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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,635 93 5.8 4.4- 7.7 1,542 94.2 92.3-95.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 383 42 9.5 6.3-13.9 341 90.5 86.1-93.7
GENDER
Male 109 12 9.2 4.2-19.0 97 90.8 81.0-95.8
Female 274 30 9.6 6.1-14.9 244 90.4 85.1-93.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 375 40 8.4 5.7-12.2 335 91.6 87.8-94.3
AGE
18-44 32 5 11.0 4.0-26.9 27 89.0 73.1-96.0
45-54 75 11 10.1 4.7-20.1 64 89.9 79.9-95.3
55-64 119 14 13.6 6.4-26.5 105 86.4 73.5-93.6
65+ 155 12 5.3 2.7-10.3 143 94.7 89.7-97.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 16 13.0 6.9-23.2 83 87.0 76.8-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 123 17 13.1 6.7-23.9 106 86.9 76.1-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 97 7 5.9 2.4-13.7 90 94.1 86.3-97.6
College Graduate 62 2 1.5 0.3- 7.4 60 98.5 92.6-99.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 18 18.6 10.7-30.3 74 81.4 69.7-89.3
$15,000- 24,999 100 7 4.6 1.7-12.0 93 95.4 88.0-98.3
$25,000- 34,999 33 2 2.8 0.6-12.0 31 97.2 88.0-99.4
$35,000- 49,999 40 0 0.0 . - . 40 100 . - .
$50,000- 74,999 33 3 7.7 1.9-26.5 30 92.3 73.5-98.1
$75,000+ 17 2 36.5 9.0-76.9 15 63.5 23.1-91.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 251 32 11.3 7.1-17.6 219 88.7 82.4-92.9
No 127 9 5.9 2.5-13.0 118 94.1 87.0-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 51 97.9 91.7-99.5
Non-Veteran 330 40 10.8 7.1-16.1 290 89.2 83.9-92.9

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

^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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