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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,688 1,125 62.8 58.4-67.1 338 21.5 18.4-24.9 60 4.1 2.9- 5.8 17 1.6 0.7- 3.8 148 9.9 6.6-14.7
-FEMALES 1,012 728 65.4 58.6-71.7 173 19.4 15.4-24.2 21 2.4 1.4- 4.1 10 1.1 0.4- 2.5 80 11.7 6.4-20.6
RACE
White 699 506 68.9 63.1-74.2 110 17.6 13.5-22.6 13 2.4 1.1- 4.9 7 1.2 0.4- 3.6 63 9.9 6.7-14.4
African American 249 178 62.8 46.5-76.7 50 18.6 11.7-28.3 5 1.7 0.6- 5.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 14 16.0 4.6-42.8
Other Minorities 58 39 41.3 21.7-64.0 12 45.0 22.0-70.4 3 7.1 1.8-23.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 3 5.7 1.3-21.9
AGE
18-44 83 53 47.9 27.2-69.3 14 19.0 8.2-38.2 5 4.7 1.6-13.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 10 28.2 8.5-62.5
45-54 143 102 73.5 62.6-82.2 20 15.3 8.8-25.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 18 10.0 5.4-17.7
55-64 263 189 65.5 56.0-73.9 51 23.3 16.4-32.1 7 3.4 1.4- 8.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 15 6.4 2.5-15.4
65+ 518 381 70.3 63.1-76.6 86 18.6 13.3-25.4 7 1.2 0.4- 4.0 7 1.6 0.6- 4.3 37 8.2 4.9-13.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 246 188 72.7 61.1-81.9 38 14.9 7.9-26.5 5 3.3 1.1- 9.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 14 8.9 4.3-17.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 363 262 60.7 47.0-72.8 56 16.8 11.0-24.8 8 1.4 0.6- 3.6 4 2.2 0.8- 6.2 33 19.0 7.8-39.2
Some Post-H.S. 239 171 66.1 56.2-74.8 48 24.4 16.7-34.3 5 3.3 1.1- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 15 6.2 3.1-12.1
College Graduate 158 103 66.0 54.1-76.1 31 25.7 16.2-38.3 3 2.3 0.7- 7.8 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 16 4.9 2.8- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 170 72.1 60.4-81.4 38 17.7 9.7-30.1 4 2.4 0.7- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 17 7.8 4.0-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 216 173 70.7 57.8-81.0 27 20.9 11.4-35.0 2 1.7 0.4- 7.2 0 0.0 . - . 14 6.7 3.3-13.0
$25,000- 34,999 103 71 69.1 56.2-79.5 18 21.3 12.4-34.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8 2 1.6 0.3- 7.8 10 6.6 3.1-13.6
$35,000- 49,999 111 73 63.5 49.7-75.4 21 23.4 13.2-38.0 5 5.7 1.9-15.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 8 6.2 2.7-13.9
$50,000- 74,999 95 64 66.2 50.9-78.7 19 19.7 10.2-34.4 3 4.4 1.0-17.2 1 3.1 0.4-18.7 8 6.7 2.3-18.1
$75,000+ 68 41 49.5 33.4-65.8 18 37.7 22.9-55.2 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 7 10.2 3.5-26.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 633 480 73.5 67.6-78.6 87 14.8 10.7-20.1 12 2.5 1.2- 5.0 6 1.4 0.5- 4.1 48 7.8 5.2-11.5
No 336 221 54.3 41.8-66.3 75 25.1 17.3-34.9 9 2.5 1.0- 5.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 28 17.9 7.0-38.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 12 63.7 32.3-86.5 4 27.1 7.9-61.8 1 4.2 0.6-25.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.7-29.5
Non-Veteran 890 649 65.2 57.7-72.1 149 19.4 15.1-24.6 18 2.4 1.3- 4.4 8 1.0 0.4- 2.6 66 12.0 6.1-22.0

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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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