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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,666 1,807 67.1 64.5-69.7 303 12.4 10.5-14.6 386 13.5 11.9-15.3 170 6.9 5.6- 8.5
-Western NC 500 324 63.4 57.9-68.6 60 14.2 10.4-19.1 70 12.6 9.6-16.5 46 9.8 7.1-13.4
GENDER
Male 189 125 68.0 59.8-75.2 25 13.7 8.8-20.8 22 8.3 5.2-13.0 17 9.9 5.9-16.3
Female 311 199 60.1 52.6-67.1 35 14.5 9.4-21.7 48 15.8 11.2-21.7 29 9.7 6.4-14.3
RACE
White 451 291 64.1 58.3-69.5 54 13.2 9.4-18.1 68 13.4 10.1-17.6 38 9.4 6.6-13.1
African American 21 16 65.1 36.5-85.8 2 20.7 5.2-55.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 14.3 4.2-38.4
Other Minorities 27 17 47.5 24.4-71.8 3 27.2 8.5-60.1 2 10.4 2.2-37.6 5 14.9 5.5-34.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 5 45.4 14.7-80.0 2 30.7 6.8-72.7 2 24.0 4.6-67.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 488 316 63.6 58.0-68.9 58 13.9 10.1-18.9 68 12.5 9.4-16.3 46 10.0 7.3-13.7
AGE
18-24 5 3 81.3 37.3-96.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.7 3.1-62.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 17 10 58.7 33.6-80.0 2 12.4 3.1-38.5 4 22.7 8.0-50.0 1 6.2 0.9-33.4
35-44 33 17 51.5 32.8-69.8 6 16.0 6.7-33.6 2 10.0 2.2-35.2 8 22.5 10.7-41.0
45-54 85 48 54.7 41.4-67.4 14 23.8 13.0-39.6 15 14.2 7.9-24.1 8 7.3 3.3-15.3
55-64 136 93 63.1 52.7-72.4 18 17.0 10.0-27.3 14 9.2 5.3-15.6 11 10.7 5.6-19.7
65-74 119 82 73.4 63.5-81.4 12 9.2 4.9-16.6 15 10.0 5.7-17.0 10 7.4 3.8-14.1
75+ 105 71 68.4 56.9-78.0 8 6.4 2.8-13.8 18 14.2 8.5-22.6 8 11.0 5.1-22.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 62 62.6 49.2-74.4 8 11.5 4.9-24.8 15 11.0 6.0-19.3 11 14.9 7.5-27.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 179 115 68.0 59.5-75.4 19 9.5 5.7-15.5 26 12.4 8.0-18.7 19 10.1 6.1-16.1
Some Post-H.S. 139 92 60.9 49.7-71.2 22 21.8 13.1-34.0 17 11.9 6.7-20.4 8 5.3 2.5-11.2
College Graduate 85 54 58.6 45.7-70.4 11 13.6 6.9-25.0 12 16.0 8.3-28.6 8 11.8 5.6-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 75 60.5 47.9-71.8 10 11.2 4.9-23.6 13 9.6 5.1-17.6 15 18.7 10.8-30.5
$15,000- 24,999 100 62 64.5 53.2-74.4 12 14.0 7.5-24.5 16 13.0 7.3-22.3 10 8.5 4.3-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 66 42 64.2 49.4-76.7 10 12.7 6.2-24.1 11 16.3 8.4-29.3 3 6.8 2.1-20.1
$35,000- 49,999 59 42 63.5 45.3-78.5 6 18.4 6.9-40.9 5 9.5 3.2-24.9 6 8.6 3.5-19.8
$50,000-74,999 54 32 56.6 41.3-70.8 9 17.3 8.5-32.0 8 15.2 7.1-29.5 5 10.9 4.1-26.0
$75,000+ 43 28 59.3 39.5-76.5 7 21.9 9.2-43.8 7 17.1 6.8-36.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 293 190 62.9 55.7-69.6 31 13.0 8.5-19.3 49 14.5 10.4-19.8 23 9.6 6.1-14.8
No 204 132 63.9 55.1-71.9 29 15.7 9.9-24.1 20 10.3 6.2-16.6 23 10.1 6.3-15.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 88 62 71.7 60.0-81.1 11 14.2 7.5-25.1 10 9.0 4.5-16.9 5 5.1 1.9-12.7
Non-Veteran 412 262 61.7 55.4-67.6 49 14.2 9.9-19.8 60 13.4 9.9-17.9 41 10.8 7.6-14.9

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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