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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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  Total
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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 669 122 18.3 13.8-23.8 173 26.5 21.8-31.8 195 30.3 25.1-36.1 179 24.9 20.0-30.6
African American 241 43 16.1 9.8-25.4 53 16.6 10.8-24.6 89 33.9 23.8-45.7 56 33.4 19.4-51.2
Other Minorities 54 9 29.7 9.2-63.9 11 31.4 13.2-58.1 21 24.0 11.4-43.8 13 14.8 6.6-30.2
AGE
18-44 82 19 21.9 10.5-40.2 24 22.8 11.9-39.2 12 10.7 4.7-22.6 27 44.6 22.6-68.9
45-54 139 33 21.8 12.0-36.5 33 30.8 20.6-43.2 39 29.4 19.2-42.2 34 18.0 11.3-27.4
55-64 257 46 21.2 13.8-31.1 68 22.8 16.7-30.2 73 24.0 17.7-31.6 70 32.1 23.7-41.8
65+ 487 79 13.1 9.7-17.4 109 20.3 15.6-26.0 182 47.2 40.0-54.5 117 19.4 14.8-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 219 32 24.7 13.9-39.8 43 14.4 9.3-21.8 83 37.3 27.1-48.7 61 23.6 15.0-35.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 350 61 14.6 9.3-22.2 87 22.1 15.6-30.3 110 29.2 21.3-38.6 92 34.1 21.7-49.2
Some Post-H.S. 234 50 20.9 14.4-29.4 61 24.0 17.3-32.2 70 35.4 26.0-46.1 53 19.7 13.8-27.4
College Graduate 161 33 16.1 10.1-24.8 45 36.9 26.5-48.5 41 21.0 14.1-30.1 42 26.0 17.1-37.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 37 16.4 10.2-25.3 43 14.1 9.3-20.9 69 43.5 32.1-55.7 59 26.0 18.1-35.9
$15,000- 24,999 207 30 21.5 11.7-36.3 40 15.2 10.2-22.2 77 33.5 24.8-43.5 60 29.7 20.5-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 100 15 15.0 7.6-27.5 25 22.5 13.9-34.4 37 44.5 31.2-58.7 23 17.9 10.7-28.5
$35,000- 49,999 110 25 19.2 11.5-30.2 24 22.0 13.4-33.9 32 37.5 24.7-52.2 29 21.4 13.5-32.2
$50,000- 74,999 95 29 28.0 17.6-41.4 26 24.3 14.5-37.9 25 22.5 12.7-36.7 15 25.2 13.4-42.4
$75,000+ 68 9 11.2 4.4-25.8 28 55.3 39.0-70.5 14 15.1 6.8-30.1 17 18.4 10.0-31.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 596 109 20.4 15.1-27.0 129 21.8 17.3-27.1 206 36.1 30.2-42.5 152 21.7 17.4-26.6
No 333 62 16.3 10.6-24.4 97 25.8 18.6-34.6 87 22.7 16.1-31.2 87 35.1 22.7-49.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 2 4.2 0.9-17.6 6 51.3 24.1-77.8 4 22.0 7.4-50.0 7 22.5 8.1-48.7
Non-Veteran 856 155 18.7 14.3-24.0 208 21.9 17.9-26.5 275 31.3 26.1-37.0 218 28.1 21.2-36.2

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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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