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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,653 129 5.4 4.3- 6.8 2,524 94.6 93.2-95.7
GENDER
Male 1,001 51 5.3 3.7- 7.3 950 94.7 92.7-96.3
Female 1,652 78 5.6 4.0- 7.7 1,574 94.4 92.3-96.0
RACE
White 1,900 75 4.1 3.0- 5.5 1,825 95.9 94.5-97.0
African American 592 44 8.8 5.9-13.0 548 91.2 87.0-94.1
Asian 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Native American 79 5 3.8 1.3-10.4 74 96.2 89.6-98.7
Other Minorities 69 5 6.5 2.2-17.6 64 93.5 82.4-97.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 6 7.7 2.8-19.7 63 92.3 80.3-97.2
-English Speaking 31 2 6.2 1.1-27.4 29 93.8 72.6-98.9
-Spanish Speaking 38 4 8.2 2.4-24.6 34 91.8 75.4-97.6
Non-Hispanic 2,576 122 5.3 4.2- 6.8 2,454 94.7 93.2-95.8
AGE
18-24 14 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
25-34 68 4 8.6 2.6-24.8 64 91.4 75.2-97.4
35-44 220 13 8.7 5.0-14.7 207 91.3 85.3-95.0
45-54 443 26 5.5 3.3- 9.2 417 94.5 90.8-96.7
55-64 748 34 5.5 3.6- 8.3 714 94.5 91.7-96.4
65-74 680 26 2.7 1.8- 4.2 654 97.3 95.8-98.2
75+ 467 26 4.7 3.0- 7.3 441 95.3 92.7-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 523 45 8.8 6.0-12.9 478 91.2 87.1-94.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 873 35 4.6 2.9- 7.0 838 95.4 93.0-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 687 28 4.5 2.8- 7.2 659 95.5 92.8-97.2
College Graduate 565 20 5.1 2.8- 9.2 545 94.9 90.8-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 459 41 10.2 6.8-15.0 418 89.8 85.0-93.2
$15,000- 24,999 530 28 7.6 4.7-12.2 502 92.4 87.8-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 336 10 3.6 1.7- 7.7 326 96.4 92.3-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 336 16 4.0 2.1- 7.4 320 96.0 92.6-97.9
$50,000-74,999 286 7 3.0 1.2- 7.5 279 97.0 92.5-98.8
$75,000+ 334 9 4.4 1.9-10.0 325 95.6 90.0-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,498 99 7.2 5.6- 9.3 1,399 92.8 90.7-94.4
No 1,136 30 3.4 2.1- 5.7 1,106 96.6 94.3-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 471 17 2.6 1.6- 4.4 454 97.4 95.6-98.4
Non-Veteran 2,181 112 6.0 4.7- 7.8 2,069 94.0 92.2-95.3

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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