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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 1,197 791 63.9 59.6-67.9 232 21.1 17.7-24.9 42 4.2 2.8- 6.2 12 1.1 0.5- 2.5 120 9.7 7.5-12.5
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 3 30.9 7.1-72.3 4 69.1 27.7-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,185 784 64.1 59.8-68.2 227 20.6 17.3-24.4 42 4.2 2.9- 6.3 12 1.2 0.5- 2.5 120 9.9 7.6-12.7
AGE
18-44 72 47 71.8 58.3-82.2 8 7.4 3.4-15.3 6 8.3 3.4-19.1 2 1.3 0.2- 6.4 9 11.2 5.1-22.9
45-54 150 103 67.4 55.3-77.5 23 20.8 12.2-33.1 3 2.8 0.8- 9.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 20 8.7 4.9-14.8
55-64 337 210 56.5 48.5-64.2 72 26.7 19.9-34.6 16 5.0 2.7- 8.9 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 36 9.9 5.9-16.2
65+ 633 427 65.9 60.2-71.1 128 20.6 16.3-25.5 17 3.1 1.4- 6.5 6 0.8 0.2- 2.8 55 9.7 6.7-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 181 73.9 65.4-81.0 51 17.0 11.6-24.3 6 2.8 1.1- 7.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 13 5.7 2.7-11.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 394 256 58.6 50.8-65.9 73 22.2 16.2-29.7 19 5.2 2.8- 9.5 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 44 12.5 7.9-19.0
Some Post-H.S. 319 218 67.3 59.3-74.3 57 18.3 12.8-25.4 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8 2 0.6 0.1- 3.5 31 9.1 5.7-14.3
College Graduate 228 135 58.3 49.0-67.1 51 27.3 19.2-37.2 6 3.0 1.2- 7.5 6 1.9 0.7- 5.5 30 9.5 6.0-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 136 69.7 59.4-78.3 32 12.9 8.5-19.2 6 5.1 1.9-12.9 0 0.0 . - . 18 12.3 6.6-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 233 173 73.5 65.1-80.5 33 14.9 9.7-22.3 5 2.8 0.9- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 22 8.8 5.1-14.8
$25,000- 34,999 132 83 67.0 56.0-76.4 27 19.0 12.0-28.8 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 15 10.7 5.6-19.4
$35,000- 49,999 158 104 66.5 55.5-76.0 29 19.5 12.1-30.0 10 7.5 3.3-16.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 12 6.0 2.8-12.2
$50,000- 74,999 130 86 60.5 47.0-72.7 25 23.6 13.5-38.0 5 4.7 1.4-14.1 2 3.5 0.8-13.8 12 7.6 3.4-16.1
$75,000+ 153 81 53.3 42.2-64.1 41 27.9 19.1-38.9 5 4.3 1.6-10.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.4 23 12.6 7.2-21.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 711 492 68.3 62.9-73.2 118 16.5 12.7-21.1 26 4.1 2.5- 6.6 5 1.1 0.3- 3.5 70 10.1 7.4-13.7
No 441 267 57.5 50.4-64.3 107 27.6 21.6-34.4 15 4.1 2.1- 7.9 6 1.2 0.5- 3.2 46 9.6 6.2-14.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 217 135 60.1 50.4-69.1 52 24.7 17.0-34.3 9 3.9 1.7- 8.7 3 1.9 0.5- 6.5 18 9.5 5.2-16.8
Non-Veteran 863 578 64.4 59.3-69.2 160 20.2 16.3-24.8 30 4.7 3.0- 7.4 8 1.1 0.4- 2.9 87 9.6 7.0-13.0

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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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