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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,696 273 17.6 14.7-20.9 1,423 82.4 79.1-85.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 54 5 7.7 2.6-20.7 49 92.3 79.3-97.4
Buncombe 34 5 12.2 4.7-27.9 29 87.8 72.1-95.3
Cabarrus 47 6 22.8 8.5-48.4 41 77.2 51.6-91.5
Catawba 37 4 10.2 3.4-27.0 33 89.8 73.0-96.6
Cumberland 71 10 13.1 6.6-24.4 61 86.9 75.6-93.4
Davidson 60 9 14.8 7.4-27.7 51 85.2 72.3-92.6
Durham 51 10 27.4 13.9-46.7 41 72.6 53.3-86.1
Forsyth 40 5 8.6 3.3-20.3 35 91.4 79.7-96.7
Gaston 46 8 24.3 10.6-46.5 38 75.7 53.5-89.4
Guilford 62 9 19.1 9.7-34.1 53 80.9 65.9-90.3
Iredell 45 7 16.6 7.7-32.2 38 83.4 67.8-92.3
Johnston 48 6 9.1 3.8-20.3 42 90.9 79.7-96.2
Mecklenburg 57 12 20.8 10.8-36.2 45 79.2 63.8-89.2
New Hanover 69 8 11.2 5.0-23.2 61 88.8 76.8-95.0
Onslow 51 9 18.3 8.8-34.2 42 81.7 65.8-91.2
Orange 24 1 4.1 0.6-24.5 23 95.9 75.5-99.4
Pitt 41 5 15.9 6.4-34.1 36 84.1 65.9-93.6
Randolph 40 8 15.6 6.9-31.3 32 84.4 68.7-93.1
Robeson 60 9 13.5 6.4-26.2 51 86.5 73.8-93.6
Rowan 65 4 5.5 1.9-14.9 61 94.5 85.1-98.1
Union 31 7 23.9 10.7-45.2 24 76.1 54.8-89.3
Wake 44 11 26.6 14.6-43.4 33 73.4 56.6-85.4
Wayne 68 10 21.2 9.9-39.8 58 78.8 60.2-90.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 564 86 15.6 10.7-22.2 478 84.4 77.8-89.3
Piedmont 774 117 18.4 14.5-23.0 657 81.6 77.0-85.5
Western NC 358 70 20.4 15.5-26.4 288 79.6 73.6-84.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 240 43 16.7 11.9-23.0 197 83.3 77.0-88.1
Northwest 376 57 15.0 11.0-20.1 319 85.0 79.9-89.0
Charlotte 200 37 25.2 16.7-36.2 163 74.8 63.8-83.3
Greensboro 200 24 11.4 6.8-18.4 176 88.6 81.6-93.2
Southern Regional 192 33 13.4 8.4-20.6 159 86.6 79.4-91.6
Coastal 95 13 15.6 6.6-32.7 82 84.4 67.3-93.4
Wake 161 32 24.4 16.3-34.8 129 75.6 65.2-83.7
Area L 21 3 13.8 3.8-39.3 18 86.2 60.7-96.2
Eastern 211 31 17.8 8.7-32.8 180 82.2 67.2-91.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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