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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,653 129 5.4 4.3- 6.8 2,524 94.6 93.2-95.7
-Piedmont NC 1,180 49 5.4 3.7- 7.7 1,131 94.6 92.3-96.3
GENDER
Male 452 18 5.0 2.9- 8.3 434 95.0 91.7-97.1
Female 728 31 5.7 3.5- 9.3 697 94.3 90.7-96.5
RACE
White 894 31 4.1 2.6- 6.4 863 95.9 93.6-97.4
African American 239 16 9.0 4.8-16.1 223 91.0 83.9-95.2
Other Minorities 44 2 4.4 0.8-21.0 42 95.6 79.0-99.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 1 5.9 0.8-32.5 25 94.1 67.5-99.2
Non-Hispanic 1,153 48 5.3 3.7- 7.7 1,105 94.7 92.3-96.3
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 28 2 13.2 3.0-42.9 26 86.8 57.1-97.0
35-44 112 9 10.7 5.6-19.4 103 89.3 80.6-94.4
45-54 193 9 5.0 2.1-11.5 184 95.0 88.5-97.9
55-64 347 15 4.5 2.4- 8.3 332 95.5 91.7-97.6
65-74 303 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1 297 98.7 96.9-99.4
75+ 186 8 3.7 1.7- 8.1 178 96.3 91.9-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 14 8.8 4.2-17.5 178 91.2 82.5-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 386 15 4.8 2.6- 8.8 371 95.2 91.2-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 300 11 4.5 2.2- 8.8 289 95.5 91.2-97.8
College Graduate 299 9 5.4 2.3-12.1 290 94.6 87.9-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 15 9.1 4.8-16.7 149 90.9 83.3-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 237 13 8.7 4.3-16.8 224 91.3 83.2-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 145 3 3.2 0.8-11.6 142 96.8 88.4-99.2
$35,000- 49,999 146 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 141 97.4 93.4-99.0
$50,000-74,999 144 3 3.7 1.1-11.6 141 96.3 88.4-98.9
$75,000+ 180 5 5.5 2.0-14.3 175 94.5 85.7-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 619 34 6.5 4.2- 9.9 585 93.5 90.1-95.8
No 554 15 4.2 2.2- 8.0 539 95.8 92.0-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 196 5 2.1 0.9- 5.2 191 97.9 94.8-99.1
Non-Veteran 984 44 6.0 4.1- 8.8 940 94.0 91.2-95.9

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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