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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 1,612 106 6.7 5.0- 8.9 1,506 93.3 91.1-95.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 354 30 6.5 3.9-10.8 324 93.5 89.2-96.1
GENDER
Male 118 14 9.0 4.6-17.0 104 91.0 83.0-95.4
Female 236 16 4.9 2.2-10.5 220 95.1 89.5-97.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 5.7 0.4-49.2 1 94.3 50.8-99.6
Non-Hispanic 352 29 6.5 3.9-10.9 323 93.5 89.1-96.1
AGE
18-44 32 4 7.1 1.8-24.4 28 92.9 75.6-98.2
45-54 63 12 13.6 6.6-26.1 51 86.4 73.9-93.4
55-64 118 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 115 98.2 94.1-99.5
65+ 139 11 7.1 2.7-17.7 128 92.9 82.3-97.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 13 14.9 6.8-29.5 70 85.1 70.5-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 143 11 3.7 1.6- 8.5 132 96.3 91.5-98.4
Some Post-H.S. 69 3 7.7 2.1-25.0 66 92.3 75.0-97.9
College Graduate 57 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 55 98.1 92.4-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 11 12.8 5.5-27.1 84 87.2 72.9-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 77 7 6.0 2.1-15.6 70 94.0 84.4-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 38 3 5.0 1.3-16.8 35 95.0 83.2-98.7
$35,000- 49,999 31 1 5.3 0.7-29.9 30 94.7 70.1-99.3
$50,000- 74,999 36 1 3.4 0.5-20.7 35 96.6 79.3-99.5
$75,000+ 18 0 0.0 . - . 18 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 224 26 10.7 6.3-17.6 198 89.3 82.4-93.7
No 123 4 1.4 0.4- 4.5 119 98.6 95.5-99.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 4 2.9 1.0- 8.1 45 97.1 91.9-99.0
Non-Veteran 272 23 6.5 3.5-11.5 249 93.5 88.5-96.5

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed 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.

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