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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, borderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,260 1,719 9.6 8.9-10.4 86 0.7 0.5- 0.9 11,234 88.7 87.8-89.5 221 1.0 0.9- 1.3
GENDER
Male 4,972 687 9.2 8.1-10.3 0 0.0 . - . 4,209 90.0 88.8-91.0 76 0.9 0.6- 1.2
Female 8,288 1,032 10.0 8.9-11.2 86 1.3 0.9- 1.7 7,025 87.5 86.3-88.7 145 1.2 0.9- 1.5
RACE
White 10,487 1,215 8.4 7.8- 9.2 74 0.8 0.6- 1.1 9,014 89.6 88.8-90.4 184 1.1 0.9- 1.4
African American 1,862 383 15.6 13.0-18.6 7 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1,444 83.2 80.2-85.9 28 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Asian 105 4 3.4 1.1- 9.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 98 94.7 87.9-97.8 2 1.4 0.2- 7.0
Native American 312 69 11.7 7.9-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 240 87.9 82.5-91.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Other Minorities 407 34 5.4 3.0- 9.6 4 1.0 0.2- 3.9 365 93.3 88.9-96.0 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 440 32 4.9 2.8- 8.5 4 0.9 0.2- 3.6 402 94.0 90.2-96.4 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
-English Speaking 233 16 7.2 3.3-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 216 92.5 84.8-96.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
-Spanish Speaking 207 16 3.6 1.7- 7.8 4 1.4 0.3- 5.5 186 94.9 90.1-97.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Non-Hispanic 12,784 1,680 10.0 9.2-10.8 82 0.6 0.5- 0.9 10,803 88.3 87.4-89.1 219 1.1 0.9- 1.3
AGE
18-24 409 4 2.4 0.6- 8.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 402 97.3 91.5-99.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
25-34 1,224 29 2.1 1.3- 3.4 15 1.2 0.6- 2.6 1,174 96.4 94.8-97.6 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6
35-44 1,995 90 4.1 3.1- 5.3 38 1.5 1.0- 2.2 1,850 93.9 92.5-95.1 17 0.5 0.3- 1.0
45-54 2,568 239 8.8 7.3-10.5 15 0.4 0.2- 0.7 2,273 89.3 87.4-90.9 41 1.5 1.0- 2.3
55-64 2,773 498 19.5 17.3-21.9 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8 2,213 78.6 76.2-80.9 51 1.5 1.0- 2.1
65-74 2,351 511 22.6 20.1-25.3 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 1,785 75.6 72.9-78.1 52 1.7 1.2- 2.4
75+ 1,820 339 19.8 16.7-23.3 2 0.2 0.0- 1.5 1,430 77.5 74.0-80.7 49 2.4 1.6- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,733 394 15.3 12.7-18.4 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8 1,291 83.1 79.9-85.8 41 1.0 0.7- 1.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,941 586 11.7 10.0-13.7 12 0.2 0.1- 0.5 3,274 87.1 85.1-88.8 69 1.0 0.7- 1.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,352 418 9.0 7.8-10.4 18 0.4 0.2- 0.8 2,846 89.0 87.5-90.3 70 1.6 1.1- 2.2
College Graduate 4,212 313 5.5 4.7- 6.5 49 1.3 0.9- 1.9 3,809 92.5 91.4-93.5 41 0.7 0.4- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,445 325 14.6 11.9-17.7 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8 1,083 84.1 80.9-86.9 33 1.1 0.7- 1.7
$15,000- 24,999 2,097 351 11.5 9.8-13.6 11 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,699 86.8 84.6-88.7 36 1.3 0.8- 2.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,363 178 10.0 7.9-12.5 9 1.6 0.6- 4.0 1,149 87.0 84.0-89.5 27 1.4 0.9- 2.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,707 207 9.8 8.0-11.9 6 0.4 0.1- 1.1 1,469 88.6 86.4-90.5 25 1.2 0.7- 2.1
$50,000-74,999 1,810 179 8.7 7.0-10.7 18 1.0 0.6- 1.9 1,586 89.2 87.1-91.0 27 1.0 0.6- 1.7
$75,000+ 2,798 183 4.9 4.0- 6.0 28 0.8 0.5- 1.2 2,562 93.8 92.6-94.8 25 0.5 0.3- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,597 1,040 18.5 16.8-20.2 25 0.5 0.3- 0.8 3,415 79.1 77.3-80.9 117 1.9 1.5- 2.5
No 7,862 605 6.3 5.4- 7.3 57 0.7 0.5- 0.9 7,110 92.4 91.4-93.3 90 0.6 0.5- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,730 293 14.5 12.2-17.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.6 1,399 84.1 81.3-86.5 35 1.3 0.8- 2.0
Non-Veteran 10,422 1,268 8.9 8.0- 9.8 79 0.8 0.6- 1.1 8,916 89.4 88.5-90.3 159 0.9 0.7- 1.1

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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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