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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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Respond.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,634 315 19.7 16.7-23.2 438 27.8 24.4-31.6 488 28.1 24.8-31.8 393 24.3 20.1-29.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 363 66 17.3 12.0-24.3 89 24.5 17.8-32.6 133 29.3 22.5-37.2 75 29.0 18.8-41.8
GENDER
Male 122 23 19.0 10.9-30.9 36 35.9 23.9-50.0 44 22.6 15.0-32.5 19 22.5 11.5-39.3
Female 241 43 16.1 9.8-25.4 53 16.6 10.8-24.6 89 33.9 23.8-45.7 56 33.4 19.4-51.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 94.3 50.8-99.6 1 5.7 0.4-49.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 361 66 17.7 12.3-24.8 88 22.8 16.8-30.2 132 29.8 22.9-37.8 75 29.6 19.4-42.5
AGE
18-44 32 5 10.4 2.9-30.9 6 15.0 4.4-40.0 10 16.7 6.2-37.7 11 58.0 26.5-84.0
45-54 66 14 21.2 10.8-37.5 18 36.6 22.2-53.7 19 20.5 10.7-35.7 15 21.7 10.6-39.4
55-64 124 21 22.9 12.6-38.0 35 30.5 18.7-45.7 43 27.7 18.6-39.2 25 18.8 11.3-29.7
65+ 139 26 13.6 7.8-22.5 29 17.1 10.1-27.4 61 43.4 30.2-57.7 23 25.9 13.0-45.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 17 18.2 9.3-32.6 15 24.3 10.8-45.9 35 29.3 17.1-45.3 16 28.2 12.0-53.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 144 28 19.4 10.4-33.2 36 20.6 12.0-33.0 46 23.8 14.6-36.4 34 36.2 18.8-58.3
Some Post-H.S. 73 14 15.9 8.0-29.2 20 24.1 14.0-38.3 29 46.1 30.6-62.5 10 13.9 6.7-26.5
College Graduate 61 7 11.8 4.2-28.9 18 37.7 22.2-56.3 22 25.1 14.5-39.8 14 25.4 13.2-43.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 20 25.3 13.2-42.9 13 10.2 4.7-20.8 35 47.4 32.0-63.3 21 17.1 9.7-28.5
$15,000- 24,999 79 14 23.2 11.2-42.1 15 14.3 7.4-26.1 32 30.1 18.8-44.4 18 32.3 17.7-51.6
$25,000- 34,999 39 4 7.6 2.4-21.3 11 42.4 18.6-70.3 14 28.7 12.5-53.2 10 21.3 9.2-41.8
$35,000- 49,999 34 6 11.6 3.6-31.4 10 36.3 17.2-60.9 12 26.2 12.8-46.2 6 26.0 10.0-52.5
$50,000- 74,999 38 7 9.3 3.9-20.5 14 45.3 26.3-65.8 10 23.6 11.2-43.0 7 21.9 9.1-44.0
$75,000+ 18 2 14.5 3.4-44.7 9 59.6 32.1-82.2 5 18.2 5.6-45.3 2 7.7 1.8-27.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 223 41 21.7 14.3-31.5 43 18.0 11.8-26.3 98 38.6 29.4-48.7 41 21.8 13.0-34.2
No 121 22 11.6 5.5-22.9 41 32.4 18.8-49.9 27 14.6 7.9-25.3 31 41.4 22.1-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 9 14.3 4.2-38.5 16 26.2 12.6-46.5 19 27.0 13.8-46.1 9 32.6 12.1-63.0
Non-Veteran 278 55 18.9 12.7-27.1 65 22.9 15.7-32.2 101 29.7 21.8-39.0 57 28.5 16.9-43.7

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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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