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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,849 117 11.3 8.9-14.2 553 34.9 31.7-38.1 542 27.3 24.7-30.1 637 26.5 24.1-29.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 50 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 12 26.5 14.4-43.5 15 35.2 21.2-52.3 22 37.4 24.1-52.9
Buncombe 31 2 7.8 2.0-26.5 9 32.6 16.4-54.5 4 13.8 4.9-33.4 16 45.8 27.9-64.8
Cabarrus 34 1 5.0 0.7-28.2 10 41.2 23.5-61.6 12 37.4 20.7-57.8 11 16.4 8.3-29.8
Catawba 47 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 9 20.6 10.1-37.5 24 54.1 37.7-69.6 13 24.4 13.7-39.8
Cumberland 71 2 5.0 1.3-17.8 31 50.5 37.0-64.0 18 25.6 15.5-39.2 20 18.9 11.4-29.6
Davidson 41 1 4.6 0.7-26.1 8 19.1 9.0-36.1 20 47.1 30.4-64.4 12 29.2 15.2-48.7
Durham 38 4 8.2 2.5-23.8 12 37.9 21.5-57.7 14 41.7 24.8-60.9 8 12.2 5.5-24.6
Forsyth 40 5 21.8 9.2-43.4 6 16.6 6.9-35.0 17 38.6 23.7-56.0 12 23.0 12.6-38.2
Gaston 38 2 4.6 1.1-17.6 9 39.3 22.3-59.5 12 30.6 16.7-49.3 15 25.5 14.1-41.6
Guilford 41 3 9.2 2.4-29.8 7 22.3 9.6-43.9 12 30.5 14.2-53.9 19 37.9 21.9-57.0
Iredell 45 4 16.8 5.6-40.7 14 31.0 18.0-47.9 8 17.8 8.8-32.8 19 34.3 21.1-50.4
Johnston 47 3 8.3 2.3-25.4 18 49.4 31.8-67.2 12 19.5 10.6-33.2 14 22.8 10.9-41.6
Mecklenburg 63 8 26.7 13.9-45.2 19 27.3 16.5-41.6 17 25.4 14.8-40.1 19 20.6 12.4-32.2
New Hanover 51 1 22.0 3.7-67.3 16 29.2 14.9-49.3 16 22.9 11.4-40.5 18 26.0 13.3-44.6
Onslow 44 0 0.0 . - . 21 56.0 39.2-71.4 5 11.8 4.3-28.8 18 32.2 19.3-48.5
Orange 26 1 3.7 0.5-22.2 9 43.7 24.1-65.5 6 17.4 7.4-35.7 10 35.3 18.1-57.2
Pitt 37 1 1.8 0.2-11.6 13 33.3 19.0-51.5 16 42.9 26.3-61.4 7 22.0 9.7-42.6
Randolph 52 3 8.4 2.6-24.2 18 40.9 26.7-56.7 14 27.2 15.6-43.1 17 23.5 13.7-37.3
Robeson 65 3 5.0 1.6-14.8 29 55.1 40.5-68.8 16 22.7 13.3-36.2 17 17.2 9.9-28.0
Rowan 62 6 26.4 7.5-61.2 13 20.0 9.9-36.2 22 29.6 16.6-47.1 21 24.0 13.1-39.8
Union 36 1 7.1 1.0-36.0 11 37.1 20.5-57.4 8 12.4 5.6-25.3 16 43.4 25.5-63.3
Wake 65 7 16.2 7.2-32.4 23 43.2 29.4-58.1 13 16.1 9.0-27.2 22 24.4 15.4-36.5
Wayne 55 4 14.1 4.5-36.3 14 29.2 17.0-45.4 15 25.6 14.9-40.5 22 31.1 19.6-45.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 686 31 7.9 4.7-13.0 237 39.3 34.6-44.2 189 26.5 22.6-30.8 229 26.3 22.7-30.4
Piedmont 811 60 13.4 9.9-18.0 222 33.4 28.8-38.4 256 28.1 24.2-32.4 273 25.0 21.6-28.8
Western NC 352 26 10.1 6.6-15.1 94 30.7 24.6-37.6 97 26.0 20.7-32.1 135 33.2 27.3-39.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 235 16 11.4 6.7-18.6 68 33.8 26.4-42.0 61 23.5 17.7-30.6 90 31.3 25.0-38.4
Northwest 374 29 13.3 8.1-21.1 81 22.8 17.5-29.1 136 34.7 28.8-41.2 128 29.2 23.7-35.4
Charlotte 208 15 15.8 9.2-25.8 62 34.3 26.3-43.3 59 26.2 19.1-34.8 72 23.7 17.6-31.0
Greensboro 192 11 8.9 4.0-18.4 55 32.7 23.8-42.9 56 29.5 20.6-40.3 70 29.0 21.3-38.1
Southern Regional 218 8 3.6 1.6- 8.1 86 48.2 39.1-57.4 56 24.5 18.0-32.4 68 23.7 17.9-30.7
Coastal 101 6 16.7 5.3-41.7 33 34.1 22.5-48.0 32 23.2 14.7-34.5 30 26.1 16.4-38.8
Wake 188 18 13.3 7.4-22.7 64 40.6 31.5-50.5 50 23.1 16.7-30.9 56 23.0 16.8-30.7
Area L 74 3 7.8 2.3-23.8 24 35.6 23.9-49.4 23 32.6 21.5-46.1 24 24.0 15.4-35.4
Eastern 259 11 6.4 3.3-12.1 80 35.1 27.8-43.3 69 27.7 21.2-35.2 99 30.8 24.7-37.7

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*Asked only of those with 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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