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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,653 129 5.4 4.3- 6.8 2,524 94.6 93.2-95.7
-Western NC 497 22 4.5 2.7- 7.4 475 95.5 92.6-97.3
GENDER
Male 186 9 4.4 1.9-10.2 177 95.6 89.8-98.1
Female 311 13 4.5 2.4- 8.2 298 95.5 91.8-97.6
RACE
White 448 20 4.0 2.5- 6.6 428 96.0 93.4-97.5
African American 21 1 13.8 2.1-55.0 20 86.2 45.0-97.9
Other Minorities 27 1 2.1 0.3-14.0 26 97.9 86.0-99.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 1 19.5 2.8-67.3 8 80.5 32.7-97.2
Non-Hispanic 485 20 4.0 2.3- 6.8 465 96.0 93.2-97.7
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
25-34 16 2 12.4 3.0-38.8 14 87.6 61.2-97.0
35-44 34 1 3.8 0.5-22.6 33 96.2 77.4-99.5
45-54 85 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 82 98.0 93.6-99.4
55-64 134 8 8.2 3.3-18.7 126 91.8 81.3-96.7
65-74 118 4 2.4 0.8- 6.5 114 97.6 93.5-99.2
75+ 105 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5 101 96.4 90.5-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 6 9.7 3.6-23.2 89 90.3 76.8-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 179 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4 173 98.1 95.6-99.2
Some Post-H.S. 137 8 5.8 2.6-12.5 129 94.2 87.5-97.4
College Graduate 85 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 83 97.5 90.2-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 8 11.6 5.0-24.9 103 88.4 75.1-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 99 3 3.1 0.9- 9.5 96 96.9 90.5-99.1
$25,000- 34,999 66 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 65 98.6 90.7-99.8
$35,000- 49,999 58 4 4.8 1.8-12.6 54 95.2 87.4-98.2
$50,000-74,999 54 2 2.3 0.5-10.5 52 97.7 89.5-99.5
$75,000+ 43 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 42 99.7 97.9- 100
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 18 6.7 3.8-11.5 273 93.3 88.5-96.2
No 203 4 1.8 0.6- 5.9 199 98.2 94.1-99.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 4 3.6 1.3- 9.4 82 96.4 90.6-98.7
Non-Veteran 411 18 4.7 2.6- 8.1 393 95.3 91.9-97.4

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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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