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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 55 11 16.9 8.9-29.7 10 28.7 15.0-48.0 24 39.6 25.7-55.5 10 14.8 7.4-27.4
Buncombe 32 6 15.5 6.6-32.4 10 39.8 22.2-60.5 10 25.9 13.1-44.7 6 18.8 8.4-36.7
Cabarrus 44 8 27.7 10.9-54.5 17 28.7 15.8-46.3 10 14.9 6.9-29.2 9 28.8 12.8-52.7
Catawba 36 5 9.6 3.8-22.1 10 26.7 13.7-45.5 10 33.1 17.7-53.2 11 30.6 15.9-50.7
Cumberland 70 11 14.5 7.4-26.6 12 12.6 6.4-23.4 30 47.7 33.8-61.9 17 25.1 15.3-38.5
Davidson 57 11 17.0 8.3-31.5 19 38.9 25.3-54.6 15 24.1 13.7-38.7 12 20.0 10.7-34.2
Durham 50 10 23.1 11.4-41.3 20 43.6 27.8-60.8 17 28.4 16.3-44.7 3 4.9 1.5-14.8
Forsyth 41 6 13.8 4.9-33.1 17 49.1 31.8-66.6 11 18.5 9.4-33.2 7 18.6 8.8-35.4
Gaston 47 12 32.0 16.7-52.3 11 20.7 10.8-36.1 12 30.8 16.3-50.3 12 16.5 8.8-29.1
Guilford 61 21 34.0 21.5-49.1 10 14.4 7.4-26.1 19 38.2 24.8-53.7 11 13.4 6.8-24.9
Iredell 44 11 23.2 12.7-38.7 8 19.4 9.8-34.9 13 32.7 19.1-49.9 12 24.7 13.8-40.1
Johnston 46 6 13.2 5.4-28.9 13 21.5 11.6-36.5 14 28.5 16.0-45.5 13 36.8 20.0-57.6
Mecklenburg 54 11 25.7 13.9-42.6 13 27.9 15.9-44.2 15 22.5 12.7-36.6 15 23.8 13.9-37.8
New Hanover 68 16 24.4 14.6-38.0 23 35.0 23.0-49.2 16 21.8 12.8-34.4 13 18.8 9.7-33.3
Onslow 50 9 20.4 10.7-35.5 10 21.9 11.2-38.6 19 33.2 20.5-48.9 12 24.4 12.6-41.9
Orange 23 5 22.2 8.3-47.5 6 32.0 14.1-57.5 8 25.6 11.8-46.9 4 20.2 7.3-44.9
Pitt 40 6 13.6 6.0-28.2 13 37.1 21.9-55.4 10 28.3 15.2-46.5 11 20.9 11.1-36.0
Randolph 39 7 17.5 7.5-35.7 9 30.6 12.2-58.3 11 27.0 13.3-47.1 12 24.8 12.3-43.9
Robeson 54 9 19.2 9.3-35.7 12 17.9 9.7-30.9 16 24.7 14.5-38.8 17 38.1 23.3-55.5
Rowan 61 9 12.7 6.1-24.6 19 35.2 21.6-51.6 21 35.1 22.6-50.1 12 17.0 8.6-30.7
Union 30 5 13.9 4.9-33.9 9 26.1 12.5-46.6 7 28.3 12.8-51.5 9 31.7 14.8-55.2
Wake 44 11 25.1 13.7-41.6 18 41.1 26.2-57.8 4 5.4 1.9-14.4 11 28.3 15.4-46.2
Wayne 63 16 24.1 13.7-38.8 15 24.8 14.5-38.9 15 25.0 13.1-42.3 17 26.2 15.0-41.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 537 99 16.6 11.8-22.9 142 25.3 19.1-32.7 169 31.5 24.9-39.1 127 26.5 17.8-37.6
Piedmont 755 157 22.8 18.5-27.8 211 29.1 24.6-34.1 224 26.8 22.6-31.4 163 21.3 17.3-25.9
Western NC 342 59 16.4 12.3-21.5 85 30.2 23.7-37.6 95 23.4 18.5-29.1 103 30.0 24.3-36.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 228 42 18.2 13.1-24.8 58 30.7 23.2-39.4 70 24.2 18.3-31.3 58 26.8 20.3-34.4
Northwest 364 62 16.3 11.6-22.3 101 32.7 26.3-39.9 100 26.8 21.3-33.3 101 24.2 19.2-29.9
Charlotte 194 40 27.5 18.5-38.9 55 22.7 16.1-30.8 49 22.3 15.8-30.7 50 27.4 19.0-37.9
Greensboro 196 48 23.8 16.0-33.7 39 24.3 15.1-36.8 70 36.0 26.3-46.8 39 16.0 10.3-23.9
Southern Regional 179 29 11.0 6.8-17.3 39 18.3 11.1-28.6 64 40.8 30.0-52.7 47 29.9 20.5-41.5
Coastal 91 19 20.2 9.6-37.7 30 24.0 13.7-38.5 24 23.0 12.3-38.9 18 32.8 15.3-56.8
Wake 158 30 21.3 13.8-31.3 55 36.1 26.8-46.5 44 23.2 15.9-32.5 29 19.5 12.4-29.1
Area L 21 6 40.4 19.0-66.3 3 13.3 4.2-35.3 9 38.4 18.6-62.9 3 7.9 2.3-23.3
Eastern 203 39 11.7 6.4-20.4 58 35.1 21.7-51.3 58 25.0 15.3-38.2 48 28.1 12.0-52.9

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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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