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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-MALES

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but do not include times when checked by a health professional.*

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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 1,667 1,069 64.0 60.5-67.3 338 19.0 16.4-21.9 75 5.0 3.8- 6.7 29 2.1 1.3- 3.2 156 9.9 8.0-12.2
-MALES 635 375 61.3 55.7-66.5 159 22.9 18.6-28.0 34 5.2 3.4- 7.8 15 2.5 1.4- 4.4 52 8.2 5.6-11.8
RACE
White 485 283 60.7 54.5-66.6 125 22.7 18.2-28.0 28 6.2 4.0- 9.6 12 2.6 1.3- 5.0 37 7.7 4.8-12.2
African American 113 76 69.9 58.5-79.3 22 17.6 10.6-27.8 3 2.5 0.6- 9.3 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7 10 8.1 3.8-16.7
Other Minorities 32 15 38.2 17.1-65.0 10 42.8 17.0-73.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.5 1 3.2 0.4-20.6 5 13.8 3.6-40.9
AGE
18-44 38 24 62.6 41.7-79.6 6 21.2 7.7-46.4 5 7.8 2.7-20.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 2 6.4 1.6-23.1
45-54 78 44 56.3 41.3-70.2 22 27.9 16.8-42.6 5 3.5 1.4- 8.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 6 11.2 4.3-26.0
55-64 214 129 65.9 57.1-73.8 55 21.9 15.7-29.7 9 4.3 2.0- 9.1 4 1.6 0.5- 5.1 17 6.3 3.1-12.4
65+ 301 176 59.1 51.5-66.3 75 22.1 16.8-28.7 15 5.9 3.1-11.0 8 3.7 1.6- 8.1 27 9.2 5.5-14.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 78 69.6 58.3-79.0 29 16.3 10.4-24.5 5 3.7 1.2-11.0 4 3.5 1.2- 9.4 9 7.0 2.7-16.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 199 120 61.9 52.2-70.8 51 25.7 18.0-35.3 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7 14 5.9 2.7-12.4
Some Post-H.S. 140 87 59.2 47.8-69.7 29 19.3 12.3-29.0 10 8.7 4.2-17.0 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 11 11.6 5.4-23.0
College Graduate 171 90 54.8 43.3-65.8 50 28.6 18.7-41.2 8 3.9 1.9- 8.1 5 3.6 1.2-10.3 18 9.1 4.9-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 52 62.6 46.9-76.1 16 17.6 9.2-31.0 4 6.4 1.8-20.3 3 5.8 1.8-17.1 6 7.6 2.7-19.5
$15,000- 24,999 118 73 68.1 56.6-77.8 31 24.9 16.4-36.1 7 4.3 1.8- 9.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 6 2.3 0.9- 5.7
$25,000- 34,999 84 44 45.3 31.3-60.0 29 39.8 25.7-55.7 2 2.6 0.5-12.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 12.4 4.9-28.0
$35,000- 49,999 88 54 57.4 39.2-73.7 22 29.1 14.1-50.6 6 4.2 1.7-10.0 3 3.1 0.8-10.9 3 6.2 1.3-25.6
$50,000- 74,999 79 43 51.5 37.2-65.5 17 21.7 12.0-36.1 3 4.5 1.1-16.2 3 3.8 1.1-12.4 13 18.5 9.2-33.8
$75,000+ 106 52 56.0 43.7-67.6 30 21.4 13.8-31.6 12 13.1 6.8-23.6 5 5.1 1.8-13.8 7 4.5 1.7-11.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 383 238 65.2 58.0-71.8 87 21.2 15.7-28.0 20 4.4 2.5- 7.7 8 2.2 1.0- 4.7 30 7.0 4.3-11.3
No 230 123 54.3 45.3-63.0 69 26.7 19.6-35.2 13 6.6 3.6-11.9 7 3.1 1.3- 7.4 18 9.3 4.8-17.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 268 153 59.0 51.1-66.4 75 24.2 18.4-31.1 17 6.6 3.6-11.7 6 3.1 1.2- 7.5 17 7.1 3.6-13.6
Non-Veteran 367 222 62.4 55.0-69.3 84 22.3 16.6-29.3 17 4.5 2.5- 7.7 9 2.1 1.0- 4.5 35 8.7 5.5-13.6

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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