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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 1,941 364 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,577 82.8 80.4-84.9
-Western NC 364 77 20.9 16.0-26.7 287 79.1 73.3-84.0
GENDER
Male 153 40 27.6 19.8-37.2 113 72.4 62.8-80.2
Female 211 37 14.5 9.5-21.5 174 85.5 78.5-90.5
RACE
White 325 69 19.0 14.4-24.7 256 81.0 75.3-85.6
African American 18 6 54.5 27.4-79.2 12 45.5 20.8-72.6
Other Minorities 20 2 8.4 1.9-30.0 18 91.6 70.0-98.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 28.4 4.0-79.0 4 71.6 21.0-96.0
Non-Hispanic 357 75 20.5 15.6-26.4 282 79.5 73.6-84.4
AGE
25-34 10 1 4.9 0.6-29.0 9 95.1 71.0-99.4
35-44 12 0 0.0 . - . 12 100 . - .
45-54 58 11 18.3 8.5-35.2 47 81.7 64.8-91.5
55-64 100 28 29.3 19.4-41.7 72 70.7 58.3-80.6
65-74 93 22 27.0 16.8-40.3 71 73.0 59.7-83.2
75+ 90 15 16.7 9.0-28.8 75 83.3 71.2-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 20 26.4 15.4-41.5 57 73.6 58.5-84.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 130 27 20.8 13.3-30.9 103 79.2 69.1-86.7
Some Post-H.S. 99 20 18.4 10.1-31.1 79 81.6 68.9-89.9
College Graduate 57 10 18.3 9.8-31.8 47 81.7 68.2-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 20 23.6 13.0-39.1 70 76.4 60.9-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 75 14 20.9 12.3-33.2 61 79.1 66.8-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 43 10 24.1 11.9-42.6 33 75.9 57.4-88.1
$35,000- 49,999 46 9 18.2 8.6-34.5 37 81.8 65.5-91.4
$50,000-74,999 33 7 18.9 7.5-39.9 26 81.1 60.1-92.5
$75,000+ 20 5 26.2 6.5-64.6 15 73.8 35.4-93.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 226 52 22.5 16.1-30.5 174 77.5 69.5-83.9
No 132 25 19.3 12.4-28.8 107 80.7 71.2-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 17 24.2 14.7-37.1 59 75.8 62.9-85.3
Non-Veteran 288 60 19.9 14.5-26.7 228 80.1 73.3-85.5

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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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