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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,675 436 23.7 20.9-26.7 811 47.2 43.7-50.7 192 13.6 11.1-16.4 202 12.4 10.3-14.8 34 3.1 1.8- 5.3
-Piedmont NC 868 229 23.8 20.3-27.8 421 47.0 42.3-51.7 105 13.3 10.4-16.9 96 12.4 9.5-15.9 17 3.6 1.6- 7.8
GENDER
Male 338 96 24.7 19.1-31.3 159 46.6 39.1-54.3 40 12.8 8.7-18.3 36 11.3 7.3-17.2 7 4.6 1.3-14.9
Female 530 133 23.0 18.7-28.0 262 47.3 41.5-53.1 65 13.8 10.0-18.8 60 13.2 9.7-17.9 10 2.6 1.3- 5.2
RACE
White 614 163 22.3 18.4-26.6 299 48.5 43.1-54.0 73 13.1 9.7-17.3 71 14.4 10.6-19.2 8 1.7 0.8- 4.0
African American 217 55 26.9 19.7-35.7 110 48.4 39.4-57.5 26 14.0 8.6-21.9 21 8.3 4.8-13.8 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4
Other Minorities 28 8 21.5 8.5-44.7 8 24.7 9.3-51.3 5 13.9 4.6-35.4 3 9.8 2.1-35.5 4 30.0 7.7-68.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 9 27.7 11.3-53.4 4 11.1 3.1-32.9 5 13.5 4.1-36.2 4 16.9 5.2-43.2 3 30.8 7.6-70.6
Non-Hispanic 838 219 23.7 20.1-27.8 415 48.7 44.0-53.4 99 13.3 10.4-17.0 91 12.2 9.3-15.7 14 2.0 1.1- 3.7
AGE
18-44 51 7 14.3 5.7-31.3 27 44.6 28.0-62.5 6 16.4 6.7-35.0 7 9.3 3.7-21.3 4 15.5 4.2-43.2
45-54 114 33 25.7 17.2-36.4 51 48.9 36.9-61.0 12 8.1 4.2-15.0 17 16.5 9.4-27.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
55-64 269 62 23.1 17.4-30.0 127 44.5 37.0-52.2 36 14.1 9.5-20.3 35 14.4 9.2-21.9 9 3.9 1.8- 8.1
65+ 430 127 27.0 21.8-32.8 213 48.8 42.6-55.0 51 14.6 10.3-20.2 36 9.1 6.1-13.6 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 43 22.1 14.7-31.8 80 37.4 27.8-48.1 33 17.2 11.1-25.5 30 20.3 12.9-30.5 5 3.0 1.1- 8.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 271 62 19.4 14.1-26.1 144 54.9 46.6-62.8 29 12.4 7.5-19.8 30 11.8 7.5-18.1 6 1.6 0.6- 4.0
Some Post-H.S. 208 61 26.1 19.2-34.5 94 43.9 34.8-53.4 23 12.5 7.4-20.2 25 13.2 7.9-21.2 5 4.3 1.7-10.6
College Graduate 198 63 29.7 21.8-39.0 103 48.6 38.6-58.7 20 11.6 6.8-19.1 11 4.0 2.0- 7.8 1 6.1 0.9-31.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 34 18.3 11.9-26.9 57 41.6 30.1-54.0 24 18.8 11.0-30.3 24 13.2 8.0-21.1 8 8.1 3.8-16.6
$15,000- 24,999 174 44 23.2 15.9-32.6 78 38.7 28.9-49.5 24 13.6 8.3-21.6 27 23.4 14.8-35.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 108 29 29.6 18.8-43.3 59 52.9 40.3-65.1 12 12.0 5.5-24.0 7 5.2 2.3-11.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
$35,000- 49,999 125 38 23.2 15.2-33.8 60 47.1 34.1-60.5 14 9.5 5.0-17.4 11 10.4 4.7-21.3 2 9.8 1.6-41.9
$50,000-74,999 91 25 29.6 18.9-43.0 44 45.2 32.6-58.6 9 12.3 5.5-25.2 11 11.6 5.5-23.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2
$75,000+ 100 27 21.1 13.6-31.2 56 55.0 42.9-66.6 11 14.4 7.6-25.7 6 9.4 3.8-21.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 523 140 23.6 18.9-29.0 239 44.4 38.2-50.7 69 14.8 10.9-19.7 67 13.2 9.7-17.8 8 4.1 1.3-11.9
No 326 87 24.4 19.1-30.8 173 52.1 44.9-59.2 32 10.2 6.5-15.6 28 11.3 7.0-17.8 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 52 36.7 27.3-47.2 70 43.9 34.4-53.9 12 9.8 4.8-18.8 11 8.1 3.7-16.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.8
Non-Veteran 721 177 21.4 17.7-25.6 351 47.6 42.3-52.8 93 14.0 10.7-18.0 85 13.2 10.0-17.1 15 3.9 1.7- 9.0

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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.

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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