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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,926 299 14.9 12.8-17.3 1,082 54.7 51.5-57.9 254 13.6 11.5-15.9 239 13.9 11.6-16.5 52 2.9 2.0- 4.2
-Western NC 354 41 12.0 7.8-17.9 196 54.4 47.6-61.1 48 16.8 11.7-23.4 52 13.4 9.8-18.1 17 3.4 1.9- 6.1
GENDER
Male 150 20 14.3 8.4-23.2 83 55.2 45.5-64.6 19 13.0 7.7-21.1 18 12.9 7.7-20.8 10 4.6 2.2- 9.4
Female 204 21 9.8 4.9-18.9 113 53.7 44.1-63.1 29 20.2 12.5-31.0 34 13.9 9.4-20.1 7 2.3 0.8- 6.2
RACE
White 314 33 11.8 7.4-18.2 175 54.6 47.4-61.6 42 15.9 10.8-22.9 49 14.0 10.1-19.1 15 3.7 2.0- 6.6
African American 18 4 14.7 4.5-38.4 10 62.6 32.5-85.3 2 18.4 3.3-59.5 1 3.4 0.4-21.4 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Other Minorities 21 4 13.0 4.1-34.1 10 28.9 12.5-53.7 4 39.3 14.2-71.8 2 17.5 4.0-52.2 1 1.3 0.2- 9.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 0 0.0 . - . 4 71.0 20.5-95.9 1 29.0 4.1-79.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 347 40 12.0 7.8-18.1 191 54.1 47.2-60.9 47 16.5 11.4-23.3 52 13.8 10.0-18.6 17 3.5 2.0- 6.3
AGE
25-34 10 0 0.0 . - . 4 37.1 13.6-68.8 4 52.5 23.0-80.4 2 10.5 2.4-35.9 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 12 0 0.0 . - . 6 40.4 16.1-70.5 2 22.9 5.7-59.3 2 18.0 3.7-55.4 2 18.7 4.0-55.7
45-54 58 6 10.1 3.9-23.9 22 38.8 24.3-55.6 9 20.1 8.4-41.0 16 24.6 14.2-39.3 5 6.3 2.3-16.3
55-64 97 9 7.9 3.8-15.8 57 61.3 49.2-72.2 13 17.1 9.1-29.7 13 11.2 6.0-19.9 5 2.5 0.9- 7.2
65-74 90 12 16.9 7.0-35.2 53 60.8 46.1-73.7 11 10.4 5.4-19.2 11 10.5 4.8-21.7 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5
75+ 86 14 19.9 10.1-35.3 53 63.0 49.3-74.9 9 7.5 3.6-15.0 8 7.7 3.7-15.3 2 1.9 0.4- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 11 16.9 6.5-37.1 39 51.8 36.1-67.1 12 21.3 10.5-38.4 9 8.2 4.0-16.1 2 1.9 0.4- 8.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 128 15 12.2 6.1-22.8 66 52.3 41.3-63.0 18 14.6 8.1-24.9 25 18.3 11.7-27.3 4 2.6 0.8- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 98 6 4.2 1.6-10.3 59 55.4 41.8-68.2 12 19.6 9.5-36.1 13 14.8 7.7-26.6 8 6.1 2.6-13.7
College Graduate 55 9 19.1 9.2-35.4 32 61.1 45.6-74.6 6 10.6 4.3-23.7 5 6.9 2.7-16.2 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 10 13.2 5.3-29.4 46 55.9 41.2-69.6 11 14.9 6.7-30.0 16 12.4 7.0-21.2 5 3.6 1.2-10.4
$15,000- 24,999 73 4 4.9 1.6-13.9 43 60.2 47.1-72.0 10 16.4 8.3-30.0 11 13.2 7.0-23.4 5 5.3 2.1-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 43 6 12.1 4.7-27.8 19 44.8 28.2-62.6 5 12.3 4.6-28.8 8 21.6 9.5-42.1 5 9.2 3.0-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 46 9 16.6 7.2-33.9 25 43.8 27.0-62.2 6 23.0 8.3-49.7 6 16.6 7.1-34.0 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 31 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 21 67.8 47.4-83.2 5 14.9 6.0-32.3 3 15.4 5.1-38.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
$75,000+ 20 4 16.9 5.7-40.5 13 74.4 49.1-89.8 3 8.8 2.2-28.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 219 23 10.8 6.5-17.3 119 56.4 47.9-64.6 32 15.6 10.0-23.4 33 13.5 9.0-19.9 12 3.7 1.9- 7.2
No 129 18 14.4 7.1-27.0 72 51.8 40.5-62.9 15 16.8 8.8-29.8 19 13.8 8.3-22.0 5 3.2 1.0- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 12 22.6 12.0-38.6 43 53.2 39.7-66.3 8 7.0 3.3-14.3 9 12.6 5.8-25.3 4 4.6 1.4-14.1
Non-Veteran 278 29 8.9 5.1-15.1 153 54.8 46.9-62.5 40 19.6 13.3-27.8 43 13.6 9.7-18.9 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0

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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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