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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-MALES

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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
-MALES 676 397 59.7 53.9-65.3 165 23.9 19.4-29.0 39 6.2 4.1- 9.5 7 2.3 0.7- 7.6 68 7.8 5.8-10.5
RACE
White 498 285 58.3 52.0-64.4 122 24.9 19.7-31.0 29 6.2 3.8- 9.7 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 57 9.5 6.8-13.0
African American 123 82 63.7 49.8-75.7 28 20.4 12.3-32.0 6 6.4 2.3-16.1 2 5.9 1.0-27.1 5 3.6 1.2-10.2
Other Minorities 47 24 51.0 25.7-75.8 13 31.3 13.8-56.5 4 7.6 1.4-32.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 10.1 3.5-25.7
AGE
18-44 39 19 57.3 36.3-76.0 10 29.8 14.4-51.8 5 6.4 2.2-16.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.2 4 5.2 1.8-14.2
45-54 94 57 53.6 39.4-67.2 18 24.3 13.8-39.0 7 13.0 5.7-27.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 11 8.6 4.0-17.6
55-64 224 128 58.3 48.4-67.6 55 24.8 17.6-33.7 11 3.3 1.6- 7.0 4 5.7 1.4-19.9 26 7.9 4.8-12.8
65+ 316 190 64.7 56.5-72.1 82 21.2 15.7-27.9 16 5.7 2.8-11.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 27 8.3 5.1-13.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 89 67.5 52.5-79.5 33 15.3 9.0-24.9 5 2.5 0.9- 6.3 3 7.5 1.5-30.6 11 7.2 3.2-15.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 119 55.0 44.9-64.8 57 30.5 21.8-40.9 15 7.4 3.7-14.3 0 0.0 . - . 21 7.1 4.3-11.5
Some Post-H.S. 171 106 64.9 54.6-73.9 36 20.2 13.2-29.7 10 5.7 2.5-12.3 2 1.0 0.2- 5.4 17 8.2 4.4-14.7
College Graduate 150 81 51.8 40.6-62.8 39 28.1 18.8-39.8 9 9.2 3.9-20.3 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8 19 9.1 5.2-15.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 61 74.2 59.4-85.0 17 12.9 6.2-24.7 3 2.6 0.7- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 10 10.3 4.8-20.6
$15,000- 24,999 127 80 64.2 52.2-74.7 26 20.9 12.9-32.0 7 7.1 2.6-17.8 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 13 6.7 3.5-12.5
$25,000- 34,999 72 39 48.1 29.8-66.9 20 22.1 12.0-37.2 4 2.5 0.7- 7.9 2 16.3 2.9-55.7 7 11.0 4.4-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 95 59 63.9 50.0-75.8 19 21.0 11.9-34.4 9 9.4 3.9-21.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.6 2.1-14.5
$50,000- 74,999 82 52 61.1 45.0-75.0 20 31.1 18.0-48.1 4 3.0 0.9- 9.9 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 5 3.3 1.2- 8.7
$75,000+ 112 51 50.3 37.5-63.1 33 25.6 16.3-37.9 8 9.7 3.9-22.0 2 2.2 0.5- 8.7 18 12.2 6.6-21.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 391 246 66.0 58.9-72.5 83 19.7 14.5-26.1 23 5.7 3.3- 9.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 37 8.1 5.5-11.8
No 256 132 52.1 42.5-61.5 77 30.3 22.5-39.3 14 5.8 2.8-11.7 4 4.7 1.2-17.2 29 7.2 4.4-11.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 270 165 62.6 53.5-71.0 69 24.0 17.3-32.4 12 4.5 2.1- 9.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.6 21 7.5 4.2-13.0
Non-Veteran 352 194 58.1 50.2-65.7 86 22.5 16.9-29.4 25 7.9 4.7-13.1 4 3.2 0.7-13.5 43 8.2 5.6-11.8

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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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