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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 664 138 21.4 17.1-26.5 201 33.2 27.6-39.3 181 24.6 20.1-29.7 144 20.8 16.2-26.3
Female 970 177 18.3 14.3-23.1 237 23.3 19.3-27.7 307 31.2 26.4-36.5 249 27.2 20.9-34.6
RACE
White 1,160 229 20.6 17.1-24.6 328 28.7 25.0-32.7 316 28.1 24.2-32.3 287 22.6 19.3-26.4
African American 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
Asian 3 1 60.5 11.1-95.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 39.5 5.0-88.9 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 63 5 6.9 2.2-19.4 10 27.0 10.3-54.4 27 31.4 17.5-49.5 21 34.8 19.8-53.5
Other Minorities 34 10 28.1 9.7-58.7 8 40.3 15.9-70.6 7 19.5 7.3-42.5 9 12.1 4.7-27.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 6 23.9 7.1-56.5 9 38.6 16.0-67.5 10 29.0 12.5-53.9 7 8.5 3.3-20.1
-English Speaking 16 2 4.6 0.9-20.2 5 46.5 14.3-81.8 6 40.6 13.1-75.6 3 8.4 2.1-27.9
-Spanish Speaking 16 4 45.3 14.4-80.4 4 29.8 8.5-66.0 4 16.3 4.5-44.4 4 8.6 2.3-26.9
Non-Hispanic 1,598 307 19.4 16.4-22.8 428 27.5 24.1-31.2 477 28.2 24.8-31.8 386 25.0 20.7-29.8
AGE
18-24 4 1 10.1 1.0-56.5 1 24.3 2.4-80.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 65.6 14.8-95.4
25-34 29 10 36.3 16.3-62.4 8 21.7 9.8-41.3 4 10.1 3.5-25.9 7 32.0 13.4-58.7
35-44 87 18 22.0 12.9-35.0 26 36.6 23.9-51.4 17 17.9 10.0-29.9 26 23.6 13.9-37.1
45-54 233 47 19.6 12.7-29.2 62 31.4 23.4-40.6 71 31.1 22.8-40.8 53 17.9 12.4-25.1
55-64 478 93 23.1 17.4-29.9 139 29.2 23.2-36.0 131 24.6 19.7-30.2 115 23.2 18.1-29.2
65-74 485 94 16.3 12.6-20.9 122 25.5 20.3-31.5 160 37.5 30.9-44.5 109 20.7 15.8-26.7
75+ 310 52 14.8 10.2-21.1 75 21.3 15.3-28.7 103 35.0 26.3-44.9 80 28.9 19.3-40.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 63 22.1 14.9-31.7 73 22.3 14.4-32.9 125 31.8 24.2-40.5 89 23.8 15.7-34.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 565 105 17.5 12.7-23.6 159 27.7 21.9-34.5 157 24.6 19.3-30.7 144 30.2 21.6-40.3
Some Post-H.S. 403 83 21.5 16.2-27.9 116 26.8 21.3-33.1 117 34.0 27.0-41.7 87 17.8 13.6-22.9
College Graduate 310 63 19.4 13.9-26.4 89 35.9 28.4-44.1 86 22.8 17.2-29.5 72 22.0 16.1-29.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 51 18.4 11.8-27.5 62 20.8 12.0-33.5 101 38.4 28.8-48.8 79 22.4 16.2-30.1
$15,000- 24,999 332 56 20.4 13.5-29.8 76 21.2 15.8-27.9 110 31.5 24.7-39.2 90 26.8 20.0-34.9
$25,000- 34,999 171 25 13.9 8.4-22.0 52 31.0 20.3-44.2 51 33.6 23.6-45.3 43 21.5 14.5-30.7
$35,000- 49,999 204 44 21.7 14.6-30.9 53 27.4 19.7-36.7 55 27.6 19.5-37.5 52 23.4 16.3-32.3
$50,000-74,999 178 46 20.2 13.9-28.6 52 31.2 22.1-42.0 52 30.4 21.2-41.6 28 18.2 11.1-28.3
$75,000+ 179 40 22.6 14.9-32.7 64 44.8 34.7-55.3 38 17.6 11.3-26.3 37 15.1 10.1-21.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 975 181 21.1 17.0-25.9 231 23.1 19.5-27.2 334 34.0 29.5-38.9 229 21.7 17.8-26.3
No 590 121 18.2 13.8-23.7 187 33.9 27.4-41.2 134 19.6 15.2-25.0 148 28.2 20.4-37.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 286 58 20.5 13.9-29.1 97 34.5 26.7-43.3 75 23.8 17.4-31.7 56 21.1 13.1-32.2
Non-Veteran 1,199 229 20.2 16.6-24.4 297 25.2 21.2-29.6 369 28.9 24.8-33.2 304 25.8 20.7-31.6

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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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