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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,952 1,044 54.6 51.5-57.8 908 45.4 42.2-48.5
-Western NC 363 183 52.2 45.5-58.7 180 47.8 41.3-54.5
GENDER
Male 152 78 51.1 41.6-60.6 74 48.9 39.4-58.4
Female 211 105 53.1 44.0-62.1 106 46.9 37.9-56.0
RACE
White 323 163 52.4 45.4-59.2 160 47.6 40.8-54.6
African American 18 11 52.4 24.7-78.7 7 47.6 21.3-75.3
Other Minorities 21 9 50.2 23.2-77.1 12 49.8 22.9-76.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 3 68.1 22.6-94.0 2 31.9 6.0-77.4
Non-Hispanic 355 179 51.8 45.1-58.5 176 48.2 41.5-54.9
AGE
25-34 10 2 24.4 6.1-61.5 8 75.6 38.5-93.9
35-44 11 4 40.3 14.3-73.1 7 59.7 26.9-85.7
45-54 58 36 62.2 45.7-76.2 22 37.8 23.8-54.3
55-64 99 58 59.1 47.5-69.8 41 40.9 30.2-52.5
65-74 95 45 56.0 42.8-68.4 50 44.0 31.6-57.2
75+ 89 38 42.4 30.1-55.8 51 57.6 44.2-69.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 30 46.7 31.7-62.3 47 53.3 37.7-68.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 130 63 46.7 36.1-57.6 67 53.3 42.4-63.9
Some Post-H.S. 98 54 60.7 48.0-72.1 44 39.3 27.9-52.0
College Graduate 57 36 58.1 42.6-72.1 21 41.9 27.9-57.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 39 45.0 31.3-59.6 51 55.0 40.4-68.7
$15,000- 24,999 75 41 50.5 37.8-63.2 34 49.5 36.8-62.2
$25,000- 34,999 43 23 59.1 41.2-74.8 20 40.9 25.2-58.8
$35,000- 49,999 47 23 57.8 39.6-74.2 24 42.2 25.8-60.4
$50,000-74,999 32 19 55.2 35.3-73.6 13 44.8 26.4-64.7
$75,000+ 20 13 56.6 27.1-82.1 7 43.4 17.9-72.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 225 114 49.6 41.3-58.0 111 50.4 42.0-58.7
No 131 66 55.2 44.2-65.7 65 44.8 34.3-55.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 77 37 49.8 36.7-62.9 40 50.2 37.1-63.3
Non-Veteran 286 146 52.8 45.2-60.4 140 47.2 39.6-54.8

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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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