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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,849 117 11.3 8.9-14.2 553 34.9 31.7-38.1 542 27.3 24.7-30.1 637 26.5 24.1-29.1
-Western NC 352 26 10.1 6.6-15.1 94 30.7 24.6-37.6 97 26.0 20.7-32.1 135 33.2 27.3-39.6
GENDER
Male 152 7 4.5 2.1- 9.3 38 28.1 20.3-37.6 47 32.5 24.0-42.3 60 34.9 26.5-44.3
Female 200 19 15.5 9.5-24.3 56 33.1 24.3-43.3 50 19.8 14.2-26.9 75 31.5 23.7-40.7
RACE
White 316 24 10.3 6.6-15.7 82 30.4 24.0-37.6 81 24.2 18.9-30.5 129 35.1 28.8-42.0
African American 17 1 6.5 0.9-35.5 4 26.9 7.2-63.7 9 52.1 24.1-78.8 3 14.5 3.9-41.7
Other Minorities 18 1 13.4 1.9-55.3 8 51.3 22.6-79.1 6 21.2 7.3-48.0 3 14.1 3.4-43.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 24.6 3.3-75.6 4 75.4 24.4-96.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 345 25 9.8 6.4-14.9 90 29.8 23.6-36.8 97 26.8 21.3-33.0 133 33.6 27.6-40.2
AGE
18-34 10 7 67.6 32.1-90.2 3 32.4 9.8-67.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 12 4 41.6 16.0-72.7 8 58.4 27.3-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 57 7 10.1 4.4-21.4 39 68.2 51.6-81.1 11 21.7 10.9-38.6 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 97 4 3.9 1.4-10.5 27 24.7 16.4-35.4 55 60.9 49.3-71.3 11 10.6 5.6-19.1
65-74 92 4 3.9 1.4-10.2 8 12.2 5.1-26.2 21 18.3 10.8-29.4 59 65.6 52.1-77.0
75+ 83 0 0.0 . - . 9 14.4 6.9-27.5 10 14.3 7.0-27.2 64 71.3 57.3-82.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 5 10.8 3.9-26.5 18 23.9 14.0-37.8 11 17.8 8.5-33.6 38 47.5 32.4-63.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 6 5.5 2.3-12.6 39 36.7 26.4-48.4 37 28.5 19.7-39.4 42 29.3 20.4-40.1
Some Post-H.S. 98 9 14.0 6.9-26.3 24 34.8 22.4-49.8 34 26.6 17.6-38.0 31 24.6 16.1-35.7
College Graduate 57 6 12.7 5.6-26.4 13 20.3 10.8-34.7 15 31.2 18.5-47.7 23 35.8 23.4-50.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 6 11.4 4.7-25.2 13 15.7 7.4-30.1 29 34.5 22.4-49.0 40 38.5 25.7-53.1
$15,000- 24,999 72 5 8.2 3.2-19.4 20 30.2 19.4-43.8 19 23.1 14.3-35.1 28 38.5 26.5-52.1
$25,000- 34,999 41 3 12.8 3.9-34.9 18 48.8 31.2-66.6 9 12.4 5.8-24.4 11 26.1 12.8-45.7
$35,000- 49,999 45 1 6.1 0.9-32.2 17 40.6 23.1-60.8 10 27.1 13.9-46.3 17 26.2 14.9-41.9
$50,000-74,999 32 5 17.0 6.6-37.1 7 23.1 10.4-43.5 13 37.4 20.4-58.1 7 22.6 10.6-42.0
$75,000+ 20 2 8.8 2.0-31.2 7 35.5 12.3-68.3 6 34.4 12.0-66.8 5 21.3 7.4-47.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 219 16 9.2 5.4-15.4 63 31.7 24.1-40.4 56 25.2 18.5-33.3 84 33.9 26.6-42.1
No 127 9 9.5 4.8-18.1 31 30.7 20.8-42.7 39 27.8 19.4-38.0 48 32.1 22.5-43.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 2 2.6 0.6- 9.8 14 19.7 11.4-32.0 19 26.1 16.0-39.6 41 51.6 38.4-64.6
Non-Veteran 276 24 12.3 7.9-18.6 80 33.8 26.6-41.9 78 26.0 20.0-33.0 94 27.9 21.7-35.1

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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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