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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,688 1,125 62.8 58.4-67.1 338 21.5 18.4-24.9 60 4.1 2.9- 5.8 17 1.6 0.7- 3.8 148 9.9 6.6-14.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 372 260 63.2 52.0-73.2 78 19.3 13.8-26.5 11 3.6 1.6- 7.6 4 2.9 0.7-11.5 19 11.0 3.6-29.1
GENDER
Male 123 82 63.7 49.8-75.7 28 20.4 12.3-32.0 6 6.4 2.3-16.1 2 5.9 1.0-27.1 5 3.6 1.2-10.2
Female 249 178 62.8 46.5-76.7 50 18.6 11.7-28.3 5 1.7 0.6- 5.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 14 16.0 4.6-42.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 5.7 0.4-49.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 94.3 50.8-99.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 370 259 64.5 53.2-74.4 78 19.8 14.1-27.0 11 3.6 1.7- 7.8 3 0.8 0.3- 2.5 19 11.3 3.7-29.6
AGE
18-44 32 20 34.2 13.4-63.6 8 26.9 9.3-56.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 37.9 8.7-79.7
45-54 64 44 64.2 46.7-78.7 9 13.7 6.3-27.4 5 12.9 4.2-33.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.1 3.1-24.1
55-64 125 90 71.7 57.3-82.8 29 18.6 11.5-28.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.4 1.3-32.2 4 2.3 0.8- 6.3
65+ 149 105 71.0 57.7-81.4 31 18.4 10.1-31.2 5 3.9 1.4-10.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 6 5.2 1.6-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 67 67.5 48.6-82.0 13 7.6 3.4-16.1 3 3.3 0.9-11.9 2 9.6 1.7-39.2 9 12.0 5.0-26.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 146 103 59.2 39.1-76.7 34 22.1 12.7-35.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 6 17.2 3.7-53.2
Some Post-H.S. 71 47 64.0 46.4-78.5 21 33.2 19.0-51.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2
College Graduate 59 41 65.7 46.9-80.6 10 16.4 6.9-33.9 5 16.4 6.0-37.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.5 0.4- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 73 73.4 56.2-85.5 17 20.9 9.7-39.4 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.2 2.1-12.2
$15,000- 24,999 80 59 69.1 52.0-82.1 17 25.5 13.4-43.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 2 3.3 0.8-12.8
$25,000- 34,999 38 24 45.7 22.8-70.6 9 24.5 10.5-47.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.7 2 24.2 4.9-66.6 2 4.6 1.0-19.0
$35,000- 49,999 34 22 62.0 38.4-81.0 7 22.4 8.1-48.7 2 8.7 1.9-31.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.9 1.6-24.7
$50,000- 74,999 38 25 72.1 50.1-86.9 10 25.3 11.1-47.9 2 2.3 0.5- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.0- 2.6
$75,000+ 17 10 39.4 16.8-67.7 5 31.6 11.7-61.7 2 29.0 7.2-68.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 233 174 74.7 65.6-82.0 42 17.5 11.3-26.1 6 3.4 1.2- 9.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 9 3.6 1.7- 7.4
No 118 73 46.6 28.4-65.8 31 21.4 11.4-36.6 5 4.4 1.3-13.9 1 5.6 0.8-30.6 8 21.9 5.4-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 33 74.2 55.3-86.9 15 20.8 9.9-38.7 2 2.7 0.6-12.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.3 0.5- 9.7
Non-Veteran 286 205 61.9 48.7-73.6 55 17.7 11.8-25.7 8 3.7 1.5- 9.0 3 3.3 0.7-14.8 15 13.3 4.2-35.0

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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.

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