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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,696 273 17.6 14.7-20.9 1,423 82.4 79.1-85.3
GENDER
Male 680 124 21.4 16.7-27.0 556 78.6 73.0-83.3
Female 1,016 149 14.4 11.1-18.5 867 85.6 81.5-88.9
RACE
White 1,202 167 15.8 12.7-19.6 1,035 84.2 80.4-87.3
African American 378 76 17.3 12.4-23.6 302 82.7 76.4-87.6
Asian 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Native American 66 13 17.5 8.3-33.4 53 82.5 66.6-91.7
Other Minorities 32 14 52.1 24.9-78.1 18 47.9 21.9-75.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 9 23.7 9.6-47.7 21 76.3 52.3-90.4
-English Speaking 14 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 16 9 48.3 17.3-80.7 7 51.7 19.3-82.7
Non-Hispanic 1,659 261 17.4 14.4-20.8 1,398 82.6 79.2-85.6
AGE
18-24 4 2 27.5 3.2-81.3 2 72.5 18.7-96.8
25-34 29 1 7.1 1.0-36.6 28 92.9 63.4-99.0
35-44 89 16 18.0 9.9-30.5 73 82.0 69.5-90.1
45-54 237 45 21.6 14.4-31.0 192 78.4 69.0-85.6
55-64 489 88 17.9 13.2-23.8 401 82.1 76.2-86.8
65-74 504 78 17.2 12.8-22.8 426 82.8 77.2-87.2
75+ 335 42 13.5 8.5-20.7 293 86.5 79.3-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 389 66 19.8 12.5-30.0 323 80.2 70.0-87.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 579 96 17.8 13.2-23.6 483 82.2 76.4-86.8
Some Post-H.S. 411 67 16.5 12.0-22.3 344 83.5 77.7-88.0
College Graduate 309 41 15.4 10.4-22.2 268 84.6 77.8-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 61 27.1 17.6-39.3 258 72.9 60.7-82.4
$15,000- 24,999 343 65 17.3 12.7-23.1 278 82.7 76.9-87.3
$25,000- 34,999 176 27 13.3 7.8-21.7 149 86.7 78.3-92.2
$35,000- 49,999 203 31 20.9 13.4-31.1 172 79.1 68.9-86.6
$50,000-74,999 179 19 8.3 4.9-13.5 160 91.7 86.5-95.1
$75,000+ 182 21 12.6 7.3-21.0 161 87.4 79.0-92.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,022 191 19.8 16.2-24.1 831 80.2 75.9-83.8
No 600 74 14.6 10.1-20.7 526 85.4 79.3-89.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 291 51 19.0 12.6-27.7 240 81.0 72.3-87.4
Non-Veteran 1,248 204 17.5 14.2-21.5 1,044 82.5 78.5-85.8

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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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