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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,672 102 11.4 8.8-14.7 465 32.0 28.8-35.3 486 27.1 24.3-30.0 619 29.5 26.8-32.4
No 175 14 9.6 5.3-17.1 88 54.9 44.6-64.8 55 29.2 21.0-38.9 18 6.3 3.5-11.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 7 1 15.6 2.1-61.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 16.6 2.2-63.2 5 67.8 27.4-92.2
Recommended Range 275 21 13.9 7.3-24.9 61 22.4 16.7-29.5 64 26.3 19.8-34.1 129 37.3 30.1-45.1
Overweight 585 32 9.2 6.1-13.5 151 33.7 28.1-39.7 170 24.6 20.4-29.2 232 32.6 27.9-37.7
Obese 901 54 10.9 7.6-15.5 323 40.1 35.5-44.8 283 29.8 25.8-34.1 241 19.2 16.4-22.4
Current Smoker
No 1,551 97 11.0 8.4-14.2 438 33.1 29.7-36.6 454 27.6 24.7-30.7 562 28.3 25.6-31.3
Yes 288 20 13.1 7.6-21.7 113 44.7 36.8-52.8 86 26.3 20.3-33.4 69 15.9 11.5-21.5
History of CVD**
Yes 533 21 6.1 3.5-10.5 132 25.7 21.0-31.0 156 32.7 27.1-38.8 224 35.5 30.4-40.9
No 1,288 93 12.8 9.8-16.5 418 38.6 34.8-42.6 378 25.4 22.5-28.5 399 23.1 20.5-26.1
Binge Drinker
No 1,783 112 11.3 8.9-14.4 528 34.4 31.2-37.7 518 27.4 24.7-30.3 625 26.9 24.4-29.6
Yes 51 4 11.3 3.8-29.5 23 54.6 37.9-70.4 21 30.9 18.6-46.7 3 3.1 0.8-11.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,800 111 11.1 8.6-14.0 539 35.1 32.0-38.4 524 27.2 24.5-30.1 626 26.6 24.1-29.2
Yes 28 5 27.4 11.8-51.5 9 21.4 9.7-41.0 12 47.1 26.4-68.8 2 4.1 0.9-15.9
Current Asthma
Yes 236 14 13.1 6.6-24.3 80 38.8 30.0-48.5 70 29.9 22.2-38.9 72 18.2 13.3-24.3
No 1,602 103 11.1 8.6-14.2 469 34.1 30.8-37.6 469 27.0 24.2-30.0 561 27.7 25.1-30.6
Disability
Yes 1,119 66 9.8 7.1-13.4 345 36.1 32.1-40.3 319 26.4 23.1-30.0 389 27.7 24.5-31.2
No 695 48 12.3 8.5-17.4 199 33.8 28.9-39.1 211 28.8 24.4-33.5 237 25.2 21.5-29.3

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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