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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, borderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,827 1,967 9.3 8.8- 9.9 145 0.9 0.7- 1.1 13,468 88.6 87.9-89.2 247 1.2 1.0- 1.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 390 51 8.7 6.2-12.0 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 336 90.6 87.1-93.2 0 0.0 . - .
Buncombe 345 31 6.1 4.1- 8.9 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7 305 91.9 88.6-94.3 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Cabarrus 369 40 7.4 5.1-10.6 4 0.8 0.2- 2.3 320 90.9 87.4-93.5 5 1.0 0.3- 2.7
Catawba 448 49 7.8 5.6-10.7 2 0.8 0.1- 4.1 387 90.3 87.0-92.9 10 1.1 0.6- 2.1
Cumberland 476 77 11.8 9.0-15.4 8 2.1 1.0- 4.3 383 84.8 80.8-88.1 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Davidson 408 45 7.7 5.4-10.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 358 90.8 87.4-93.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Durham 395 42 6.9 4.7- 9.9 7 1.9 0.8- 4.2 340 90.5 86.9-93.1 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Forsyth 409 42 7.3 5.2-10.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 356 90.9 87.8-93.3 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6
Gaston 414 40 7.9 5.5-11.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 359 90.0 86.5-92.7 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2
Guilford 422 43 8.4 5.7-12.3 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 371 89.1 84.6-92.5 4 1.4 0.3- 5.7
Iredell 429 47 7.8 5.6-10.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.8 367 89.9 86.5-92.4 12 1.9 1.0- 3.7
Johnston 470 48 8.9 6.2-12.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.0 413 88.6 84.4-91.8 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8
Mecklenburg 677 66 8.4 6.3-11.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 603 90.6 87.8-92.8 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
New Hanover 371 52 13.4 8.5-20.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 310 84.3 77.3-89.4 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Onslow 410 45 7.4 5.3-10.3 4 0.8 0.2- 2.7 351 89.9 86.4-92.5 10 2.0 0.9- 4.1
Orange 380 27 5.3 3.4- 8.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 346 92.4 88.8-94.9 5 1.4 0.5- 4.0
Pitt 392 43 8.3 5.8-11.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 341 90.0 86.4-92.8 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Randolph 401 56 10.3 7.5-13.8 4 1.6 0.5- 5.5 333 86.9 82.7-90.2 8 1.2 0.6- 2.6
Robeson 397 68 12.6 9.2-17.0 8 1.8 0.8- 4.0 317 84.2 79.3-88.1 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0
Rowan 447 65 13.3 8.9-19.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 372 84.9 78.8-89.4 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4
Union 409 39 6.4 4.3- 9.3 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 365 92.5 89.3-94.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Wake 585 66 9.4 7.1-12.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 512 89.6 86.6-92.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Wayne 447 60 8.2 5.9-11.1 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 376 88.8 84.7-91.8 6 2.1 0.7- 6.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,302 738 10.2 9.3-11.2 60 1.1 0.8- 1.6 4,424 87.4 86.2-88.4 80 1.3 1.0- 1.8
Piedmont 7,612 863 8.9 8.1- 9.7 57 0.8 0.5- 1.1 6,578 89.3 88.3-90.1 114 1.1 0.8- 1.4
Western NC 2,913 366 9.6 8.4-10.9 28 1.0 0.6- 1.5 2,466 88.2 86.7-89.5 53 1.3 0.9- 1.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,907 244 8.7 7.5-10.2 19 1.0 0.6- 1.7 1,613 89.0 87.4-90.5 31 1.2 0.8- 2.0
Northwest 3,315 395 9.4 8.3-10.7 24 0.8 0.5- 1.3 2,831 88.5 87.1-89.7 65 1.3 1.0- 1.8
Charlotte 2,103 225 9.2 7.8-10.9 15 0.5 0.3- 0.9 1,836 89.4 87.6-90.9 27 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Greensboro 1,815 205 8.4 6.9-10.2 15 1.0 0.5- 1.8 1,575 89.5 87.4-91.3 20 1.2 0.5- 2.5
Southern Regional 1,545 238 10.3 8.7-12.3 26 2.0 1.1- 3.4 1,253 86.0 83.6-88.0 28 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Coastal 777 109 11.8 9.0-15.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0 651 86.2 82.6-89.1 11 1.2 0.6- 2.2
Wake 1,718 195 8.9 7.4-10.7 15 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,487 89.5 87.6-91.2 21 0.9 0.5- 1.4
Area L 475 78 11.8 9.1-15.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 386 86.5 82.9-89.4 8 1.0 0.5- 2.4
Eastern 2,172 278 8.9 7.7-10.4 22 0.9 0.5- 1.4 1,836 88.7 87.0-90.1 36 1.5 1.0- 2.4

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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.

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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