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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,696 273 17.6 14.7-20.9 1,423 82.4 79.1-85.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 378 76 17.3 12.4-23.6 302 82.7 76.4-87.6
GENDER
Male 127 34 24.1 15.2-35.9 93 75.9 64.1-84.8
Female 251 42 12.7 8.0-19.5 209 87.3 80.5-92.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 376 76 17.7 12.7-24.1 300 82.3 75.9-87.3
AGE
18-44 32 6 15.2 4.9-38.3 26 84.8 61.7-95.1
45-54 66 14 18.1 9.3-32.4 52 81.9 67.6-90.7
55-64 128 32 18.9 10.9-30.7 96 81.1 69.3-89.1
65+ 150 24 16.6 9.6-27.1 126 83.4 72.9-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 19 20.1 10.4-35.1 75 79.9 64.9-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 148 33 16.8 9.6-27.7 115 83.2 72.3-90.4
Some Post-H.S. 74 15 15.0 7.4-27.8 59 85.0 72.2-92.6
College Graduate 60 8 16.8 7.1-34.7 52 83.2 65.3-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 20 25.6 13.6-42.9 76 74.4 57.1-86.4
$15,000- 24,999 82 19 16.9 9.3-28.9 63 83.1 71.1-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 39 9 17.9 7.6-36.4 30 82.1 63.6-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 34 10 32.8 15.0-57.4 24 67.2 42.6-85.0
$50,000- 74,999 38 4 6.1 2.1-16.5 34 93.9 83.5-97.9
$75,000+ 18 2 4.0 0.8-17.8 16 96.0 82.2-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 234 50 19.6 13.6-27.4 184 80.4 72.6-86.4
No 123 22 13.0 6.2-25.4 101 87.0 74.6-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 12 19.6 7.7-41.6 42 80.4 58.4-92.3
Non-Veteran 290 60 17.5 12.1-24.7 230 82.5 75.3-87.9

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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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