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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE FEMALES

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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
-WHITE FEMALES 766 504 67.6 63.1-71.8 158 19.6 16.3-23.4 38 4.9 3.2- 7.2 7 0.6 0.3- 1.3 59 7.4 5.3-10.2
AGE
25-34 17 11 65.4 37.4-85.7 2 15.3 3.7-45.7 2 8.3 1.9-29.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.0 2.5-37.1
35-44 34 17 63.4 43.8-79.4 9 18.4 8.7-34.7 2 2.7 0.6-10.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 15.5 5.8-35.5
45-54 97 70 74.3 61.9-83.7 9 9.0 4.1-18.9 8 9.3 3.9-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 10 7.3 3.3-15.6
55-64 213 134 64.4 55.9-72.1 47 22.2 16.1-29.9 13 5.3 2.6-10.4 3 1.1 0.4- 3.6 16 6.9 4.0-11.9
65-74 223 150 67.4 59.1-74.7 52 25.6 18.9-33.7 8 3.4 1.5- 7.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 11 2.8 1.4- 5.4
75+ 178 119 68.9 59.9-76.6 38 20.3 13.8-28.8 5 2.3 0.9- 5.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 14 8.1 4.5-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 127 76.3 66.3-84.0 18 13.9 7.7-23.8 5 3.3 1.3- 8.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 13 6.1 3.3-10.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 269 177 68.8 61.1-75.6 60 21.2 15.5-28.3 12 4.0 2.0- 7.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 19 5.8 3.3-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 214 140 67.3 58.9-74.7 43 18.6 13.2-25.6 12 4.1 2.1- 7.8 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 15 8.8 4.6-16.1
College Graduate 118 59 54.3 42.2-65.9 37 24.7 16.8-34.8 9 10.3 4.3-22.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 12 10.1 5.0-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 160 120 76.7 67.5-84.0 22 13.4 8.0-21.5 3 2.6 0.7- 9.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 12 6.2 3.0-12.1
$15,000- 24,999 163 108 67.8 58.2-76.1 28 17.2 11.2-25.4 12 6.2 3.4-11.2 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 13 7.8 3.9-15.0
$25,000- 34,999 91 58 69.7 57.0-79.9 18 13.2 7.6-21.9 6 3.4 1.4- 8.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 8 12.9 5.8-26.3
$35,000- 49,999 91 53 66.5 52.8-78.0 26 21.3 12.8-33.2 5 5.3 1.7-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.9 2.9-15.4
$50,000-74,999 64 38 59.7 44.3-73.4 15 24.4 13.9-39.2 5 9.8 3.2-26.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.1 2.3-15.0
$75,000+ 46 29 68.7 50.1-82.8 12 18.9 9.4-34.4 2 3.3 0.7-14.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.1 2.3-29.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 485 341 72.7 67.3-77.5 85 15.3 11.7-19.6 20 4.6 2.5- 8.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 35 6.9 4.5-10.3
No 269 155 58.3 50.4-65.8 71 27.0 20.8-34.3 18 5.7 3.3- 9.7 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 22 8.4 4.8-14.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 5 62.9 28.3-87.9 2 23.1 5.4-61.3 1 4.4 0.6-27.6 1 9.5 1.2-46.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 757 499 67.6 63.1-71.8 156 19.6 16.2-23.4 37 4.9 3.2- 7.2 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 59 7.5 5.4-10.3

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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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