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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,926 299 14.9 12.8-17.3 1,082 54.7 51.5-57.9 254 13.6 11.5-15.9 239 13.9 11.6-16.5 52 2.9 2.0- 4.2
-Piedmont NC 845 130 13.5 10.8-16.7 501 57.4 52.6-62.1 96 11.8 9.0-15.3 103 14.9 11.4-19.2 15 2.5 1.3- 4.6
GENDER
Male 340 60 15.1 11.0-20.3 195 56.3 49.0-63.3 40 13.8 9.2-20.1 38 11.6 7.4-17.7 7 3.2 1.4- 7.5
Female 505 70 12.0 8.8-16.3 306 58.4 51.9-64.6 56 10.0 6.9-14.1 65 17.8 12.7-24.4 8 1.8 0.7- 4.4
RACE
White 628 99 13.7 10.7-17.5 375 59.5 54.0-64.7 69 12.3 8.9-16.9 77 13.0 9.8-17.2 8 1.5 0.6- 3.3
African American 188 28 14.0 8.9-21.5 112 57.5 47.5-66.9 26 12.8 7.7-20.3 19 14.6 8.1-25.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9
Other Minorities 27 3 8.2 2.4-24.9 12 32.6 15.8-55.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 7 37.1 15.5-65.5 4 21.0 7.2-47.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 3 7.2 1.9-24.2 6 20.8 6.7-49.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 49.6 20.6-78.9 3 22.3 6.0-56.4
Non-Hispanic 827 127 13.8 11.0-17.1 495 59.0 54.2-63.7 95 12.1 9.2-15.8 98 13.4 10.2-17.4 12 1.6 0.8- 3.2
AGE
25-34 12 0 0.0 . - . 7 62.8 29.0-87.5 1 19.3 2.9-65.8 3 14.5 4.1-40.3 1 3.4 0.4-21.9
35-44 63 4 6.6 2.4-17.1 33 45.5 31.5-60.2 8 14.2 6.5-28.4 12 25.5 13.4-43.1 6 8.1 3.0-20.4
45-54 127 13 10.7 5.5-19.7 74 55.4 43.7-66.5 16 12.5 7.2-20.7 22 20.2 11.3-33.4 2 1.3 0.2- 6.9
55-64 242 37 14.0 9.3-20.6 144 61.5 53.1-69.3 26 8.8 5.4-14.1 33 13.9 9.0-20.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2
65-74 240 45 20.6 14.7-28.0 144 57.6 49.6-65.3 27 11.3 7.2-17.2 20 8.4 4.9-14.0 4 2.1 0.7- 6.8
75+ 156 31 18.7 11.7-28.4 96 62.3 51.8-71.7 16 11.0 6.1-19.1 13 8.1 3.8-16.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 23 13.4 7.9-21.9 87 51.0 39.4-62.4 18 6.9 3.9-11.8 29 25.0 14.5-39.6 4 3.8 1.1-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 286 48 14.9 10.4-20.9 169 55.4 47.2-63.3 32 12.7 8.3-18.9 31 13.1 7.9-20.9 6 3.9 1.5- 9.8
Some Post-H.S. 205 30 11.2 6.8-17.8 124 57.9 48.1-67.1 22 15.5 8.7-26.1 26 13.9 8.4-21.9 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0
College Graduate 190 28 12.7 8.0-19.6 120 65.5 55.9-74.0 23 9.3 5.7-14.8 17 12.0 6.6-21.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 15 12.2 6.1-23.2 85 56.7 43.5-69.0 20 14.6 7.9-25.6 15 13.3 4.9-31.1 4 3.1 1.0- 9.6
$15,000- 24,999 186 37 19.1 12.6-28.0 98 48.4 38.0-58.9 21 7.0 4.1-12.0 28 21.1 12.4-33.7 2 4.3 1.0-16.1
$25,000- 34,999 94 15 11.2 6.2-19.5 56 56.2 41.5-69.9 8 14.8 4.8-37.6 14 16.6 9.4-27.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 107 11 6.1 3.1-11.7 63 67.6 55.3-77.9 18 16.8 9.2-28.7 14 9.4 5.0-16.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
$50,000-74,999 90 13 12.8 6.5-23.5 59 61.7 48.7-73.3 9 10.9 5.1-21.6 6 9.7 3.9-22.3 3 4.9 1.5-15.0
$75,000+ 102 19 16.5 9.6-26.8 70 65.3 52.6-76.2 7 9.2 4.2-19.1 4 7.6 2.4-21.1 2 1.5 0.3- 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 486 82 15.6 11.7-20.4 282 56.8 50.3-63.1 67 14.4 10.3-19.8 50 11.7 7.6-17.4 5 1.5 0.4- 5.6
No 346 45 10.2 7.1-14.4 212 58.0 50.6-65.1 29 8.9 5.6-13.9 51 19.4 13.6-26.8 9 3.5 1.7- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 32 19.7 12.9-28.9 100 61.1 51.0-70.3 10 10.2 5.1-19.2 13 8.6 4.4-16.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
Non-Veteran 689 98 12.2 9.4-15.7 401 56.6 51.2-61.9 86 12.1 9.0-16.1 90 16.2 12.1-21.2 14 2.9 1.5- 5.5

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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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