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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 51 2 5.2 1.2-19.9 49 94.8 80.1-98.8
Buncombe 31 3 9.7 3.0-27.3 28 90.3 72.7-97.0
Cabarrus 39 6 12.2 5.0-26.7 33 87.8 73.3-95.0
Catawba 47 5 12.9 4.1-33.6 42 87.1 66.4-95.9
Cumberland 75 17 22.1 12.9-35.3 58 77.9 64.7-87.1
Davidson 45 8 12.4 5.9-24.5 37 87.6 75.5-94.1
Durham 42 8 15.3 7.1-29.9 34 84.7 70.1-92.9
Forsyth 42 9 24.4 12.1-43.1 33 75.6 56.9-87.9
Gaston 40 5 12.0 4.4-28.7 35 88.0 71.3-95.6
Guilford 42 5 18.8 5.7-46.9 37 81.2 53.1-94.3
Iredell 46 8 15.2 7.2-29.4 38 84.8 70.6-92.8
Johnston 48 6 11.7 3.8-30.9 42 88.3 69.1-96.2
Mecklenburg 65 13 26.3 14.9-42.1 52 73.7 57.9-85.1
New Hanover 51 10 12.0 5.1-25.7 41 88.0 74.3-94.9
Onslow 45 5 13.4 5.0-31.4 40 86.6 68.6-95.0
Orange 26 5 26.9 11.3-51.4 21 73.1 48.6-88.7
Pitt 42 11 27.1 14.9-44.2 31 72.9 55.8-85.1
Randolph 56 8 21.1 10.5-37.7 48 78.9 62.3-89.5
Robeson 68 20 23.5 14.2-36.5 48 76.5 63.5-85.8
Rowan 64 11 13.9 6.7-26.4 53 86.1 73.6-93.3
Union 39 5 7.4 2.8-17.7 34 92.6 82.3-97.2
Wake 64 4 5.5 1.9-14.6 60 94.5 85.4-98.1
Wayne 59 14 29.0 16.6-45.5 45 71.0 54.5-83.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 726 155 19.6 16.3-23.5 571 80.4 76.5-83.7
Piedmont 851 132 15.0 12.0-18.7 719 85.0 81.3-88.0
Western NC 364 77 20.9 16.0-26.7 287 79.1 73.3-84.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 242 50 21.8 15.7-29.4 192 78.2 70.6-84.3
Northwest 391 77 20.1 15.2-26.0 314 79.9 74.0-84.8
Charlotte 222 37 17.8 12.0-25.6 185 82.2 74.4-88.0
Greensboro 203 27 17.6 10.3-28.6 176 82.4 71.4-89.7
Southern Regional 235 56 19.9 14.4-26.8 179 80.1 73.2-85.6
Coastal 107 23 17.0 9.7-28.1 84 83.0 71.9-90.3
Wake 192 23 8.1 4.9-13.3 169 91.9 86.7-95.1
Area L 76 15 17.2 9.2-29.9 61 82.8 70.1-90.8
Eastern 273 56 20.4 15.3-26.8 217 79.6 73.2-84.7

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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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