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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 851 132 15.0 12.0-18.7 719 85.0 81.3-88.0
GENDER
Male 338 58 16.8 11.9-23.2 280 83.2 76.8-88.1
Female 513 74 13.5 10.2-17.7 439 86.5 82.3-89.8
RACE
White 631 90 12.8 10.0-16.2 541 87.2 83.8-90.0
African American 191 36 20.1 13.0-29.6 155 79.9 70.4-87.0
Other Minorities 27 6 14.8 5.4-34.8 21 85.2 65.2-94.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 3 12.2 2.7-41.1 14 87.8 58.9-97.3
Non-Hispanic 833 129 15.2 12.1-18.9 704 84.8 81.1-87.9
AGE
25-34 11 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .
35-44 63 11 19.9 10.6-34.3 52 80.1 65.7-89.4
45-54 128 12 7.2 3.8-13.4 116 92.8 86.6-96.2
55-64 244 38 15.8 10.0-24.1 206 84.2 75.9-90.0
65-74 239 42 20.9 14.9-28.7 197 79.1 71.3-85.1
75+ 161 29 16.3 10.3-24.8 132 83.7 75.2-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 40 20.4 13.9-29.0 125 79.6 71.0-86.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 39 12.7 8.5-18.6 246 87.3 81.4-91.5
Some Post-H.S. 206 25 13.5 8.3-21.4 181 86.5 78.6-91.7
College Graduate 192 27 16.3 9.5-26.4 165 83.7 73.6-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 34 24.8 16.0-36.4 109 75.2 63.6-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 185 33 14.3 9.1-21.8 152 85.7 78.2-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 94 20 22.1 13.6-33.9 74 77.9 66.1-86.4
$35,000- 49,999 107 9 13.2 6.1-26.3 98 86.8 73.7-93.9
$50,000-74,999 90 11 11.1 5.3-21.7 79 88.9 78.3-94.7
$75,000+ 103 12 9.9 5.1-18.4 91 90.1 81.6-94.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 488 90 17.3 13.3-22.2 398 82.7 77.8-86.7
No 348 42 13.0 8.6-19.1 306 87.0 80.9-91.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 30 17.8 11.7-26.0 123 82.2 74.0-88.3
Non-Veteran 698 102 14.5 11.2-18.6 596 85.5 81.4-88.8

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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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