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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

Have you ever taken a course or class in how to manage your diabetes yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,704 929 53.7 50.2-57.1 775 46.3 42.9-49.8
-Western NC 309 140 48.6 41.3-56.0 169 51.4 44.0-58.7
GENDER
Male 127 51 45.6 34.8-57.0 76 54.4 43.0-65.2
Female 182 89 51.6 42.2-61.0 93 48.4 39.0-57.8
RACE
White 269 121 48.2 40.5-55.9 148 51.8 44.1-59.5
African American 13 5 43.4 15.5-76.2 8 56.6 23.8-84.5
Other Minorities 26 14 66.7 35.9-87.8 12 33.3 12.2-64.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 3 77.6 33.9-95.9 2 22.4 4.1-66.1
Non-Hispanic 303 137 48.2 40.8-55.6 166 51.8 44.4-59.2
AGE
18-44 23 11 50.7 26.8-74.2 12 49.3 25.8-73.2
45-54 43 23 53.1 35.4-70.0 20 46.9 30.0-64.6
55-64 83 40 57.5 44.8-69.3 43 42.5 30.7-55.2
65+ 160 66 40.3 31.6-49.6 94 59.7 50.4-68.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 24 35.2 21.5-51.7 50 64.8 48.3-78.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 48 47.7 35.5-60.3 60 52.3 39.7-64.5
Some Post-H.S. 70 41 57.8 42.9-71.4 29 42.2 28.6-57.1
College Graduate 57 27 55.7 40.3-70.2 30 44.3 29.8-59.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 27 46.5 31.2-62.6 39 53.5 37.4-68.8
$15,000- 24,999 64 27 38.3 24.6-54.1 37 61.7 45.9-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 36 21 59.5 40.7-76.0 15 40.5 24.0-59.3
$35,000- 49,999 37 15 47.8 29.9-66.2 22 52.2 33.8-70.1
$50,000-74,999 24 13 59.8 35.9-79.8 11 40.2 20.2-64.1
$75,000+ 24 14 62.9 39.5-81.5 10 37.1 18.5-60.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 187 86 47.2 38.3-56.2 101 52.8 43.8-61.7
No 110 48 49.0 36.2-61.8 62 51.0 38.2-63.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 28 48.8 34.5-63.3 29 51.2 36.7-65.5
Non-Veteran 252 112 48.6 40.3-57.0 140 51.4 43.0-59.7

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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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