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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Pre-Diabetes

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have pre-diabetes
or borderline diabetes?*

(See footnote for definition of Yes group.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 1,004 7.1 6.4- 7.9 10,524 92.9 92.1-93.6
-Buncombe County 363 31 7.3 4.8-10.9 332 92.7 89.1-95.2
GENDER
Male 128 10 4.6 2.4- 8.8 118 95.4 91.2-97.6
Female 235 21 9.5 5.7-15.5 214 90.5 84.5-94.3
RACE
White 332 28 7.6 4.9-11.5 304 92.4 88.5-95.1
Other 29 3 5.3 1.6-16.7 26 94.7 83.3-98.4
AGE
18-44 104 4 3.5 1.1-10.5 100 96.5 89.5-98.9
45+ 258 27 11.2 7.6-16.3 231 88.8 83.7-92.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 10 6.7 3.5-12.7 98 93.3 87.3-96.5
Some College + 253 21 7.7 4.6-12.6 232 92.3 87.4-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 12 6.1 3.2-11.1 154 93.9 88.9-96.8
$50,000+ 152 14 8.8 4.7-15.9 138 91.2 84.1-95.3

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*Females who reported being diagnosed with gestational pre-diabetes (N=147) were included in the YES group.
The pre-diabetes screening question is asked only of respondents who reported NOT having diabetes, or not having pre-diabetes as
derived from the Diabetes Core question.

^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.

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