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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 2,912 344 8.6 7.5- 9.9 0 0.0 . - . 2,535 90.6 89.3-91.8 33 0.7 0.5- 1.1
Female 4,700 519 9.1 8.1-10.3 57 1.5 1.0- 2.0 4,043 88.0 86.7-89.2 81 1.4 1.0- 2.0
RACE
White 6,036 640 8.3 7.4- 9.2 42 0.7 0.5- 1.0 5,264 89.8 88.8-90.8 90 1.2 0.9- 1.7
African American 1,087 194 14.3 11.8-17.1 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9 865 83.9 81.0-86.5 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Other Minorities 466 27 4.2 2.5- 7.0 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 429 94.1 91.1-96.2 6 0.7 0.2- 1.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 17 3.9 2.0- 7.5 4 0.9 0.3- 3.4 324 94.4 90.6-96.7 5 0.8 0.2- 2.4
Non-Hispanic 7,245 845 9.4 8.5-10.3 52 0.7 0.5- 1.0 6,239 88.8 87.8-89.7 109 1.1 0.9- 1.5
AGE
18-24 214 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 213 99.9 99.2- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
25-34 757 12 2.3 1.2- 4.5 17 1.9 1.1- 3.3 719 94.5 91.9-96.3 9 1.3 0.5- 3.0
35-44 1,258 63 6.4 4.8- 8.6 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7 1,166 92.0 89.8-93.8 11 0.5 0.2- 1.2
45-54 1,532 128 8.6 6.9-10.6 10 0.7 0.3- 1.5 1,384 90.2 88.0-92.0 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2
55-64 1,600 246 16.6 14.2-19.3 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7 1,320 81.2 78.5-83.7 31 2.0 1.3- 3.1
65-74 1,236 246 19.5 16.9-22.4 6 0.3 0.1- 0.6 960 78.6 75.6-81.3 24 1.7 1.0- 2.7
75+ 955 163 21.5 18.0-25.5 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0 762 75.5 71.4-79.1 28 2.8 1.8- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 970 169 11.2 8.9-14.0 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 772 86.8 83.9-89.3 25 1.7 1.0- 2.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,111 291 10.8 9.2-12.7 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,766 86.9 84.9-88.8 37 1.4 0.8- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,938 208 9.1 7.6-10.9 19 0.8 0.5- 1.3 1,682 89.0 87.0-90.6 29 1.2 0.7- 1.9
College Graduate 2,574 192 6.1 5.0- 7.3 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,342 92.5 91.1-93.7 23 0.5 0.3- 0.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 707 145 16.4 12.8-20.8 7 0.9 0.3- 2.6 538 80.7 76.0-84.6 17 2.0 1.0- 3.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,166 188 11.6 9.3-14.3 8 0.9 0.3- 2.2 943 85.8 82.9-88.4 27 1.7 1.1- 2.7
$25,000- 34,999 746 95 10.3 7.8-13.5 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4 636 88.4 85.2-91.1 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,010 108 9.2 7.1-11.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.5 875 89.1 86.4-91.3 20 1.1 0.7- 1.9
$50,000-74,999 1,064 91 6.7 5.2- 8.6 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 954 91.5 89.4-93.3 10 1.0 0.4- 2.2
$75,000+ 1,869 103 5.3 4.1- 6.8 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1,738 93.2 91.6-94.5 15 0.6 0.3- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,596 499 17.5 15.5-19.7 15 0.5 0.2- 1.0 2,028 80.4 78.2-82.5 54 1.6 1.1- 2.2
No 4,803 349 5.4 4.7- 6.3 39 0.8 0.6- 1.2 4,357 92.8 91.9-93.7 58 0.9 0.6- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,011 156 12.2 10.1-14.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 842 86.8 84.2-89.0 12 0.9 0.5- 1.8
Non-Veteran 6,598 707 8.4 7.6- 9.3 56 0.9 0.6- 1.2 5,733 89.6 88.6-90.5 102 1.1 0.8- 1.5

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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.

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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