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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,966 531 30.0 27.0-33.1 1,435 70.0 66.9-73.0
GENDER
Male 778 210 29.6 25.1-34.4 568 70.4 65.6-74.9
Female 1,188 321 30.3 26.5-34.4 867 69.7 65.6-73.5
RACE
White 1,365 336 26.8 23.4-30.4 1,029 73.2 69.6-76.6
African American 491 170 40.3 34.2-46.7 321 59.7 53.3-65.8
Asian 2 1 28.8 2.5-86.6 1 71.2 13.4-97.5
Native American 60 16 17.4 8.9-31.3 44 82.6 68.7-91.1
Other Minorities 42 5 9.0 3.4-22.1 37 91.0 77.9-96.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 10 12.9 5.9-25.7 35 87.1 74.3-94.1
-English Speaking 20 9 49.0 25.3-73.2 11 51.0 26.8-74.7
-Spanish Speaking 25 1 1.2 0.2- 8.7 24 98.8 91.3-99.8
Non-Hispanic 1,913 518 30.6 27.6-33.8 1,395 69.4 66.2-72.4
AGE
25-34 32 12 49.9 28.6-71.2 20 50.1 28.8-71.4
35-44 113 36 37.9 27.2-50.0 77 62.1 50.0-72.8
45-54 308 88 30.4 23.7-38.1 220 69.6 61.9-76.3
55-64 548 143 26.7 22.1-31.9 405 73.3 68.1-77.9
65-74 549 135 24.3 20.0-29.2 414 75.7 70.8-80.0
75+ 406 115 30.3 24.5-36.7 291 69.7 63.3-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 459 156 32.2 26.8-38.1 303 67.8 61.9-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 649 155 29.0 23.9-34.7 494 71.0 65.3-76.1
Some Post-H.S. 477 131 31.8 25.7-38.6 346 68.2 61.4-74.3
College Graduate 376 88 27.2 21.0-34.5 288 72.8 65.5-79.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 124 34.1 27.5-41.4 263 65.9 58.6-72.5
$15,000- 24,999 422 123 33.6 27.0-41.0 299 66.4 59.0-73.0
$25,000- 34,999 233 51 21.7 15.8-29.1 182 78.3 70.9-84.2
$35,000- 49,999 242 61 29.5 21.6-38.8 181 70.5 61.2-78.4
$50,000-74,999 181 42 24.1 17.0-32.9 139 75.9 67.1-83.0
$75,000+ 189 47 33.5 24.6-43.7 142 66.5 56.3-75.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,196 391 35.2 31.4-39.2 805 64.8 60.8-68.6
No 732 132 22.2 17.8-27.4 600 77.8 72.6-82.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 98 27.7 22.2-34.0 277 72.3 66.0-77.8
Non-Veteran 1,590 433 30.5 27.2-34.1 1,157 69.5 65.9-72.8

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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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