.6
Non-Veteran 1,552 227 13.8 11.5-16.5 866 54.3 50.7-57.9 216 14.2 11.9-16.9 201 14.6 12.0-17.7 42 3.0 2.0- 4.5

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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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