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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,578 127 12.1 9.8-15.0 428 35.2 31.6-39.0 494 28.3 25.3-31.5 529 24.3 21.8-27.1
-Western NC 290 24 13.4 8.3-20.9 75 30.9 23.9-38.7 88 25.1 19.6-31.5 103 30.7 24.7-37.3
GENDER
Male 118 6 11.4 4.9-24.2 31 34.3 23.7-46.8 43 26.0 18.3-35.5 38 28.3 19.9-38.4
Female 172 18 15.3 8.6-25.7 44 27.4 19.5-37.1 45 24.2 16.9-33.5 65 33.1 25.2-42.0
RACE
White 253 19 12.5 7.3-20.4 58 30.5 23.2-38.9 81 24.7 19.2-31.2 95 32.3 25.9-39.5
African American 12 2 25.0 4.7-69.2 4 35.3 11.4-69.8 1 19.6 2.9-66.7 5 20.0 6.4-48.0
Other Minorities 24 3 17.2 3.6-53.6 13 33.8 13.3-63.0 6 40.7 14.2-74.0 2 8.3 1.2-39.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.5 1.4-58.3 2 59.1 16.6-91.3 2 28.4 5.1-74.5
Non-Hispanic 284 24 13.6 8.4-21.3 74 31.2 24.2-39.2 86 24.5 19.1-30.9 100 30.6 24.6-37.4
AGE
18-44 22 12 51.6 26.7-75.8 10 48.4 24.2-73.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 43 10 23.3 10.8-43.2 30 66.3 46.7-81.6 3 10.4 2.9-31.0 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 80 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 15 17.9 10.2-29.6 50 61.9 48.8-73.5 14 19.6 11.1-32.2
65+ 145 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 20 13.4 7.9-21.9 35 19.2 13.3-27.1 89 66.8 57.5-75.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 7 13.7 5.0-32.3 16 26.9 14.4-44.6 20 27.8 16.3-43.4 23 31.5 19.5-46.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 101 6 15.6 7.1-30.8 25 30.9 19.2-45.5 25 18.3 11.7-27.4 45 35.3 25.0-47.2
Some Post-H.S. 69 5 6.6 2.0-20.0 24 42.3 28.7-57.2 21 27.5 16.1-42.9 19 23.5 13.9-37.0
College Graduate 54 6 17.4 6.8-37.8 10 19.1 9.6-34.4 22 34.9 21.6-51.0 16 28.6 16.8-44.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 6 14.0 5.0-33.9 17 35.2 21.0-52.6 13 17.7 8.2-34.1 26 33.1 20.8-48.2
$15,000- 24,999 63 3 10.6 3.4-28.6 20 26.2 15.3-41.0 14 21.2 10.3-38.7 26 42.0 27.7-57.7
$25,000- 34,999 34 2 1.8 0.3-10.1 8 27.1 12.8-48.3 18 55.5 36.4-73.0 6 15.7 6.7-32.3
$35,000- 49,999 35 3 6.9 1.4-28.4 7 29.6 14.5-50.9 15 36.8 21.1-56.0 10 26.7 12.8-47.3
$50,000-74,999 24 1 10.5 1.5-46.9 9 46.9 24.7-70.4 10 23.8 10.7-44.9 4 18.9 6.6-43.2
$75,000+ 24 3 29.0 10.1-59.7 7 27.8 12.0-52.1 7 24.0 10.1-47.1 7 19.1 8.2-38.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 179 16 12.0 6.5-21.1 46 29.2 21.3-38.6 46 23.4 16.6-31.9 71 35.5 27.6-44.2
No 100 7 15.9 6.9-32.3 25 30.8 18.6-46.3 40 30.2 20.5-42.0 28 23.2 14.9-34.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 1 4.4 0.6-25.1 8 20.3 10.3-36.1 20 32.4 20.3-47.4 22 42.9 28.7-58.5
Non-Veteran 239 23 15.6 9.5-24.5 67 33.4 25.5-42.5 68 23.3 17.4-30.5 81 27.7 21.5-34.8

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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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