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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE MALES

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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 MALES 580 340 59.8 54.4-64.9 139 25.3 20.9-30.2 34 4.9 3.3- 7.3 20 3.1 1.8- 5.4 47 6.9 5.0- 9.6
AGE
25-34 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 19 9 50.8 26.7-74.5 7 39.6 17.9-66.3 2 7.6 1.6-29.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-13.9
45-54 89 55 60.0 47.4-71.3 18 24.6 15.0-37.7 5 3.8 1.5- 9.2 4 5.0 1.6-14.9 7 6.7 3.0-14.1
55-64 174 93 56.8 47.7-65.5 49 27.2 20.0-35.8 9 3.5 1.7- 7.1 6 3.4 1.2- 8.9 17 9.0 5.3-15.1
65-74 165 106 60.6 51.6-69.1 36 25.8 18.5-34.7 9 4.8 2.1-10.5 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9 9 6.0 2.9-11.9
75+ 128 73 55.6 44.9-65.9 29 25.0 16.9-35.4 9 9.8 4.4-20.1 5 2.9 1.0- 7.8 12 6.7 3.4-12.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 64 65.3 53.0-75.8 18 17.7 10.8-27.9 5 7.1 2.4-18.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 7 8.2 3.4-18.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 174 108 58.4 48.8-67.4 37 25.0 17.5-34.4 8 4.8 2.2- 9.9 7 5.5 2.2-13.2 14 6.3 3.6-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 151 76 54.8 43.0-66.2 41 28.7 19.7-39.9 11 4.3 2.2- 8.6 6 2.0 0.7- 5.1 17 10.1 5.7-17.3
College Graduate 159 92 63.4 53.9-72.0 43 25.7 18.2-35.0 10 4.6 2.1- 9.6 5 2.4 1.0- 5.9 9 3.8 1.8- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 43 71.6 57.2-82.7 10 13.4 6.7-24.8 5 6.0 2.3-15.0 2 1.4 0.3- 7.5 4 7.6 2.4-21.6
$15,000- 24,999 113 73 67.6 56.7-76.9 21 16.7 10.5-25.7 8 8.9 3.9-19.1 4 1.8 0.5- 6.0 7 4.8 2.1-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 74 35 48.6 31.9-65.7 25 34.9 21.6-51.2 7 7.4 3.1-16.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 6 7.5 3.0-17.6
$35,000- 49,999 89 51 54.1 42.0-65.7 29 37.5 26.5-50.0 3 3.7 0.9-13.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 5 3.8 1.4- 9.7
$50,000-74,999 84 46 55.9 43.0-68.1 14 20.1 11.2-33.5 4 3.4 1.2- 9.1 7 8.4 3.6-18.6 13 12.2 6.6-21.5
$75,000+ 104 63 63.0 50.7-73.9 24 23.7 14.8-35.8 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5 4 4.2 1.3-13.0 8 6.5 2.9-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 335 211 65.4 58.5-71.7 72 22.3 17.0-28.6 14 3.6 2.0- 6.5 10 2.6 1.1- 6.1 28 6.2 4.0- 9.4
No 238 128 54.1 45.5-62.4 65 28.4 21.5-36.5 18 6.2 3.5-10.7 10 3.9 1.9- 7.8 17 7.5 4.4-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 298 176 56.9 49.9-63.7 70 26.1 20.4-32.8 13 4.3 2.2- 8.0 14 5.4 2.7-10.5 25 7.3 4.6-11.4
Non-Veteran 282 164 61.9 54.2-69.0 69 24.6 18.6-31.8 21 5.4 3.2- 8.9 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 22 6.7 4.1-10.5

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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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