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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening)

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have pre-diabetes
or borderline diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,834 1,044 6.0 5.5- 6.6 12,790 94.0 93.4-94.5
-Western NC 2,543 205 6.8 5.7- 8.0 2,338 93.2 92.0-94.3
GENDER
Male 1,002 66 5.1 3.8- 6.8 936 94.9 93.2-96.2
Female 1,541 139 8.3 6.8-10.1 1,402 91.7 89.9-93.2
RACE
White 2,362 192 7.0 5.9- 8.4 2,170 93.0 91.6-94.1
African American 62 3 4.5 1.4-13.8 59 95.5 86.2-98.6
Other Minorities 110 10 4.3 1.9- 9.2 100 95.7 90.8-98.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7 50 98.2 95.3-99.3
Non-Hispanic 2,481 198 7.0 5.9- 8.3 2,283 93.0 91.7-94.1
AGE
18-24 73 6 6.0 2.5-14.0 67 94.0 86.0-97.5
25-34 216 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 208 97.5 94.8-98.8
35-44 359 29 7.9 5.2-11.8 330 92.1 88.2-94.8
45-54 467 35 7.9 5.5-11.3 432 92.1 88.7-94.5
55-64 595 53 8.1 6.1-10.7 542 91.9 89.3-93.9
65-74 466 47 8.8 6.4-11.9 419 91.2 88.1-93.6
75+ 354 27 8.0 5.2-12.1 327 92.0 87.9-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 372 38 7.3 4.7-11.1 334 92.7 88.9-95.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 768 77 8.0 6.1-10.5 691 92.0 89.5-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 645 55 8.0 5.8-10.8 590 92.0 89.2-94.2
College Graduate 754 35 4.1 2.8- 6.1 719 95.9 93.9-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 36 8.0 5.4-11.7 262 92.0 88.3-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 438 36 7.0 4.5-10.6 402 93.0 89.4-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 298 35 11.8 8.0-17.3 263 88.2 82.7-92.0
$35,000- 49,999 386 23 5.5 3.4- 8.9 363 94.5 91.1-96.6
$50,000-74,999 375 22 4.7 3.0- 7.5 353 95.3 92.5-97.0
$75,000+ 401 28 5.7 3.6- 8.9 373 94.3 91.1-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 968 110 10.2 8.1-12.8 858 89.8 87.2-91.9
No 1,508 91 5.0 3.9- 6.5 1,417 95.0 93.5-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 345 21 4.5 2.8- 7.3 324 95.5 92.7-97.2
Non-Veteran 2,197 184 7.1 5.9- 8.4 2,013 92.9 91.6-94.1

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(formerly Diabetes Screening).

^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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