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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,941 364 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,577 82.8 80.4-84.9
-FEMALES 1,173 203 15.1 12.6-17.9 970 84.9 82.1-87.4
RACE
White 773 122 14.3 11.3-17.9 651 85.7 82.1-88.7
African American 333 73 17.1 12.9-22.4 260 82.9 77.6-87.1
Other Minorities 63 8 13.3 5.0-30.8 55 86.7 69.2-95.0
AGE
25-34 24 2 5.5 1.2-22.7 22 94.5 77.3-98.8
35-44 71 6 11.3 4.7-24.6 65 88.7 75.4-95.3
45-54 178 28 14.6 9.2-22.3 150 85.4 77.7-90.8
55-64 313 56 16.3 11.5-22.5 257 83.7 77.5-88.5
65-74 332 65 19.7 14.9-25.6 267 80.3 74.4-85.1
75+ 248 46 14.7 10.5-20.3 202 85.3 79.7-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 74 20.8 15.5-27.3 218 79.2 72.7-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 398 62 13.2 9.8-17.6 336 86.8 82.4-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 288 47 17.2 11.7-24.5 241 82.8 75.5-88.3
College Graduate 193 20 7.6 4.4-12.9 173 92.4 87.1-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 65 21.7 15.8-29.2 214 78.3 70.8-84.2
$15,000- 24,999 258 50 17.2 11.9-24.2 208 82.8 75.8-88.1
$25,000- 34,999 132 19 14.6 8.3-24.2 113 85.4 75.8-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 124 12 10.2 5.1-19.5 112 89.8 80.5-94.9
$50,000-74,999 82 5 3.8 1.2-11.5 77 96.2 88.5-98.8
$75,000+ 66 11 17.9 8.8-33.1 55 82.1 66.9-91.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 733 142 16.7 13.6-20.5 591 83.3 79.5-86.4
No 420 60 13.5 9.8-18.4 360 86.5 81.6-90.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 3 26.2 7.7-60.0 10 73.8 40.0-92.3
Non-Veteran 1,160 200 15.0 12.5-17.8 960 85.0 82.2-87.5

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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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