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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,939 1,238 63.9 60.9-66.8 410 21.5 19.1-24.1 105 5.2 4.0- 6.7 39 2.0 1.3- 2.9 147 7.4 6.0- 9.1
-MALES 771 450 58.6 53.9-63.2 186 26.0 22.1-30.3 51 5.4 3.9- 7.6 25 2.9 1.7- 4.7 59 7.0 5.2- 9.5
RACE
White 580 340 59.8 54.4-64.9 139 25.3 20.9-30.2 34 4.9 3.3- 7.3 20 3.1 1.8- 5.4 47 6.9 5.0- 9.6
African American 148 91 62.8 52.6-71.9 34 22.8 15.6-32.1 12 6.5 3.2-12.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 8 6.8 3.3-13.7
Other Minorities 41 18 25.8 14.3-42.0 13 50.7 31.2-69.9 4 5.4 1.7-16.2 2 8.6 1.7-33.4 4 9.4 2.9-26.7
AGE
25-34 7 5 92.8 69.7-98.6 1 4.8 0.6-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.4 0.3-17.5
35-44 41 21 51.2 33.7-68.4 10 29.2 15.1-48.9 6 10.7 4.1-25.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.9 2.9-24.5
45-54 127 77 60.3 49.4-70.3 32 28.4 19.6-39.2 6 3.2 1.4- 7.2 4 3.4 1.1-10.4 8 4.7 2.2- 9.9
55-64 231 125 56.6 48.3-64.6 61 26.4 20.0-34.1 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 11 5.1 2.4-10.4 20 8.2 5.0-13.2
65-74 208 134 61.7 53.4-69.3 44 23.9 17.6-31.6 15 7.0 3.7-13.0 5 1.9 0.8- 4.9 10 5.5 2.7-11.0
75+ 154 88 53.5 43.0-63.7 37 28.8 19.8-39.8 9 6.9 3.1-14.6 5 2.0 0.7- 5.6 15 8.8 4.7-16.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 100 54.2 44.6-63.5 33 24.8 17.2-34.4 9 6.1 2.9-12.6 5 4.2 1.4-11.9 12 10.8 5.8-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 242 146 58.2 49.6-66.2 56 27.9 20.8-36.3 13 4.6 2.4- 8.6 8 3.6 1.5- 8.4 19 5.7 3.4- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 186 97 56.7 46.3-66.5 47 26.2 18.5-35.7 17 5.6 3.2- 9.8 7 1.8 0.8- 4.4 18 9.7 5.4-16.7
College Graduate 181 106 65.0 55.9-73.1 49 24.3 17.5-32.7 11 5.2 2.4-11.3 5 1.9 0.8- 4.7 10 3.6 1.8- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 63 62.0 49.2-73.4 19 18.5 10.3-30.8 11 8.6 4.1-17.2 3 1.4 0.4- 5.3 7 9.5 4.2-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 158 101 62.2 51.1-72.2 33 24.8 16.2-36.0 9 5.9 2.7-12.3 5 1.7 0.6- 4.7 10 5.5 2.6-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 100 49 49.1 35.5-62.9 30 30.1 19.8-42.8 11 9.9 4.4-20.5 3 4.8 1.2-17.1 7 6.2 2.7-13.6
$35,000- 49,999 117 66 55.0 43.8-65.7 38 37.2 27.1-48.6 6 4.5 1.7-11.5 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 6 2.8 1.1- 6.8
$50,000-74,999 99 56 57.0 44.9-68.3 19 23.7 14.6-36.1 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4 7 6.8 2.8-15.2 13 9.8 5.3-17.5
$75,000+ 123 72 59.9 48.7-70.2 29 24.6 16.2-35.4 6 2.7 1.1- 6.5 5 4.0 1.4-11.1 11 8.8 4.3-17.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 445 278 63.0 56.8-68.8 96 23.5 18.6-29.4 23 4.0 2.4- 6.4 13 2.7 1.3- 5.6 35 6.8 4.5-10.1
No 308 167 54.5 47.0-61.8 84 28.7 22.6-35.7 25 7.3 4.5-11.7 12 3.3 1.7- 6.2 20 6.2 3.8-10.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 360 210 55.8 49.2-62.2 88 27.8 22.2-34.1 19 4.7 2.8- 7.8 15 4.2 2.2- 8.1 28 7.5 4.7-11.8
Non-Veteran 410 240 60.8 54.4-66.9 98 25.1 19.9-31.0 32 5.9 3.8- 9.1 9 1.4 0.7- 2.8 31 6.8 4.6-10.0

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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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