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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, borderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,827 1,967 9.3 8.8- 9.9 145 0.9 0.7- 1.1 13,468 88.6 87.9-89.2 247 1.2 1.0- 1.4
-Western NC 2,913 366 9.6 8.4-10.9 28 1.0 0.6- 1.5 2,466 88.2 86.7-89.5 53 1.3 0.9- 1.9
GENDER
Male 1,156 154 9.6 7.9-11.6 0 0.0 . - . 980 88.8 86.6-90.7 22 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Female 1,757 212 9.5 8.0-11.4 28 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,486 87.5 85.5-89.3 31 1.1 0.7- 1.6
RACE
White 2,691 326 9.6 8.4-11.0 26 1.0 0.6- 1.6 2,288 88.0 86.4-89.4 51 1.4 1.0- 2.0
African American 80 18 18.8 10.4-31.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3 60 79.4 66.6-88.1 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 131 21 4.5 2.3- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 108 94.8 90.7-97.2 2 0.7 0.1- 3.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 5 4.9 1.8-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 54 94.7 86.9-98.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
Non-Hispanic 2,843 358 9.8 8.6-11.1 28 1.0 0.6- 1.5 2,406 87.9 86.4-89.2 51 1.3 0.9- 1.9
AGE
18-24 75 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 74 99.1 94.0-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
25-34 226 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 214 95.9 92.5-97.7 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 372 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 15 3.2 1.8- 5.6 339 92.8 89.3-95.3 6 1.8 0.6- 5.1
45-54 524 58 11.5 8.4-15.5 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 457 86.9 82.8-90.2 7 1.4 0.7- 3.1
55-64 695 100 13.8 11.1-17.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 578 84.0 80.6-86.8 13 1.7 0.9- 2.9
65-74 561 95 17.7 13.9-22.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 444 79.0 74.2-83.0 18 2.4 1.5- 4.1
75+ 445 90 22.0 17.5-27.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 346 76.7 71.4-81.3 8 1.0 0.5- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 78 12.8 9.4-17.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 359 84.5 79.6-88.4 10 2.3 1.0- 5.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 900 131 10.7 8.6-13.2 8 1.0 0.4- 2.2 738 86.7 83.9-89.1 23 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Some Post-H.S. 744 99 10.7 8.3-13.8 6 1.0 0.4- 2.6 626 87.1 83.8-89.7 13 1.2 0.6- 2.3
College Graduate 814 57 5.4 4.0- 7.2 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3 739 92.9 90.9-94.6 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 91 16.9 12.7-22.1 5 1.4 0.4- 4.5 286 80.3 74.9-84.9 8 1.4 0.6- 2.9
$15,000- 24,999 512 75 11.3 8.6-14.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.5 423 86.2 82.3-89.4 10 1.7 0.6- 4.9
$25,000- 34,999 343 43 9.7 6.8-13.7 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4 284 85.9 81.3-89.5 12 3.3 1.7- 6.2
$35,000- 49,999 434 47 9.9 6.8-14.2 3 0.8 0.2- 3.5 377 88.2 83.8-91.6 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5
$50,000-74,999 408 33 6.0 4.0- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 374 93.9 91.1-95.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
$75,000+ 421 20 3.5 1.9- 6.4 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6 388 94.3 91.2-96.4 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,198 227 16.0 13.6-18.7 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2 927 80.8 77.9-83.4 34 2.5 1.6- 3.9
No 1,642 132 5.9 4.7- 7.4 18 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,474 92.3 90.7-93.7 18 0.6 0.3- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 423 77 16.4 12.7-21.0 0 0.0 . - . 339 82.4 77.8-86.2 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6
Non-Veteran 2,489 289 8.6 7.4-10.0 28 1.1 0.7- 1.7 2,126 89.0 87.5-90.4 46 1.3 0.9- 2.0

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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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